Taiwan telecom providers offer special deals on iPhone 12 pre-orders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will be released for pre-order Friday night (Oct. 16) at 8 p.m. Taiwan time, with special offers available for those who order them before ...

Earthquake alert to be sent to Taiwan cellphone users on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cellphone users in Taiwan are asked not to panic on Sept. 21, when they receive an emergency SMS to mark the 21st anniversary of the 1999 Earthquake, the second-deadliest ...

Taipei MRT stations transform into flower shops to aid wounded industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro stations are doubling as flower shops to aid the floriculture industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic, which has sent flower exports plunging. Songji...

Chunghwa Telecom Announces Appointment of Vincent Y.S. Chen as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

TAIPEI, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. ("CHT", "Chunghwa Telecom" or the "Company", TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) announced that its Board of Directors...

Chunghwa Telecom Reports Un-Audited Consolidated Operating Results for the Second Quarter of 2020

TAIPEI, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) ("Chunghwa" or "the Company") today reported its un-audited operating results for the seco...

Taiwan can help feed countries facing food insecurity amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is proving it can contribute to food security in addition to global health with the donation of rice to some of the hungriest countries in the world. During the ...

Taiwanese public urged to avoid contact with bats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People in Taiwan are urged to avoid contact with bats to reduce the chance of contracting viruses as the world grapples with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak some...

Taiwan's first indigenous rocket to blast off Feb. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese aerospace company TiSPACE Inc. plans to launch its first deep-space exploration rocket, HAPITH-I, (飛鼠一號), on Thursday (Feb. 13) outside the coastal village o...

New Taipei launches new pet-friendly buses amid growing number of ‘fur babies’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In addition to the three existing pet-friendly bus lines — No. 604, 225, and 669 — the New Taipei City Department of Transportation on Thursday (Oct. 10) opene...

Sustainability the theme for Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The annual Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show gets underway on Monday (Oct. 7) and features the nation’s foremost domestic textile manufacturers. The focus of t...

New Taipei to pioneer in long-term pet care

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Taipei City announced the opening of institutions that provide long-term care for pets on Monday (Aug. 19), marking a step towards creating a more animal-friendly muni...

Visitors to Taiwan invited to sample island’s milkfish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fisheries Agency (FA) of Taiwan on Monday (Aug. 12) held a press event to promote one of the island’s most commercially important fish – the milkfish. M...

Taiwan's Investigation Bureau gets new mission: protect endangered birds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Justice’s Investigation Bureau (法務部調查局) has been charged with the protection of rare birds after protected species, including the white-eared sibias were ...

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom to forge 500-strong AI workforce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s telecommunications giant Chunghwa Telecom announced that the company is recruiting new talent that will see its artificial intelligence (AI) workforce expan...

Hsieh Chi-mau to take over as chairman of Chunghwa Telecom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) President Hsieh Chi-mau (謝繼茂) will become company chairman after David Cheng (鄭優) retires, Central News Agency reported on Wednesday. Cheng confirmed ...