Taiwan’s defense science institute entangled in security breach over Chinese cloud service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A procurement flaw has been found at Taiwan’s military technology development institute, and critics say it may have jeopardized the country’s national securit...

Brazil police finish investigation into National Museum fire

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Federal Police on Monday wrapped up an investigation into a 2018 fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro that destroyed much of its 20-million-artifact collection,...

Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?

TOKYO (AP) — As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows that experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for the the postponed games to open a year from now. ...

Business card helps Japanese woman recover father's lost pouch in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-born 75-year-old Japanese lawyer recently recovered her deceased father's pouch, which she had left behind in a taxi two years ago when she came to Taiwan ...

Taiwan to put in place volcano alert system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to implement a volcano warning system by the end of this year that covers the Tatun volcanoes (大屯火山群) in the north and Turtle Island (龜山島, Guishan Island) of...

College student flashes crowd at Taipei cosplay event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cosplayers are furious after a college student exposed herself in front of a large crowd gathered at a Taipei cosplay event on Saturday (July 4). On the first day of th...

Somaliland to station representative in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Muse Bihi Abdi of the Republic of Somaliland will soon send a representative to Taipei to develop long-term relations with Taiwan, according to a Tuesday (June 3...

Entrepreneurs and tech talents redefine local industries

Renowned futurist addresses post-COVID-19 issues at E-Day event HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 29 June 2020 - The HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development C...

Taiwan unveils plans to create digital ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's plan to establish a digital ministry will be focused on restructuring the National Communications Commission (NCC). As part of President Tsai Ing-wen's...

Taiwan Navy conducts mine drills amidst increasing Chinese military activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy recently carried out mine drills at a time when the Chinese military is stepping up its activity in the Taiwan Strait. The 192nd Fleet, also known as the Navy ...

Summer best time for foreign students to enter Taiwan: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) on Sunday (June 14) said the best time to allow foreign students to return to Taiwan is during summer vacation as the country...

Retired professor threatens Taiwanese president during rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired professor from the Taipei University of Science and Technology threatened President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (June 13) at a Taipei demonstration against fo...

Taiwan's new envoys to EU, UK announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office on Thursday (June 11) announced the appointment of new envoys to the EU and UK as part of a minor Cabinet reshuffle. Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥...

UK scientist: Week earlier lockdown could have halved deaths

LONDON (AP) — A scientist whose modeling helped set Britain’s coronavirus strategy said Tuesday that the country’s death toll could have been cut in half if lockdown had been introduced a week earlier...

Arrow Electronics Helps Tech Startups Boost Their Engineering Capability

Arrow Open Lab to offer free engineering consultations to help develop 5G-ready and AI-powered edge devices HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 June 2020 - Global technology-solutions provider Arr...