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Pork referendum's defeat helps Taiwan join CPTPP, Indo-Pac Economic Framework: researchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now that the referendum on ractopamine pork has been defeated, Taiwan’s chances of joining the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, and then the Comprehensive and Progre...

Taiwan and India cooperate on January CubeSat launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) and India are among the many international partners involved in launching a CubeSat into space in January 2022, reports said Saturda...

Taiwan’s GDP growth to benefit manufacturing sector first

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s rapid GDP expansion is rooted in the manufacturing sector, residents working in the larger services sector will feel the benefits of the growth much late...

Actress Ning Chang denies she is Taiwan independence supporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Ning Chang (張鈞甯) denied in a Weibo post that she is a Taiwan independence supporter and affirmed that she is Chinese after netizens from that country que...

Survey buoys showing Taiwan flag deployed on Arctic expedition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of eight survey buoys with the image of Taiwan’s national flag have been deployed on a journey to the Arctic Ocean as part of an oceanic research project bet...

NCU arctic expedition pioneers Taiwan’s Earth science research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Central University (NCU) in a statement on Monday (Aug. 23) celebrated a successful polar expedition by members of its faculty. The NCU expedition set out ...

Southwest monsoon brings high chance of rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression above the Pacific is moving generally westward, and though its route is difficult to predict, it is likely to bring rain to Taiwan, reported CNA on S...

Consumer confidence in Taiwan slips amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) fell sharply in May, but figures for June might be even worse amid the current COVID-19 outbreak, researchers at National Ce...

Foodpanda reveals which Taiwan universities' students love delivery the most

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foodpanda, one of the most popular food delivery platforms in Taiwan. last month released a list of the 24 Taiwanese universities with the most orders as well as informati...

Taiwan survey expects property prices to keep rising despite government campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Government measures targeting real estate speculation are unlikely to register much impact, as consumers still expect property prices to rise, according to an economic stu...

Taiwan satellites significantly increase accuracy of weather forecasting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's FormoSat-7 satellite constellation has been vital to increasing the accuracy of domestic weather prediction, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) Director-General Che...

National Taiwan University tops list of schools favored by local businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University has claimed the top spot in 2021 as the favorite university from which employees graduated among local businesses, according to a survey by Chee...

Through cube satellites, Taiwanese space sector thinks outside the box

The commercialization of space has long been dominated by the world's superpowers, but Taiwan is hoping to carve out its own blue ocean in the space economy through its development of "cube&q...

Taiwan loses contact with indigenous satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mission operators at Taiwan's National Space Organization (NSPO) have lost contact with two domestically made mini-satellites (CubeSats) after they were launched into ...

Taiwanese scientist learns to face ‘uncertainty’ in Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Central University Space Science and Engineering associate professor Lin Ying-tsen (林映岑) said she learned to deal with "uncertainty" while living in Ant...