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Responding to International Mother Language Day, Taiwan builds an environment friendly to indigenous languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - In response to UN's call for the preservation of mother languages, International Mother Language Day -- Indigenous Language Revitalization Award ...

Groups to march in Taipei Sunday to commemorate Feb. 28 Incident

A coalition of over 50 civic organizations will march in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 21) to remember the victims of the Feb. 28 incident and to protest against the lingering symbols of "authoritariani...

Minister without portfolio named new Cabinet spokesman

The Executive Yuan on Thursday named Minister without Portfolio Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) as the new Cabinet spokesman, three months after his predecessor resigned over a false comment he made that an award...

Taiwan premier: No cabinet reshuffle after Lunar New Year holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) reiterated on Saturday (Feb. 6) that there is no plan for a partial cabinet reshuffle, amid rumors that two top positions relating to pandemic...

China’s new ban on Taiwan pork has actually been in place since 2014

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Executive Yuan Secretary-General Li Meng-yen (李孟諺) on Thursday (Jan. 28) criticized China's Taiwan Affairs Office’s announcement that it was banning Taiwa...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...

Taiwan addresses water shortages following unusually dry year

Experts suggest that water-saving and management, as well as environmental protection, should be the priority as Taiwan is in the process of adopting several measures to cope with water shortages foll...

Taiwan officials vow to crack down on pork-related price gouging

Taiwanese government officials on Saturday vowed to deal firmly with anyone caught artificially inflating the price of pork, following reports that vendors were raising prices amid concerns about a ne...

Health ministry's probe of anti-ractopamine doctor draws pushback

A recent decision by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) to report clinical psychiatrist Su Wei-shuo (蘇偉碩) to the police over what the ministry said are "false rumors" about ractopamin...

Central bank tightens mortgage rules to cap property speculation

The central bank on Monday said it has tightened the rules governing mortgages extended by banks, effective Tuesday, in a bid to rein in speculation in the local property market. Central bank Gover...

2020 HORTI ASIA Opts for Virtual Exhibition for the First Time; Taiwan's Eye-opening Innovative Agricultural Technologies Take Center Stage

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 24 November 2020 - Bringing heavyweight innovative techniques and advanced products in agricultural technology, the Agricultural Technology Research Institute (hereaf...

Microsoft to Establish Its First Datacenter Region in Taiwan as A Part of Its "Reimagine Taiwan" Initiative

Microsoft will accelerate digital transformation and innovation in Taiwan through access to secure enterprise cloud services, expansion of Taiwan’s Azure engineering group and local talent development...

Photonics Festival in Taiwan: An integrated smart Industry chain

Innolux Corporation joins this exhibition to showcase its latest products. Meanwhile, Micro LED, Silicon Photonics, 5G Communication, Space Photonics and Military/Defense Photonics, plus Epidemic Prev...

Google lists Republic of China founding as 1949 on Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday (Oct. 10), Taiwan's National Day, searches on Google with the terms "Republic of China establishment" suddenly yielded the date in 1949 that Kuom...

Winners of Presidential Hackathon awards honored in Taipei

Twelve winners of the 2020 Presidential Hackathon were honored Sunday (Sept. 20) at the Presidential Office in Taipei City, spotlighting government efforts to address societal needs through innovation...