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How are Taiwanese dealing with China's military threat?

As China's large-scale military exercises encircling Taiwan enter the sixth day, the world is anxiously assessing how the latest aggression from Beijing might change the security environment in th...

Taiwan's Chen Ming-tong defends Lin Chih-chien against charges of plagiarism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director-General of the National Security Bureau, Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) has waded into the war surrounding Lin Chih-chien’s (林智堅) two theses and whether or not he pla...

Taiwan university works with Polish, Ukrainian institutions to aid Ukrainian scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ukraine’s National Aviation University (NAU) in an online ceremony on Tuesd...

EXCLUSIVE Taiwan c.bank seen making 'timely' adjustments, but not sudden off-cycle hike

Taiwan's central bank will make timely adjustments to monetary policy considering both global moves and domestic economic performance, but is not in a rush to raise rates outside of the bank's...

Taiwan’s forecasted GDP lowered to 3.52% by Academia Sinica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica revised its gross domestic product (GDP) forecast for Taiwan this year down to 3.52% from 3.85% on Monday (July 18). Even though Taiwan’s imports ...

First Taoist priest elected to Taiwan’s national academy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s national academy, the Academia Sinica, has for the first time elected a human science researcher and Taoist master as an academician. Lee Fong-mao (李豐楙),...

Taiwan university causes stir by seeking Chinese department professor who teaches in English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University’s (NTNU) Department of Chinese has sparked debate by seeking to hire a professor who can conduct classes in English. The job pos...

First Taiwan encyclopedia published internationally to come in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dutch Brill Academic Publishers will be the first international publishing house to issue a Taiwan encyclopedia, with a digital version issued this November and a paper on...

Taiwan minister to attend BIO International 2022 in San Diego

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Science and Technology Minister Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠) will lead a delegation to attend the BIO International Convention in San Diego, California, the largest biotechnology ...

‘Comprehensive immunity’ gained from infection and vaccination is best immunity: Epidemiologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The best immunity against COVID-19 is “comprehensive immunity,” which is gained through infection following vaccination against the disease, Ho Mei-shang (何美鄉)...

Is Taiwan learning to live with COVID?

Taiwan has witnessed a surge in domestic COVID-19 cases since it began to abandon its "zero-COVID" strategy last month. On Thursday the island reported over 90,000 local cases in a day for t...

Former Taiwan VP speaks out at Global COVID-19 Summit, China ditches event

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — During the second Global COVID-19 Summit held online, former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) announced Taiwan’s pledge to donate an additional US$1.5 million in suppo...

Taiwan astronomers reveal 1st image of supermassive black hole in Milky Way

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Astronomers in Taiwan on Thursday (May 12) joined over a dozen teams across the globe in simultaneously revealing the first image of a supermassive black hole at the heart...

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's first image of the chaotic supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy doesn't portray a voracious cosmic destroyer but what astronomers Thursday called...

Taiwan holds series of pro-Ukraine rallies ahead of Russia’s Victory Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan stood up for Ukraine with a series of rallies in Taipei, Hsinchu, and Taichung on Sunday (May 8). The group Taiwan Stands with Ukraine (TSWU) asked Taiwanese to ...