Apple to invest NT$330 million in LED, micro-LED display plant in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple is planning on investing over US$330 million in a factory in northern Taiwan to manufacture both LED and micro-LED displays for its iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and oth...

Apple increases investment in Taiwan with new plant in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple is increasing its investment in Taiwan by building a new plant in Longtan Science Park, Taoyuan, CNA reported on Monday (May 11). According to the science park, A...

Man called parents just before dying in Taipei KTV fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a massive fire broke out at a KTV chain on Sunday (April 27), an engineer reportedly called his parents one last time before perishing in the blaze. At around 11...

Japan’s pork cutlet restaurant Ginza Bairin to open in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese pork cutlet restaurant Ginza Bairin is opening its first branch in Taiwan at Big City, a shopping mall in Hsinchu City, on Thursday (March 26). The Tokyo-based...

Taiwan's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

TSMC toughens disease control amid mounting coronavirus threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the only company to join a tech meeting via conference call on Friday (March 5) as the world’s largest semic...

Hong Kong plans handouts, tax cuts to counter economic woes

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government is proposing a nearly $1,300 cash handout for each resident over 18 years old to help alleviate hardships brought on by the spreading viral outbreak and prolong...

Office rent in Taipei expected to rise over next 3 years

As a result of limited supply and a fall in vacancy rates, the cost of renting offices in Taipei is expected to grow for the next three years, according to multinational property market advisory firm ...

Stanford University unveils late Taiwan President Chiang Ching-kuo’s diaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institution presented the private diaries of late President Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), the son of Taiwan's postwar strongman ruler Chia...

Tsai reaffirms commitment to deepening Taiwan-US trade ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said Dec. 9 that Taiwan is committed to starting negotiations with the U.S. on a bilateral trade agreement and expanding related exchanges across the board to boost economic gro...

Taiwan to spend NT$6 billion in smart transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will invest NT$6 billion (US$197 million) in a five-year plan to implement smart transportation infrastructure, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Comm...

Southern Taiwan Science Park launches in Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southern Taiwan Science Park launched its Medical Device Promotion and Operation Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday (Nov. 17), to promote Taiwan's medical dev...

Family Mart Taiwan opens second smart convenience store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 7-Eleven Japan Co. announced Monday (Oct. 21) that it had decided to shorten operating hours at some of its locations due to Japan's labor crunch, store operator...

National Museum of Archeology to open in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Archeology (NMA), a branch of the Museum of Prehistory, will open in Tainan on Saturday (Oct. 19), exhibiting 500 relics that date back as far as 5,...

Taiwan’s Pingtung high-speed rail line to avoid airport and open in 2029

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new high-speed rail route from Kaohsiung to Pingtung will avoid the center of Taiwan’s largest southern city as well as its airport when it opens by the end of 2...