China trials 5G network in Shanghai after Huawei banned abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanghai has launched a district-wide 5G network trial, making it the first city in the world with 5G coverage. The test run began Saturday (March 30) in the city&rsquo...

President Tsai thanks visiting Prague mayor for support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday thanked visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib for his staunch support of Taiwan and said she hoped the relations between the two sides would contin...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwan's ICT to play important role in autonomous vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

Taiwan blasts China over its 'barbaric behavior' in Czech Republic

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday blasted China for what it called "barbaric behavior" after Taiwan's representative in the Czech Republic was for...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai visits Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) visited the Smart City Summit & Expo in Taipei Friday in his first public appearance since President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) returned home from h...

Exclusive interview: UK Department of Trade Chief Scientific Adviser Michael Short

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British mission to this year’s Smart Cities Summit & Expo (SCSE) was led by Dr. Michael Short, Chief Scientific Adviser for the U.K. government Department of...

Exclusive interview: 'Team Taiwan' looks to international market to provide smart mobility solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

5G is 'the connectivity fabric for future innovations' say developers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 5G will completely revolutionize systems of interaction between people, communities and businesses, said various tech enterprise leaders at a Smart Cities conference today...

Taiwan is trusted partner in helping Mongolia on ICT infrastructure: NCC chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A business delegation from Mongolia comprising 40 officials and professionals is visiting Taiwan to explore collaborations and business opportunities in the fields of informati...

Smart solutions to healthcare problems showcased at Taiwan's Smart City Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have provided a framework on which innovative solutions can be developed to improve daily life, said Presiden...

Cybersecurity remains one of the biggest challenges for smart city technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transportation is one of the fastest thriving fields when it comes to the development of smart city technologies, but equally important as the advancement of infrastructur...

Teco to start shipping service robots to Australia in May

The Taiwanese conglomerate Teco Group said Tuesday that its robots will go into service in restaurants in Australia, starting in May. Robots made by Teco Electric & Machinery Co. will provide s...

New Taipei and West Java, Indonesia sign MOU on smart technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Taipei City signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the province of West Java, Indonesia to promote smart city solutions from Taiwan in the New Southbound Poli...

Taiwan National Development Council to form blockchain alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Development Council (NDC) announced Tuesday it was in the process of forming a blockchain alliance three months from now. The NDC had already consulted several o...

Making Taipei a 'living lab' for smart city solutions: Taipei Mayor Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that the city government is making the city a “living lab” for smart city solutions and innovative ideas to be w...