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Taiwan's UMC offers bullish outlook on strong chip demand

TAIPEI, April 27 (Reuters) - Taiwan chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp offered a bullish outlook for this year and next on Wednesday, saying it was still having problems meeting customer demand ev...

Results of Taiwan ocean-cleaning “Project Blue” released on Earth Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The environmental protection results of “Project Blue,” which aims to clean marine debris from beaches and the ocean, were released at a press conference on Fr...

Public health experts call for higher booster coverage as Taiwan eases border restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leading public health professionals are calling for higher booster dose coverage as Taiwan mulls relaxing COVID rules, noting unvaccinated seniors are more likely to be ho...

Columbia edges Cornell 34-26 after five interceptions

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Gabriel Hollingsworth and Bryson Canty wrapped touchdowns around a Will Allen interception early in the fourth quarter as Columbia broke open a tied game to defeat Cornell 34-26 on...

Is Taiwan's COVID success story in jeopardy?

Taiwan this week is imposing its strictest restrictions on public life so far since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, following days of rising case numbers. Throughout the pandemic, Taiwan has b...

Taiwan chipmaker UMC to spend $3.6 billion to expand capacity

Taiwan chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp 2303.TW said on Wednesday (April 28) it will spend NT$100 billion ($3.59 billion) over the next three years to expand capacity at a plant in southern Taiw...

COVID-19: Why is China's vaccination rate so low?

As countries around the world try to combat the latest wave of coronavirus infections by expanding vaccine access, China is trying to boost its vaccination rate through a combination of rewards and pu...

Slain spa workers and customers mourned by families

ATLANTA (AP) — Mothers, grandmothers, brothers. They loved to cook, dance, sing and travel. They worked long hours, sometimes in settings their children little understood. These are the eight people k...

Taiwanese travel agencies continue focusing on domestic business after 2020 revenue drop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese travel agencies will continue to focus on domestic travel this year, as some major agencies suffered a 70 to 80 percent decrease in annual revenue last year due ...

Taiwan needs to lead world in opening up after coronavirus: CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan set an example on how to respond to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, and now it wants to do the same with the recovery, CNN wrote Tuesday (Sept. 22). Entering Tai...

Taiwan teams up with Stanford to design protocols for travel resumption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is joining hands with Stanford University in the U.S. to design a mechanism for effective testing and quarantine as the island country prepares to relax travel rest...

Taiwan's NCKU holds online summit for world education and medical advancement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Tuesday (April 21) held a 12-hour-long online meeting attended by over 150 university presidents, scholars, experts, and medical p...

CNN lists Taiwan among 4 'places' that flattened coronavirus curve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of apparent fear of offending China, CNN has listed Taiwan among four "places," not countries, that have set a model example of how to flatten the Wuhan coro...

Barbra Streisand lauds Taiwan's coronavirus fighting tactics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned American singer and actress Barbra Streisand on Sunday (April 5) praised Taiwan for its handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In a tweet poste...

Journal of the American Medical Association lauds Taiwan’s coronavirus efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s efforts in fighting the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have won praise from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), reports said Wednesday (Ma...