Thursday, October 21, 2021


Editorial: Strengthen ties with Taiwan

Given the changing geopolitical realities in Asia, in the wake of China’s growing belligerence, there is a strong case for India to deepen its...

Telangana complements Taiwan strengths in electronics

Participating in 'Taiwan Connect-Telangana State' virtual conference organised under the aegis of Invest India, the Minister said that several Taiwan companies were already operating in Hyderabad

Fukushima Fallout

Japan’s decision to release over one million tonnes of contaminated water from its destroyed nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean has upset many

McDonald’s suffers data breach in US, S. Korea, Taiwan

The company discovered the data breach after hiring consultants to "investigate unauthorised activity on an internal security system," the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting McDonald's.

Asian exports, pandemic demand fuel record global trade rebound

UNCTAD expects goods trade to keep growing this year, but is less optimistic about services sectors such as tourism.

Train derails in Taiwan, multiple casualties

By around 10.30 a.m. (local time), three severely wounded people had been rushed to a hospital and some 20 others were awaiting treatment, the agency said.

Taiwan kicks off COVID-19 vaccination drive with AstraZeneca shot

Taiwan has signed contracts securing 10 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, 5.05 million doses of the Moderna vaccine, and 4.76 million doses of vaccines through COVAX.

Changing names to get free meals lands hundreds of Taiwanese in soup!

In Taichung, a college student surnamed Kuo changed her name to Kuo "Salmon Rice Bowl".

China tells Biden to reverse ‘dangerous practice’ on Taiwan

The United States has no official relations with Taiwan's democratically elected government but extensive informal ties.

MediaTek unveils new AI-based 4K smart TV chip

The new chip supports cutting edge AI-enhancement technologies such as AI super resolution, AI picture quality and AI voice assistants, plus variable refresh rate (VRR) and MEMC (motion estimation and motion compensation) so graphics appear smoother.

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan

Health care workers, especially those who have direct contact with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases, will be the first to get the shots.

Chinese hackers target SII, Bharat Biotech: Report

Both SII and Bharat Biotech are involved in producing Covid-19 vaccine

Taiwan quarantines 5,000 after hospital cluster

Taiwan is on higher alert after the latest domestic cluster, which has now seen 15 cases from the hospital in Taoyuan.

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G with 90Hz screen, Snapdragon 690 SoC launched

The device features a 6.7-inch FHD+ LCD display with a resolution of 2400X1080 pixels. This is a 20:9 aspect ratio screen and also has a 90Hz refresh rate.

Georgia Aquarium’s largest female whale shark dies

Even after exhaustive veterinary and animal care efforts, she ultimately passed away.

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