Taiwan's first fact-checking center launches to battle fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two local non-profit organizations have joined forces to created the first fact-checking organization in Taiwan, Taiwan Fact Check Center, with its first piece released on Tues...

31 Taiwanese universities hit top Asia-Pacific Universities list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Five more Taiwanese universities hit the list of the 2018 top universities in the Asia-Pacific region, according to data from Times Higher Education, from last year, bringing th...

Central Taiwan university adds gender-neutral restrooms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chung Cheng University (NCCU) in Chiayi opened the campus' first gender-neutral restrooms on May 17. Currently there are four gender-neutral bathroom stall...

Taiwanese professor to commercialize tumor detecting technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A professor at National Chung Cheng University (NCCU), who invented a chip that can detect the possible existence of a tumor in a cancer patient in the early stages is now look...

Taiwan fact-checking center to be established to combat fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To combat fake news, Taiwan Media Watch and the Association for Quality Journalism are collaborating to set up a fact-checking center. The two local non-profit organiza...

University students create comprehensive Taiwan eco-guide app

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three years of work, university students from National Chung Cheng University completed an app to identify over 130 animal species in Taiwan, reported Taiwan Animal ...

19 institutes to participate in Taiwan higher education expo in India

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- Nineteen Taiwanese prestigious institutes from a wide range of fields are expected to participate in the 7th "Taiwan Higher Education Exposition" (THEE) to be held...

Taiwanese college students denied entry to UN human rights gallery in Geneva

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- A group of Taiwanese college students and a professor were denied a visit to United Nations human rights public gallery in Geneva this Monday for not being able to present docu...

China strengthens internet censorship, closes social media accounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under the new cyber-security law (網路安全法) that came into effect on June 1, the Chinese authorities have since closed more than 80 WeChat social media public accounts and bl...

After WHA snub, Taiwan rejected from International Labour Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- After being excluded from the World Health Assembly, Taiwan has also been rejected from attending the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva this year for not being th...

Eight Taiwan universities ranked among world’s top ‘young’ universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of eight Taiwanese universities have been recognized among the best “young” universities in the world, the best result for the nation since the ranking began...

Taiwan seeks to improve women's safety amid rising domestic violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In recognition of International Women’s Day, Chiayi County offered women free rides on 35 bus routes, though critics said the offer trivializes the need for gender equali...

U.S. report accuses Taiwan of human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Department of State accused Taiwan of various human rights abuses in its “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016” (full report). The report ...

Best university in Taiwan drops to all time low in global rankings

While the University of Oxford was named the best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking this year for the first time, National Taiwan University (NTU) has drop...

Taiwan launches fraud-fighting unit

Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Wednesday opened a new unit that will be dedicated to combatting fraud, both at home and abroad, in collaboration with various gov...