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China alleges that coronavirus case in Tianjin came from German pork knuckles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Tianjin has entered "combat" mode after a worker allegedly contracted the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) by handling frozen pork knuckles imported from...

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Use of Robotics Can Help Draw Customers Back into Restaurants and Hotels

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 8 October 2020 - Just how much of the global service industry will be left standing by the time COVID-19 is brought under control is anybody's guess. In the U.S., a...

US lists Taiwan as low-risk after lifting global 'Do not Travel' advisory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government has included Taiwan among a select list of low-risk destinations after lifting its global "Do Not Travel" advisory. Due to an improvement ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s move to quit WHO cites flawed facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spread a number of false and misleading claims about the World Health Organization in announcing his decision to cut U.S. ties with the agency over the coronav...

Coronavirus cannot spread easily by touching surfaces: US CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those worried about catching COVID-19 through touching contaminated surfaces can now breathe a sigh of relief, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

No such thing as super foods to treat Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Possibly due to the fact that a vaccine and effective medicines to treat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have not yet become a reality, stories about foods that allegedly...

Photo reveals warped seal on Wuhan lab freezer door

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos have resurfaced from 2018 showing a warped seal on a freezer door as suspicions grow that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could have started at a poorly m...

WHO head accuses Taiwan of racist attack, blames MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to withering criticism over his questionable handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) head lashed out at Taiw...

Trump threatens to defund WHO for being 'China-centric'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll in the U.S. surpassed 12,000, President Donald Trump on Tuesday (April 7) blamed the World Health Organization for "cal...

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky. They’ve stopped companies that quickly launched ho...

Petition to fire Tedros, include Taiwan in WHO reaches 500,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition to oust the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom and include Taiwan in the organization has now surpassed 500,000 signatures. On J...

How it spreads, infects: Coronavirus impact comes into focus

The medical impact of the new coronavirus is coming into sharper focus as it continues its spread in what is now officially recognized as a pandemic. Its true fatality rate isn’t yet known, b...

Dow tumbles into bear market as coronavirus fears intensify

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks careened lower Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials sinking more than 1,400 points, as investors became more fearful that the Trump administration and other global go...

Diagram of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as of March 9, Taiwan had 45 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), including 25 indigenous and 20 imp...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese mascot coins acronym for coronavirus tips - WUHAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A humorous acronym devised by the makers of cartoon dog Shiba Inu (總柴) has quickly become a viral meme in Taiwan. To help Taiwanese protect themselves from the novel co...