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N° 09 Septembre 2017 3 p.  522 kb

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Taiwan plans to launch its first indigenous AUV within 5 years (Focus Taiwan, 1.9.2017)
More than 400 Gogoro GoStations now available in Taiwan (Focus Taiwan, 8.9.2017)
Asia's first Merck application development center founded in Kaohsiung (Focus Taiwan, 8.9.2017)
World Congress on Information Technology opens in Taipei (Taiwan Today, 11.9.2017)
FormoSat-5 images out of focus; adjustment may take months: NARLabs (Focus Taiwan, 19.9.2017)
FormoSat-5 functioning as expected: science minister (Focus Taiwan, 20.9.2017)
Taiwan seeks exchanges with renewable energy developers in Europe (Focus Taiwan, 23.9.2017)
Taiwan to invest over NT$1 billion annually in AI (Focus Taiwan, 25.9.2017)
Taiwan, Philippines sign agreements on industrial collaboration (Focus Taiwan, 28.9.2017)

MOE upgrades Taiwan's Mandarin proficiency test (Taiwan Today, 1.9.2017)
President Tsai welcomes overseas compatriot students from SE Asia (Taiwan Today, 12.9.2017)
Government offers research grants for women scientists (Focus Taiwan, 29.9.2017)


N° 08 Août 2017 4 p.  612 kb

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Scientist seeks to explain mass bee disappearances (Focus Taiwan, 9.8.2017)
ITRI, Oxford Instruments to further strengthen cooperation (Focus Taiwan, 10.8.2017)
Aerospace and defense technology exhibition kicks off in Taipei (Taiwan Today, 17.8.2017)
Acer opens solar power station (Focus Taiwan, 18.8.2017)
Top trends, technologies on show at Taipei 101 Smart Trend Exhibition (Taiwan Today, 18.8.2017)
Final preparations underway for launch of Taiwan's Formosat-5 (Focus Taiwan, 19.8.2017)
FormoSat-5 will help speed disaster prevention and relief: expert (Focus Taiwan, 24.8.2017)
FormoSat-5 successfully makes it into orbit (Focus Taiwan, 25.8.2017)
FormoSat-5 launches into space after years of challenges (Focus Taiwan, 25.8.2017)
FormoSat-5 begins contact with ground station (Focus Taiwan, 25.8.2017)
Launch of FormoSat-7 set for mid-2018: minister (Focus Taiwan, 25.8.2017)
U.S. has detected, numbered FormoSat-5: project head (Focus Taiwan, 28.8.2017)
Taiwan ranks 2nd at International Earth Science Olympiad (Taiwan Today, 30.8.2017)

Taiwan takes 5th place at International Olympiad in Informatics (Taiwan Today, 7.8.2017)
Mandarin On-The-Go tours of Taiwan launched by Ministry of Education (Taiwan Today, 9.8.2017)
National Open University promotes Mandarin education in Thailand (Taiwan Today, 10.8.2017)
Taiwan partners with Vietnamese university on scientific research (Focus Taiwan, 22.8.2017)
Education fairs in Indonesia promote study in Taiwan (Taiwan Today, 28.8.2017)
Tang Prize Foundation, IUBMB cooperate in promoting science education (Focus Taiwan, 30.8.2017)


N° 07 Juillet 2017 4 p.  612 kb

Science / Technology
Gogoro launches first solar-powered battery station (Focus Taiwan, 08.07.2017)
Tsai calls for Taiwan-Europe tie-ups on green energy, smart tech (Taiwan Today, 07.07.2017)
Taiwan heavily dependent on U.S. for technology (Focus Taiwan, 05.07.2017)
Taiwan talent to take center stage at World Congress on Information Technology (Taiwan Today, 05.07.2017)
Forum on innovative cities and green energy set for Thursday (Focus Taiwan, 04.07.2017)
Taiwan aims to advance its aerospace industry: premier (Focus Taiwan, 15.07.2017)
Taiwan shines at Tokyo invention expo (Focus Taiwan, 08.07.2017)
Volkswagen partners with HTC Vive for auto production, logistics (Focus Taiwan, 08.07.2017)
Regional youth climate change seminar gets underway in Taipei (Taiwan Today, 04.07.2017)
Visa plans to introduce QR code payments in Taiwan by end-2018 (Focus Taiwan, 03.07.2017)

Taiwan students excel at International Biology Olympiad (Taiwan Today, 01.07.2017)
Taiwan places top 10 in international math, physics Olympiads (Taiwan Today, 04.07.2017)
Tutoring program giving new immigrant students a chance (Focus Taiwan, 10.07.2017)
Taiwanese, Philippine universities team up to promote exchanges (Focus Taiwan, 08.07.2017)
Taiwanese, Vietnamese universities forge cooperation links (Focus Taiwan, 10.07.2017)
Seven Taiwan universities rank in Asia-Pacific top 100 (Taiwan Today, 06.07.2017)
2017 Taiwan Higher Education Fairs wrap up in Myanmar (Taiwan Today, 05.07.2017)


N° 06 Juin 2017 3 p.  496 kb

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Computex Taipei draws record number of buyers, tech professionals (Taiwan Today, 07.06.2017)
Taiwan ranked 16th globally in Internet speed report (Focus Taiwan, 07.06.2017)
EVA Air introduces upgraded passenger service robot (China Times, 08.06.2017)
Company seeks to make smart toilet with urine sensor (Focus Taiwan, 12.06.2017)
HTC U11 enjoys strong sales (Focus Taiwan, 15.06.2017)
Taiwan scientists find potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease (Focus Taiwan, 17.06.2017)
Free Wi-Fi is coming to every high-speed train by Universiade (China Times, 19.06.2017)
Innolux to mass-produce world's 1st flexible fingerprint sensors (Focus Taiwan, 20.06.2017)

University graduates bemoan low wages, despite record high (Focus Taiwan, 01.06.2017)
NTU ranks 76th In QS world university rankings (Focus Taiwan, 08.06.2017)
NTU rises in Times Higher Education Rankings (China Post, 15.06.17)


N° 05 Mai 2017 3 p.  552 kb

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Local winners of NASA hackathon announced in Taipei (Taiwan Today, 02.05.2017)
Science Ministry to set up robot production base (Focus Taiwan, 03.05.2017)
III to work with Microsoft in fostering local data science talents (Taiwan Today, 05.05.2017)
Taiwan wins 74 medals at Paris invention fair (Focus Today, 07.05.2017)
Taiwan can become Asia's biotech hub: vice president (Focus Taiwan, 13.05.2017)
ITRI develops world's first easy-to-use pesticide detector (China Post, 24.05.2017)

Taiwan students shine at Intel science fair (Taiwan Today, 22.05.2017)


N° 04 Avril 2017 4 p.  517 kb

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Built for winning (China Post, 05.04.2017)
Taiwan remains the world’s largest IC materials buyer (Taiwan Today, 05.04.2017)
Taiwan to join NASA hackathon for first time (Focus Taiwan, 06.04.2017)
Science parks, YunTech and IIT Hyderabad sign MOU in Hsinchu (Focus Taiwan, 17.04.17)
ITRI Wins 2017 Edison Awards with URABat (Focus Taiwan, 22.04.2017)

Global international studies conference kicks off in Taipei (Focus Taiwan, 01.04.2017)
Cabinet savings program to give kids in need NT$540,000 on 18th birthday (China Post, 05.04.2017)
Taiwan signs cooperation pact with Stanford University (Focus Taiwan, 05.04.2017)
Stipend for Chinese language teachers in Southeast Asia to be raised (Focus Taiwan, 05.04.2017)
Indonesia eying closer higher education ties with Taiwan (Focus Taiwan, 11.04.2017)
Taiwan to offer NT$125,000 monthly stipend to lure overseas talent (Focus Taiwan, 18.04.2017)
Growing number of college students postponing graduation (Focus Taiwan, 19.04.2017)
Taiwan, India launch 'Intern India' program for Taiwanese students (Focus Taiwan, 22.04.2017)


N° 03 Mars 2017 4 p.  479 kb

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Taiwan ranked 11th in global mobile data speeds (Taiwan Today, 01.03.2017)
HTC to unveil mobile VR device, Re2 by year-end (Focus Taiwan, 01.03.2017)
Taiwan sets 10-year deadline to complete fighter jet prototype (Focus Taiwan, 02.03.2017)
Taiwan telecom firm forges 5G partnerships with Nokia, Ericsson (Taiwan Today, 03.03.2017)
Xiaomi chips made with support from TSMC: Xiaomi chairman (Focus Taiwan, 09.03.2017)
Taiwan's average Internet speed ranked 19th worldwide (Focus Taiwan, 13.03.2017)
Apple leads in U.S. smartphone market: comScore report (Focus Taiwan, 13.03.2017)
HTC to sell its Shanghai factory in favor of VR business (Focus Taiwan, 15.03.17)
Taiwan-developed 'smart helmet' showcased in Silicon Valley (Focus Taiwan, 21.03.2017)

OCAC seeks participants in overseas internship program (Focus Taiwan, 01.03.2017)
Going Global (Taiwan Today, 01.03.2017)
MOE to draft guidelines on university pledges for Chinese students (Focus Taiwan, 06.03.2017)
33 percent of Ph.D graduates consider working overseas: survey (Focus Taiwan, 14.03.2017)
Nine Taiwan schools among top 100 in Times Asia University Rankings (Focus Taiwan, 16.03.2017)
Kaohsiung hosts global education conference (Taiwan Today, 23.03.2017)
Over 100 foreign students join Mazu frenzy in Taichung (Taiwan Today, 25.03.2017)


N° 02 Février 2017 4 p.  369 kb

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Taiwan-Canada research team sheds light on dinosaur evolution (Taiwan Today, 03.02.2017)
Taiwan, India sign MOU on telematics cooperation (Focus Taiwan, 04.02.2017)
Taiwan bags 4 gold invention awards in Thailand (Focus Taiwan, 06.02.2017)
Taiwan team makes breakthrough in carbon conversion technology (Taiwan Today, 10.02.2017)
HTC starts to provide 'cosmetic pink U Ultra' (Focus Taiwan, 13.02.2017)  
HTC to unveil mobile VR device by year end: report (Focus Taiwan, 16.02.2017)
Taiwan launches 1st landfill-based solar power plant (Taiwan Today, 17.02.2017)
Taiwanese technology can help India fight pollution: official (Focus Taiwan, 20.02.2017)

2 Taiwan schools on Times list of most international universities (China Post, 02.02.2017)
Subsidy offered for young people to study in Southeast Asia (Focus Taiwan, 08.02.2017)
NTU seminar boosts Taiwan-India exchanges (Taiwan Today, 10.02.2017)
NTHU planning to set up more Taiwan Education Centers in India (Focus Taiwan, 11.02.2017)
Taipei ranked world’s 21st best city for students (Taiwan Today, 16.02.2017)


N° 01 Janvier 2017 4 p.  409 kb

Research finds pesticide impairs echolocation ability in bats (Focus Taiwan, 11.01.2017)
National Taiwan University Hospital makes head, neck cancer surgery breakthrough(Taiwan Today, 19.01.2017)

Taiwan sees proliferation of small schools as birth rate falls (Focus Taiwan, 01.01.2017)
Black bear education center opened (Taipei Times, 04.01.2017)
Taiwan to tighten medical license eligibility (Focus Taiwan, 08.01.2017)
Taiwan universities promoting exchanges with Philippine schools (Focus Taiwan, 11.01.2017)
Teacher retirement age to be raised to 60: Education Ministry (Focus Taiwan, 22.01.2017)

'Asian Silicon Valley' will boost Taiwan-U.S. cooperation: Tsai (Focus Time, 04.01.2017)
Asus unveils ZenFone with Daydream, Google Tango (China Post, 06.01.2017)
ITRI demonstrates 2 cutting-edge technologies at CES 2017 (Focus Time, 09.01.2017)
MOEA expects record-breaking IC output for 4th consecutive year (Taiwan Today, 09.01.2017)
HTC unveils U Ultra, U Play models (Focus Taiwan, 12.01.2017)
Taiwan's IT spending expected to grow over 2%: Gartner (Focus Taiwan, 16.01.2017)
HTC launches 'VR for Impact' program (Focus Taiwan, 21.01.2017)