Three Taiwan telecom companies reignite 4G deal war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The battle is on again for the three leading telecom companies in Taiwan as Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) announced plans to expand the NT$488 (US$15.7) unlimited 4G internet co...

Taiwan is moving to commercial use for 5G in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan wants to become an international pioneer for the commercial use of 5G, which should start in 2020, the Cabinet-level National Development Council (NDC) said Tuesday...

Taiwan's 53rd Golden Bell Awards announces finalists 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Golden Bell Award announced its finalists for its 53rd annual ceremony on Aug. 22. The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development h...

Taiwan's Kinmen holds 'New Immigrants Care Network Conference'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Immigration Agency (NIA) of Kinmen County Service Center held a "New Immigrants Care Network Conference" on Aug 13. In this meeting, they invited ...

Person wins NT$10 million thanks to NT$25 parking fee in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Of the 15 winners of NT$10 million (US$326,600) in the most recent uniform-invoice lottery, one person won the sum thanks to a NT$25 (US$0.81) parking fee, the Ministry of...

TSMC ranked No. 1 Taiwanese patent applicant in first half of year

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, was the No. 1 Taiwanese firm in invention patent applications in the country for the first half of this year,...

Taiwan investigates Chunghwa Telecom losses in Vietnam project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Prosecutors searched homes and offices Tuesday in a case involving losses of US$20 million (NT$614 million) by prominent telecom operator Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) in a project in...

Taiwan biggest user of mobile data in Asia, second in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is the greatest user of mobile data in Asia, and only behind Finland in terms of total global usage, according to a new report by Swedish telecom market resear...

Taiwan's Chunghua Telecom is Asia's most trusted telecom company

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 20th annual Most Trusted Brand Awards ceremony was held this week on June 26 by Reader’s Digest Asia. At the awards, Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom Company w...

Taiwanese TV to finally start showing World Cup games tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 32 FIFA World Cup matches have already been played, Taiwanese viewers tomorrow (June 30) can finally join 3.4 billion people across the world in watching the stupendous s...

How to watch the World Cup in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite the fact that the 2018 FIFA World Cup being held in Russia is being watched by 3.4 billion people across planet earth, the Taiwanese TV gods in their infinite wisdom&nb...

Taiwan to cooperate with EU on 5G

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs said Thursday Taiwan had reached an agreement with the European Union to help with the development of 5G wireless systems. This year is...

3 Taiwan telecom companies fined by NCC for NT$499 4G deal mania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the dust has started to settle from the pandemonium of the NT$499 (US$16) 4G package deal that was being offered by Taiwanese telecom companies earlier this month, t...

Taipei City fines Chunghwa Telecom, Honghwa International for overtime violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City Department of Labor (DOL) ruled on Monday to impose fines of NT$1 million on Chunghwa Telecom and its contractor Honghwa International for overtime violations st...

Employee collapses from exhaustion amid '499 Chaos' in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the Chunghwa Telecom NT$499 deal for unlimited 4G goes into its final day of registration, the company employees and the government alike are eagerly awaiting an end to...