Taiwan’s top telecoms to stop selling Huawei smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two of Taiwan’s major wireless carriers, Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) and Taiwan Mobile (台灣大哥大), confirmed on Wednesday (May 22) they will not sell Huawei devices after s...

Taiwan indigenous children’s choirs to perform in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s indigenous children’s choirs will perform on stages across the U.K. from May 24-29, announced Ministry of Culture (MOC) at a press conference on May 1...

Hsieh Chi-mau to take over as chairman of Chunghwa Telecom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) President Hsieh Chi-mau (謝繼茂) will become company chairman after David Cheng (鄭優) retires, Central News Agency reported on Wednesday. Cheng confirmed ...

Taiwan promotes 40 villages with a Small Town Ramble Passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Marking the Year of the Small Town, the Tourism Bureau on Tuesday presented the Taiwan Small Town Ramble Passport to promote visits to 40 villages. The 20,000 copies of the p...

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...

World's top AI startups gear up for Taiwan's Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE), which includes four sub-expos, will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from March 26 to March 29, and is set to bring ...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that it will offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500 for citizens between the ages of 18 and 40. Tourism Bureau directo...

Chunghwa on-demand TV service in Taiwan signs agreement with Netflix

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Telecom’s Multimedia On Demand (CHT MOD) television service has reportedly signed an agreement with the popular online entertainment streaming service Netflix, w...

New 24-hour trash disposal and recycling machine being trialed in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new 24-hour trash collection service is currently being trialed in a central Taipei district. Thanks largely to the country’s illustrious garbage collection sys...

Taiwan’s mobile internet speed ranks in top 20 worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — Global internet speed testing and analysis agency Ookla declared average mobile internet speeds in Taiwan the 20th fastest in the world. Ookla is responsible for the Sp...

Thousands gather outside theater to hear Berlin Philharmonic in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Berlin Philharmonic orchestra played to a sold-out crowd at the new National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying (衛武營) on Nov. 14, with public inter...

Berlin Philharmonic excited to perform at new concert hall in Taiwan

Members of the German orchestra Berliner Philharmoniker said Sunday in Taipei that they were very much looking forward to playing at the new Weiwuying Concert Hall in Kaohsiung. "We are partic...

Taiwan to install VR technology at music concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said that Taiwan is planning to apply virtual reality technology at a music concert scheduled for the Taipei Music Center...

Team Light Wonder won NASA Hackathon in Taiwan with award of NT$80,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After roughly 48 hours of competition, Team Light Wonder won the first prize at the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon (NASA Hackathon) in Taiwan, taking home an awa...

Registration of NASA Hackathon in Taiwan now open: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Tuesday that registration of the 2018 NASA Hackathon in Taiwan was officially opened, and that the competition is schedule...