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...

24 pygmy killer whales found dead in S. Taiwan since April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two dozen pygmy killer whales have been found dead along the coasts of southern Taiwan since April. According to post-mortem examinations of the pygmy killer whales, wh...

Senior engineer to be appointed acting Kaohsiung mayor after pro-China mayor ousted: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Less than a week after China-leaning Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was recalled in a vote, the Executive Yuan is reportedly poised to designate a senior Kaohsiung gover...

NCKU to open Taiwan's first school of computing

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its billion-dollar research center on Wednesday morning (June 3) and announced the establishment o...

NCKU president shares Taiwan's pandemic experience in World Bank teleconference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) President Dr. Huey-Jen Jenny Su (蘇慧貞) on Tuesday (May 12) joined a teleconference hosted by the World Bank and provided ...

Innovation ecosystem launched to revolutionize S. Taiwan business landscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic creates headwinds for many industries in Taiwan, a Tainan university is set to lead an innovation ecosystem in which the government and top tec...

Taiwan's NCKU, German university mark 1 year of Asia office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and Germany's Technische Universität Darmstadt (TUDa) on Thursday (May 7) joined together in a two-day event ce...

Taiwan's NCKU research momentum remains despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide and lockdowns are extended, Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is tapping into one of its...

University in S. Taiwan develops island's first deployable coronavirus hospital

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — Tainan-based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has unveiled a project to build the island’s first deployable quarantine hospital to prepare for the potential cor...

Taiwan's NCKU holds online summit for world education and medical advancement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Tuesday (April 21) held a 12-hour-long online meeting attended by over 150 university presidents, scholars, experts, and medical p...

Taiwan puts together national team for coronavirus vaccine and treatment research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-sponsored National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) has established a “national team” for facilitated development of vaccines and treatments in...

Taiwan NCKU Top 2 university in Asia in THE University Impact Ranking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Times Higher Education (THE) magazine on Thursday (April 22) released the Impact Rankings 2020, and two Taiwanese universities were on the list, with National Cheng Ku...

Taiwan shines in WHO hackathon for coronavirus solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese team has been recognized for offering a tech solution in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic at a COVID-19-themed hackathon organized by the World Heal...

Taiwan Normal University student confirmed with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) confirmed on Tuesday (March 31) that one of its students has been confirmed as having the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), making the...

NCKU sends 500 students home after suspected Wuhan virus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports that a student from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan is suspected to have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the university...