Science, Technology and Education News from Taiwan
2019

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N° 04 Avril 2019 5 p. 449 kb
Science / Technology
Taiwan-developed app finds smartphone use impact on sleep, health (Focus Taiwan, 1.4.2019)
Taiwanese lab develops ‘mouse avatars’ to help cancer patients (Focus Taiwan 2.4.2019)
Taiwan ranks No.1 in IC material market for 9th straight year (Focus Taiwan 3.4.2019)
ITRI’s road safety technology wins silver at Edison Awards (Focus Taiwan, 5.4.2019)
Taiwan-participated global project to reveal first black hole image (Focus Taiwan, 9.4.2019)
Taiwan joins global effort to reveal first image of black hole (Focus Taiwan, 10.4.2019)
Taiwan’s ITRI, Hon Hai on Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators list (Focus Taiwan, 12.4.2019)
Facebook opens new headquarters in Taiwan (The China Post, 12.4.2019)
Taiwan develops Asia’s first ASF rapid test kit (Focus Taiwan, 13.4.2019)
FormoSat-7 satellite group departs Taiwan for U.S. (Focus Taiwan, 15.4.2019)
Foxconn, HTC made Forbes’ ‘Blockchain 50’ list (Taiwan News, 18.4.2019) .
HTC backs US$50 million fund for new blockchain startup (Focus Taiwan, 18.4.2019)
Taiwan makes advance in biofuel production technique (Focus Taiwan, 19.4.2019)
TSMC takes lead in 8 advanced technologies in last 2 years (Focus Taiwan, 23.4.2019)
Taiwan develops new concrete for high-rise buildings (Focus Taiwan, 23.4.2019)
Taiwanese data buoys to improve typhoon forecast accuracy (Focus Taiwan, 25.4.2019)
U.S.-based Taiwan scientist finds new solar energy solutions (Focus Taiwan, 26.4.2019)
HTC to unveil 2nd generation Blockchain phone later this year (Focus Taiwan, 27.4.2019)
Coral spawning off eastern Taiwan recorded for first time (Focus Taiwan, 29.4.2019)

Education
Three Taiwanese universities make top 100 in first impact rankings (Taiwan News, 5.4.2019)
Taiwan ramping up efforts to recruit foreign English teachers (Taiwan News, 8.4.2019)
Students speak out against fake news, demand fact-checking (Focus Taiwan, 13.4.2019)
College fees to rise 2.17%: education ministry (Focus Taiwan, 22.4.2019)
N° 03 Mars 2019 4 p. 444 kb
Science / Technology
Taiwanese researchers develop dye-sensitized solar cell using pitaya (Focus Taiwan, 4.3.2019)
Taiwan boosts science, technology cooperation with Australia, Sri Lanka (Taiwan Today, 5.3.2019)
HTC partners with U.S. museum to host VR expo on T-Rex (Focus Taiwan 8.3.2019)
Hon Hai’s 35 production sites listed as top 200 Apple suppliers (Focus Taiwan 9.3.2019)
Taiwan team through to national robotics competition in U.S. (Focus Taiwan, 11.3.2019) .
New medical smartphone app helps manage wounds: NTUH (Focus Taiwan, 14.3.2019)
HTC to offer unlimited access to VR content at flat rate (Focus Taiwan, 16.3.2019)
NTU math professor wins Taiwan female science award (Taiwan Today, 18.3.2019)
HTC teams up with NVIDIA in VR development (Focus Taiwan, 20.3.2019) .
U.K.-Taiwan science research project funds 11 Taiwanese researchers (Focus Taiwan, 25.3.2019)
Smart city expo showcasing latest AI applications (Focus Taiwan, 26.3.2019)
Making Taipei a ‘living lab’ for smart city solutions: Taipei Mayor Ko (Taiwan News, 26.3.2019)
Teco to start shipping service robots to Australia in May (Focus Taiwan, 26.3.2019)
Google introduces new job search function for Taiwan users (Focus Taiwan, 27.3.2019)
Education
Taiwanese students win international architecture prize (Focus Taiwan, 12.3.2019)
Taiwan will have to compete for Filipino English teachers: educator (The China Post, 14.3.2019)
MOL, WorldSkills sign pact on promoting vocational training internationally (Taiwan Today, 14.3.2019)
Taiwan struggles to retain talents (The China Post, 21.3.2019)
Taiwan high school student wins big at prestigious Italian science competition (Taiwan Today, 21.3.2019)
N° 02 Février 2019 4 p. 435 kb
Science / Technology
Mobile Internet use in Taiwan tops 70 percent for 1st time (Focus Taiwan, 10.2.2019)
Taiwan set to offer cell therapies to treat cancers, joint disease (Taiwan Today, 12.2.2019)
Taiwan’s new satellite ready for transport to U.S. (Focus Taiwan 18.2.2019)
Taiwanese software engineer transforms movie industry (Focus Taiwan 18.2.2019)
New satellite will enhance Taiwan’s disaster preparedness: Tsai (Focus Taiwan, 21.2.2019)
HTC unveils Vive Focus Plus (The China Post, 22.2.2019)
3D images of Taiwan to be pulled from Google Maps (Focus Taiwan, 23.2.2019)
Taiwan firms to demonstrate 5G capability at MWC (Focus Taiwan, 25.2.2019)
New exhibition celebrates 40 years of U.S.-Taiwan space cooperation (Focus Taiwan, 26.2.2019)
HTC unveils 5G smart hub at MWC (Focus Taiwan, 26.2.2019)
HTC’s first blockchain phone to go on sale in Taiwan on March 1 (Focus Taiwan, 27.2.2019)
Education
Taiwan Education Center, Philippines school promote study in Taiwan (Focus Taiwan, 18.2.2019)
Students urge high schools to stop making exam results public (Focus Taiwan, 23.2.2019)
Taiwan’s sports universities provide athletes with top-class degrees, training (Taiwan News, 24.2.2019)
N° 01 Janvier 2019 4 p. 417 kb
Science / Technology
TSMC denies reports of trade secret leaks in BASF case (Focus Taiwan, 7.1.2019)
US Smithsonian magazine praises Taiwan’s recycling success (Taiwan Today, 8.1.2019)
HTC unveils new VR headsets ahead of CES (Focus Taiwan, 7.1.2019)
Semi-official Taiwan think tank joins Quantum Alliance Initiative (Focus Taiwan, 13.1.2019)
Taiwan startups win 8 awards, secure deals at CES 2019 (The China Post, 13.1.2019)
Hon Hai has 100,000 robots running in China production bases: Gou (Focus Taiwan, 14.1.2019)
Chailease to invest NT$10 billion in solar power development (Focus Taiwan, 14.1.2019)
Third space program to focus on satellite development: ministry (Focus Taiwan, 16.1.2019)
III to bar China-made devices from accessing its internal network (Focus Taiwan, 16.1.2019)
NARLabs launches National Laboratory Animal Center (Focus Taiwan, 17.1.2019)
Science ministry recruits Uber Taiwan as partner to help start-ups (Focus Taiwan, 21.1.2019)
Global 5G group kicks off working group meeting in Taiwan (Focus Taiwan, 21.1.2019)
Education
New Taipei City to offer test for children on local historic sites (Taiwan Today, 3.1.2019)
New NTU president vows to lead university into brighter future (Focus Taiwan, 8.1.2019)
9 Taiwan universities rank among top 100 in emerging economies (Taiwan Today, 16.1.2019)
Taiwan language exchange program bears fruit in the Philippines (The China Post, 16.1.2019)