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Taiwan at forefront of e-bike boom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the potential to break new ground in the electric bicycle industry, according to a report by CNA. After reaching the peak of the global electric bicycle indu...

Former Taiwan president warns Tsai voters not to take Lu's withdrawal lightly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) said on Sunday (Nov. 3) that former Vice President Annette Lu’s (呂秀蓮) withdrawal from the 2020 presidential race was not necess...

Furry friends good for mental health: Taiwan foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan's leading mental health foundations has promoted the findings of an international study that found that interacting and playing with animals for at least...

Plans to build Taiwan's largest solar power plant underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TSMC intends to build Taiwan’s largest solar power plant in Pingtung County, according to CNA. C.C. Wei (魏哲家), CEO of TSMC, said on Sunday (Nov. 3) that the semic...

Taipei migrant workers demand abolition of exploitive broker system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 100 migrant workers protested outside the representative offices of three Southeast Asian countries at 11 a.m. on Sunday (Nov. 3), demanding a statement on i...

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...

Baby in critical condition after 5-car collision on freeway in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person was killed and six were injured in a major traffic collision on the Changhua section of National Freeway No. 1 (Sun Yat-sen Freeway) Saturday morning (Nov. 2). ...

Former Taiwan president Chiang Ching-kuo's diaries to be made public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institute on Friday (Nov. 1) said that the private diaries of former Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國) will be made available t...

Hong Kong government seeks to censor internet comments after mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s High Court on Thursday night (Oct. 31) agreed to a request from the special administrative region’s Department of Justice to issue an interim injun...

Taiwan Presidential Palace Adventure game launches online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new adventure game was launched online on Thursday (Oct. 31) with the aim of increasing public understanding of President Tsai Ing-wen’s ((蔡英文) governance and poli...

Travel to Hong Kong or Macau restricted for Taiwan submarine personnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Personnel working on the Indigenous Defense Submarine (IDS) have had to sign a "Defense Manufacturer Security Management" confidentiality agreement that forbids ...

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...

Taipei International Documentary Festival kicks off Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City International Documentary Month will begin Tuesday (Oct. 29). The month-long film-screening event will take place at two locations: Fuzhong 15’s N...

Australian petition to recognize Taiwan garners thousands of signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public e-petition has been launched on the Australian House of Representatives website calling for the Australian government to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwa...

Revelers at Taiwan Pride 2019 enjoy safe space to express themselves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of thousands of people participated in the 2019 Taiwan Pride parade Saturday (Oct. 26) in central Taipei, with estimates of between 170,000 to 250,000, the larges...