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Taiwan to invest big in quantum computing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will set aside an NT$8 billion (US$288 million) budget for the development of quantum computing technology and talent nurturing, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announ...

Taiwan’s Academia Sinica finishes 8th for its climate simulation program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A project by Academia Sinica simulating climate change finished eighth out of 37 nations around the world, ahead of China and South Korea, the Ministry of Science and Tech...

Thriving with Academia Sinica: Fully Funded PhD Scholarships Available in Taiwan’s Leading Academic Institution

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 8 November 2021 - Academia Sinica (AS), the preeminent research institution in Taiwan, announces the application for 2022 fall semester of its Taiwan International...

Annual CACCI conference to be held virtually on November 2

The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), a regional non-governmental association composed of the national chambers of commerce and industry, business enterprises, a...

Former Taiwan VP, lead SARS researcher share insights into post-pandemic future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Tuesday (Oct. 19) brought together the country's two most influential public health scientists in a workshop, whe...

Taiwan's great novelist Lee Chiao spied on by KMT for 14 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Lee Chiao Literature Association (臺灣李喬文學協會) recently celebrated its fourth founding anniversary and is now behind an initiative pushing for the writer to receiv...

National Cheng Kung University establishes Taiwan's first carbon negative plant

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has founded Taiwan’s first carbon-negative factory, which opened on Friday (Sept. 24) and will promote carbon removal technolog...

Taiwanese scientists discover potential cure for diabetes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese scientists have discovered a key mechanism that causes diabetes and developed a new drug treatment that could "fully reverse" the disease, according to...

Virologist urges Taiwan to think about when to lift all COVID restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese virologist has urged the country to begin to think about when to lift its strict border controls, saying that humans must eventually learn to live with the COV...

NTU offers Taiwan's first gen ed course on menstruation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) now offers the country's first menstruation general education course, “Period: Theory, Thoughts, and Actions.” The cou...

Wong Chi-Huey becomes first Taiwanese to receive Welch Award in Chemistry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wong Chi-Huey (翁啟惠), former president of Academia Sinica and current president of the Institute of Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBIM), has become the first Taiwane...

Taiwan swears in new government officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Sept. 7) presided over the swearing-in ceremony of administrative staff from the Cabinet, Examination Yuan, National Security Coun...

American scholar describes experience getting Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American astronomer this week found himself on Taiwanese news after documenting his experience receiving Taiwan's domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine. Alex T...

Why do corals spawn simultaneously? Taiwan's Academia Sinica solves 40-year mystery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent study led by Academia Sinica’s Biodiversity Research Center that found moonrise timing as the key factor behind coral spawning has been published in the Pro...

COVID may become endemic: Taiwanese expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Humans should prepare to live with COVID-19, as it has repeatedly mutated and could become endemic like the flu, according to a Taiwanese expert. Institute for Biotechn...