Taiwan president thanks US House for passing Taipei Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act...

Continuing PRC efforts to intimidate Taiwan and its friends

“Big Nations Should Not Bully the Small” The People’s Republic of China (PRC) always refers to its Three Communiqués with the United States as if they were the Ten Commandm...

Former American defense official to address Taiwan-US relations in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former senior U.S. defense official Randall Schriver, who currently chairs a Washington-based research institute, will deliver a talk on Taiwan-U.S. relations in Taipei th...

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Watchdog: China is 2nd largest arms producer behind the US

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — China is the second-largest arms producer in the world behind the United States but ahead of Russia, a Swedish arms watchdog said Monday. The Stockholm In...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2020. There are 357 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 1...

US makes its presence felt in Taiwan's 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American influence in the upcoming 2020 presidential election has become more obvious, according to the chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation, You Ying-l...

US defense bill signed by Trump aimed at countering China's influence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA), which was signed into law by President Donald Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday (Dec. 2...

US defense bill encourages collaborations with Taiwan on cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. National Defense Authorization Act for the 2020 fiscal year encourages collaborations with Taiwan on cybersecurity. Following its passage in the U.S. House of ...

Putin hails Russian arms sales abroad

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that arms sales abroad have continued to increase over the past year. Speaking Monday at a meeting with top officials, Putin said ...

Taiwan-China relations to decline regardless of election outcome: US analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. analyst visiting Taipei has raised the alarm on cross-strait relations, adding that Beijing is likely to ramp up pressure on Taiwan no matter who wins the president...

Congressional defense bill calls for creation of US-Taiwan cybersecurity task force

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House and Senate on Monday (Dec. 9) reached an agreement on the final version of the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which proposes the est...

Taiwan military to spend US$11 million on renovation of its U.S. offices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid improving bilateral military relations, the Ministry of National Defense has decided to spend NT$340 million (US$11.1 million) on redecorating its offices in the Unit...

Video shows US State Department official refuse to call Taiwan a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. State Department official on Monday (Dec. 2) raised concerns about U.S.-Taiwan relations after he refused to refer to Taiwan as a country. On Monday, David R. St...

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