Taiwan approves three online banks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) on Tuesday (July 30) unexpectedly approved all three applications it had received for Web-only banks. Previously, the governm...

Taiwan prepares expanded blacklist of Chinese telecom products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (July 18), Executive Yuan Spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka announced that Taiwan’s government will be introducing a blacklist of Chinese telecom products at the ...

Taiwan’s top telecoms to stop selling Huawei smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two of Taiwan’s major wireless carriers, Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) and Taiwan Mobile (台灣大哥大), confirmed on Wednesday (May 22) they will not sell Huawei devices after s...

AI research platform powered by supercomputer Taiwania 2 to launch in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Artificial intelligence platform Taiwan Computing Cloud (TWCC) is set to officially commence services for academic and research projects in June, according to the National Cen...

LINE to invest additional US$100 million in Taiwan

LINE Corp., the mobile messaging and communication services supplier, said Wednesday that it will invest an additional US$100 million in Taiwan after an earlier investment in the local Internet-only b...

Sense Innovation wins APISPA award by meeting needs of children with disabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sense Innovation has won the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) for providing the latest medical technologies and working with two charities to meet...

Taiwan Mobile: Don't panic, it’s just a test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Mobile, a major telecom carrier in Taiwan, will send an emergency alert message in Chinese and English to its users across Taiwan at 4 p.m. on Jan. 9, as a disaster...

Second annual 'Taiwan Mobile Ladies Open' takes place in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Telecom company Taiwan Mobile (台灣大哥大) is hosting the second annual “Taiwan Mobile Ladies Open” on Nov. 14. For this year’s competition, being held at ...

Kuan mulls giving up fight in NTU president dispute after Taiwan's local elections: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect of National Taiwan University (NTU) Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) will “make serious considerations” about his next move following the Nov. 24 local el...

Five fireworks concerts to take place on Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake in Oct and Nov

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Five fireworks concerts are scheduled to take place on Sun Moon Lake, Nantou County in Oct and Nov, according to Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area Administration. On ...

Three Taiwan telecom companies reignite 4G deal war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The battle is on again for the three leading telecom companies in Taiwan as Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) announced plans to expand the NT$488 (US$15.7) unlimited 4G internet co...

Greater China Set to Dominate Global Industrial IoT Market, Says New GSMA Report  

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘ ’, highlighting how the region is poised to lead the global Industrial IoT (IIoT) market. The in-depth report draws on inte...

Taiwan telecom giants launch US$2 unlimited overseas data plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following the NT$499 4G deal mania and price war, Taiwan's telecom giants are entering a new battlefield: a super-cheap unlimited data roaming package while traveling abroad...

Taiwan ministry partnering with major tech firms on AI platform

TAIPEI (CNA) - The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on Friday joined forces with three major tech companies to develop an artificial intelligence platform based on cloud technology. The th...

Outgoing Taiwan education minister accuses KMT of smear campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Cabinet on Tuesday confirmed the departure of education minister Wu Maw-Kuen (吳茂昆), who later issued a thousand-word statement accusing opposition Kuomintang (KMT) ...