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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...

SpaceX rocket launches 2 Taiwan-made satellites into orbit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A SpaceX rocket on Sunday (Jan. 24) lifted off the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, Florida carrying two Taiwan-made satellites into space. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blast...

Northeasterly winds bring cooler temperatures to northern Taiwan

Northern Taiwan can expect lower temperatures and rain Friday (Nov. 27) due to the arrival of a northeasterly wind system, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Daytime highs in the region...

University in Taiwan’s Kinmen islands sets up Muslim prayer room

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Quemoy University (NQU) on the outlying islands of Kinmen County unveiled a Muslim prayer room on Wednesday (Nov. 18) that it hopes would attract more student...

President Tsai receives postcard from Taiwanese in Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Oct. 20) shared a postcard she received from a Taiwanese scientist in Antarctica and expressed thanks for the greeting from afar. ...

Taiwan's new weather app can notify users 30 minutes before rainfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) launched a new mobile weather app that can notify users 30 minutes b...

Cool, wet weather to continue across Taiwan through weekend

Northeasterly winds are expected to continue throughout the weekend, keeping temperatures cool and bringing occasional rain to much of Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday (Sept. 26)...

Taiwan’s National Central University to form R&D center with Royal DSM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Central University (NCU) in Taoyuan City will establish a joint research and development center with Royal DSM of the Netherlands, reports said Tuesday (Sept. 8)....

Benefits of Taiwan stimulus plan only temporary: Economist

The Taiwan government's stimulus measures are likely to spur domestic consumption in the short term, as the country relaxes its COVID-19 restrictions, but the country's economic future will de...

Heavy rain warning issued for 16 cities, counties across Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday evening issued a heavy rain advisory for 16 cities and counties across Taiwan, as a plum rain front approached the country. With the arrival of the front,...

1st tropical storm of year brewing, impact on Taiwan uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression lurking to the southeast of the Philippines is expected to form the first tropical storm of the year, but as models of its future path differ, the ex...

Taiwan's consumer confidence weakens for 3rd straight month

Consumer confidence weakened for the third consecutive month in April as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continued to impact market sentiment, according to National Central University (NCU). Citi...