Netherlands to seek further collaboration with Taiwan on circular economy

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — For the year of 2019, the Dutch representative office in Taiwan anticipates further collaboration with both Taiwan’s central and municipal governments on the field...

Self-driving bus rides free of charge during trial operation in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Transportation Bureau of Taichung City Government announced Saturday in a news release that Taichung citizens are eligible to ride self-driving buses for free that run...

Hall of Fame President David Baker gets 5-year extension

David Baker is remaining president and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame under a five-year extension and will take the role of chairman of Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village. B...

Shanghai TAO officials return to China after visit to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the afternoon of Dec. 11, the delegation from China’s Shanghai branch of the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) left Taipei to return to Shanghai after three days in the...

New 24-hour trash disposal and recycling machine being trialed in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new 24-hour trash collection service is currently being trialed in a central Taipei district. Thanks largely to the country’s illustrious garbage collection sys...

Ontario government fires 3 directors after Google deal

TORONTO (AP) — Ontario's provincial government has fired three board members from a government organization working with a Google-affiliated company to create a smart-city development in Toronto. The ...

US State Department official visits Taiwan, aims to strengthen trade ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Steff, a senior official at the U.S. Department of State, is visiting Taiwan from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4 on a trip intended to boost bilateral the relationship in areas of t...

Free shows at World Flora Exposition opening on Nov. 3 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Free shows from domestic and international performing arts groups are scheduled for the evening of Nov. 3, when the Taichung World Flora Exposition opens at Shuinan Smart Ci...

APEC information and communications meeting in Taipei centers on IoT, digital governance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s information and communications regulator on Oct. 1 urged APEC members to strengthen cooperation and implement digital governance strategies to address risin...

Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding. But can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone? Amid heav...

Taipei City tests ticketless solutions for roadside parking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Drivers will be able to park at roadside parking spaces at selected areas and pay the parking charge on their own, starting Sept. 6, according to a Parking Management and Develop...

Taiwan Expo 2018 kicks off in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Expo 2018 in Thailand is being held for three days in the capital city, Bangkok, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, t...

Taiwanese brands to increase presence at famous Thailand shopping mall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the largest shopping complexes in Thailand – the Emporium -- on Aug. 29 announced plans to introduce products from Taiwan in collaboration with the Taiwan Ext...

Uber’s COO unveils “Uber for Taiwan” plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a forum held Tuesday in Taipei, Uber’s Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford unveiled the company’s “Uber for Taiwan” plan, which includes work...

Facing economic challenges from China, the US seeks partnership with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen said Tuesday that China remains an economic challenge to both Taiwan and the United States, and while ...