The 2018 Fishackathon, an event for coders and science enthusiasts to work on solutions for more sustainable fishing and aquaculture, will take place in both Taipei and Kaohsiung on February 3-4, 2018. | PR-1751E | Date: December 22, 2017
All AIT offices will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017 in observance of Christmas Day in the United States. | PR-1750E | Date: December 18, 2017
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in conjunction with the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), will be conducting a Global Entry enrollment event in Taipei, January 18 – 24, 2018. Taiwan passports holders and U.S. citizens in Taiwan can take advantage of this event to interview with CBP in Taiwan and conveniently join Global Entry. ...
Ambassador James Moriarty, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), is visiting Taiwan from December 10 to 16, 2017. | PR-1748E | Date: December 11, 2017
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan will be closed on Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Day in the United States. | PR-1747E | Date: November 20, 2017
2017 OPEN DOORS REPORT: For third year, Taiwan is 7th largest source of international students in th
For a third year, Taiwan was the seventh largest source of international students in the United States. The total number of Taiwan students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities also increased for the second year in a row. | PR-1746E | Date: November 15, 2017
Ann Marie Buerkle, Acting Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), will visit Taiwan November 15-17 for meetings with Taiwan Authorities and to launch a joint training on toy safety. | PR-1745 | November 15, 2017
One-Handed Guitarist Tony Memmel and His Band Bring SING FOR LOVE Concerts to Taipei, Tainan, and Ka
The American Institute in Taiwan is honored to present the legendary one-handed guitarist Tony Memmel and His Band in Taipei, Tainan and Kaohsiung from December 1-3, 2017. | PR-1744E | Date: November 15, 2017
Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade with the U.S. Small Business Ad
Eugene Cornelius, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will visit Taiwan November 13-18, 2017, to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. | PR-1743E | Date: November 13, 2017
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 13th to 17th, 2017. During IEW, AIT will host and participate in many education-related events. | PR-1742 | November 9, 2017
All AIT offices will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017, in observance of Veterans Day in the United States. | PR-1741E | Date: November 6, 2017
At a ceremony October 31 at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Global (CBP) Entry Enrollment Center in Washington D.C., CBP Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) Representative Stanley Kao, AIT Managing Director John Norris, and U.S. Department of State Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Laura Stone, ...
On November 1, the 5th anniversary of the Visa Waiver Program in Taiwan, Taiwan will join a select group, becoming the 12th partner worldwide, whose passport holders are eligible to enroll in Global Entry. | PR-1739E | Date: October 26, 2017
Mr. John J. Norris Jr., the Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), is scheduled to visit Taiwan from October 23-28, 2017. | PR-1738 | October 24, 2017
Daniel Russel, Diplomat in Residence and Senior Fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute, will visit Taiwan October 22-25, 2017. | PR-1737 | October 22, 2017
Peter McSharry assumed his position as Branch Public Affairs Officer of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office on October 19, 2017. | PR-1736 | October 20, 2017
Small Business Administration Deputy Associate Administrator Michele Schimpp to Visit Taiwan October
Michele Schimpp, Deputy Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment and Innovation, will visit Taiwan October 11-12 to deliver remarks at the Yushan Forum. | PR-1735E | Date: October 11, 2017
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is delighted to collaborate with the Taiwan Women’s Film Association in support of the 2017 Women Make Waves Film Festival (WMWFF). The Festival will run from October 13-22 at Spot-Huashan Cinema in Taipei. | PR-1734 | October 5, 2017
All AIT offices will be closed on Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day in the United States and Double Ten Day in Taiwan. | PR-1733 | October 5, 2017
All AIT offices will be closed on Wednesday, October 4 in observance of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Taiwan. | PR-1732 | Date: 09/29/2017
From September 25 to October 31, seventeen international delegates and American sports sector mentors will take part in the annual U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program. | PR-1731E | Date: 09/22/2017
Administrator Pruitt and Minister Lee of Taiwan EPA Renew Environmental Partnership Addressing Envir
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt met with Minister Ying-Yuan Lee from EPA Taiwan (EPAT) under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO), to mark the renewal of the environmental partnership that addresses Asian regional and global environmental ...
All AIT offices will be closed on Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day in the United States. | PR-1728E | Date: 08/31/2017
Representative Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, will lead a bipartisan Congressional delegation to visit Taiwan August 30-September 2, 2017. | PR-1726E | Date: 08/30/2017
Representative Robert Wittman will lead a bipartisan delegation to Taiwan from August 25-26, 2017. | PR-1726E | Date: 08/25/2017
Mark Petry has assumed duties as the Agricultural Section Chief at the American Institute in Taiwan. PR-1725E | Date: 08/24/2017
Eric Aldrich began his tenure as the Cultural Affairs Officer in the Public Diplomacy Section of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on August 8, 2017. Mr. Aldrich concurrently serves as Director of AIT’s American Center, responsible for strengthening educational and cultural ties between the United States and Taiwan | PR-1723 | August 14, 2017
AIT Kaohsiung’s new Branch Chief Matthew O'Connor has arrived! A native of Maryland, Mr. O’Connor speaks Mandarin and Japanese, and previously worked in the Economic Section of AIT/Taipei. | PR-1723 | August 3, 2017
Suzanne Wong assumed the position of Deputy Branch Chief of AIT’s Kaohsiung Branch Office in July 2017. | PR-1722E | Date: 07/13/2017
Jesse Curtis has assumed duties as the Public Diplomacy Section Chief for the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT). | PR-1721E | Date: 07/11/2017
AIT is honored to announce that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has awarded Allison Lee, the Secretary General and founder of the Yilan Migrant Fishermen Union, the State Department’s 2017 “TIP Report Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award.” | PR-1720E | Date: 06/28/2017
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day in the United States. | PR-1719E | Date: 06/26/2017
AIT is proud to announce that the Taiwan team, Space Bar, won first place in the global competition for "Best Mission Concept" in the 2017 NASA International Space Apps Challenge Hackathon. | PR-1718E | Date: 06/16/2017
AIT Director Kin Moy announced that 84 companies from a variety of industries across Taiwan will be travelling to Washington D.C. to participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 18-20, 2017. | PR-1717 | June 13, 2017
AIT's Agricultural Trade Office welcomes Taiwan food manufacturers, foodservice buyers and chefs to visit the USA Pavilion at the 2017 Taipei International Food Show. PR-1716E | Date: 06/08/2017
PR-1715E | Date: 05/23/2017 All AIT offices will be closed on May 29 in observance of Memorial Day in the United States and on May 30 in observance of Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan.
PR-1714E | Date: 04/26/2017 As part of their on-going efforts under the Digital Economy Forum, AIT and Taiwans National Development Council co-hosted on April 25 a Smart Technology Symposium at the Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency headquarters in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
PR-1713E | Date: 04/26/2017 The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is honored to collaborate with Taiwan's Ministry of Culture to co-host two Smithsonian Institution Scholars to visit Taiwan and conduct a series of outreach programs.
PR-1712E | Date: 04/23/2017 Ambassador James Moriarty, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), is visiting Taiwan from April 23 to 29, 2017.
PR-1711E | Date: 04/18/2017 AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden will present the Importer of the Year Award to Kaohsiung-based E United Group.
PR-1710E | Date: 04/07/2017 The American Institute in Taiwan and the National Museum of Taiwan Literature announced the opening of "America's Literary Landscape" at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature on April 7.
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) along with the Ministry of Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, and the Department of Information Technology of Taipei City Government will host the NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon in Taiwan for the first time. | PR-1709E | Date: 04/06/2017
PR-1708E | Date: 03/30/2017 The American Institute in Taiwan, in cooperation with the Taiwan-USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office (TUSA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei, co-hosted a "Technology Licensing Expert Dialogue".
PR-1707E | Date: 03/28/2017 AIT offices will be closed on Monday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 4, in observance of Children's Day and Tomb Sweeping Day in Taiwan.
AIT and TECRO Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Intellectual Property Rights Enforcemen
PR-1706E | Date: 03/22/2017 On February 22, 2017, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation on combatting intellectual property infringement and trade fraud crimes.
PR-1705E | Date: 02/14/2017 All AIT offices will be closed on Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents Day in the United States.
PR-1704E | Date: 01/25/2017 All AIT offices will be closed January 27 to February 1 in observance of the Lunar New Year holidays in Taiwan.
PR-1703E | Date: 01/20/2017 The American Institute in Taiwan is pleased to co-sponsor the Second Annual 2017 Fu-Jen Catholic University Jazz Camp.
Jazz Fusion Group Jonathan Scales Fourchestra to Perform in Taiwan as part of the American Music Abr
PR-1702E | Date: 01/19/2017 The American Steelpan Jazz Fusion group Jonathan Scales Fourchestra will tour Taipei, New Taipei, Yilan, Hualien, and Taitung from February 9-15.
PR-1701E | Date: 01/11/2017 All AIT offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.s Birthday in the United States.
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