German office celebrates National Day, cooperation with Taiwan

The German Institute Taipei highlighted cooperation between Taiwan and Germany, especially in the field of renewable energy, as part of German National Day celebrations in Taipei on Thursday. The G...

Israel’s Golan Druze see a blow in wind energy plan

MAS’ADE, Golan Heights (AP) — Towering wind turbines may soon jut up from the picturesque patchwork of Druze farmland in the Golan Heights, angering villagers who see the project as a threat to their ...

President Tsai reaffirms commitment to Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 19 that the government is committed to developing Taiwan’s semiconductor industry to ensure the country remains one of the top investment destinations for high-...

AP-NORC poll: Trump gets some of his worst grades on climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support...

Young DPP member’s appointment to CSBC subsidiary slammed as nepotism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by a subsidiary of a shipbuilding company in Taiwan to appoint a young member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party to its board of directors has sparked...

Solar power in Taiwan surpassed nuke plant due to hot sun on Mon.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The scorching hot sun seen in Taiwan on Monday (Sept. 2) had an unexpected benefit: 2 Gigawatts (GW) of power was generated, more than that of Taiwan's biggest nuclear powe...

Nuke plants' rescue jolts conservatives, environmentalists

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants and two coal-fired plants that will force the state's residents and businesses to fork over roughly $1.5 billion is galvanizing environ...

Taipower exhibition spotlights smart grid plan in outlying Taiwan's Kinmen

An exhibition on smart grid technology kicked off July 30 in outlying Kinmen County, underscoring the government’s commitment to transforming Taiwan into a low-carbon nation. According to org...

The Latest: UK devotes $2.4B more to plan for no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit: (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The British government says it's setting aside more than 2 billion pounds ($2.4 billion) to prepar...

Taiwan government to intervene in solar industry unemployment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said on Sunday (July 21) that it would set up a platform to help employees recently laid off by solar energy-related companies to f...

Taiwan should find balance among seven energy sources: City University of Hong Kong president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – City University of Hong Kong president Way Kuo (郭位) said that the Taiwanese government should find the most suitable balance among “seven energy sources (七彩能源)&rdquo...

Taiwan's China Motors to challenge Gogoro with new e-scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s electric scooter market is about to have a new contender with China Motor Corporation’s (中華汽車) release of the IE-125 electric scooter on Friday (July ...

Legislature passes bill to attract investment by overseas Taiwanese

The Legislature passed a special bill Wednesday aimed at encouraging remittances of funds from abroad, by offering preferential tax rates to potential returning investors. Under the bill, Taiwanese...

Takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate

MIAMI (AP) — Democrats hoping that Wednesday night's first presidential debate of the 2020 campaign would be clarifying probably came away disappointed. A FEW STRONG MOMENTS ...

Cabinet approves projects to boost investment in Taiwan

The Cabinet on Thursday approved three projects to boost investment in Taiwan by providing new incentives estimated to increase investment by NT$1.75 trillion (US$5.65 billion) and create 104,000 jobs...