Executives of 3 Taiwan TV stations named by 'Chinese spy' invited to NCC meetings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executives of three Taiwanese television stations denied accusations by an alleged Chinese defector that they had received funds from China during a meeting with Taiwan...

Facebook’s mobile classroom hits road in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook launched its mobile classroom in Taiwan on Thursday (Nov. 21) to promote digital literacy just after rolling out its We Think Digital project in Taiwan in Septemb...

Taiwan not alone in dealing with cyberattacks: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen affirmed U.S. collaboration with Taiwan on cybersecurity, as a five-day series of cyberwarfare exercis...

Taiwan vice premier shows contempt for Han Kuo-yu campaign promises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) described KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) proposal to let all university students study abroad free for a year as &ldq...

Taiwan's ruling party keeps public in suspense over vice presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the 2020 presidential election in Taiwan less than four months away, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) and incumbent Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) have emerged as po...

Netflix ramps up presence in Taiwan, eyes original content

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Netflix on Monday (July 29) decided to become a member of the New Media Entertainment Association (NMEA) in Taiwan, signaling more cooperation with Taiwanese content provi...

'Other cities have a mayor' says Taiwan premier of Kaohsiung's flooding woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After "Han fans" complained that the city led by itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was being unfairly singled out by Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) for its rec...

Kaohsiung residents incensed, Han Kuo-yu parties as city floods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After alerts for heavy rain were issued for southern Taiwan, Tropical Storm Danas arrived on Friday (July 19), hitting Kaohsiung and Tainan with a rapid, record-breaking r...

Taitung University library in Taiwan celebrates international architecture award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Taitung University Library and Information Center has been celebrated for winning yet another architectural award, the Central News Agency reported Thursday (...

Qualcomm 5G center breaks ground in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Hsinchu Science Park on Thursday (June 27) for a new building complex for Qualcomm, an American semiconductor multinational. The c...

Chinese cybergroup behind Kaohsiung Mayor's win uncovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After months of suspicions and accusations that China had manipulated social media to engineer Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) meteoric rise to fame and victory in the Kaohsiung mayoral...

22nd case of dengue fever confirmed in Kaohsiung

Taipei, (CNA) The 22nd indigenous case of dengue fever in Kaohsiung this year has been confirmed, with the female patient being hospitalized after seeking medical treatment, the Centers for Disease Co...

Taiwanese politicians in Kaohsiung report receiving death threats from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Several council members in Kaohsiung have reported receiving anonymous death threats in the mail, with City Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Councilor Chiu Chun-hsien (邱俊憲) saying Sa...

Indigenous submarine production 'the only path' for Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indigenous submarine production is the only path for Taiwan, said President Tsai Ing-wen today (Thursday, May 9) at a submarine plant groundbreaking ceremony in Kaohsiung....

5G could be available in Taiwan as early as January 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fifth Generation (5G) wireless services could be available in Taiwan as early as January, according to the Executive Yuan. Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said today (F...