Taiwan's Academia Sinica gears up for Open House event

Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s foremost research institution, is gearing up for the annual Open House event Oct. 26 at its base in Taipei City’s Nangang District, spotlighting the ground-breaki...

Environmental activists demand action in Taiwan on climate change

About 100 environmental activists held a rally in Taipei Friday to urge the government to implement concrete measures to reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution, as part of the global movement to ra...

Taiwan should take further measures on climate change: scholars

Local scholars on Thursday urged the government to adopt further measures to address climate change, while recognizing that Taiwan has proved itself adept at dealing with climate change-driven natural...

Solomon Islanders hold march in support of Taiwan after switch to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Monday (Sept. 16) that the Solomon Islands had severed ties with Taiwan in favor of China, Solomon Islanders held a large parade to protest the move and sup...

Taiwan holds voting simulation for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) held a voting simulation event on Tuesday (Sept. 17) to help familiarize new immigrants with Taiwan's ballot casting procedure as th...

Taiwan's manufacturing activity contracts for 4th straight month

Taiwan's manufacturing activity remained in contraction mode for the fourth consecutive month in August as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China continued to undermine conf...

Taiwan's representative to World Trade Organization resigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Cyrus Chu (朱敬一), has resigned for unspecified reasons. Chu’s resignation was approved by Pres...

Neuroscientists in Taiwan identify key player in brain disease

Taipei (CNA) Neuroscientists at Academia Sinica have identified a key protein that exacerbates brain diseases such as Huntington's disease, which could shed light on future drug development, the i...

Hiring of 2020 R&D Substitute Services members is open for application

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) said on Wednesday (Aug. 14) morning that organizations can apply for the hiring of next year’s Research and Development Substitute...

Two Taiwan elementary schools team up to provide unique learning experiences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Xilin Elementary School (西林國) in Wanrung Township (萬榮鄉), Hualien County, has teamed up with Pai-Yun Elementary School (白雲國小) in Xizhi District (汐止區), New Taipei City, under the...

Taiwan should find balance among seven energy sources: City University of Hong Kong president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – City University of Hong Kong president Way Kuo (郭位) said that the Taiwanese government should find the most suitable balance among “seven energy sources (七彩能源)&rdquo...

First Taiwan Nobel Prize laureate refuses to back president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President of Academia Sinica and Nobel Prize laureate Lee Yuan-tseh (李遠哲) called on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to self-reflect and improve the ruling Democratic P...

Taiwanese now care more about sovereignty than economy: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- A poll released by Academia Sinica has found that Taiwanese now care much more about sovereignty than the economy, a major reversal from last year, as bullying from Beijing ta...

Taiwan’s Nobel laureate relaunches petition to ask President Tsai to forgo reelection bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanus.net (台灣海外網) published a petition launched by Taiwan’s Nobel laureate and former president of Academia Sinica Lee Yuan-tseh (李遠哲), seeking support to ask Pre...

National Taiwan University press flexes academic muscle

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The publishing arm of National Taiwan University in Taipei City enjoys an enviable reputation among its peers for outperformance. After upgrading to publishing house status in...