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British Chamber of Commerce Taipei praises gender equality in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (BCCT) held a “Women in the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Forum” on Wednesday (Oct. 20), during which the organizatio...

Taiwan president attends semiconductor academy opening at NCKU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held an opening ceremony for its new Academy of Innovative Semiconductor and Sustainable Manufacturing on Friday (Oct. 22), celebrati...

NCKU, Yi Tzai Association discuss strategic digitizing and sustainability in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) joined the Yi Tzai Association (YTA) in holding a forum entitled “NCKU YTA Industry Development Map” on Thursday (Oct...

Taiwan’s Kinmen Ocean Art Festival to begin on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony for the Kinmen Ocean Art Festival will take place on Saturday (Oct. 23), with 10 installations that redefine Kinmen’s culture, the Kinmen County...

Bicycle sharing service YouBike 2.0 now available in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An updated version of Taiwan’s popular public bicycle-sharing service YouBike started operations in New Taipei City on Wednesday (Oct. 20), five months after the ser...

Taiwanese businesses flourish from demand for laptops from recycled materials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As major personal computer (PC) brands recycle their products and work with exclusive renewed material suppliers in what is becoming the new norm, Taiwan businesses must s...

Taiwan delegation to join Czech Republic, Lithuania trade talks during Europe tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the National Development Council's (NDC) upcoming tour of Central and Eastern Europe, a Taiwanese delegation of 66 people will participate in partnership negoti...

Taiwan LGBT Pride parade to be held virtually on Oct. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s LBGT Pride Parade, the largest in Asia, will be held online for the first time on Oct. 30, during which participants can “walk” a virtual route,...

Singer voices support for Namewee, says 'being Taiwanese is a Chinsult'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s ban on Taiwan-based Malaysian and Australian singers Namewee (黃明志) and Kimberley Chen (陳芳語), Taiwanese rapper Dwagie (大支) and singer Chen Chia-hsin...

Popularity rankings of local officials reshuffled in Taiwan opinion poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) ranked last among the country's 22 mayors and magistrates in a new survey conducted by CommonWealth Magazine, while Pingtung County M...

Crowds flood northern Taiwan vaccine sites after 'Walk-in BNT shots' message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A message announcing walk-in BioNTech (BNT) vaccines accidentally went viral in Hsinchu City, attracting crowds to form at vaccine sites on Saturday (Oct. 16) and upsettin...

Foreign ministry thanks WMA for supporting Taiwan's participation in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the World Medical Association’s (WMA) revision of a resolution supporting Taiwan’s participation in all World Health Organization (WHO) health progra...

Taiwan volunteer embalmer detained on murder charge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head coordinator of a team of renowned volunteer embalmers that is helping victims of Kaohsiung's Cheng Chung Cheng building fire, has been detained following accu...

Fires break out in New Taipei City, Miaoli County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A fire broke out in an office building in New Taipei City’s Xizhi District, while another fire struck a commercial building in Miaoli County on Saturday morning (Oct....

Woman detained for allegedly causing Kaohsiung fire in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman surnamed Huang (黃) has been detained after providing contradicting accounts about the deadly Kaohsiung building fire to police and prosecutors, while her boyfriend...