Taipei SCSE opens, showcasing latest innovative IoT solutions for smart cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Smart City Summit kicked off on Tuesday, March 27, with many of Taiwan’s ICT leaders and politicians expressing their the hope that the show will help create mor...

The 2018 Smart City Summit & Expo to showcase IoT applications in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - More than 120 city mayors or representatives from around the world are set to arrive in Taipei, Taiwan, simultaneously in late March for Asia's biggest conference on IoT app...

Using a mop to turn a life around—Unipapa founder Jimi Chen

Are there too many design graduates competing for too few jobs in Taiwan? In reality, there is a high demand for local product designers. To make a good living, however, it is vital that they know how...

2017 Shilin International Cultural Festival in Taipei to introduce Halloween parade on Oct. 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- This year, the tree-lined Zhongcheng Road (忠誠路) of Taipei’s Shilin District will be once again turned into a stage spotlighting a series of the Shilin International Cultur...

Why soccer can benefit the whole of Taiwan

There was much jubilation among the sizable crowds in Taipei on National Day this Tuesday. No, they were not watching the Double Ten parade outside the Presidential Office. Instead, they were packed i...

Police statistics: Wanhua is the most crime-prone district in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Wanhua is the most crime-prone district in Taipei City, according to latest crime statistics released by the city’s Department of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DB...

Winners of ‘Red Dot: Junior Prize’ speak of concepts behind prize winning work

Two Tatung University students receiving the “Red Dot: Junior Prize” have spoken of the concepts behind their award winning animation, “Meet, OR NOT.” The Red Dot: Junio...

Taipei turning landfill site to solar power plant

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) Taipei is building its first solar power plant using ground mounted solar panels at a venue that used to be a landfill site, according to the city government on Saturday. ...

YODEX to showcase young designers’ creativity May 13 - 16

A major annual student-oriented design exhibition, the Young Designers' Exhibition (YODEX), will take place from May 13 to 16 at Halls 1 and 3 of the Taipei World Trade Center. This year, the exhibiti...

Tatung University's foreign language department holds open house

Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) Tatung University's Department of Applied Foreign Languages held an open house Saturday to celebrate the university's 59th founding anniversary. The event took place in th...

Cold sesame noodles sold in Taipei contain excessive E.coli

Ready-to-eat foods available in convenience stores are a practical choice for many, but eight out of 49 sampled products were found to contain excessive levels of Escherichia coli bacteria, even after...

University presidents urge students to end protest

Heads from several institutions across Taiwan urged students to return to classes while calling for the Ministry of Education (MOE) to speed up negotiation processes in a bid to resolve the curriculum...

Protesters reject scholars' call for dialogue on textbook guidelines

Taipei, Aug. 2 (CNA) Five private university presidents made an announcement Sunday calling for student protesters outside the Ministry of Education (MOE) to withdraw as soon as possible and begin a r...

Male nabbed at MRT Zhongshan station after stabbing four bystanders

A knife-wielding man was subdued at the Taipei MRT Zhongshan station Monday evening after injuring four bystanders, reports said. A nearby female eyewitness surnamed Chen said she saw a bloodstaine...