Taiwan-developed detection system seeks to prevent bridge collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has worked to ensure bridge safety with a detection system developed by a Taipei university to prevent the recurrence of a bridge collapse tragedy last year that cl...

Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

3 stores spotted selling Taiwan flag masks in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As pride in Taiwan is on the rise for its handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, members of a Taiwanese Facebook group have pinpointed three spots in New T...

Taiwan criminology expert shares advice on Chinese cybercrimes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To address China's relentless cyberattacks against Taiwan during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, National Taipei University (NTPU) assistant professor of cr...

Apache and Kiowa helicopters land at Taipei university campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students at National Taipei University (NTPU) were surprised Wednesday (March 25) to see two military helicopters land on their campus. The AH-64E Apache and the OH-58D...

Taiwan needs new blood for economic growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is enjoying the demographic dividend of economic growth resulting from a shift in the population age structure, but an increasingly aged population could be bad for...

AIT director compares Taiwan-US relationship to family with shared values and goals

NEW TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Addressing the students of National Taipei University in New Taipei City on Wednesday (March 11), Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen ...

NTNU to build new dorm for international students

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) said Tuesday it will spend about NT$600 million (US$20.05 million) to construct a new dormitory to accommodate international students. The building, which i...

Former Taiwan president announces withdrawal from politics

Former President Chen Shui-bian(陳水扁), spiritual head of the Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA), announced Sunday that he is withdrawing from politics and bid farewell to his supporters. Chen, popu...

Taiwanese cosplay candidate, Sunflower Movement activist wins legislative seat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Sunflower Movement activist and avid cosplayer Lai Pin-yu (賴品妤) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won a hotly contested race for New Taipei City's 12th ...

Taiwan professor accused of assigning homework based on students' political stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) political science instructor Chen Kai (陳愷) has been accused of assigning homework assignments to students based on their po...

Body of Taiwan student missing in US found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of Taiwanese exchange student Lai Chih-kai (賴致愷), who went missing in August, was found in a shed near Auburn University in the U.S. state of Alabama on Nov. 10. ...

Video shows students rip down Taiwan flag, hoist rainbow flag at NTPU 70th anniversary event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a sports meet held to celebrate National Taipei University's (NTPU) 70th anniversary, several students stormed the flag platform, took down the Taiwanese flag, ...

Taiwan should move to restrict disinformation spread by China-funded media: US scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American researcher has called on the Taiwanese government to impose policy restrictions on Taiwanese media ownership to prevent China-funded news outlets or media comp...

Vandalism of Lennon Walls reflects collective anxiety of Chinese students: scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent reports of Chinese students vandalizing pro-Hong Kong Lennon Walls have sparked conflicts on Taiwanese university campuses, and scholars have expressed different pe...