Journalism NGO picks Taipei as Asia Base

An international media watchdog’s choice of Taipei for its first Asia office confirms its ranking of Taiwan as the freest place in the region for journalists despite competition from neighboring countries with long-standing democracies, the group and the ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan's “hacker minister” reshaping digital democracy

Taiwan's "digital minister" Audrey Tang ... Next year, she plans to introduce classes on "information technology and media literacy" for all school years to help students learn to distinguish rumors and falsehoods from facts. "The idea is not about ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks weak on mixed trading in tech shares, rangebound

TAIPEI, April 24 Taiwan stocks fell on Monday on mixed trading ... The electronics subindex sank 0.3 percent, while the financials subindex lost 0.1 percent. Big-capped chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co was off 0.5 percent, dragging down ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan, VN can go green together

HCM CITY – There is a huge opportunity for Việt Nam and ... as well as enhance co-operation opportunities with Taiwanese firms in the sector. Carol Chang, project manager, Taiwan External Trade Devolopment Council, said the exhibitions will be held ... ( read original story ...)

Damaged APCN2 undersea cables affecting internet in Taiwan

Taipei, April 23 (CNA) Damage to the Asia-Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) undersea cables is slowing internet access to websites around the world for users in Taiwan, and the disruption could last for up to a month, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. said on Sunday. ( read original story ...)

HondaJet makes first appearance in Taipei

The debut event in Taipei was attended by Fan Chih-ku, Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation and Communications; Zheng Wen-Can, Mayor of Taoyuan City, business guests and the media. Representing Honda, Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Manufacturing Output Growth Forecast Upgraded

Under such favorable circumstances, Taiwan’s manufacturing sector has enjoyed stable ... in the US market which could lead to a global oversupply. Cyber-attacks against financial institutions are an increasingly... ( read original story ...)