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Annual Mei-Chu Tournament takes place in Taiwan's Hsinchu

HSINCHU (Taiwan News) — The annual Mei-Chu Tournament between rivals National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) and National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) kicked off on Friday (March 5). S...

Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...

Taiwan research team develops rapid COVID-19 antibody test kit

A research team at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in northern Taiwan announced Thursday (Feb. 18) that it has developed a rapid test that can identify how well protected a vaccinated person is a...

Taiwanese, Spanish scholars discover world's oldest Spanish-Chinese language dictionary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Spanish and Taiwanese scholar have discovered the world’s oldest and largest Spanish-Chinese language dictionary in the archives of the Philippines’ Universi...

A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

Princess from eSwatini attends Taiwan Christmas party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A princess from Taiwan’s only African ally, eSwatini, praised the nation's efforts against the coronavirus pandemic at a Christmas party held by National Tsing H...

How to stop China winning without war

Many of the strongest American voices warning about the threats the People’s Republic of China (PRC) pose to the world are current and former U.S. military officers. They have also been among...

More than 1,200 students have returned home to Taiwan amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 1,282 Taiwanese overseas students have returned home to continue their studies amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports said Thursday (Nov. 26). ...

Twinning a tantalizing opportunity

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The dreaming spires of Oxford will be brighter in the morning sun for Taiwanese students, once university life in the U.K. returns to normal following the Wuhan coronav...

Taiwan’s National Tsing Hua University unveils new electric race car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.7 seconds: that is the speed which students at National Tsing Hua University hope will help them win awards for the TH05, the latest...

Taiwan sees influx of returnee students as coronavirus rages worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some of Taiwan’s top universities are being flooded with applications from overseas Taiwanese students who wish to return for study amid the COVID-19 threat and in t...

Trump and Biden's mixed records on China and Taiwan: William Stanton

This is the second part of a two-part commentary. The first part can be found here. The most robust indication of American support for Taiwan has perhaps come in the form of the strongest U.S. gove...

The Trump conundrum — A Taiwan-centric perspective: William Stanton

This is the first part of a two-part commentary. The second part can be found here. Whatever anyone might think of President Donald Trump, many Taiwanese and foreign friends of Taiwan will likely b...

Wuhan virus finally alters global perceptions of the PRC: William Stanton

Twenty-nine years ago, on April 18, 1991, I delivered an informal talk at the Hoover Institution about the People's Republic of China (PRC), which I recently found among my papers. What surprised ...

Taipei residents most exposed to coronavirus threat in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei leads the country as the municipality with the highest risk of infection from Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a joint study by National Tsing Hua Univers...