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Taiwan's Chan sisters advance to Hobart doubles finals

Taiwan’s Chan sisters advance to Hobart doubles finals

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…]

HTC's earnings dropped to all-time low in 2018: Report

HTC’s earnings dropped to all-time low in 2018: Report

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…]

Microsoft, Taiwan AI Labs collaborate for genetic analysis

Microsoft, Taiwan AI Labs collaborate for genetic analysis

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…]

Hotel collapses in Taiwan after major earthquake

Hotel collapses in Taiwan after major earthquake

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.

Inability to tackle emotions creates problems: Dalai Lama

China cautions Taiwan against letting Dalai Lama visit

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…]

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