Taiwanese biochemist says COVID-19 could co-exist with humans for long time

Former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠), an acclaimed biochemist, believes the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will co-exist with humans for a long period of tim...

Coronavirus could be unkillable: top Taiwanese researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institution, on Monday (Feb. 3) warned that the Wuhan coronavirus could easily make a strong comeback next year even if it tempo...

'Stop blocking Taiwan from WHO against SARS-like virus,' cry Taiwanese health experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese people and health experts were recently bursting with anger and frustration for being excluded over a decade-long from WHO membership after the government confir...

11 top tech CEOs selected as new board of directors for Taiwan's top biomedical agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) hosted a re-election for the board of directors on Tuesday (Nov. 26), with a record of 11 tech CEOs elected as dire...

Taiwan ex-Academia Sinica head found not guilty of graft charge

The Shilin District Court ruled former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠) not guilty of corruption Friday in a high-profile case that saw the prominent biochemist accused of taking bribes f...

Taiwan expands scope of politicians’ anti-money laundering investigations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s new anti-money laundering laws which will become effective on June 28, 2017 will expand the scope of anti-money laundering investigations to include family, f...

Former Academia Sinica president charged with corruption in OBI Pharma scandal

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey on Monday became the first president of the country's top research institute to be charged with corruption after investigation ...

OBI Pharma probe almost completed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – OBI Pharma Inc. Chairman Michael Chang appeared for questioning by prosecutors Friday as the investigation into the alleged insider trading case which brought down a president o...

New Academia Sinica president sworn in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – University of California at Los Angeles Professor James Liao was sworn in as the new president of the Academia Sinica Tuesday, closing one of the most controversial periods in t...

James Liao to assume presidency of Academia Sinica June 21

President-designate of Academia Sinica James Liao is set to assume his new post June 21, the leading academic research institution of Taiwan said Thursday. Liao is to receive the seal of Academia S...

New Academia Sinica head ready to deal with problems

Los Angeles, June 6 (CNA) University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) professor James Liao, the new head of Academia Sinica, said Monday he felt the responsibility of "going home to help deal with ...

UCLA Prof. James Liao to lead Academia Sinica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen has decided to name Professor James Liao of the University of California at Los Angeles as the new president of the Academia Sinica, the Presidential Offi...

President to interview Academia Sinica head candidate

Taipei, June 1 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen will follow precedent by interviewing James Liao, who won the most votes in an election for candidates for the post of president of Academia Sinica, Preside...

Tsai to meet Academia Sinica contender

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen will soon meet Professor James Liao, the top contender to serve as the next president of the Academia Sinica, thus continuing the process to find a new le...

Ma lets Tsai choose Academia Sinica president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Ma Ying-jeou will let his successor, President-elect Tsai Ing-wen, decide who the new president of the Academia Sinica will be after her May 20 inauguration because he...