US agricultural trade mission visits I-Mei factory

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) – The first ever agricultural trade mission from the United States visited Taiwan’s food manufacturer I-Mei Foods Co. today (April 24) looking for new opportunities t...

Bank of Taiwan to sell Tokyo 2020 Olympic commemorative coins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Bank of Taiwan has today announced on its website today that the first batch of Tokyo 2020 Olympic commemorative coins produced by the Japan Mint (日本造幣局) are now availab...

TSMC continues to lead tech market in nano innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) CEO and Vice Chairman C.C. Wei (魏哲家) said in his keynote speech at the 2019 Technology Symposium in Santa Clara, the company continues...

New figures show number of underweight pupils grow for fifth consecutive year in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Education revealed that, according to their survey figures from July 2018, an estimated 205,000 K-12 and high school students in Taiwan are underweight. ...

China bans Leica ad portraying photojournalist taking historic “Tank Man” picture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The award-winning advertising agency F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi released a short film this week intended to promote Leica Camera. But the German camera manufacturer has...

Amazon to close its online retail operation in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American e-commerce giant Amazon announced on Wednesday (April 17) the company is shutting down its online marketplace that sells Chinese products to local customers. Market...

Foxconn, HTC made Forbes’ ‘Blockchain 50’ list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Forbes announced its first ever ‘Blockchain 50,’ a list of 50 companies spearheading blockchain technologies worldwide on Tuesday. (April 16) Taiwan’s Foxconn...

Capital Gazette awarded for ‘courageous response’: 2019 Pulitzer Prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Pulitzer Prize Board announced its 2019 winners at Columbia University’s School of Journalism on Monday (April 15). Singer Aretha Franklin and Capital Gazette were hono...

Taichung Power Plant fails third checkup this year, fined NT$20 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Power Company’s plant in Longjing, Taichung, was fined NT$20 million (about US$648,000) by Taichung’s Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) on Monday (Apr...

Taiwan to conduct annual live-fire military exercises in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Air Force and Navy are set to carry out the annual Han Kuang military exercises from May 27 to May 31 in the country's eastern territorial waters and airspac...

Chang Gung Medical Foundation signs MOUs with Malaysian hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chang Gung Medical Foundation (長庚醫療財團法人) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Malaya Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur. A mission led by t...

S.U.P.E.R. Teacher winners in Taiwan's Nantou County advance to national

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Nantou Teachers Union on Friday announced its annual S.U.P.E.R. Teacher Award winners. The four teachers were selected for their outstanding performance in teaching, classroom ma...

37 Chinese entities put on US 'Unverified List'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) announced this week it is adding 50 organizations, including 37 from China, to its “Unverified List” of entities that should b...

Search ongoing for pilot of crashed Japanese F-35

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday evening, a F-35A stealth fighter jet piloted by a Japanese aviator disappeared from radar while flying over the Pacific near norther Japan during training. It was la...

US tanks sale to Taiwan on schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense plan to procure 108 M1A2 Abrams tanks from the United States is on schedule, according to the Central News Agency, citing an anonymo...