Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...

Taiwan foreign, defense and China ministers to stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發), Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) and Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) ...

New Taiwan premier to keep old economics team: senior political source

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's new premier, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), will be keeping on the economics and finance team from the previous Cabinet, but will make changes in other ministries and departments, ...

Former Taichung mayor to take over as Taiwan's minister of transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Friday he had accepted an offer to serve as the new minister of transportation and communications in the new Cabinet expected to b...

Taiwan to showcase self-driving tech at 2018 Uber Open Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) announced on Nov. 12 that Taiwan's AI Research Center will join the 2018 Uber Open Summit in California, with an a...

'SEMICON Taiwan' the world's 2nd largest semiconductor exhibition in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is preparing to host “SEMICON Taiwan 2018” on Wednesday, Sept. 5, which is expected have over 2,000 booths on the exhibition floor this year, creating a...

Taiwan to increase scientific research and investment in S. China Sea territories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday, Aug. 17 the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) announced that it would increase cooperation on research projects with nations in the South China Sea, and...

Taiwan waiting on US to launch satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is waiting on U.S. confirmation for the launch date for six microsatellites, as part of the joint FORMOSAT-7 weather observation program. The joint program betwe...

Amazon to set up AI research center in Taiwan: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chen Liang-gee (陳良基), Minister of Science and Technology said that Amazon plans to set up an artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Taiwan, off the back of simila...

Taiwan launches inclusive tech hub, aims to become Asia's best tech startup ecosystem 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To tap into the country's rich heritage in technology and hardware/software strengths, a government-funded tech innovation and entrepreneurship hub is newly built and is con...

Canadian minister tweets about phone call with Taiwan counterpart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canada’s Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, tweeted Wednesday that he had spoken on the phone with Taiwanese Economics Minister She...

Taiwan out to recruit talent from top schools on US East Coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Boston, Massachusetts in the U.S.A. recently hosted a series of seminars in early April to promote education in Taiwan, a...

Robot soccer world cup to take place in central Taiwan in August

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Science and Technology has won a bid to host the 2018 Federation of International Robot Soccer Association (FIRA) Robo World Cup, which will take place in Taichung, cen...

Taiwan to invest NT$70 million per year in quantum computer R&D

Taipei, April 10 (CNA) The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) said Tuesday that it will invest NT$70 million (US$2.39 million) annually in a quantum computer development initiative over the nex...

Taiwan delegation in U.S. to recruit research talent

New York (CNA) - A delegation of Taiwanese officials and university presidents is currently in the U.S. to recruit overseas Taiwanese and foreign talent for local research positions. Kicking o...