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Taiwan steps up supply of oral COVID drugs to Indigenous areas, outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Indigenous areas and the country’s outlying islands will soon find it easier to obtain oral anti-COVID medicine, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

G8 Partners with South Korean ODIN to Develop Next Generation Wind Power Systems for Offshore and Island Power Generation

G8 enters into MOU agreement with ODIN South Korea for the development of next generation wind power systems Advances Modular construction has two registered patents and 55 other patents in ...

Australia accepts New Zealand offer to take boat refugees

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia on Thursday accepted a longstanding New Zealand offer to resettle boat refugees it had sent to the remote island nation of Nauru. Australia h...

Taiwan's military tests new capabilities to deter China threat

Taiwan is scheduled to hold several military exercises in the coming weeks as the self-governing island's leadership grows more concerned about a emboldened China after Russia's invasion of Uk...

Taipower’s onshore wind turbines have generated 10 billion kWh of electricity in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) announced last week that its onshore wind turbines have now generated over 10 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. Taipower ...

Scattered showers to continue in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Humidity will decrease around the country today (Feb. 2), with rain possible in mountainous areas and sunny skies in central and southern Taiwan. Temperatures will rise...

Hawaii: Don't burn Christmas trees at sacred Oahu sandbar

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's public lands agency is warning people that they face arrest if found burning Christmas trees at an oceanic sandbar. The sandbar that rests between the open P...

DPP makes merger moves on Hsinchu, not Changhua

With the referendum over, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has with stunning swiftness moved on a proposed merger of Hsinchu County and Hsinchu City, possibly with Miaoli thrown in the mix, to f...

Chinese netizens interpret blackout drill as preparation for war with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens have once again been hyping a possible outbreak of war with Taiwan after an emergency drill for a blackout took place in Fujian Province on Tuesday (Nov. ...

Japan bids to harness the energy of super typhoons

At the peak of its power on September 27, Mindulle was classified as the third super typhoon to form in the Western Pacific this year, with winds gusting up to 195 kilometers per hour (120 mph). The ...

Taiwan Coast Guard expels Chinese fishing boats from eastern territorial waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration’s (CGA) eastern branch said Saturday (July 31) that it had chased away two Chinese fishing boats near Taiwan’s Orchid Island. ...

Penghu the only municipality in Taiwan to allow indoor dining from July 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outlying county of Penghu will be the only one of Taiwan’s 22 municipalities to allow indoor dining starting July 13, when a slightly relaxed COVID-19 prevention...

Italian Solar Inverter Manufacturer FIMER to Power Asia's First Automatic Frequency Control Initiative

FIMER has partnered with Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)-listed smart energy conglomerate Tatung (Tatung:2371) to supply battery energy storage systems (BESS) for Taiwan Power Company (Taipower)'s automat...

Rural schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands hold rare sports meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students from eight schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday (April 28) competed in a joint sports event, the first of its kind ever held in the archipelagic co...

CWB: Tropical storm likely to affect Taiwan during Double Ten holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression is intensifying in the Pacific Ocean and is likely to develop into a storm, affecting northern Taiwan during the Double Ten national holiday, accordi...