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  • African Artists Reclaim Homeland With Touring Exhibition - Berlin, Paris and London are common destinations for African artists seeking to establish their careers and build name recognition. But as they focus their attention on the West, they risk being forgotten at home. Such was the inspiration behind a trav...
  • Tsai lays out roadmap for Taiwan’s technological development - President Tsai Ing-wen said Dec. 5 that the government will spare no efforts in promoting the space industry and setting up a dedicated agency to coordinate Taiwan's digital development, ensuring the country maintains its position as a global innovatio...
  • Australian photographer captures beauty of Taiwan - As a country filled with breathtaking natural and cultural landscapes, Taiwan is an attractive destination for photographers from home and abroad seeking the perfect shot.One such photographer is Australian Craig Ferguson, who first visited Taipei City...
  • Taiwan rated only country in Asia with ‘open’ civic space - Taiwan is the only country in Asia with open civic space according to the People Power Under Attack report released Dec. 4 in Bangkok, spotlighting the nation's status as a regional beacon of freedom and democracy. Published by South Africa-headquarter...
  • APEC automotive dialogue kicks off in Taiwan for 1st time - An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation dialogue on strengthening regional automotive sector exchanges and linkages kicked off Dec. 4 in Taipei City, the first time Taiwan has hosted the event in its 20-year existence. Co-organized by the Ministries of Ec...

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Taipei hosts APEC roundtable on promoting marine sustainability

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation roundtable on spurring private sector involvement in advancing marine sustainability wrapped up Dec. 3 in Taipei City. Hosted by the Cabinet-level Environmental Protection A...

NTHU student volunteer group wins at Belize Youth Awards

The International Volunteer Society of Hsinchu City-based National Tsinghua University was honored at the Belize Youth Awards held in Belize City Nov. 29, spotlighting its work improving educational standards i...

GDP growth hits 2.99 percent in Q3 for Taiwan

Taiwan's gross domestic product grew 2.99 percent in the third quarter of the year, 0.32 of a percentage point above the August forecast, according to the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistic...

Taiwan homebound investment tops US$23 billion year to date

A total of NT$703.4 billion (US$23.06 billion) in homebound investment has been pledged year to date by 156 Taiwan-owned companies operating in China, according to InvesTaiwan Nov. 28. This commitment is foreca...

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African Artists Reclaim Homeland With Touring Exhibition

Berlin, Paris and London are common destinations for African artists seeking to establish their careers and build name recognition. But as they focus their attention on the West, they risk being forgotten at ho...

Taiwan rated only country in Asia with ‘open’ civic space

Taiwan is the only country in Asia with open civic space according to the People Power Under Attack report released Dec. 4 in Bangkok, spotlighting the nation's status as a regional beacon of freedom and democr...

Taiwan, US stage e-waste management workshop in Thailand

The International E-waste Management Network Workshop kicked off Dec. 2 in Bangkok, underscoring the commitment of co-hosts Taiwan and the U.S. to building global capacity while promoting U.N. Sustainable Devel...

Global Protests in 2019: Demonstrators Around World Demand Reform

Corruption, poor economies, political autonomy and personal freedom are among the many issues driving demonstrators' demands for reform around the world.Algeria. In February, after President Abdelaziz Bouteflik...

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Australian photographer captures beauty of Taiwan

As a country filled with breathtaking natural and cultural landscapes, Taiwan is an attractive destination for photographers from home and abroad seeking the perfect shot.One such photographer is Australian Cra...

MOE to honor winners of Taiwan International Student Design Competition

Winners of the Taiwan International Student Design Competition will be honored at special presentation ceremony organized by the Ministry of Education Dec. 6 in Taipei City. A total of 74 designs selected from ...

Taiwan-Germany higher education policy forum wraps up

A Taiwan-Germany higher education policy forum for university directors, presidents and vice chancellors wrapped up Nov. 5 at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taipei City, spotlighting go...

NHRM stages Taiwan-Germany Human Rights Education Workshop

Taiwan-German Human Rights Education Workshop opened Oct. 30 in Taipei City, featuring participants discussing strategies for raising awareness of the need to better protect fundamental freedoms of individuals ...

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Vaccine Group Announces Creation of Ebola Vaccine Stockpile

The vaccine alliance GAVI announced Thursday it would invest $178 million to create a global stockpile of about 500,000 Ebola vaccines, a decision that health officials say could help prevent future outbreaks f...

Pakistan Introduces New Vaccine to Fight Typhoid

Pakistan is the first country in the world to introduce a new vaccine into its routine immunization program for children to try to contain an ongoing "extensively drug-resistant (XDR)" outbreak of typhoid.The o...

NCKU Tainan’s chronic kidney disease solution bags iGEM gold

An innovative solution for chronic kidney disease developed by a team from Tainan City-based National Cheng Kung University in southern Taiwan is winner of gold at the recently staged International Genetically ...

President Tsai meets American Medical Association President Dr. Patrice Harris

During a meeting with American Medical Association (AMA) President Dr. Patrice Harris on the morning of November 8, President Tsai Ing-wen thanked the AMA for strongly supporting Taiwan's WHO participation and ...