Over 100 TSMC engineers poached by Chinese chip companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese government-supported chip manufacturers have hired more than 100 experienced engineers and managers from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) since la...

Taiwan's Tainan donates medical supplies to sister cities in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The southern city of Tainan has donated a large number of epidemic prevention supplies to its U.S. partners in the Sister Cities Program, advocating the slogan "Taiwa...

Chimei Green Energy Park opens in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chimei Corporation (奇美實業) has officially launched its Green Energy Park in Tainan, combining ground-mounted solar panels with more than 22,000 preserved trees...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Tainan testing autonomous bus in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City began testing self-driving bus routes in the Southern Taiwan Science Park on Sunday (Aug. 9). During the initial testing phase, the autonomous buses will no...

Face masks uncommon sight at Taiwan night markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huge unmasked crowds were seen swarming local night markets across Taiwan Saturday (Aug. 8) on the first weekend following the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC)...

Chunghwa Post features Nantou in new set of Taiwan stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is releasing a new set of stamps on Aug. 12. featuring scenery in Nantou, the only landlocked county in Taiwan, in a bid to promote tourism. Part of the F...

Blockbuster movie director launches fundraiser for 'Taiwan Trilogy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wei Te-sheng (魏德聖), the acclaimed director of Taiwanese blockbuster hits "Cape No.7" and "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale," has launched a fundrai...

Taiwan announces eight public venues where mask-wearing is compulsory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Wednesday (Aug. 5) announced eight public settings where mask-wearing will ...

Taiwan sees record-breaking life expectancy of 80.9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The average life expectancy in Taiwan rose to a record high of 80.9 years last year, reflecting an upward trend as the country moves toward a superaged society. The fig...

25 illegal migrant workers arrested in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Tuesday (Aug. 4) announced that a total of 25 undocumented migrant workers were recently arrested in the southern city of Tainan. ...

Mask factory workers in S. Taiwan caught stealing face masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five employees at a face mask factory in the southern city of Tainan were arrested by prosecutors Monday (Aug 3) for stealing 177 bags of face masks from their workplace. ...

Shortlist for Creative Awards of 2020 Taiwan Literature Award announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 27 literary works have been selected out of 118 entries for the final round of the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards, with the award ceremony t...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...