Taiwan university develops 5-minute coronavirus test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) has developed a test which not only can show whether or not a patient has been infected with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) but als...

Private colleges face closures amid low birth rates in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s educational authorities expressed support on Monday (Oct. 19) for the country’s public and private universities to merge amid population decline woes....

Taiwan hospital uses TSMC chips for customized Parkinson’s treatment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chips produced by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are being utilized in a new treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) with positive results. The ...

Chunghwa Telecom partners with Taiwan universities on smart healthcare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading telecommunications giant is joining hands with two prestigious universities to develop smart healthcare applications utilizing 5G and artificial int...

Muslims in Taiwan to hold mass Eid prayers in adherence with safety precautions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Muslims can attend mass Eid prayers across Taiwan on Friday (July 31), with the prayer schedules being released for five locations in the cities of Taipei, Hsinchu, Kaoshi...

Taiwanese scientists help develop innovative flapping wing drone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team from Taiwan’s prestigious National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) is behind the development of a new drone prototype that mimics the movement of the world&rsquo...

Taiwan green-lights merger of Yang-Ming, Chiao-Tung universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Yang-Ming University (NYMU, 國立陽明大學) and National Chiao Tung University (NCTU, 國立交通大學) will officially merge on February 1, 2021, after the proposal received a...

Taiwan's NCTU free bus service accused of supporting Han Kuo-yu recall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chiao Tung University student union recently announced the introduction of a free round trip bus service for students from Kaohsiung. In order to encourage...

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...

Number of visiting HK students, professors spikes in Taiwan amid escalating protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students and professors applying to study and teach at Taiwanese universities as guests has spiked amid the prolonged protests in Hong Kong, which ...

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's NCTU develops smart contact lens to detect dry eye syndrome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team at a Taiwanese university has successfully developed the world’s first smart contact lens that can instantaneously detect dry eye syndrome, Liberty Times repo...

Two Taiwan universities to start final merger discussion in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) and Chiao Tung University (NCTU) will decide whether to merge together as National Yang-Ming and Chiao Tung University (YMCT) later in...

Taiwan’s Team NCTU competes in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) left for the US today (Aug. 12) to compete in the Subterranean Challenge, a robotics competition held by the United States'...

Startup finding success with new contactless blood pressure sensor

TAIPEI --A Taiwanese university startup, which has developed image-sensing technology to measure a person's blood pressure and heartbeat simply by looking at his/her face, is starting to find comm...