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Taiwan Higher Education Exposition collaborates with Smart Asia for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – The 9th Taiwan Higher Education Exposition (THEE) partnered up with Smart Asia for the fair that started Thursday (Oct. 17), at the Bombay Exhibition Center in India. The id...

Aging right in Taiwan

The world’s population is getting older and in some places — especially Taiwan — at a relatively quick pace. Nine per cent of the world’s population is over 65 years old. In...

Chinese cybergroup behind Kaohsiung Mayor's win uncovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After months of suspicions and accusations that China had manipulated social media to engineer Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) meteoric rise to fame and victory in the Kaohsiung mayoral...

Drill requisition of oyster frames shows all-out defense: Taiwan scholar

The requisition of oyster farming frames during the Han Kuang live-fire exercises in May demonstrated Taiwan's all-out national defense, a scholar specializing in strategic affairs said Monday. ...

Taiwan needs to strengthen military cooperation with neighboring countries: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As four Chinese air force planes and two navy vessels appeared close to the coast of southern Taiwan Tuesday, an expert recommended Taiwan forge closer military ties with its de...

Live-stream debate on marriage equality referendum commenced Nov. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the past few days, Formosa Television has live-streamed debates on each of the 10 public referendums set to take place on Nov 24. Yesterday morning (Nov. 4), the d...

Record high 15 Taiwanese universities listed on Academic Ranking of World Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 15 Taiwanese universities have made the cut in the 2018 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), announced the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy yes...

Taiwan's first fact-checking center launches to battle fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two local non-profit organizations have joined forces to created the first fact-checking organization in Taiwan, Taiwan Fact Check Center, with its first piece released on Tues...

31 Taiwanese universities hit top Asia-Pacific Universities list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Five more Taiwanese universities hit the list of the 2018 top universities in the Asia-Pacific region, according to data from Times Higher Education, from last year, bringing th...

Central Taiwan university adds gender-neutral restrooms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chung Cheng University (NCCU) in Chiayi opened the campus' first gender-neutral restrooms on May 17. Currently there are four gender-neutral bathroom stall...

Taiwanese professor to commercialize tumor detecting technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A professor at National Chung Cheng University (NCCU), who invented a chip that can detect the possible existence of a tumor in a cancer patient in the early stages is now look...

Taiwan fact-checking center to be established to combat fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To combat fake news, Taiwan Media Watch and the Association for Quality Journalism are collaborating to set up a fact-checking center. The two local non-profit organiza...

University students create comprehensive Taiwan eco-guide app

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three years of work, university students from National Chung Cheng University completed an app to identify over 130 animal species in Taiwan, reported Taiwan Animal ...

19 institutes to participate in Taiwan higher education expo in India

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- Nineteen Taiwanese prestigious institutes from a wide range of fields are expected to participate in the 7th "Taiwan Higher Education Exposition" (THEE) to be held...

Taiwanese college students denied entry to UN human rights gallery in Geneva

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- A group of Taiwanese college students and a professor were denied a visit to United Nations human rights public gallery in Geneva this Monday for not being able to present docu...