Taiwan signs deal with German manufacturer for COVID-19 vaccine doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's TTY Biopharm Company (東洋製藥) announced Monday (Oct. 12) that it has received authorization for the delivery of coronavirus vaccines developed by Germany's ...

Taiwan Ministry of Finance's grip on the CHB is a disgrace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taishin Financial Holding Co.'s (台新金控) feud with the Taiwanese Ministry of Finance (MOF), which has raged since 2013 when the board of Chang Hwa Bank (CHB, 彰化銀行) appro...

One of three Taiwan Marine soldiers critically wounded in landing drill dies

One of the soldiers who fell overboard during a military drill on Friday passed away early Sunday, the Navy Command said in a statement. The Navy expressed condolences to the family of the 26-year-...

Stimulus vouchers can be used for online ticket purchases: Taiwan cabinet

The government's new stimulus voucher program will allow the online purchase of tickets for cultural and sporting events, the Cabinet said Thursday (June 4), adding that the policy remains consist...

Taiwan government guarantees ample supply of essential goods, commodities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan sought to assure the public of an adequate supply of essential goods amid supply chain disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The coun...

Rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 to go into production in July

A rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 developed by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is scheduled to go into production in July, a Taiwanese official said Monday (April 13). ...

Taiwan soon to reach 13 million masks daily, N95 respirators in works

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is on track to reach its goal of producing 13 million surgical masks per day by April, and the next step is to ramp up production of N95 respirators. During a pr...

Taiwan Design Research Institute to open in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Design Center is slated to be upgraded to the Taiwan Design Research Institute next year, with its budget raised to NT$530 million (US$17.39 million). After ...

Taiwan, Thailand sign seven MOUs on industrial cooperation

Bangkok (CNA) Taiwan's Chinese National Federation of Industries signed seven memorandums of understanding (MOU) with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) in Bangkok on Tuesday to create new op...

Free Wi-Fi on Taipei MRT ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Free AD Wi-Fi coverage on all of the Taipei Metro's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations in Taipei and New Taipei has been discontinued since June 25. Since December of 201...

‘Choose the strongest candidate to represent DPP’: Taiwan’s former Premier William Lai

TAIPE (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ex-premier William Lai (賴清德) on Sunday (June 9) pleaded with the public to choose the strongest candidate for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) before t...

Taiwan Premier says Cabinet will resign on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As long predicted, Premier William Lai (賴清德) announced he and his Cabinet would officially resign on Friday, following Thursday’s passage of the central government budget ...

Taiwan's Puyuma and Taroko trains purchased illegally: NPP leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the deadly Yilan train derailment in October, New Power Party (NPP) Executive Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) yesterday claimed that the Taiwan Railways Administr...

Taiwan’s CPC Corp, Taipower to jointly develop geothermal energy in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan state-owned oil refiner CPC Corp. and Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) will work together to explore geothermal energy sources in Yilan Country, reported CNA. At ...

Taiwan to send retired TSMC chairman to APEC summit: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is likely to send one of its highest-profile business leaders, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀), to represent President...