Taiwan president shoots down Terry Gou in war of words

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rebutted criticism of Foxconn President Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Sunday (May 19) by referring to the alleged suicide cases at the tycoon’s fac...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

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 ...

Report reveals hospitals reuse single-use devices on patients in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Expensive single-patient-use medical devices are being recycled and reused on patients at hospitals in Taiwan, reported United Evening News. In a series of investigative rep...

Time for Washington to change how it talks about Taiwan

THE TAIWAN RELATIONS ACT CHANGED U.S. POLICY TOWARD TAIWAN The recent 40th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) was an important reminder that foreign policy changes over time to reflect a...

Intl. Symposium on Very Large Scale Integration held in Hsinchu, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 International Symposium on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) began in in Hsinchu this week, with industry professionals from around the world meeting to discuss...

Singapore only approves medical diplomas from NTU Medical School for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Singapore has decided not to recognize 57 foreign medical education diplomas from January 1, 2020, covering 20 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Austr...

Video shows Volvo SUV flying into building on Taipei street, killing driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A motorist died after his Volvo SUV went flying two stories into the air on a Taipei street on Monday morning (April 15). When coming off an exit ramp in Taipei on Monday mo...

Han blames 3 presidents with law degrees for 'crippling' Taiwan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a speech in Los Angeles on Sunday (April 14) claimed that Taiwan's economy has deteriorated under the rule of Taiwan's three mos...

US will not interfere in Taiwan presidential election: AIT Chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a symposium discussing Taiwan’s future prospects after 40 years of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) held at National Taiwan University on Monday, American Institute...

US continues to support Taiwan's participation in WHO, ICAO: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, April 15, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), National Taiwan University (NTU), and the radio station ICRT hosted a conference to discuss Taiwan-U.S. relati...

Students speak out against fake news, demand fact-checking

A group of university students joined forces Saturday to speak out in a campaign against fake news, displaying a poster-sized letter of commitment that calls on media outlets in Taiwan to adhere to th...

Former AIT director William Stanton visits I-Mei factory

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) -- Recently lauded for a highly informative account of Taiwan's economic and business success, the former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director William A. Stanton visit...

Taiwanese lawyer with Chinese ID vows to sue Taiwan after rights revoked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having his household registration and rights revoked for receiving a Chinese ID, Taiwanese legal expert, Shao Tzuping (邵子平) said that he is planning to sue Taiwan for thi...

Taiwan scientists use ‘fidget spinners’ to separate blood plasma in breakthrough study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan research team has made a breakthrough with a new method of separating blood plasma for diagnostic tests – making the most of the “fidget spinner.&rdqu...