Taiwanese schools form alliance to fight stroke with new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three academic institutions in Taiwan are teaming up to create a “Digital Medical Alliance” to establish a platform combining the Internet of Things, smart tec...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Taiwan-U.S. team close to finding vaccine for Middle Eastern MERS virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A team comprising specialists from the Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University and the University of Texas Medical Branch may have found a vaccine for the Middle East ...

2019 Taipei 5G Summit opens May 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Taipei 5G Summit will take place at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) May 30, bringing together experts from around the world to share their insights o...

Taiwan, EU pledge to safeguard labor rights for fishing industry workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese authorities and the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) vowed to work together to address labor rights issues and ensure better oversight of the country&rs...

Taiwan history expert cries hypocrisy over Xi's remark on May 4th Movement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A recent speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) to mark the centennial of the May Fourth student movement has drawn a strong backlash both internationally and from Taiwanese...

A Trump dilemma: Finding a dovish GOP ally to serve on Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The skeptical response to President Donald Trump's choice of Stephen Moore for the Federal Reserve has thrown a spotlight on the tough task Trump has set for himself: Finding a rare ...

Microsoft holds AI education summit in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Educators from all over Taiwan discussed the rising importance of artificial intelligence at an education summit organized by Microsoft and by the city government in Kaohsiung F...

Taiwan's 'hidden sugar diet' leads to pancreatic cancer: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Beyond super, sugary drinks, common staple foods in the Taiwanese diet may also increase the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. A recent study by Academia Sinica has conf...

Taiwanese hackers win seed tournament, qualify for DEFCON CTF 2019 finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world famous DEFCON conference and Capture The Flag (CTF) hacking competition is scheduled this year for Aug. 8-11, and the Hackers in Taiwan Conference (HITCON) is pr...

Taiwan plays important role in revealing first image of black hole

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Taiwanese scientists played an important role in capturing the first ever real image of black hole, which was revealed on Wednesday (April 10). Wednesday evening a...

Taiwan team contributes to first image of black hole

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Taiwanese scientists took part in the worldwide project to capture the first image of a black hole, announced the Academia Sinica on Tuesday (April 9) Tonight at 9...

Artificial intelligence pioneers win tech's 'Nobel Prize'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Computers have become so smart during the past 20 years that people don't think twice about chatting with digital assistants like Alexa and Siri or seeing their friends automatica...

Taiwan food giant I-Mei Foods Co. marks 85th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Veteran Taiwanese food provider I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品) celebrated its 85th anniversary Wednesday with a tea party dedicated to the themes of food safety and gratitude where cust...

Taiwan ranked 2nd in Asian Competitiveness Report by Boao Forum Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan snatched the second place in an annual report evaluating the competitiveness of Asian economies, released at the annual conference for the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)...