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MSI introduces smart EV chargers at 2024 Taipei Auto Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Micro-Star International (MSI) will debut a range of residential and commercial electric vehicle (EV) chargers along with energy management systems (EMS) at the 2024 Taipe...

Taiwan ships additional emergency vehicles to Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second shipment of emergency vehicles, organized in part by Changhua entrepreneur Pai Tsan-jung (白璨榮), departed Taichung Port on Friday (Oct. 27). The delivery, which...

Caribbean Formosa Club delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Formosa Club delegation from the Caribbean, consisting of seven ministers and parliament members from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Luci...

Squirrel electrocuted in Taiwan exploding electricity pole incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A utility pole in Sanchong District, New Taipei City, exploded and caught fire causing the death of a squirrel In the early hours of Friday (Sept. 15) morning, reported UD...

Site visits on Day 3 of 36th Taiwan, Australia business conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Day three of the 36th Joint Conference of the ROC-Australia Council (ROCABC) and the Australia-Taiwan Business Council (ATBC) on Wednesday (Aug. 16) was a day of site visi...

‘Pangolin’-styled building first green power center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A “pangolin”-like green building in central Taiwan will become the country’s first operation center for green energy as it strives to achieve its net-zer...

4 workers dead after truck plunges in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four workers were confirmed as dead while two others were injured after their truck plunged 150 meters into a ravine in Taoyuan City during Typhoon Khanun, reports said Th...

Coastal Chinese city joins parts of Taiwan in shutting down schools and offices for Typhoon Doksuri

BEIJING (AP) — The coastal Chinese city of Shantou on Thursday joined parts of Taiwan in shutting down schools and offices as Typhoon Doksuri brings heavy wind and rain to the Taiwan Strait and surrou...

Flooding reported in Taiwan's Hsinchu, power outages in Taoyuan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City has experienced flooding as torrential rain continues, while thunderstorms have caused power outages for over 10,000 homes in Taoyuan City. Hsinchu...

Taiwan passes law to set up environment ministry as climate woes deepen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft passed the third legislative reading on Tuesday (May 9) for the establishment of a ministry of the environment as Taiwan works to better address climate challenges...

Downtown inferno in central Taiwan destroys three buildings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A large fire broke out in downtown Caotun at around 11:30 a.m. with no reports of casualties. Liberty Times reported that the fire started at a store on Zhongzheng Road...

Taiwan's efforts toward net zero showcased at Asia-Pacific Forum & Exposition for Sustainability

In 2022, Taiwan hosted the Asia–Pacific Forum & Exposition for Sustainability (APFES) for the first time, showcasing the results of joint research by industry, academia, and government and d...

Taiwan president throws support behind surplus tax cash plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday (Jan. 3) the government would at least devote part of NT$180 billion (US$5.86 billion) in surplus tax revenues to cash payments f...

Looks like a so-so year ahead for you and me

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The 2020s have been rough so far. The hopes for a second “roaring 20s” post-pandemic like the one a century ago have not materialized (at least not yet), sty...

Taiwan president discusses use of NT$380 billion to benefit economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday (Dec. 31) the government would study how to use NT$380 billion ($12.39 billion) for the benefit of the economy and of its citize...