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...

Robots to replace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030: Oxford Economics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 20 million manufacturing jobs could disappear by 2030 as they would be handled by robots, reports said Wednesday (June 26). In a report titled “How Rob...

Japanese woman whose lost camera was found in Taiwan attends school graduation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese woman who lost her camera in the ocean south of Japan for it to be found by children on an Yilan County beach three years later fulfilled her promise to atten...

Taiwan concerned about expansion of Japanese encephalitis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Concern was growing about the expansion of Japanese encephalitis as three new cases were reported Tuesday (June 25) in three different areas of the northwest and south. ...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swim registration to top 20,000 on first day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On its first day of online registration, the popular Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival was likely to enlist 20,000 participants, leaving only 5,000 spots open ...

American Institute in Taiwan responds to TIME report: arms sales policy unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday (June 25) that the policy of selling arms to Taiwan was long-term and consistent, rejecting claims by TIME Magazine tha...

China aircraft carrier Liaoning heads north through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning was on its way back to its base in Northern China through the Taiwan Strait, the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday (June ...

Taiwan airport removes Chiang Kai-shek statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taitung Airport removed a statue of late President Chiang Kai-shek from a park at the request of the Transitional Justice Commission, reports said Saturday (June 15). T...

Taiwan activists plan rally against pro-China media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opponents of Chinese influence in the Taiwanese media will rally outside the Presidential Office Building on Sunday June 23. Activists are worried that as China ramps u...

Military police unit to move closer to Taiwan Presidential Office amid China threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A military police unit will move into new quarters right behind the Presidential Office Building amid the growing threat from China, the Liberty Times reported Saturday (J...

Apple opens second Taiwan store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. opened its second store in Taiwan Saturday (June 15), just a short distance away from its first store inside Taipei 101. As with the opening of the previous ...

Taiwan Research Institute sees 2.08 % GDP growth for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid the uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China, the Taiwan Research Institute (TRI, 台綜院) is putting the country’s economic growth a...

CPC Taiwan estimates losses from Sea of Oman tanker at NT$8 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – State oil refiner CPC Corporation, Taiwan said Friday (June 14) it estimated losses after insurance payments from the burning of a tanker in the Sea of Oman at NT$8 millio...

Taiwan president’s victory in DPP primaries keeps provoking reactions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory over ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries kept provoking reac...

Hearing into National Taiwan University president’s illegal jobs will be public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a rare move, the first hearing by the Public Functionary Disciplinary Sanction Commission into National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming’s (管中閔) ...