World's top AI startups gear up for Taiwan's Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE), which includes four sub-expos, will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from March 26 to March 29, and is set to bring ...

2019 SCSE in Taipei highlights smart healthcare, education, building, and transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE), which includes four sub-expos, will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from March 26 to March 29. SCSE will gather ...

Prague Pirate Party Mayor to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The new mayor of the Czech capital Prague, Zdeněk Hřib, will visit Taiwan later this month to look at smart healthcare, transportation and energy on the island, reports said Sat...

Taiwan firms to demonstrate 5G capability at MWC

A group of Taiwanese high-tech companies will demonstrate their capability in 5G development at the 2019 Mobile World Congress (MWC) scheduled to open in Barcelona later Monday, according to the Minis...

Prague Pirate Party Mayor puts human rights above One China policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The new mayor of the Czech capital Prague, Zdeněk Hřib, wants to scrap a “One China” article from a sister city agreement with Beijing while professing interest in h...

Taiwan has strategic value in the US-China battle over 5G tech: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An innovative research expert believes Taiwan’s excellence in the field of 5G technology is an asset in today’s political climate. Research director at the ...

Taiwan’s trade promotion authority to focus on fastest growing int’l markets in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) said during a press conference that it will focus on the fastest growing international markets, especially Southeast Asia, Ch...

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...