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US formalizes sale of new F-16 warplanes to Taiwan

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An F-16V jet flies during a drill in Hualien on March 26.
Photo: Yu Tai-lang, Taipei Times

The government has formally signed an agreement to buy 66 of the latest model F-16 jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp.

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Family, friends, public bid farewell to Lee

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People hold figurines of former president Lee Teng-hui outside Che-lam Presbyterian Church in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

Family members and close friends bade farewell to former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) at a private funeral service at Taipei’s Che-Lam Presbyterian Church yesterday morning, after which a funeral procession made a symbolic lap around the Presidential Office Building before winding its way to the Taipei City Second Funeral Parlor.

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Azar praises Taiwan’s health efforts

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US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, left, and Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu hold a news conference at the Grand Mayfull Hotel in Taipei’s Zhongshan District yesterday prior to a closed-door meeting.
Photo: Wang Yi-sung, Taipei Times

International organizations are not the place to play politics, especially when the matter relates to healthcare, US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said in Taipei yesterday, adding that the region and the world are safer because of Taiwan’s commitment to health promotion.

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Tsai meets Azar at Presidential Office

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>President Tsai Ing-wen, right, talks with US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, left, yesterday at the Presidential Office in Taipei.
Photo: EPA-EFE / Presidential Office handout

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday met with US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar in the highest-level official meeting between the two nations since 1979.

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US begins highest-level visit in decades

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A US government plane carrying US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and his delegation lands at Taipei International Airport (Songshan airport) yesterday.
Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar yesterday arrived in Taipei aboard a US government plane at the head of a delegation that is the highest-level visit by a US official since Washington switched diplomatic recognition to China in 1979.

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US drones deal in pipeline: sources

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A US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone sits in a hanger at the Amari Air Base in Estonia on July 1. SeaGuardian drones, which are also manufactured by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, are similar to Reaper drones.
Photo: Reuters

The US is negotiating the sale of at least four sophisticated aerial drones to Taiwan for the first time, aircraft that can keep watch over huge swathes of sea and land, six US sources familiar with the negotiations said.

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Top US health official to visit Taiwan

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US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar speaks at an event at the White House in Washington on July 7.
Photo: EPA-EFE

US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar is to lead a delegation to Taiwan — the highest-level visit by a US Cabinet official since the two sides cut formal relations in 1979.

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U.S. President Barack Obama kisses Aung San Suu Kyi following joint remarks at her residence in Yangon, President Obama became the first serving U.S. president to visit Myanmar on Monday.
Photo: Reuters

US President Barack Obama urged Myanmar yesterday to hasten its “remarkable” reforms on a historic visit during which he was feted by huge crowds and met democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi at the home where she was long locked up.

The trip, the first to Myanmar by a serving US president, came as the country’s regime freed dozens more political prisoners to burnish its reform credentials and after the US joined other Western powers in relaxing its sanctions.