Alexa

Semiconductor giant TSMC seeks 9,000 new employees in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid surging global demand for semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is launching a campaign to find 9,000 new recruits for its operations across t...

Felon skips Taiwan quarantine for 3 days after returning from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A convicted felon was arrested on Monday (March 1) for skipping his quarantine to wander in and around Taipei Main Station for three days. When Wu Pai-ting (吳柏霆), 45, a...

Taiwan identifies new Covid drug more effective than remdesivir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Researchers at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) recently identified four new drug candidates for coronavirus treatment, including one that is 30 times more ...

Taiwanese man cheated parents out of NT$165,000 with fake diplomas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in Taoyuan City has been found guilty of tricking his parents into giving him money by posing as a student at top-ranking universities in Taiwan and abroad. The 3...

Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...

Taiwan professor fined for leading research programs in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A National Taiwan University (NTU) professor has been found to be leading research programs sponsored by the Chinese government without approval from Taiwan's Ministry...

Minister without portfolio named new Cabinet spokesman

The Executive Yuan on Thursday named Minister without Portfolio Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) as the new Cabinet spokesman, three months after his predecessor resigned over a false comment he made that an award...

Taiwan mulls establishing dedicated pandemic hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering building a dedicated pandemic hospital in the wake of the Taoyuan hospital cluster outbreak that has made national headlines over the past month. ...

Görlach Global: China is capitalizing on the COVID crisis

When face masks were getting scarce in the free world, China stepped up to the plate. Now, with a dearth of vaccine doses, the autocratic state is once more offering its help. China has progressed fr...

Taiwan ranked 2nd in Personalized Healthcare Index for Asia Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has claimed second place, second only to Singapore, across the Asia Pacific in the Personalized Healthcare Index (PHC index) released by the Economist at an interna...

Photo of the Day: Perfect Taiwanese dish for cold weather

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American researcher captured this photo of a piping hot bowl of dumplings he ordered at a Taipei night market. Philip Chang, 30, told Taiwan News he had taken the ph...

Taiwan key to addressing medical research with Western bias

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan can help remedy defects in medical research for Western countries that spring from ethnic discrepancies, said an expert from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a...

Taipei City Hospital to impose new entry controls from Jan. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Hospital (TCH) public system will tighten entry restrictions starting Wednesday (Jan. 20) as Taiwan sees an increase of coronavirus cases following a clust...

Taiwan's CECC planning partnership to develop COVID antibody treatments

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is planning to launch a public-private partnership to develop and produce antibody treatments against COVID-19, according to the National Health Research Ins...

NTU to set up Taiwan's first international athletics program

National Taiwan University (NTU) said Saturday (Jan. 90) it will introduce the country's first undergraduate program to train students for careers in international sports competition and managemen...