Microsoft Corp. will establish its first cloud datacenter region in Taiwan as part of its “Reimagine Taiwan” initiative.
With Asian economies affected by Covid-19, South Korea has shown its ability to act swiftly to deal with the pandemic effectively.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications has selected the alignment for the extension of the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) network. Currently, the THSR network runs from Kaohsiung City in the south of the island, up through the heavily populated cities of Taiwan’s western region, and ends in Taipei City. The extended line will travel
Taiwan’s national power provider (known as Taipower) has announced that it will launch a pilot project to keep its solar farm in Nantou County clear of weeds… by using cow-power. Taipower say it will use bovine resources from the Council of Agriculture’s Livestock Research Institute on the Ta Wan Solar Power Plant. Taipower has 3,320
The Tainan District Court on Thursday ruled that six individuals must pay NT$450 million (US$15.29 million) to 128 victims and family members after 115 residents of their poorly constructed building died in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on Feb. 6, 2016. The lawsuit was brought by 128 victims and relatives of those who died when the
Architects from around Asia have discussed how Covid-19 has affected their businesses and how the industry can adapt and survive. You can view their webinars here:
IDC (International Data Corporation) has announced the 2020 winners for their IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards (SCAPA) with Taiwan picking up 4 awards, China and Singapore gaining 3, and South Korea and Australia getting 2 prizes. Other winners were from India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, and New Zealand. The SCAPA Awards do not include Japan.
An investigation into the collapse of the Nanfang’ao Bridge in Yilan County, near Taipei City last year has identified corrosion in several of the bridge’s steel cables. The Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) announced the initial results of its investigation into the facts of the case, but did not conclusively state what caused the collapse. Investigations
Despite the current travel restrictions caused by Covid-19, the Taiwan government has reportedly made a decision to allow easier hiring of expats for construction projects. The current rules states that projects must cost NT$10billion/US$330million and last at least 15 months, but this will now be relaxed where there are skill shortages. The move comes after
Only 13 percent of engineers in Taiwan are women and most believe they have to work harder to receive the same recognition or promotions as men, according to a survey released Sunday by the Chinese Institute of Engineers. The survey on the relationship between career development and gender differences in engineering, the first of its