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www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

US, China defence chiefs hold rare talks on Taiwan, South China Sea

The meeting between US and China defense chiefs in Singapore marks first substantive talks in 18 months. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

US, China defense ministers meet at Shangri-La Dialogue DW 05/31/2024

US expressed concern about Chinese military near Taiwan and emphasized freedom of navigation in South China Sea. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
World news

US alarmed by thought of hypothetical TSMC seizure by China

US stresses the importance of TSMC in Taiwan and the potential impacts of China seizing the company and controlling the South China Sea. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Austin

China, US defence chiefs hold first substantive talks in nearly 18 months

Austin and Dong Jun held important talks on restoring military ties, emphasizing the South China Sea, Taiwan, and North Korea. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden and Xi discuss Taiwan, AI and fentanyl in a push to return to regular leader talks

Discussion on Taiwan, AI, and security between Biden and Xi showed ongoing efforts in leader dialogue and maintaining stability.
Focus on no clash, no confrontation as a principle, and US reaffirming One China policy and opposing coercion in Taiwan issue. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden, Xi speak for first time since November summit

The phone call between President Biden and President Xi focused on maintaining communication for managing the U.S.-China relationship responsibly.
Discussion points of the call included topics like peace in the Taiwan Strait, trade issues, combating illegal narcotics trade, and risks of artificial intelligence. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

US, China defence chiefs hold rare talks on Taiwan, South China Sea

The meeting between US and China defense chiefs in Singapore marks first substantive talks in 18 months. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

US, China defense ministers meet at Shangri-La Dialogue DW 05/31/2024

US expressed concern about Chinese military near Taiwan and emphasized freedom of navigation in South China Sea. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
World news

US alarmed by thought of hypothetical TSMC seizure by China

US stresses the importance of TSMC in Taiwan and the potential impacts of China seizing the company and controlling the South China Sea. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Austin

China, US defence chiefs hold first substantive talks in nearly 18 months

Austin and Dong Jun held important talks on restoring military ties, emphasizing the South China Sea, Taiwan, and North Korea. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden and Xi discuss Taiwan, AI and fentanyl in a push to return to regular leader talks

Discussion on Taiwan, AI, and security between Biden and Xi showed ongoing efforts in leader dialogue and maintaining stability.
Focus on no clash, no confrontation as a principle, and US reaffirming One China policy and opposing coercion in Taiwan issue. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden, Xi speak for first time since November summit

The phone call between President Biden and President Xi focused on maintaining communication for managing the U.S.-China relationship responsibly.
Discussion points of the call included topics like peace in the Taiwan Strait, trade issues, combating illegal narcotics trade, and risks of artificial intelligence. [ more ]
moreus-china-relations
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Battle of Chinese and Taiwanese Chatbots and a Balloon Battle Between the Koreas

Taiwan develops language model AI chatbot for national security concerns. [ more ]
#architecture
designboom | architecture & design magazine
1 month ago
Design

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY's cherry blossom pavilion invites play and rest in taiwan

A lightweight, organic art installation provides respite and social interaction in Taiwan. [ more ]
designboom | architecture & design magazine
5 months ago
Design

inside taiwan's architecture studios through the lens of marc goodwin

Architectural photographer Marc Goodwin documents Taiwan's architecture studios.
Goodwin's photo series provides an inside look at 19 architecture firms in Taiwan. [ more ]
designboom | architecture & design magazine
1 month ago
Design

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY's cherry blossom pavilion invites play and rest in taiwan

A lightweight, organic art installation provides respite and social interaction in Taiwan. [ more ]
designboom | architecture & design magazine
5 months ago
Design

inside taiwan's architecture studios through the lens of marc goodwin

Architectural photographer Marc Goodwin documents Taiwan's architecture studios.
Goodwin's photo series provides an inside look at 19 architecture firms in Taiwan. [ more ]
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#china
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

US lawmakers visit Taiwan to show support amid China threat DW 05/27/2024

US delegation shows support to Taiwan amid China's assertiveness. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

China ends military drills near Taiwan DW 05/25/2024

China ends war games near Taiwan after testing seizure ability. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

China rattles its sabers over Taiwan, and the US must not lose focus

China's aggressive behavior towards Taiwan highlights the strategic threat it poses to the United States. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power DW 05/24/2024

China conducted military drills around Taiwan, viewed as a 'punishment' for 'Taiwan independence' acts. Taiwan denounced the exercises. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

China says war games around Taiwan to test ability to seize power'

China's military conducts war games around Taiwan to test its ability to seize power and control key areas of the island. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

Drills around Taiwan 'test ability to seize power': China DW 05/24/2024

China conducted military drills around Taiwan as a response to Taiwanese President's inauguration, aiming to test their ability to seize power. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

US lawmakers visit Taiwan to show support amid China threat DW 05/27/2024

US delegation shows support to Taiwan amid China's assertiveness. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

China ends military drills near Taiwan DW 05/25/2024

China ends war games near Taiwan after testing seizure ability. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
World news

China rattles its sabers over Taiwan, and the US must not lose focus

China's aggressive behavior towards Taiwan highlights the strategic threat it poses to the United States. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

China says military drills around Taiwan test seizing power DW 05/24/2024

China conducted military drills around Taiwan, viewed as a 'punishment' for 'Taiwan independence' acts. Taiwan denounced the exercises. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

China says war games around Taiwan to test ability to seize power'

China's military conducts war games around Taiwan to test its ability to seize power and control key areas of the island. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

Drills around Taiwan 'test ability to seize power': China DW 05/24/2024

China conducted military drills around Taiwan as a response to Taiwanese President's inauguration, aiming to test their ability to seize power. [ more ]
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#ai-technologies
Theregister
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Taiwan's new president wants to upgrade to 'AI island'

President Lai Ching-te calls for Taiwan to become an 'AI island' and make bold investments in advanced technologies. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

School competition AI art winner sparks heated debate

School kids are utilizing AI technologies like Chat GPT and AI art generators for academic and creative purposes.
A school in Taiwan withdrew a top prize in a teacher-student art show due to the winning entry being created with text-to-image generative AI. [ more ]
Theregister
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Taiwan's new president wants to upgrade to 'AI island'

President Lai Ching-te calls for Taiwan to become an 'AI island' and make bold investments in advanced technologies. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

School competition AI art winner sparks heated debate

School kids are utilizing AI technologies like Chat GPT and AI art generators for academic and creative purposes.
A school in Taiwan withdrew a top prize in a teacher-student art show due to the winning entry being created with text-to-image generative AI. [ more ]
moreai-technologies
#tsai-ing-wen
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

Tsai Ing-wen, the leader who brought Taiwan closer to the US, bows out

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen welcomed famous drag queen Nymphia Wind for a performance before stepping down, reflecting on her groundbreaking tenure and achievements. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
World news

Troublemaker' William Lai Ching-te to take oath as Taiwan's new president

William Lai Ching-te elected for third DPP presidential term in Taiwan. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

Tsai Ing-wen, the leader who brought Taiwan closer to the US, bows out

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen welcomed famous drag queen Nymphia Wind for a performance before stepping down, reflecting on her groundbreaking tenure and achievements. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
World news

Troublemaker' William Lai Ching-te to take oath as Taiwan's new president

William Lai Ching-te elected for third DPP presidential term in Taiwan. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
World news

Taiwan ramps up security for new president's inauguration amid China threat

Increased Chinese military presence around Taiwan before Lai Ching-te's inauguration ceremony. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Business

Uber to acquire Foodpanda's Taiwan unit from Delivery Hero for $950M in cash | TechCrunch

Uber acquiring Foodpanda Taiwan unit for $950 million cash to strengthen Asian presence. [ more ]
#china-us-relations
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

The Struggle for Taiwan: A History by Sulmaan Wasif Khan review dire strait

The Taiwan issue has the potential to trigger catastrophic conflict between China and the United States due to historical complexities and recent tensions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
World news

Taiwan independence' an obstacle to China-US relations, says Beijing

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan held talks in Thailand.
Wang emphasized that Taiwan independence is the biggest risk to China-US ties. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
World news

The Struggle for Taiwan: A History by Sulmaan Wasif Khan review dire strait

The Taiwan issue has the potential to trigger catastrophic conflict between China and the United States due to historical complexities and recent tensions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
World news

Taiwan independence' an obstacle to China-US relations, says Beijing

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan held talks in Thailand.
Wang emphasized that Taiwan independence is the biggest risk to China-US ties. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
2 months ago
Business

America's billion-dollar bet on US chipmaking DW 04/25/2024

Semiconductor chip manufacturing in the US has become a priority due to vulnerabilities in the global supply chain and geopolitical concerns. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
World news

China's Xi says outside interference can't stop reunion with Taiwan

Xi Jinping highlighted the historical trend of reunion between Beijing and Taipei despite external interference.
Xi Jinping emphasized dialogue and the possibility of discussing all issues with Taiwan during the meeting with Ma Ying-jeou. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Business

U.S. Science Agency Launches Program to Connect American and Taiwanese Startups

The National Science Foundation is connecting U.S. startups with Taiwanese counterparts in strategic sectors like semiconductors and AI.
The program aims to help U.S. startups collaborate with overseas partners, particularly in Taiwan, to access deep tech innovations like biotechnology and quantum computing. [ more ]
#earthquake
www.npr.org
3 months ago
Tech industry

Taiwan earthquake briefly halts chip factories that power the global economy

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan temporarily disrupted chip production in semiconductor factories along the west coast.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) plays a crucial role in global chip manufacturing, supplying major tech companies like Apple, Nvidia, and Tesla. [ more ]
theconversation.com
3 months ago
Data science

What We Know about Taiwan's Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake

Major earthquake struck Taiwan causing casualties and damage
Taiwan has an early earthquake warning system [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 months ago
Tech industry

Taiwan earthquake briefly halts chip factories that power the global economy

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan temporarily disrupted chip production in semiconductor factories along the west coast.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) plays a crucial role in global chip manufacturing, supplying major tech companies like Apple, Nvidia, and Tesla. [ more ]
theconversation.com
3 months ago
Data science

What We Know about Taiwan's Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake

Major earthquake struck Taiwan causing casualties and damage
Taiwan has an early earthquake warning system [ more ]
moreearthquake
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Education

Mental health leave offered to Taiwanese students as youth suicides double

High schools in Taiwan are introducing mental health leave for students to address rising suicide rates and stress levels.
The mental health leave program allows high school students to take up to three days off each semester without proof of need but with parental permission. [ more ]
#artificial-intelligence
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta's Zuckerberg woos big tech in Asia to double down on AI chips | TechCrunch

Meta focuses on AI chips collaboration with Samsung Electronics to offset Taiwan geopolitical risks
AI processors are a major priority for Meta to enhance its social media and hardware devices businesses [ more ]
The Economic Times
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Taiwan president tells Pope Francis she supports his AI concerns

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has written to Pope Francis offering support for his concerns over the use of artificial intelligence (AI), and pledging deeper cooperation with the Vatican.
Tsai wrote that Taiwan has a deep recognition of the Holy See's calls for human rights not to be determined by algorithms, and that Taiwan will lead the development of AI with a 'human heart and a technological brain.' [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta's Zuckerberg woos big tech in Asia to double down on AI chips | TechCrunch

Meta focuses on AI chips collaboration with Samsung Electronics to offset Taiwan geopolitical risks
AI processors are a major priority for Meta to enhance its social media and hardware devices businesses [ more ]
The Economic Times
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Taiwan president tells Pope Francis she supports his AI concerns

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has written to Pope Francis offering support for his concerns over the use of artificial intelligence (AI), and pledging deeper cooperation with the Vatican.
Tsai wrote that Taiwan has a deep recognition of the Holy See's calls for human rights not to be determined by algorithms, and that Taiwan will lead the development of AI with a 'human heart and a technological brain.' [ more ]
moreartificial-intelligence
TechCrunch
4 months ago
European startups

'Taiwan needs to find its own groove': what startups want from the next president | TechCrunch

Lai Ching-te will mark an unprecedented three terms of Democratic Progressive Party rule.
Taiwan's startup industry faces challenges like a lack of capital and regulatory hurdles, but entrepreneurs are hopeful for positive changes under Lai's administration. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Podcast Episode: Open Source Beats Authoritarianism

Democracy as open-source technology
Radical transparency in policy-making [ more ]
Design You Trust
4 months ago
Web design

Meet OOO-ing Studios, the Taiwanese Hair Salon that Breaks Stereotypes of Beauty

OOO-ing Studios redefines beauty standards with neon-infused, avant-garde hair designs.
They specialize in Y2K-inspired chaotic color mixes, using a paintbrush for dye application, elevating their work to an art form. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
World news

Chinese Coast Guard boards Taiwan tourist boat, triggers panic

Increased patrols near Taiwan's Kinmen Islands by Beijing following Chinese fishermen's deaths.
Panicked reactions in Taiwan after Chinese Coast Guard officials briefly boarded a Taiwanese cruise ship near Kinmen Islands. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

iPhone 16 rumored to be getting major AI boost

The upcoming iPhone 16 is expected to receive a significant AI boost with the inclusion of the A18 chip and the next-generation M4 chip for Mac.
Taiwanese sources are likely to break details on upcoming releases as the country produces over 90% of the world's most advanced semiconductors. [ more ]
#ctbc-brothers
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Drew Gagnon, Eric Stout Sign With CPBL Teams

Drew Gagnon and ChrisWedsbig have signed with the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan.
Gagnon, the reigning CPBL MVP, re-signed with the Wei Chuan Dragons for a two-year deal. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Daniel Mengden, Kirk McCarty Sign With CPBL's CTBC Brothers

Pitchers Daniel Mengden and Kirk McCarty have signed with the CTBC Brothers of the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan.
CTBC Brothers have re-signed pitcher José De Paula. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Drew Gagnon, Eric Stout Sign With CPBL Teams

Drew Gagnon and ChrisWedsbig have signed with the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan.
Gagnon, the reigning CPBL MVP, re-signed with the Wei Chuan Dragons for a two-year deal. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Daniel Mengden, Kirk McCarty Sign With CPBL's CTBC Brothers

Pitchers Daniel Mengden and Kirk McCarty have signed with the CTBC Brothers of the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan.
CTBC Brothers have re-signed pitcher José De Paula. [ more ]
morectbc-brothers
#ukraine
Above the Law
5 months ago
Law

Ken Paxton Takes Time Off Of Harassing Trans Kids And Pregnant Women To Start Shit With His Own Senator

Donald Trump ordered Republicans to kill a border security bill.
22 Republicans voted with Democrats to fund aid for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
US news

Senate passes $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after rare all-night session

The Senate passed a $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan after months of negotiations and amid political divisions.
The package faces an uncertain future in the House, where hardline Republicans aligned with Trump oppose it. [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Law

Ken Paxton Takes Time Off Of Harassing Trans Kids And Pregnant Women To Start Shit With His Own Senator

Donald Trump ordered Republicans to kill a border security bill.
22 Republicans voted with Democrats to fund aid for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
US news

Senate passes $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after rare all-night session

The Senate passed a $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan after months of negotiations and amid political divisions.
The package faces an uncertain future in the House, where hardline Republicans aligned with Trump oppose it. [ more ]
moreukraine
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Nick Margevicius Signs With CPBL's TSG Hawks

Nick Margevicius has signed with the TSG Hawks of Chinese Professional Baseball in Taiwan.
Margevicius has 32 games of major league experience and has struggled with injuries and poor results in recent years. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Welcome to the AI industrial complex

The demand for AI infrastructure is high and there is a shortage of supply.
Tech giants and chipmakers are forming alliances with governments to boost output and avoid overdependence on Taiwan's chip factories. [ more ]
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