Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Taiwan tour begins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Taiwan tour will begin Wednesday (Dec. 2) in Taipei. The schedule of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS), whic...

National Taiwan University ranked 40 for global reputation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) has been named one of the most globally esteemed universities in 2020 by Times Higher Education (THE). In the World Reputation Rankings...

Taiwan university develops 5-minute coronavirus test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) has developed a test which not only can show whether or not a patient has been infected with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) but als...

Private colleges face closures amid low birth rates in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s educational authorities expressed support on Monday (Oct. 19) for the country’s public and private universities to merge amid population decline woes....

Taiwan hospital uses TSMC chips for customized Parkinson’s treatment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chips produced by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are being utilized in a new treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) with positive results. The ...

Chunghwa Telecom partners with Taiwan universities on smart healthcare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading telecommunications giant is joining hands with two prestigious universities to develop smart healthcare applications utilizing 5G and artificial int...

Muslims in Taiwan to hold mass Eid prayers in adherence with safety precautions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Muslims can attend mass Eid prayers across Taiwan on Friday (July 31), with the prayer schedules being released for five locations in the cities of Taipei, Hsinchu, Kaoshi...

Taiwanese scientists help develop innovative flapping wing drone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team from Taiwan’s prestigious National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) is behind the development of a new drone prototype that mimics the movement of the world&rsquo...

Taiwan green-lights merger of Yang-Ming, Chiao-Tung universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Yang-Ming University (NYMU, 國立陽明大學) and National Chiao Tung University (NCTU, 國立交通大學) will officially merge on February 1, 2021, after the proposal received a...

Taiwan's NCTU free bus service accused of supporting Han Kuo-yu recall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chiao Tung University student union recently announced the introduction of a free round trip bus service for students from Kaohsiung. In order to encourage...

Amazon Web Services brings latest cloud services to Taipei in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Service (AWS) held its “re:Invent 2019 re:Cap” in Taipei on Wednesday (Jan. 8) and introduced its expanding cloud services to the world. AWS play...

Taiwan talent drain sees professors poached by Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least five faculty members from Taiwan’s most prestigious universities have been poached by Hong Kong over the past two years, highlighting the academic talent dr...

Taiwan's vice president greets third largest semiconductor producer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) welcomed representatives from Lam Research Corporation to the Presidential Office Building on Tuesday (Dec. 3) and encouraged the semic...

Taiwan's education ministry pushes universities to start winter break early for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is sending letters to universities nationwide asking them to administer final exams earlier, as some current testing dates would conflict w...

2019 FUTEX in Taipei set to spotlight smart agriculture tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 FUTEX future technology exhibition taking place in Taipei between Dec. 5-8 will emphasize Taiwan’s smart agricultural biotech. Featured at the annual tec...