By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, China on Monday warned the US, India and other countries against transferring technology to Taiwan for producing submarines and said such a move could hurt their bilateral ties with Beijing. An Indian firm is reportedly among the six companies from the US, Japan and the European[Read More…]
Hobart, Taiwan’s Latisha Chan and Hao-Ching Chan defeated Romania’s Monica Niculescu and China’s Zhaoxuan Yang in straight sets in the doubles semi-final at the WTA Hobart International tournament at Domain Tennis Centre on Friday. The Taiwanese pair had advanced to the doubles semi-finals after the withdrawal of their quarter-final opponents,[Read More…]
Taipei, The year just-ended was terrible for Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC as its revenue dropped to an all-time low, the media reported. According to the handset maker’s just-released year-end 2018 numbers, HTC took in just NT$23.74 billion (or $770 million) during 2018, the lowest in all its years as a[Read More…]
San Francisco/Taipei, Microsoft and Taiwan AI Labs have collaborated and unveiled TaiGenomics — an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based genetic analysis platform — using Microsoft Azure Cloud computing and storage capabilities. The platform uses AI to process, analyse and draw inferences from vast amounts of medical and genetic data provided by patients[Read More…]
A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake has toppled buildings in the Taiwanese city of Hualien, media reports say. The tremor struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) about 20km (12 miles) off the island’s east coast. Photographs posted on social media showed extensive damage to roads and high-rise buildings.
Taiwan is poised to become the first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage after the death of a prominent gay professor. The country is already regarded as one of the most progressive in the region when it comes to equal rights and there is already some legal recognition of same-sex[Read More…]
Hundreds have been evacuated from Southern Taiwan and China with a red alert being issued in the region as it braves the ‘strongest storm of the year’. Super typhoon Meranti, which has reached speeds of up to 230 miles per hour (370 kph), has forced schools, businesses to close and[Read More…]
The Chinese government has warned Taiwan against allowing exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama to visit. The Dalai Lama was invited by Freddy Lim, Taiwan’s prominent heavy metal singer and an outspoken China critic. Lim was elected to the Taiwanese parliament in January, this year and had met the spiritual[Read More…]