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AmCham calls for US-Taiwan bilateral trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American businesses in Taiwan are optimistic about the economic prospects of the year ahead as they anticipate the two countries moving forward with a bilateral trade agre...

New Jersey passes Taiwan resolution supporting BTA with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Jersey General Assembly passed a Taiwan-friendly resolution on Monday (Jan. 11), which calls for strengthening economic and trade relations between the U.S. and Ta...

Taiwan officials vow to crack down on pork-related price gouging

Taiwanese government officials on Saturday vowed to deal firmly with anyone caught artificially inflating the price of pork, following reports that vendors were raising prices amid concerns about a ne...

Taiwan hopeful about restarting trade deal talks with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said recently the Taiwan government is confident it and the U.S. will restart negotiations over a bilateral trade agreement in the near fu...

Taiwan's central government bats down local bans on US pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local governments cannot draw up their own limits on the ractopamine content of pork and beef, as these would clash with national executive orders allowing the import of m...

A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

Taiwan hopes pork vote will boost chances for trade accord with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vote by the Legislative Yuan to approve the import of American pork containing ractopamine residue will give a new boost to Taiwan's effort to sign a bilateral tra...

Taiwan's US envoy hopes for bilateral double taxation avoidance agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said Wednesday (Dec. 16) that if Taipei and Washington D.C. can negotiate an agreement to avoid double taxati...

Taiwan president delivers speech to US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Dec. 10) spoke via videoconference at the invitation of the Washington-based think tank the Hudson Institute, saying Taiwan conti...

Taiwan's minister of economic affairs responds to Biden's refusal to sign any trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s refusal to sign any trade agreements in the short-term, Taiwan’s Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花...

Tsai shoring up support for Taiwan ahead of US change of guard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is wooing influential think tanks affiliated with both major American parties while many in her country worry President-elect Joe Biden will p...

Taiwan says trade deal would show US support in face of China pressure

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A bilateral trade deal between Taiwan and the United States would reinforce U.S. support for the democratic island in the face of “unrelenting intimidation” from China, ...

Taiwan president awarded International Pioneer Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was awarded the International Pioneer Award by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the largest organization of state legislators...

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...