Philippines says fate of caregiver up to Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a bizarre mixup of geography and jurisdictions, the Philippine government on Wednesday (April 29) said that the deportation of a Filipina caregiver who made controversi...

Taiwan research team proposes alternative coronavirus cure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of researchers from the National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) has proposed an alternative method for developing a Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to prevent ...

Philippines says Chinese tests only 40% accurate, backpedals after China complains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday (March 28) announced that some Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits donated to the country by China were only...

Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...

Coronavirus might have saved more lives in China than it cost: Stanford researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of March 23, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed 3,270 lives in China, according to official figures from that country; but the lives saved by the reduction in air p...

Philippines media report I-Mei workers’ letter played role in end of Taiwan flight ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of a decision to overturn a travel ban on Taiwan motivated by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) Friday (Feb. 14) migh...

Airlines to resume Taiwan-Philippines flights after Manila lifts ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Philippines lifted a ban on travel to and from Taiwan over the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday (Feb. 14), Taiwan's EVA Air announced it will resume Ta...

Filipino workers at I-Mei Foods Company in Taiwan ask their government to lift travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 400 Filipino workers of I-Mei Foods Company have petitioned the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to lift the travel ban on Taiwan, reported Filipino media ou...

High, hard: Indians' Clevinger takes aim at cheating Astros

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger doesn't know exactly how he'll react the next time he's on the mound facing the Houston Astros. They cheated, and he doesn't like chea...

Andreescu out of Auckland event due to lingering knee injury

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from the ABS Classic due to a lingering left knee injury. Andreescu said in a video released Tuesday on...

Balkovec looks forward to breaking barrier as hitting coach

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rachel Balkovec wants to be a hit with the New York Yankees — and the way to do that is to help their minor leaguers get more hits. She was hired in November and sta...

Philippines President Duterte to ban vaping products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Tuesday (Nov. 19) that he would ban e-cigarettes as the country reported its first vaping-related lung injury. A 16-year-o...

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits southern Philippines, kills 5, injures dozens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Tuesday morning (Oct. 29), killing five people and injuring dozens. The quake's epicenter was 25 kilom...

A capsule look at the World Series

A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Houston, 8:08 p.m.; ...

Landslide, building damage from Philippine quake kills 4

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — A landslide and building damage caused by a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has killed four people and injured dozens. The Office of Civil Def...