As Taiwan attempts to dramatically transform its power generation systems away from nuclear and coal-fired power plants and towards a cleaner system centered around renewable, an important technology seems to have been ignored: fuel cells. A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that converts the chemical energy from a fuel such as hydrogen, natural gas,…

The use of braces to straighten and correct misalignments of the teeth goes back thousands of years – even Cleopatra wore them! The modern system of brackets, bonding material, arch wire, and ligature elastic is at least a century old, with traditional orthodontic techniques usually requiring years of wearing braces, with frequent visits to the…

In order to develop Taiwan’s stock market into a world-class bourse, the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. (TWSE) has been making a concerted effort to encourage Taiwanese-invested companies abroad to return to Taiwan for share listing. The results so far have been very promising. In 2008, the government began permitting foreign enterprises to carry out initial…

Skyrock Projects aims to inspire action and initiative in technology and the arts. Emerging technologies are already reshaping the world, and the pace of change is increasing, with everything from Artificial Intelligence, workplace automation, financial technology, autonomous vehicles, and advanced material science impacting home and work. Today’s learners will need to be educated to take…

A delegation comprised of Taoyuan City Government officials, China Airlines Chairman Ho Nuan-hsuan, and Taoyuan International Airport Corporation President and CEO Shiau Deng-ke, led by Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan, visited the United States from July 4 to July 15 on the “2017 Taoyuan City Trade Delegation to the West Coast USA.” A total of 40…

Global tensions are rising and international travel is becoming increasingly stressful, with long lines and grim airport personnel now the norm. Not so at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, though, which stands out as an oasis of smiling staff willing to make the extra effort to ensure that travelers receive the most welcoming of visits. Acclaimed…

Recognizing that the challenges facing Taiwan’s pharmaceutical market are inextricably linked to the structure and soundess of the overall healthcare system, the board of the International Reasearch-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (IRPMA) last year decided to prepare a comprehensive set of recommendations for shaping the next generation of Taiwan’s healthcare. The Association commissioned consultancy PwC Taiwan…

Amid a flurry of announced major infrastructure projects, the Taoyuan Aerotropolis stands out for its scale and boldness. Touted as the largest national infrastructure project since the Ten Major Infrastructure Projects of the 1970s that catapulted Taiwan into the ranks of major industrial economies, the Aerotropolis is a planned transportation, logistics, industrial, and residential city…