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Experts say new subs would help Taiwan boost deterrence against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A small fleet of modern submarines could help Taiwan build strong deterrence against China, analysts said in an RTI report published on Thursday (Aug. 18). Michael Thim...

Taiwan to provide one-stop entry services for home care migrant workers from 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) has recently announced that it will start providing new home care migrant workers with one-stop entry services from Jan. 1, 2023 to educate the...

Taiwan's Revolver 860 combat drones being used by Ukrainians on battlefield

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-made Revolver 860 combat drones are reportedly being used by Ukrainian forces on the battlefield against Russian troops. On Wednesday (Aug. 17), Oryx reported th...

Taiwan eyes having monkeypox vaccine ready by end of August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The health authorities said Thursday (Aug. 18) that Taiwan is seeking to secure monkeypox doses by the end of this month. Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥...

Taiwan’s first local Omicron BA.4 case forms part of family cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first local case of the COVID-19 Omicron BA.4 subvariant formed part of a family cluster, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Thursday (Aug. 18). Taiwan...

Taiwan’s TSMC expected to start 3nm production next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is expected to begin volume production of its new cutting-edge 3nm (N3) chips in September. According to the Commercial Ti...

Taiwan firms panned for being soft on China but harsh on own government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese business tycoons are being accused of double standards in being lenient with Beijing but harsh on their own government when it comes to power crunches. Taiwan...

Taiwan estimates 333 human trafficking victims still in Cambodia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 40 Taiwanese victims of human trafficking have returned home from Cambodia, but 333 are still waiting to be saved, the government said Thursday (Aug. 18). Do...

Taiwan diplomat calls on Australia to help nation join CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia should help Taiwan join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Edward Tao (陶令文), director general of the Taipei Econo...

Taiwan adds 23,088 local COVID cases, 34 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,088 local COVID cases on Thursday (Aug. 18), 337 imported cases, and 34 deaths. At the CECC's daily press br...

Taiwan’s Foxconn names EVs as next core business after smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest assembler of Apple iPhones and iPads, sees electric vehicles (EVs) as its next core business, Young Liu (劉揚偉), company ...

Taiwan beats Mexico to win Pony World Series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City team defeated Monterrey, Mexico 4-1 to win the Pony League World Series on Wednesday (Aug. 17). This marks the 11th time a team from Taiwan has won ...

Advisor to Lithuanian PM selected as Taiwan trade office director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Paulius Lukauskas, an advisor to the Lithuanian prime minister, has been selected to head the Baltic nation’s trade office in Taipei beginning in September, the Lith...

Taiwan hospital says combined Chinese, Western therapy greatly cuts COVID death rates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Integrated Chinese and Western medicine can significantly reduce fatality rates for COVID-19 infections, according to the Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Among th...

Taiwan F-16Vs roar into night sky armed with missile arsenal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese F-16V fighters armed with missiles on Wednesday (Aug. 17) roared off the runway at Hualien Air Base during a night demonstration of the warplanes' capabiliti...