Taiwan signs MoU with Nepalese cities to assist with earthquake response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), signed a Memorandum of Understand...

MOST celebrates innovative medical tech developed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) held a press Conference on Wednesday, March 13, to announce the recent successes of researchers with the MOST “Germinat...

Taiwan, Singapore team up on smart technology development

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) — Tainan City-based National Cheng Kung University and Singapore Technologies Engineering Electronics Ltd. concluded a memorandum of understanding on smart technology devel...

'Space and Astronomy' exhibition opens at Taipei Astronomical Museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In celebration of the 40 year anniversary of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the signing of the 1979 Taiwan Relations Act, AIT is hosting events with a special ...

Tsai: Taiwan must move towards becoming an innovative economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tsai Ing-wen said during a reception at the Presidential Office on Tuesday that Taiwan must brandish its technological expertise and move in the direction of becoming an i...

Robots likely to patrol Taiwan's prisons in future: Deputy Minister of Justice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of Justice Chen Ming-tang (陳明堂) said Monday Taiwan’s prisons are likely to see robotic patrol systems in the future, CNA reports. The minister sai...

Taiwan to launch one satellite a year over the next decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Over the next decade, Taiwan will launch at least one satellite a year under a NT$25.1 billion (US$814.5 million) government plan, Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-...

Taiwan MoST celebrates achievement of Social Change Survey at press conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology held a press conference Tuesday to expound the achievements of the Taiwan Social Change Survey; one of the largest social...

China seeking vaccine for African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities say they are seeking to develop a vaccine for African swine fever. Reuters reported on Jan. 18 that the country’s Ministry of Science and Tech...

New brain cancer treatment method developed by Taiwan research team

A new method of increasing nanodrug efficacy for one of the most deadly brain tumors—glioblastoma multiforme—has been discovered by a team at Taipei City-based Academia Sinica, Taiwan&rsqu...

Taiwan's ITRI bans Huawei smartphones from network today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced on Monday (Jan. 14) that it would ban smartphones and computers made by China's Huawei Technologies C...

Taiwanese tech startups win awards at CES 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eight Taiwanese startups won innovation awards at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 (CES 2019) event in Las Vegas last week, reported CNA. More than US$6 million (NT$1...

Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...

AI should be 'focal point' for Taiwan military to oppose China threat, says Defense Inst. Dir.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The acting Director of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Yisuo Tzeng, recently published a paper promoting increased focus on AI applications by...

Taiwan university optimistic about 3D printed trachea transplant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a series of successful trials, a research team at National Taiwan University (NTU) is optimistic about successfully completing Taiwan’s first 3D printed trache...