Articles about Taiwan
23 May 2022World
China may be planning an attack on Taiwan, an audio clip leaked by a human rights activist suggests so, as per an HT report.
23 May 2022World
US President Joe Biden on Monday said he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan from China if the latter invaded the self-ruled island nation.
28 Oct 2021World
A small number of United States troops are present in Taiwan for training purposes, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has confirmed.
23 Jul 2021World
A typhoon is forecast to bring heavy rains to Taiwan and coastal China over the weekend, days after the worst flooding on record in a central province caused at least 33 deaths.
13 Jun 2021Business
The US Senate passed the Endless Frontier Act, funneling billions to bolster local chip manufacturing and technology sectors. The legislation aims to keep the US competitive with China, which is also pumping billions into its semiconductor research and manufacturing.
15 May 2021Business
Today, manufacturing industries around the world are braving an acute shortage of chips essential for practically every modern equipment.
04 Apr 2021Business
Apple's longstanding primary source for silicon, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), was expected to hike prices by 15% for its silicon wafers when the auto industry was facing a chip crunch.
03 Apr 2021World
Prosecutors in Taiwan said on Saturday that they have questioned the owner of an unmanned truck that rolled onto a rail track and caused the country's worst train disaster in decades that killed 51 people and injured 146, though no charges have been filed.
02 Apr 2021World
A passenger train carrying an estimated 350 people derailed in eastern Taiwan on Friday morning, killing at least 36 people and injuring dozens more, the authorities said, marking the island's deadliest rail accident in decades.
24 Mar 2021Business
It's no secret that Intel is in dire straits after being bested by AMD and recently losing its chip contract for Apple's Mac range. It will now focus on making chips for other companies.
30 Sep 2020Technology
As the latest addition to its X50 line-up, Vivo has launched the X50e 5G in Taiwan. The handset joins the X50, X50 5G, X50 Pro, X50 Pro+ and X50 Lite models that are available in various regions.
23 Sep 2020World
A viral video showing crying soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given quite the opportunity to Taiwanese media to mock China.
19 Aug 2020World
With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".
05 Nov 2019Sports
Taiwanese shuttler Chou Tien-chen, who is currently ranked number two in the world among singles players, has taken a bold decision to become his own coach, as he eyes his maiden Olympic gold.
13 Aug 2019Technology
HTC is all set to make a comeback in the Indian smartphone market with its new handset.
24 May 2019World
Taiwan, which made history by becoming the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage last week, held another proud moment for the queer community this week.
04 May 2019World
A few days back, we reported about an iPhone that worked perfectly well after being bitten by a shark.
11 Apr 2019World
Dubbed as the "world's first" such incident, doctors at the Fooyin University Hospital in Taiwan were horrified when they found four live bees inside a 29-year-old woman's eyes.
03 Apr 2019Technology
Expanding its portfolio of Nokia smartphones, brand-licensee HMD Global has launched the X71 model at a price tag of TWD 11,900 (approximately Rs. 26,500) in Taiwan.
02 Apr 2019Technology
As the latest addition to its portfolio of Nokia smartphones, brand-licensee HMD Global will launch the X71 model in Taiwan on April 2.
23 Feb 2019World
In an incident of major violation of rules, a pilot of China Airlines (the national carrier of Taiwan) was found sleeping in the cockpit while flying a Boeing 747.
22 Jan 2019World
In a tragic incident, a social media adventure star was found frozen to death at National Park in Taiwan yesterday.
03 Jan 2019World
Taiwan's leader has rejected the Chinese president's call for unification under a "one country, two systems" approach.
26 Dec 2018World
Taiwanese authorities have commenced a search for 152 Vietnamese tourists who arrived with tourist visas last week, and have since gone missing.
22 Aug 2018World
Internet is a divided space: it can't decide whether these desserts are creepy or cute.
06 Jul 2018World
A day after Air India, on Beijing's demand, made a change on its website to refer to Taiwan as "Chinese Taipei", the Indian government has justified its action.
05 Jul 2018India
National carrier Air India changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government.
05 Jul 2018World
Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major airlines, Air India has now modified its website to show Taiwan as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei".
26 Mar 2018Technology
A group of researchers have determined that SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, launched in August 2017 (the Formosat-5 mission), created a gigantic circular shock wave, carving a nearly 900-km-wide hole into the plasma of the ionosphere.
01 Oct 2017Business
Apple is currently investigating reports of its iPhone 8 Plus splitting open, the reasons for which remain unclear.
06 Sep 2017Technology
Post the launch of ASUS Zenfone 4 series, an upgrade over the Zenfone 3 series, in Taiwan, the company is likely to bring its camera-centric series to India on September 14, two days after the much-touted iPhone 8 launch.
07 Aug 2017World
In a new development, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to China's terms for negotiations and refrained from insisting the legal bindingness of the South China Sea (SCS) Code of Conduct.
17 Jun 2017Business
Tablets made of stone were one of the earliest tools used for writing before invention of paper.
24 May 2017World
In a landmark judgement, judges from Taiwan's highest court ruled in favour of gay marriage, making the small island nation the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.
29 Apr 2017World
US President Donald Trump has rejected Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's suggestion that the two leaders speak again on the phone.