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Taiwan’s new XT112 assault rifle to complete tests in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military hopes to complete initial testing on its new XT112 assault rifle by the end of August, reports said Tuesday (May 24). The gun is scheduled to gradually rep...

Photo shows Ukrainian soldier with Taiwanese gear and supplies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo shared by the Ukraine+Taiwan Forum Twitter account on Thursday (May 12) shows a Ukrainian soldier in a Taiwan-made tactical vest standing before several boxes of s...

Taiwan tightens restrictions on military-use tech exports to Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Wednesday (April 6) it was tightening exports to Russia of products that could be used for military purposes. The MOEA has ...

Loss of Taiwan tech will hinder Russia's war in Ukraine: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ex-Soviet officer and military analyst on Saturday (March 19) predicted that Russia will begin to feel a major impact in the coming weeks from the loss of Taiwan-made te...

Photo of the Day: Made-in-Taiwan Winnie Xi toy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netizens have taken notice of a Taiwan-made figurine that mocks Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) by merging him with Winnie the Pooh. Earlier this week, a Reddit user ...

Peloton gives up plan to open Ohio factory with 2,000 jobs

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Peloton has abandoned plans to open its first U.S. factory, which would have employed 2,000 workers in Ohio, the home fitness equipment maker said Tuesday as it announced a major ...

MOFA pays respects to Estonian parliamentarian Milling who visited Taiwan last year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has offered its condolences to the family of Madis Milling, an Estonian parliamentarian who perished in a fire on Thursda...

Taiwan's TSMC surpasses China's Tencent to become most valuable firm in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has topped China's Tencent to become the most valuable company in Asia. On Tuesday (Jan. 25), The Wall Street Journal ...

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $6 billion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips, reported Thursday its quarterly profit rose 16.4% over a year earlier to $6 billion ...

Thailand recognizes Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Monday (Jan. 10) began including the Taiwan-made Medigen vaccine (MVC-COV1901) on its list of approved COVID jabs. U...

Taiwan's racist toothpaste to change name in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The makers of the controversial toothpaste brand Darlie, which is widely sold across Taiwan and many other Asian countries, announced on Tuesday (Dec. 14) that it will be ...

Change Taiwan, and the world, through football

My name is Johnni Nielsen, I am from Denmark. I played high-level football back in Denmark and am also a European Football Federation (UEFA) licensed football coach. When I was a kid, "Made in...

"EduStartup 20+" Goes Global: Game-based EdTech Startups Report International Success during COVID-19 Pandemic

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 10 December 2021 - In 2021, the keyword for startups around the world is education technology, or "EdTech". This new sector is full of potential. "EduStartup 20+",...

Taiwan ties hang in balance as Honduran election gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras kicked off its elections on Sunday (Nov. 28), with not only the future of the Central American nation but also its status as one of Taiwan's 15 remaining dipl...

Chen says WHO trials for Taiwan's Medigen key to recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 27) said that the inclusion of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccin...