President Tsai meets EU representative to Taiwan, pushes for investment deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed the hope Taiwan could deepen its ties with the European Union as she met with the head of the European Economic and Trade Office (EE...

Taiwan's investment agency approves multi-billion NT dollar foreign investment applications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs' Investment Commission approved 13 inbound and outbound investment applications on Tuesday (Jan. 21), with billions of NT dollars'...

Taiwan presidential candidates focus on economy, Anti-Infiltration Law live on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three rivals for next month’s presidential election focused on the economy and the government’s proposed Anti-Infiltration Act during their second round of...

Foreign investment in Taiwan jumped nearly 20% in first 11 months of 2019

Foreign investment in Taiwan during the first 11 months of the year was up nearly 20 percent year on year, driven mainly by investment from European wind power developers, the Investment Commission (I...

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___ Ripples from Boeing's 737 Max troubles begin to spread CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing plans to suspend production of its marquee jet next month in a decision that could ...

French activists use Macron portraits to urge climate action

PARIS (AP) — French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest Sunday near the Eiffel Tower to try to push the government to do more to fight climate...

Germany’s RWE eyes offshore wind power market in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German’s second-largest electricity producer RWE is considering making inroads in Taiwan as part of its plans to increase its presence in Asia. RWE, which supplie...

UK to work with Taiwan on renewable energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. Renewable Energy Committee in Taiwan was established on Friday (Nov. 15) in Taipei at a conference held by the Bureau of Energy and British Office Taipei. The ...

Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to reach a commercial scale was inaugurated in a ceremony at a fishing port in Miaoli County on Wednesday morning (Nov. 13), markin...

Military wants more rules for turbines near nuclear missiles

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The military wants North Dakota and four other states with nuclear missile arsenals to consider introducing new rules aimed at preventing conflicts between wind turbines and heli...

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water. Energy, shipping, fishing and conservation groups all need s...

Taiwan completes first pin piles assembly for offshore wind turbines

A ceremony to mark the completion of Taiwan's first underwater pin piles assembly for its offshore wind turbines was held at the port in Bali District, New Taipei, on Saturday. Speaking at the ...

Taiwan president promotes wind energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three years ago, Taiwan started to transform its energy policies from its lowest point to reach a situation where there are no energy shortages, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英...

13 international companies to invest NT$32 billion in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) signed letters of intent (LOI) for investment with 13 international companies worth NT$32 billion (about US$1 billion) o...

Denmark organizes wind energy job fair in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Denmark’s representative office in Taiwan and the Taichung City Government organized a wind energy job fair Saturday (October 5). More than 100 positions with a s...