Key ministers to stay in Taiwan's new Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) is leaving the key ministers of interior, transportation, and education in their posts, but the National Security Council will receive a new s...

Taiwan Cabinet resigns ahead of presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and his entire Cabinet tendered their resignation Thursday (May 14) ahead of the May 20 inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) for a sec...

Taiwan speeds up formation of digital development agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is facilitating the establishment of a cross-departmental digital development unit to tackle rising challenges requiring technological support. As a country susc...

South Korea no rival to Taiwan in semiconductor industry: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea can hardly compete with Taiwan in semiconductor manufacturing despite the ambitious move by Samsung Electronics to put a 3-nanometer semiconductor node into co...

Taiwan’s AI success difficult to replicate elsewhere: Academia Sinica expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Other countries will find it hard to replicate Taiwan’s successful development of artificial intelligence (AI), as the island’s restricted size has helped it e...

Trade fair kicks off Thursday featuring Taiwan innovations

Futex Taipei 2019, an annual high-tech trade fair, kicked off on Thursday (Dec. 5) showcasing over 80 innovations Taiwan hopes will place it in a leadership position with future technologies, accordin...

Taiwan Future Tech Expo to open in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Future Tech Exposition (FUTEX 2019) is set to open on Dec. 5 and run through Dec. 8 at the Taipei World Trade Center, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...

International scientists gather in Taipei for Belmont Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Belmont Forum, a partnership of funding organizations and international science councils committed to trans-national science research, will be held in Taipei this week...

Taiwan science ministry and universities launch AI development guidelines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has cooperated with four prominent universities to launch a set of guidelines for the development of artificial intelligence ...

Taiwan offers NT$20 million prize to improve Chinese-language AI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is accepting registrations for its “dialogue with AI” competition until Oct. 7. The competition foc...

Japanese novel echoes Taiwan’s space program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-gee (陳良基) recommends the Japanese novel "Shitamachi Roketto" (下町火箭) because it reflects Taiwan's s...

Taiwan bolsters scientific cooperation with Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) held an event on Wednesday (Aug. 14) to present its achievements in promoting collaboration with Southeast Asian countries on...

TSMC founder emphasizes importance of technology talent for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Technology development talent is the key to the future of Taiwan’s economic role, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) told a gov...

Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology invites TSMC founder to roundtable

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has invited Morris Chang (張忠謀), the founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the largest contract chipmaker ...