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Taiwan tissue bank association established

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Association of Tissue Bank (TATB) was established in Taipei on Saturday (May 8) to improve human cadaver tissue donations for clinical use by improving the coor...

CECC head appeals to WHO to include Taiwan in American publication

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)— Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) lauded Taiwan's success in its battle against COVID-19 and called on the World Health Organization (WHO...

Taiwan's president announces new cybersecurity unit

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)— Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced a new department for cybersecurity during a CYBERSEC 2021 event on Tuesday (May 4), according to Liberty Times. 
Tsai made t...

Democracy activist brought to life for Taiwanese Cultural Association's centenary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese democracy pioneer Chiang Wei-shui (蔣渭水) has been brought to life through video capture technology as part of the Taiwanese Cultural Association's (TCA) 100th...

Taiwan to provide India with oxygen generators this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is preparing to airlift oxygen generators to India this week, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said on Wednesday (April 28) during a legislative interp...

Taiwan to provide COVID assistance to India: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to send medical aid and other assistance to India in an effort to help ameliorate its coronavirus crisis, a MOFA spokesperson said on Tuesday (April 27)...

UK envoy to Taiwan lists climate change, trade as key areas of bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Office Taipei (BOT) on Thursday (April 22) emphasized during a luncheon meeting with local media that Taiwan-U.K. cooperation will focus on climate change and ...

PLA behind 2016 cyberattacks against Japan: Tokyo police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military is suspected of using hackers to conduct cyberattacks on Japanese aerospace research entities and defense-related firms in 2016, per NHK. On Tuesda...

19,000 teachers face job losses as low birth rate causes school closures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 40 private schools in Taiwan are on the verge of closure due to the low fertility rate and up to 19,000 teachers face job losses, according to a private school c...

President Tsai meets US delegation, calls for resumption of TIFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with a bipartisan delegation sent by U.S. President Joe Biden at the Presidential Office on Thursday morning (April 15), with bo...

'Salmon Dream' in Taiwan changes name back after promotion

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News ) — "Salmon Dream," the China Medical University student from Taiwan known for changing his name to take advantage of an all-you-can-eat promotion, has reportedly ...

Taiwan amends law protecting sailors from pirates

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News) — Seafarers on Taiwanese ships should be informed of the risks involved in sailing to piracy-affected areas and be given the choice of refusing such assignments, according ...

2021 Taiwan Literature Award offers NT$3.7 million in prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new-look 2021 Taiwan Literature Award is calling for submissions from April 15 and offers prizes of up to NT$3.7 million (US$130,000). The award is organized by the...

Playing music in parks will no longer be copyright infringement

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News) -Playing music in Taiwan's parks will no longer constitute an infringement of the Copyright Act, after seven major amendments were passed at a Cabinet meeting on Thursday (Ap...

Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee to receive 2021 BAFTA Fellowship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) will be honored with this year’s BAFTA Fellowship at the 7...