Taiwan parties to announce legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's three major political parties are slated to nominate candidates for legislator-at-large seats this week ahead of the Jan. 11 elections, with most of them bein...

Award-winning French director receives Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French director and recipient of the 2017 Prix franco-taïwanais cultural award, Jean-Robert Thomann, was granted Taiwanese citizenship at the end of October and has s...

Singapore biggest winner of Taiwan Int'l Student Design Competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taiwan International Student Design Competition (TISDC) announced its winners on Monday (Nov. 11), and students from the National University of Singapore received...

More nations following Russia, China to spread fake news: U.K. scholar

More countries around the world have been copying the efforts of Russia and China to systematically disseminate fake news, a phenomenon that is now considered a cause for global concern, a visiting pr...

Nat'l Taiwan University students all receive performance grades of 87%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students and faculty from National Taiwan University (NTU) noticed on Tuesday (Nov. 5) that the performance grades for all students past and present have been changed to 8...

Kiwi student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

A language program student from New Zealand on Thursday won the top prize in a Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei where foreign nationals described their experiences in Taiwan or shared other ...

Founder of Taiwan's TSMC discusses lessons learned in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of the world's largest contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), was invited to speak at the Talent Circulation All...

NTU students, faculty to raise funds for professor murdered during Taiwan's White Terror

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faculty members and student representatives of National Taiwan University (NTU) are raising money in order to establish a memorial square on campus in honor of deceased pr...

National Taiwan University and Nespresso launch coffee recycling collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) is collaborating with a coffee industry giant on applying coffee by-products to agricultural production to provide scientific data for rec...

Taiwan plans memorial square for democracy activist Chen Wen-chen

Plans are afoot to build a memorial square at National Taiwan University (NTU) to honor Chen Wen-chen (陳文成), a young democracy activist who died under mysterious circumstances and whose body was found...

5 Taiwanese products receive 2019 R&D 100 Awards

Five cutting-edge products and technologies developed by institutes affiliated with the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) have been announced as winners of the 2019 R&D 100 Awards to be presente...

US Defense Dept. opens Flagship language center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Overseas Flagship language center has been established by the U.S. Defense Department at National Taiwan University to foster exchanges between the U.S. and Taiw...

National Central University ranked third in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to the 2020 edition of the annual Best Global Universities Rankings published by U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday (Oct. 22), Taiwan's top three universi...

National Taiwan University Hospital dermatologist recommends giving up bath sponges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The attending physician at National Taiwan University Hospital's Department of Dermatology, Chiu Pin-chi (邱品齊), wrote on his Facebook page on Oct. 22 that there is no ...

Cardiologist donates prize money aiming to help Taiwan win Nobel Prize in medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Respected cardiologist Lien Wen-pin (連文彬) was honored with a lifetime service award at the 29th Taiwan Medical Dedication Awards (醫療奉獻獎) held in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 2...