Taiwan telecoms offer huge discounts for Double 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – T-Star (台灣之星) on Monday (Nov. 11) offered a "Double 11" deal of an unlimited 4G plan for a low price of NT$188 (US$6.18) per month. The offer is limited to 80...

Two Taiwan teams advance to global round of NASA hackathon

Two of the 67 Taiwanese teams that took part in NASA's International Space Apps Challenge this past weekend have been selected for the global round of the hackathon, with one of the teams focusing...

Registration for 2019 NASA Hackathon in Taiwan now open: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, which will be held in Taipei in October, is now open for registration. “The NASA Hackathon is one of NASA...

Taiwan Internet and E-Commerce Association asks for government attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a meeting at the Presidential Office Thursday (August 15), the Taiwan Internet and E-Commerce Association (TiEA) told President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) it wanted to see ...

Taiwan approves three online banks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) on Tuesday (July 30) unexpectedly approved all three applications it had received for Web-only banks. Previously, the governm...

Taiwan prepares expanded blacklist of Chinese telecom products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (July 18), Executive Yuan Spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka announced that Taiwan’s government will be introducing a blacklist of Chinese telecom products at the ...

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom to forge 500-strong AI workforce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s telecommunications giant Chunghwa Telecom announced that the company is recruiting new talent that will see its artificial intelligence (AI) workforce expan...

Taiwan has two supercomputers in the global Top 500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan appeared twice on the global Top 500 of supercomputers, with the Taiwania and the Taiwania 2, the Liberty Times reported Wednesday (June 26). Veteran American co...

Government to fund 5G development in Taiwan

Taipei (CNA) - The Taiwan government will allocate NT$20.4 billion (US$648.2 million) over a four-year period for the development of 5G mobile networks to give Taiwan a strategical place in the new ag...

'Opinion poll fairness' will decide life and death of Taiwan’s ‘Democratic Progressive Party’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --According to the principle of “Garbage In, Garbage Out,” questioning the fairness of opinion polls is a necessary process for a responsible search for accuracy and t...

Taiwan, EU to cooperate on smart factory, unmanned aerial vehicles in 5G era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A joint program between Taiwan and the European Union on 5G technology development will enter a new phase in 2019, with planned experiments on unmanned aerial vehicles and...

Taiwan’s top telecoms to stop selling Huawei smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two of Taiwan’s major wireless carriers, Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) and Taiwan Mobile (台灣大哥大), confirmed on Wednesday (May 22) they will not sell Huawei devices after s...

Taiwan indigenous children’s choirs to perform in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s indigenous children’s choirs will perform on stages across the U.K. from May 24-29, announced Ministry of Culture (MOC) at a press conference on May 1...

Hsieh Chi-mau to take over as chairman of Chunghwa Telecom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) President Hsieh Chi-mau (謝繼茂) will become company chairman after David Cheng (鄭優) retires, Central News Agency reported on Wednesday. Cheng confirmed ...

Taiwan promotes 40 villages with a Small Town Ramble Passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Marking the Year of the Small Town, the Tourism Bureau on Tuesday presented the Taiwan Small Town Ramble Passport to promote visits to 40 villages. The 20,000 copies of the p...