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German Trade Office Oktoberfest 2020 kicks off in Taipei

Taipei,  The two-day Oktoberfest celebration kicked off in Taipei on Friday, giving German companies and their business partners a rare chance to rub elbows at a time when social gatherings are temporarily banned in many countries due to the COVID-19...
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Kinmen to distribute unclaimed vouchers to students, disadvantaged

Kinmen,  Kinmen Magistrate Yang Cheng-wu (楊鎮浯) on Wednesday said the county will distribute unclaimed county stimulus vouchers among local students and disadvantaged families, with each entitled to receive NT$1,000 (US$34.10). Taiwan’s outlying co...
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CORONAVIRUS/18 Filipinos, 1 Japanese confirmed with COVID-19 after leaving Taiwan

Taipei,  Nineteen people — 18 Filipinos and one Japanese — tested positive for COVID-19 after leaving Taiwan recently, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday, adding that it could not establish that they had been infected in Tai...
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CORONAVIRUS/Changhua COVID-19 study violated public health rules: CECC

Taipei,  A recent study carried out by the Changhua County government, which involved testing people for COVID-19 antibodies, was found to have violated public health policies but will not result in disciplinary action, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...
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Industrial production hits new high in August

Taipei, Industrial production in Taiwan got a boost from solid global demand for semiconductors and other high tech devices to hit a new monthly high in August, up more than 4 percent from a year earlier, the Ministry of Economic...
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Taiwan to remain largest semiconductor material market in 2020, 2021

Taipei,  Taiwan is forecast to remain the largest semiconductor production material buyer in the world in 2020 and 2021, with its major foundry operators and integrated circuit packaging and testing service providers keen to expand capacity and upgrade techno...
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Tang Prize winner calls for action in sustainable development

Taipei,  Jane Goodall, the laureate of the 2020 Tang Prize in Sustainable Development, on Monday called for action to achieve a sustainable future for all, including respecting animals, mitigating climate change and controlling human population. “We&#82...
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U.S. woman gets new lease on life after leukemia treatment in Taiwan

Taipei,  An American national suffering from acute myeloid leukemia, a type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow, recently received a new lease on life after successfully seeking treatment at Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TV...
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Captain of boat carrying Vietnamese illegals released on bail

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