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Taiwan beefs up defense against China's cognitive warfare ahead of major votes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A task force in Taiwan has been formed to fight Chinese meddling prior to the referendums next week and the mayoral elections in 2022. Beijing has been engaging in cogn...

Taiwan’s TSMC founder hits back over recent comments by Intel CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) on Monday (Dec. 6) addressed recent comments made by Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger that Taiwan is "u...

Canadian parliamentarian lauds Taiwan diplomat's work in advancing bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Song Shen-wu (宋申武), a diplomat at Taiwan’s Canada representative office, has been lauded by parliamentarian Judy Sgro for his outstanding work. Sgro, chair of the...

Taiwan ranks 16th for talent competitiveness: IMD

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was ranked 16th in the world this year for talent competitiveness by the Swiss business management school, the Institute for Management Development (IMD). In IMD...

Japan must 'go beyond diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent Japanese academic and critic Masato Ushio has called for his country to go “beyond a diplomatic boycott” of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics and ...

Taiwan president rises to 9th most powerful woman in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has risen to ninth on Forbes' annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women list for 2021 due to her U.S. overtures and ongoing outsta...

Child breaks 3 fingers on New Taipei carousel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a five-year-old boy broke three fingers on a carousel ride at a mall in New Taipei’s Banqiao District, authorities ordered it to cease operation while it inves...

Taiwan's Swancor to develop wind farms off Kyushu with Japan's Shizen Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Swancor Renewable Energy is working with Japan’s Shizen Energy in a joint venture to build wind farms off Japan’s most southerly main island of ...

Taiwanese line up overnight in Tainan to buy house

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dozens of people lined up in Tainan in the wee hours on Wednesday (Dec. 8) for the chance to purchase an apartment in a red-hot housing market. The number of people que...

US defense official says boosting Taiwan's defenses an 'urgent task'

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Bolstering Taiwan's defenses is an urgent task and essential to deterring the threat of invasion by China, the Pentagon's top official for Asia said on Wednesday,...

Chinese military turboprop enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military spotter plane entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Dec. 8), marking the seventh intrusion this month. A single...

Taiwan European Film Festival opens with Slovakian film 'Let There be Light'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taiwan European Film Festival (TEFF) opened Wednesday evening (Dec. 8) with a lively opening ceremony and a special showing of the Slovakian film “Let There...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Wednesday, December 8, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (C);Wednesday's Low Temp (C...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Wednesday, December 8, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (F);Wednesday's Low Temp (F...

WTA Rankings

Singles Through Dec. 7 1. Ashleigh Barty, Australia, 7582 2. Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, 6380 3. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, 5685 ...