Taiwan's Gogoro launches hybrid bike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's electric scooter company Gogoro on Wednesday (July 1) launched the "Eeyo," its first hybrid bicycle for the Taiwan, U.S., and European markets. D...

Facebook works with iWIN, Taipei Computer Association to boost cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook has joined hands with the child protection non-profit organization iWIN and with the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) to improve the level of cybersecurity in Ta...

Taiwan and Russia develop real-time object detection system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Russia have developed one of the fastest real-time object detection systems already in use to solve traffic flow problems in Taiwanese cities, the Academia Sini...

AP PHOTOS: Moroccans swim, sing, reconnect as lockdown lifts

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccans are re-experiencing a taste of the life before. In newly opened public spaces, every sip of coffee in a cafe, every dip in a river with friends, every moment of outdoor...

World health body to have difficulty succeeding without Taiwan: AIT director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A global health body will find it hard to be successful if it does not include Taiwan, the United States envoy in Taipei said at a meeting with officials from the island n...

AIT to hold July 4th event in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced on Facebook Tuesday (June 23) morning that it will hold an event during a baseball game between the Uni-President Lions an...

Taiwanese defense think tank to work with Microsoft on defense technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese defense research institute has agreed to work with Microsoft Taiwan on seeking technological applications in national defense. The government-funded Institu...

New Taiwanese representative pledges deeper ties with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has pledged to increase Taipei's cooperation with Washington as the first female Taiwanese Representative to the U.S., while standing firm in the f...

Hsiao Bi-khim selected as Taiwan's first female representative to US

[Last update: June 17 15:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai ing-wen (蔡英文) has appointed Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) as the new Taiwanese representative to the U.S., replacing Stanley Kao (高碩泰)...

Lin Lian-ron named Taiwan's deputy representative to WTO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has named Lin Lian-ron (林良蓉) the deputy representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to reports. Li...

Cops bust White Wolf's Black Lives Matter rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A protest rally led by a former Taiwanese gang leader and pro-China figure on Friday (June 12) to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement was cut short by police,...

Taiwan to loosen regulations and attract more foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 12) said Taiwan will lower the bar on residency requirements to attract more foreign professionals as the island nation strive...

White Wolf to 'enforce justice' for George Floyd at Taipei AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former gang leader and head of the Chinese Unity Promotion Party (CUPP, 統促黨) Chang An-le (張安樂), aka the "White Wolf," on Monday (June 8) announced that he will b...

Taiwan, US reach deal to recognize organic products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new equivalence arrangement deal will allow organic products certified in Taiwan or the U.S. to be sold as organic in either market. Signed and exchanged by the Taipe...

Taiwan, US hold video conference on Pacific region epidemic prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday (June 4) that Taiwan and the U.S. held an online dialogue on epidemic prevention assistance in the Pacific in ...