Taiwan government takes novel approach to fighting novel coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s government agencies are gearing up to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) taking a cue from...

Qualcomm launches Taiwan innovation center for startup ecosystem

U.S. chip giant Qualcomm Inc. opened an innovation center in Taipei Monday (March 10) to promote the development of a startup ecosystem in Taiwan and deepen the company's collaboration with Taiwan...

South Korea no rival to Taiwan in semiconductor industry: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea can hardly compete with Taiwan in semiconductor manufacturing despite the ambitious move by Samsung Electronics to put a 3-nanometer semiconductor node into co...

Brazil inaugurates rebuilt Antarctic research base

Brazilian officials inaugurated the country's new Antarctica scientific base on King George Island Wednesday, nearly eight years after a deadly fire destroyed most of the previous compound. ...

Taiwan’s MOST leads 28 companies to participate in CES 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA), which was founded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to promote entrepreneurship and startups, has led 28 Taiwanese companies to...

Taiwan’s AI success difficult to replicate elsewhere: Academia Sinica expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Other countries will find it hard to replicate Taiwan’s successful development of artificial intelligence (AI), as the island’s restricted size has helped it e...

Taiwan talent drain sees professors poached by Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least five faculty members from Taiwan’s most prestigious universities have been poached by Hong Kong over the past two years, highlighting the academic talent dr...

Trade fair kicks off Thursday featuring Taiwan innovations

Futex Taipei 2019, an annual high-tech trade fair, kicked off on Thursday (Dec. 5) showcasing over 80 innovations Taiwan hopes will place it in a leadership position with future technologies, accordin...

Taiwanese are not funny enough: university study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese do not rate highly on the international scale for sense of humor, but such a sense can be learned, a research team at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) sa...

2019 FUTEX in Taipei set to spotlight smart agriculture tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 FUTEX future technology exhibition taking place in Taipei between Dec. 5-8 will emphasize Taiwan’s smart agricultural biotech. Featured at the annual tec...

Taiwan develops world’s first non-intrusive kidney dialysis measurer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Chiao Tung University (NTCU) has developed the first non-intrusive kidney dialysis measurer in the world, with help from the Ministry of Science and Technology (M...

Taiwan Future Tech Expo to open in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Future Tech Exposition (FUTEX 2019) is set to open on Dec. 5 and run through Dec. 8 at the Taipei World Trade Center, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ...

More nations following Russia, China to spread fake news: U.K. scholar

More countries around the world have been copying the efforts of Russia and China to systematically disseminate fake news, a phenomenon that is now considered a cause for global concern, a visiting pr...

China starts research into 6G technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media reports that the country has launched a research program into the development of 6G or sixth-generation telecom technology, the Reuters news agency wro...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...