Lawmakers throw pig guts, punches on Taiwan parliament floor

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. ...

Biden faces pressure to deepen ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the face of an increasingly belligerent China, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will be pressured from both sides of the aisle to strengthen ties with Taiwan. Under th...

Thousands march in streets in Taiwan against US pork imports

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging food safety issues. ...

U.S.-Taiwan dialogue prioritizes cooperation in semiconductor sector

The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue has identified the semiconductor industry as the two countries' top priority in economic cooperation, according to Minister wit...

Taiwan, US hold new economic dialogue, leave out BTA and American pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Taiwan inaugurated a new economic dialogue on Friday evening (Nov. 20). The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPP) began with the...

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with t...

Scholar at Taiwan's Academia Sinica explores early Spanish-Japanese relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Postdoctoral fellow Ubaldo Iaccarino on Wednesday (Nov. 18) gave a talk at Academia Sinica’s Institute of History and Philology on Hispano-Japanese trade relations i...

Legislative Yuan launches Taiwan-Australia friendship association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Friday (Nov. 20) launched the Taiwan-Australia Inter-Parliamentary Amity Association, the latest in a number of groups trying to step up ties with ...

'Better progress, more movement' in last-gasp Brexit talks: EU's von der Leyen says

The president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on Friday hailed better progress in recent talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, but added that there was more work to be done. "After ...

Taiwan hopes to increase cooperation with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) that he hopes Taiwan and Myanmar can continue bilateral cooperation and strengthen their partnership following th...

Taiwan diplomat expresses optimism about potential trade agreement with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Los Angeles, Louis Huang (黃敏境), on Monday (Nov. 16) made a visit to Monterey Park, formerly known as &ldq...

Russian delegation visits Kaohsiung to discuss bilateral trade, tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Representative Office in Taipei for the Moscow-Taipei Coordination Commission (MTC) on Economic and Cultural Coordinating Committee on Wednesday (Nov...

Taiwan expects US trade talks to result in signing of MOU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nov. 20 trade talks between Taiwan and the United States are likely to result in the signing of a memorandum of understanding, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Th...

ECCT calls for inking of Taiwan-EU investment agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) released its Position Papers 2021 on Wednesday (Nov. 11), urging for the expedited signing of a bilateral investment agreeme...

US and Taiwan to hold economic talks this month: Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Undersecretary of State Keith Krach will lead economic talks with Taiwan this month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday (Nov. 10). At a press conferenc...