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Eric Chu responds to rumors Foxconn boss will save KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) says he welcomes advice from Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭臺銘) after rumors spread KMT supporters want the billionaire to save the party by b...

TSMC chairman calls on Taiwan to speed up move toward carbon neutrality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan needs to hurry to catch up with the global trend toward net-zero carbon emissions, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Chairman Mark Liu (劉德音) said Tuesda...

Taipei mayor speaks up about 2024 presidential candidacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Dec. 15) revealed his reason for not running in the last presidential race and acknowledged hurdles lie ahead to secure enough s...

Taiwan’s political, business giants celebrate TSMC founder’s 90th birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top officials and business leaders gathered at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) Founder Morris Chang’s (張忠謀) 90th birthday celebratio...

Taiwan opposition party says ‘Ko-Gou’ presidential ticket possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) said on Thursday (Oct. 7) it’s open to the possibility that its chairman, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), may run for the preside...

550,000 Pfizer-BioNTech jabs labeled for Taiwan arrive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over half a million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine labeled for Taiwan arrived in the country on Thursday (Sept. 30). The specially labeled batch of 550,0...

550,000 BioNTech jabs labeled for Taiwan to arrive Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Monday (Sept. 27) announced that 550,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine labeled for Taiwan will arrive in the country on ...

Taipei mayor eyes 2024 presidential election in interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview on Wednesday (Sept. 15), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said if his approval ratings are high enough, he will seek support from Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台...

Poland to donate COVID vaccines to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Poland is the latest country that plans to donate vaccines to Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (Sept. 4), and a second batch of BioNTech ja...

Taiwan expects much-anticipated first BioNTech vaccines to arrive soon

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Around 900,000 doses of BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine are expected to arrive in Taiwan soon, the health minister said on Tuesday, the first delivery of a highly politicised, muc...

Taiwan manages to grab BioNTech vaccine 'abandoned' by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 25) revealed the Pfizer–BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine will arrive ahead of schedule despite Chinese l...

Foxconn founder outfoxes Europeans to ship BioNTech doses to Taiwan in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Between 1.5 to 2 million doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine could arrive in Taiwan after the Foxconn founder outmaneuvered European rivals, accordin...

Foxconn founder calls for people-centered approach to vaccinations in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) has suggested that Taiwan implement a more people-centered method of vaccination, UDN reported. Gou, the billionaire behind the donation...

Foxconn founder suggests Taiwan shower Olympic athletes with cash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) suggested in a Facebook post on Saturday (July 31) that the Taiwanese government should increase the prize money for Olympic medalists by d...

Adolescents ages 12-18 to be eligible for Pfizer-BNT shots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Adolescents ages 12-18 in Taiwan will be eligible for vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine in the near future, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Dir...