Acting Assistant Secretary for International Markets at the U.S. Department of the Treasury to visit Taipei July 17-18

Mitchell Silk, Acting Assistant Secretary for International Markets at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will visit Taipei July 17-18, 2019, to propose ideas for developing domestic and regional energy and infrastructure markets as part of the Indo-Pacific vision’s Asia EDGE initiative and the Infrastructure Transaction and Assistance Network (ITAN). | PR-1936 | July 17, ... Read More»

U.S. Women’s Basketball Sports Envoys Named for Taiwan

In honor of AIT@40 Arts, Culture and Sports Month, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Sports Diplomacy has named former University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick and Chapman University Women’s Basketball Coach Carol Jue as U.S. Women’s Basketball Sports Envoys to Taiwan from July 16 to July 22. | PR-1935 | July ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Press Conference for Brogent i-Ride

AIT is delighted that Brogent participated in both the 2018 and 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summits in Washington D.C. For the second year in a row, Taiwan’s 111-member delegation was the largest of over seventy economies at the Summit, highlighting the close links between the economies of the United States and Taiwan. | OT-1951 | July ... Read More»

AIT Celebrates Arts, Culture and Sports Month in July

As part of our yearlong campaign celebrating forty years of U.S.-Taiwan friendship and cooperation, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is pleased to name July as AIT@40 Arts, Culture and Sports Month. Each month of 2019 features a unique theme, highlighting the increasingly multifaceted nature of U.S.-Taiwan relations today. | PR-1932 | July 1, 2019 Read More»

OPIC Acting President & CEO David Bohigian Leads Delegation to Taiwan

David Bohigian, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, last week traveled to Taiwan, where he met with President Tsai and reaffirmed OPIC’s commitment to partnering to support development across the Indo-Pacific and beyond. | PR-1931 | July 1, 2019 Read More»

AIT and TECRO Exchange Signed Letters of Intent (LOI) Establishing a Baggage Screening Facilitation (BSF) program

On June 25, 2019, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) exchanged signed Letters of Intent (LOI) establishing a Baggage Screening Facilitation (BSF) program at Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), Taipei, Taiwan. | PR-1928 | June 26, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the COMIC 2/FORMOSAT-7 launch broadcast event

On behalf of the United States and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), I am proud to be here today to witness this historical moment and applaud the great work of U.S. and Taiwan scientists, engineers, and academics.  When the United States and Taiwan put their minds together, great things happen. | OT-1948 | June 25, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Opening of AIT@40 exhibition in Hsinchu

The transformation of Taiwan, and of this relationship over the past 40 years has been remarkable. As we celebrate this important anniversary, we are also looking forward and focusing on how we can further strengthen and broaden the relationship over the next 40 years and beyond. | OT-1943 | June 20, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at the FBI National Academy Association Asia-Pacific Chapter Conference’s Opening Ceremony June 10, 2019

The American Institute in Taiwan is so pleased that the FBI National Academy Association selected Taipei to hold this year’s Asia-Pacific Chapter Conference.  Taiwan is not only one of the United States’ closest law enforcement partners, it also fully shares the values and aspirations articulated in our Free and Open Indo-Pacific Vision. | OT-1937 | June ... Read More»

Remarks by Associate Deputy Director Paul Abbate at Retrainer Opening Ceremony Monday, June 10, 2019

First and foremost, I want to thank Taiwan and our partners from Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau, MJIB, and National Police Agency for hosting this conference and going above and beyond to ensure it is a success.  Thank you especially to President Tsai for your strong support, Minister Tsai, Minister Hsu, Director Generals Leu, Chen, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at TCUSA (CCNAA) Renaming Ceremony

On behalf of AIT and the American people, I am delighted to attend this event to unveil the new name plaque for Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA). This change, which better reflects the day-to-day work of TCUSA, is an opportunity to highlight the promising future we are building together. | OT-1935 | June 6, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at Opening Ceremony of Applied Materials Display Manufacturing Facility and R&D Lab

Applied Materials, which has been operating in Taiwan since 1989, is one of Taiwan’s largest foreign investors, employing 2,300 people. Their investment here is yet another sign that major U.S. technology companies continue to look to Taiwan as a critical link in their global technology supply chains. | OT-1934 | June 5, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at a Public Forum on Taiwan’s Global Engagement at the American Innovation Center Tuesday, June 4, 2019

It is my great pleasure to be here today to open what may be the first of its kind anywhere in the world – a public forum to discuss the results of an artificial intelligence-enabled digital dialogue between a foreign mission and a local community on how to tackle a pressing foreign policy challenge – ... Read More»

Remarks by Former House Speaker Paul D. Ryan at the 2019 Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue

“As Vice President Pence remarked last October in his speech outlining U.S. policy toward China, America will always believe that Taiwan’s embrace of democracy shows a better path for all the Chinese people, and for that matter, for all people wherever they call home.” | OT-1921E | April 17, 2019 Read More»
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