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  • Rep. Royce Cheers Bipartisan Reauthorization of Fast-Track Travel Program for California Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement after the House passed S. 504, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act, legislation to permanently reauthorize the U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card Program: “In order to keep California’s businesses competitive, it is critical to provide resources that improve access to growing markets. The APEC Business Travel Card program allows California business... Read more

  • Rep. Royce on Signing of U.S.-E.U. Covered Agreement: “A Big Win for American Consumers”
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Financial Services

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Treasury Department signed the U.S.-E.U. covered agreement: “Today’s signing of the covered agreement is a big win for American consumers. Providing regulatory certainty and leveling the playing field for U.S.-based... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Works to Strengthen U.S.-Taiwan Economic Cooperation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Jobs and the Economy

    Rep. Royce meeting with Henry Cheng, Acting Chairman and CEO of 85℃USA Division. TAIPEI, TAIWAN – This week, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) met with several leaders from the Taiwanese government and local businesses, including 85°C Bakery, as part of a U.S. delegation trip to highlight the positive economic cooperation that exists between Taiwan and the United States. After the meeting, Rep. Royce released the following statement: “The successful economic partnership between the United Sta... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Meets with Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan to Strengthen U.S.-Taiwan Partnership
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Jobs and the Economy

    Rep. Royce and members of the U.S. delegation met with the Mayor of Taoyuan, Cheng Wen-tsan (pictured third from left), and China Airlines Chairman Ho Nuan-hsuan (pictured far right). Rep. Royce and Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan seated in a China Airlines simulator. TAOYUAN, TAIWAN – During his first day in Taiwan, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) met with the Mayor of Taoyuan, Cheng Wen-tsan, to discuss expanding Taiwanese investment in the U.S. Rep. Royce was joined by China Airlines Chairman Ho Nu... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Applauds China Airlines Announcement on Taoyuan-Ontario, CA Direct Flights
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Jobs and the Economy

    TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, applauded China Airlines’ announcement that they will evaluate the launch of direct flights from Taoyuan, Taiwan to Ontario, California. After the announcement, Rep. Royce released the following statement: “Since Taiwan was granted visa waiver status--something I championed--travel between our two countries has increased by 50 percent. The demand for these flights, not only for family an... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Applauds Korean-Based CJ Group, SPC Group for Expanding Investment and Jobs in California
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Jobs and the Economy

    Rep. Royce and Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07) meeting with Chairman of CJ Group Sohn Kyung-Shik (pictured center) in Seoul, South Korea. Rep. Royce meeting with Chairman of SPC Group Hur Young-in (pictured center). SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) met with leaders from CJ Group and SPC Group to discuss expanding U.S. trade opportunities and establishing new partnerships in South Korea. After the meetings, Rep. Royce released the following statement applauding the announcem... Read more

  • South Korea’s President Moon Welcomes Royce Delegation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Jobs and the Economy

    Chairman Royce and delegation visit President Moon at the Blue House. SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA –Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and a bipartisan delegation met South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House. Over the coming days, the delegation will sit down with a number of key government and private sector officials for discussions on national security, trade, and business development. After the meeting, Chairman Royce said: “It was good to meet with President ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Honors the Memory of Comfort Women in Seoul, South Korea
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Crime and Victims' Rights

    Chairman Royce participated in a wreath laying ceremony with his House colleagues at the Comfort Women Memorial in Seoul, South Korea. SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement after participating in a wreath laying ceremony at the Comfort Women Memorial to honor victims of sexual assault and sex trafficking during World War II: “There is so much that unites the people of South Korea and America. Just as both of our cou... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Welcomes Recently Freed Pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh to Rowland Heights
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights

    Rep. Royce embraces Pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh for the first time following his release from a Vietnamese prison. Picture left to right:Dr. Huu Vo, Pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh, Rep. Ed Royce, and Bishop Van Tran. Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement welcoming Pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh – who was sentenced by a Vietnamese court to 11 years in prison for leading a Christian congregation in Vietnam – to his district office in Rowland Heights, California: “... Read more

  • In Case You Missed It: Chairman Royce Joins U.S.-Korea Business Council in Welcoming President Moon to U.S.
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Chairman Royce joined Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday in the U.S. Capitol Building. WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) joined members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-Korea Business Council, and Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry to welcome South Korean President Moon to the United States. Text of Chairman Royce’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follows: “Good evening Your ... Read more

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