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AP Interview: Digital minister says Taiwan to guard privacy

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan plans to create an independent agency to enforce digital privacy, a Cabinet minister says, tackling an increasingly urgent issue as countries step up surveillance during t...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google on Wednesday (Dec. 9) released its Year in Search for 2020, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the two most searched terms this year were related to t...

German think tank announces plan to establish office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German think tank Friedrich Nauman Foundation for Freedom (FNF) announced Tuesday (Nov. 3) that it is establishing an office in Taipei after being forced to withdraw from ...

Foreign ministry launches VR film promoting Taiwan's coronavirus response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) launched a virtual reality film on Wednesday (Oct. 21) to promote Taiwan’s coronavirus response, which has been hailed as an e...

China protests Taiwan envoy's meeting with German lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German parliament's recent invitation to the Taiwanese envoy to speak on Taiwan and cross-strait issues has infuriated China, which warned lawmakers in the Europea...

Digital minister attributes Taiwan's thriving democracy to trust in its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Thursday (Sept. 24) that the Taiwanese government must remain proactive in resisting pressure from Beijing and that playin...

Taiwan’s InfoBoom reveals innovative mobile app for personal data protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan start-up tech company InfoBoom (訊苗科技) earlier last week showcased its advanced cybersecurity solutions and products at the CYBERSEC 2020, in front of President Tsai...

Taiwan’s digital minister says personal data protection agency needed for digital ID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s digital minister supports the idea of establishing a dedicated agency for personal data protection before the electronic identification cards (eID) are roll...

Taiwan's Ministry of Culture gives away over 2 million e-vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) announced the recipients of its "Arts Fun Vouchers" (藝FUN券) through a drawing on Tuesday (July 21). Aiming to boost the art indu...

Taiwan’s digital minister depicts Chinese telecom equipment as ‘Trojan Horse’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s digital minister has warned of the danger of including Chinese equipment in telecom infrastructure, likening its use to bringing in a “Trojan Horse.&r...

Taiwan's Ministry of Culture announces NT$1.2 billion arts coupon stimulus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public can apply for arts industry stimulus coupons from July 18. To boost the arts industry following the travails of COVID-19, the Ministry of Culture ...

Taiwanese digital minister shares country’s coronavirus response on CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen across the U.S., Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) joined CNN on Tuesday (June 30) to share Taiwan's pandemic...

Taiwan's same-sex marriage marks historic first for Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organizations, published its annual State of Civil Society Report, which touted Taiwan's legalization of same-sex marriage ...

Japanese hip-hop single features Taiwan's digital minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese hip-hop group Dos Monos on Tuesday (May 26) released its new single "Civil Rap Song," which "features" Taiwan's Digital Minister Audrey Ta...

New appointments to Taiwan's Cabinet announced

Updated: May 19, 2020, 14:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start her second and final four-year term on Wednesday (May 20) with most ministers in he...