Press Release: Taiwan’s Request for New F-16 Viper Fighter Jets from the United States (Arlington, Virginia, March 7, 2019) According to a statement yesterday from the Ministry of National Defense (MND), Taiwan has made an official request to the United States for new-build fighter jets. While MND has not yet confirmed the quantity or type […]
On February 13-15, 2019, Council Chairman Michael Splinter traveled to Taiwan together with President Rupert Hammond-Chambers, members of the Council’s Board of Directors, and a large delegation of U.S. company representatives. In Taiwan, the delegation met with senior members of the Taiwan government – including with President Tsai Ing-wen. The delegation members learned more about […]
Happy Lunar New Year 2019. The US-Taiwan Business Council celebrates the Lunar New Year in 2019, the Year of the Water Pig!
Editorial: Countering Chinese Military Modernization: A Path Forward for Taiwan and the United States (Arlington, Virginia, January 24, 2019) Editorial by Lotta Danielsson – Asia Dialogue https://theasiadialogue.com/2019/01/24/countering-chinese-military-modernization-a-path-forward-for-taiwan-and-the-united-states/ China has long undertaken a massive and sustained effort to modernize its military, and the Chinese determination to change the political and military landscape in the Asia Pacific […]
On January 17, 2019, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers spoke at “Taiwan in 2019,” a seminar hosted by the Global Taiwan Institute, in Washington, D.C.
On December 12, 2018, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers spoke on “US-Taiwan Relations: Enhancing the Terms of Engagement in Media, Business and Trade,” a conference hosted by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, in Washington, D.C.