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2015/09/29 | Mario Yang

President Ma Calls for the EU to Start Negotiations Concerning Bilateral Trade Agreements

Ma expressed his hopes that the European Parliament will continue to pass resolutions supporting Taiwan’s participation in global cooperative efforts, such as UNFCCC, ICAO and WHO, as well as international organizations, conventions and mechanisms that respond to the challenges of globalization.

2021/06/08 | Michael Beltran

Three Issues Defining the Philippines 2022 Elections

The pandemic, China, and domestic conflicts are shaping up to be the main issues defining next year’s presidential election in the Philippines.

2020/10/30 | 廣編企劃

GARAOTUS, a new brand of cloud service from SYSTEX, whose AI-HPC technology ranks the top 10 in the Asia-Pacific region

Acting preemptively, SYSTEX launched a new brand, GARAOTUS, aiming to worldwide market with the leading HPC technology.

2020/11/26 | Bryan Chou

Taiwan Secures 15 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses With Native Development Underway

Taiwan has signed the first bilateral deal for a Covid-19 vaccine and is negotiating for three others. Native vaccine development is in progress.

2021/04/02 | TNL Staff

Most Fatal Train Accident in 40 Years in Taiwan

The train, a Taroko Express Train No. 408 departing from Shulin in New Taipei City bound for Taitung on Taiwan’s east coast, derailed in the Daqingshui tunnel at around 9:35 a.m. 50 passengers have been reported dead, and 146 have been hospitalized.

2020/10/15 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Government supports International Startups and Incubators, Integrated Multiple Preferential Measures

Taiwan government provides “Registration Mechanism of International Incubators of Ministry of Economic”, which integrated cross-ministerial administrative preferential measures, providing one-stop service by Taiwan Accelerator Plus (TAcc+) of the Institute for Information Industry.

2021/01/27 | TNL Staff

Siri Is Learning Taiwanese

Apple is hiring an engineer to program Siri to “speak” Taiwanese.

2021/03/06 | TNL Staff

Taiwan’s Health Minister Lowers Expectations on Vaccine Passports

Taiwan’s health minister suggests that the government is not easing restrictions by rolling out vaccine passports any time soon.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2015/12/04 | Zou Chi

Human Rights Monument in Jingmei Commemorates Political Victims of the White Terror

The names of more than 7,628 victims are engraved on the monument, and the Minister of Culture, Hung Meng-chi, says that the ministry will continue to research the list of victims to restore historic truth and justice.

2021/12/18 | TNL Staff

Explainer: Taiwan’s 2021 Referendum Results

All four referendum questions in Taiwan have failed to pass, marking a victory for the governing DPP and setback for the opposition KMT.

2019/07/05 | SME.Sandbox

2019 APEC the SMEA of the Ministry of Economic Affairs Hosts Innovation Sandbox Forum

We are looking forward that through "2019 Innovation Sandbox Forum", by the mutual agitate between the representatives of experts from various countries, we could enhance the understanding of all walks of life about innovation sandbox, and continue to spread the concept and spirit of innovative experiments, promote the application and development of smart technology, thus bringing a more convenient life for the people.

2021/03/10 | Michael Beltran

The Bloodiest Sunday in the Philippines

Nine people were murdered by state forces in the Philippines. Michael Beltran spoke with two eye witnesses.

2015/07/22 | Zou Chi

University in Taiwan Develops 3D-printed Animal Prostheses

Animal prostheses are currently imported at a price 30 times higher than 3D-printed ones. The 3D-printed bones also function better and are more authentic than the imported ones that are made from molds.

2019/06/25 | SME.Sandbox

Open Innovative Sandbox! The government creates the field for experimenting innovative applications, and invites the experts, business owners, and civil community to create the future of smart life

Facing the impacts that technological innovation might bring on the industries, how should the government coordinate among the existing business owners, new players, and the consumers, update the current laws, and create a three-way win? What kind of “warm power” does Taiwan have to build a better and more convenient life for its people, and raise the international publicity at the same time?

2021/02/09 | Zoe Lorimer

Fundraiser Organized for Hospitalized English Teacher To Return Home

Metayer’s sister, Felicia Obryant, has recently started a campaign to raise US$200,000 for Metayer and their mother to return to the United States.

2019/09/06 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Is Named the Best Destination for Expats In 2019

Taiwan is the most beloved destination for expats in 2019, surpassing other popular destinations in Asia like Vietnam, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

2018/10/05 | SME.Sandbox

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Board of Science and Technology Promote Innovation Sandbox Together to Demonstrate Government Support for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; MOEA Hosts “2018 Innovat

Directed by the Office of Science & Technology, Executive Yuan and hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the 2018 Innovation Sandbox Exchange Forum was hosted at NEO Studio, Taipei on October 3rd. Audrey Tang, Minister without Portfolio of the Executive Yuan, Zse-hong Tsai, Executive Secretary of the Office of Science & Technology, and Wellington L. Koo, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission were all invited to attend. The Forum hopes to make innovation sandbox an important mechanism amid a comprehensive innovation entrepreneurship environment, as well as a driving force for innovation development in Taiwan.

2018/11/15 | Paul Huang

Taiwan Is Building Long Range Cruise Missiles That Aim Deep Inside China

By empowering its cruise missile program, Taiwan is taking its gloves off in its cross-Strait standoff.

2018/11/26 | Cat Thomas

Pro-LGBT Group Demands Investigation amid Allegations of Election Misconduct

Responding to complaints from the public, the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights is urging

2018/06/21 | TNL Staff

The News Lens Completes Series C Funding Round, Welcomes Key Strategic Investors

The new funding will contribute to brand restructuring, technical development and international expansion.

2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong

Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage

Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?

2020/02/07 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Cruise Ship Carrying Taiwanese Passengers in Limbo Over Coronavirus Measures

A cruise ship carrying over 1,700 Taiwanese passengers has been sent back and forth between the ports of Taiwan and Japan.

2018/02/21 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan's Government Encourages Innovation through Creative Events, Regulatory Sandbox.

Taiwan’s government encourages enterprises to think out of the box and break through the restrictions on innovation. At the same time, the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration promoted their innovative regulatory sandbox through creative ways at the natural gourmet banquet.

2015/09/03 | Yuan

Taiwanese Elementary School Student Chosen as Child Author of Asia

11-year-old Kuo Yu-yin hopes her story, "Forest Fireflies After the Hurricane," can convey environmental protection concepts so people can live in a better Earth in the future.