Taiwan biggest winner at IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards

Taipei (CNA) -- Taiwan emerged as the biggest winner at the 2019 IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA) with four awards, according to the Taipei City government, which won two of the prizes. O...

Taiwan startups secure deals worth over US$20 million at Singapore trade show

Taiwan companies secured orders worth NT$640 million (US$20.5 million) at Innovfest Unbound in Singapore, spotlighting the success of government efforts to promote emerging enterprises, the Ministry o...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan mayor visits US to deliver keynote speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) embarked on a 12-day trip to the United States on Saturday (July 6), during which he will visit five cities and attend the GCTC Expo 201...

Gogoro announces 'GoShare' vehicle sharing platform coming to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The popular Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer, Gogoro, announced on Friday (July 5) that it will be launching a pilot “GoShare” vehicle sharing platform ...

Taipei mayor to attend twin-city forum in Shanghai next month

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will lead a delegation to Shanghai early next month for the annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum, focusing on economic cooperation, youth exchanges and issues relating to cit...

Smart thinking from Taiwan's TSSA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Taiwan Smart City Solutions Alliance (TSSA) started organizing the Smart City Summit & Expo in Taipei, in 2014, the annual exposition has become one of the m...

Taiwan's Taoyuan City wins Intelligent Community of the Year

Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, was named June 13 the Intelligent Community of the Year by New York-headquartered think tank IC Forum, spotlighting the metropolis’s advanced application of information...

Microsoft VP Nick Parker to deliver keynote speech at Computex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft Taiwan announced on Monday (May 20) that Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales at Microsoft, Nick Parker, will deliver a keynote speech at Computex...

Delegation of 14 French companies visits Taiwan's Taoyuan City for investment opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Led by the French representative to Taiwan, Benoit Guidee, a delegation consisting of 14 French firms met with Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) on Tuesday (April 16...

China trials 5G network in Shanghai after Huawei banned abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanghai has launched a district-wide 5G network trial, making it the first city in the world with 5G coverage. The test run began Saturday (March 30) in the city&rsquo...

President Tsai thanks visiting Prague mayor for support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday thanked visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib for his staunch support of Taiwan and said she hoped the relations between the two sides would contin...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwan's ICT to play important role in autonomous vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

Taiwan blasts China over its 'barbaric behavior' in Czech Republic

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday blasted China for what it called "barbaric behavior" after Taiwan's representative in the Czech Republic was for...

Hon Hai awards NT$1.05 billion in contracts for Wisconsin plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has awarded US$34 million or about NT$1.05 billion in contracts to five Wisconsin firms for construction of...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai visits Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) visited the Smart City Summit & Expo in Taipei Friday in his first public appearance since President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) returned home from h...