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US hopeful about Taiwan's diplomatic relations with Pacific island states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The deputy director of the U.S. Department of State, Jennifer Spande, said Monday (Dec. 9) that the U.S. government remains hopeful about expanding Taiwan's diplomatic...

Taiwan university and Nepal discuss academic partnership

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) — The principal of Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) Chao Han-chieh (趙涵㨗) met with Deputy Minister of Nepal’s Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE...

Taiwan to invest NT$6 billion in 5G infrastructure: minister

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) will invest NT$6 billion (US$200 million) in a five-year smart transportation action plan from 2021 covering the roll out of 5G wireless infras...

Taiwan NARLabs to showcase disaster prevention tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) delegation led by NARLabs Vice President Wu Kuang-Chong(吳光鐘)is set to take part in the 2019 SecuTech exhibition, Thail...

Flooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from disasters

TOKYO (AP) — The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops. But nothing spoke more of the ...

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Oudkirk to attend Yushan Forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A senior official at the United States Department of State, Sandra Oudkirk, will attend the October 8-9 Yushan Forum, which this year is devoted to the theme of “Dee...

Taiwan to invest big in agricultural resilience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan announced on Wednesday (Oct. 2) it would step up investment in promoting resilient agriculture, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change. The government...

US concerned about Taiwan's ties with its diplomatic allies: representative

The United States and other like-minded countries have always been keeping a close watch on Taiwan's relations with all of its diplomatic allies, because such ties are in the interests of maintain...

Typhoon kills 3 in South Korea before moving to North Korea

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit South Korea swept along the country’s coast on Saturday, toppling trees, grounding planes and causing at least three deaths before moving on to Nort...

Virtual reality applied in earthquake education in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A virtual reality escape game has been set up at the Fire Safety Museum in Taipei to teach visitors how to respond to disasters during simulated earthquakes. The aim of...

Taiwan bolsters scientific cooperation with Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) held an event on Wednesday (Aug. 14) to present its achievements in promoting collaboration with Southeast Asian countries on...

Taiwan stages APEC conference on medical information sharing

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference on medical information sharing wrapped up Aug. 9 in Taipei City, spotlighting the government’s success in advancing APEC health and well-being ini...

Multilingual information service for new immigrants launched in Taiwan’s Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Hualien County launched a multilingual information desk on Thursday (July 15) that aims to help bridge language barriers for the city’s 7,800 new immigr...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai calls for national conference on climate change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) on Friday (May 24) said that if given the opportunity to govern, he would call a National Affairs Conference about climate change. On h...

Taipei Mayor Ko visits Japan to meet with politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) left for Japan on Thursday morning (May 23) to meet with Japanese politicians and learn more about the country’s tourism and energy policies,...