Huge, pregnant great white shark caught off NE Taiwan coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A huge great white shark measuring over 4 meters in length caught off the northeast coast of Taiwan Wednesday (March 20) was found to be carrying 14 baby sharks. On Wednesda...

Taiwan environmental group showcases role of NGOs as social change agents

Taiwan's modern development can be categorized into three periods: centralized government oversight from 1945 to 1970, private sector focus from 1970 to the late 1980s and the socially responsible...

CDC dengue fever workshop deepens Taiwan-Indonesia medical cooperation

A Taiwan-Indonesia dengue fever prevention workshop kicked off March 11 in Taipei City, underscoring the government’s commitment to strengthening regional infectious disease networks. Organiz...

Taiwanese team discovers link between sugar and pancreatic cancer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A team from the Academia Sinica has discovered a link between the irregular metabolism of sugar and pancreatic cancer, reports said Friday. Avoiding the excessive consumption...

'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 ...

Taiwan study finds diet of fish and tea helps reduce dementia risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eating fish and drinking tea may help reduce the risk of dementia, according to a new study by Taiwan’s preeminent academic institutions. Researchers from Academi...

National Taiwan University president made unreported NT$18 million: Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) made at least NT$18 million (US$583,000) from unreported work during the 15 years that he held official fu...

China's pro-unification 31 measures for Taiwan have failed: Academia Sinica scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nearly a year after Beijing announced the 31 measures to lure Taiwanese talent and investment as part of its pro-unification campaign, a China study scholar said on Saturday th...

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...

Huang Kuo-chang resigns as New Power Party Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) announced on his Facebook page early Monday that he is stepping down as the chairman of the New Power Party (NPP), while he didn't elaborate...

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...

Public pressure encourages Taiwan president Tsai to resist China and improve polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) heavyweights, Presidential Office advisor Wu Li-pei (吳澧培), former Presidential Office adviser Peng Ming-min (彭明敏), former Academia Sinic...

DPP senior voices urge Taiwan's President Tsai not to seek re-election in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Democratic Progressive Party leaders and one Nobel laureate addressed a public letter to President Tsai Ing-Wen on Jan. 3 urging her not to seek re-election in the 2...

Taiwan ex-Academia Sinica head found not guilty of graft charge

The Shilin District Court ruled former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠) not guilty of corruption Friday in a high-profile case that saw the prominent biochemist accused of taking bribes f...

The future of health on display at Taiwan Healthcare+ Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The future of health was on display at the 2018 Taiwan Healthcare Expo+ in Taipei on Nov. 30, where innovation, emerging technology, and fresh approaches to wellbeing were...