Baby in critical condition after 5-car collision on freeway in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person was killed and six were injured in a major traffic collision on the Changhua section of National Freeway No. 1 (Sun Yat-sen Freeway) Saturday morning (Nov. 2). ...

Taiwan hospital contributes medical expertise in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In line with the Tsai Ing-wen administration's New Southbound Policy, Changhua Christian Hospital aims to share the medical expertise, personnel, and technological adv...

Hero volunteer who tended victims of bus accident fights for life after scooter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female student surnamed Chu (朱), who had just passed her exams to study at a university nursing department, was herself involved in a scooter crash after tending to vict...

Drunk BMW driver going wrong way kills Vietnamese woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver with an astronomical blood alcohol level of 0.97 late last night (Jan. 9) smashed his BMW into a Toyota, killing a Vietnamese immigrant woman inside, reported Ap...

Passengers grab wheel after tour bus driver suffers heart attack in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers on a tour bus in central Taiwan took the wheel to save their lives after the driver suddenly collapsed from an apparent heart attack on Sunday (Dec. 16), reported TV...

Volunteer Taiwanese doctor saves life in PNG

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Volunteer Taiwanese doctor, Lin Hsiao-tsu (林孝祖) saved a 19 year old woman's life, after removing an ovarian tumor earlier this month in Papua New Guinea (PNG), accordi...

Taiwan forms healthcare union of 17 hospitals targeting Southeast Asian countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with President Tsai’s policy to look south for opportunities, the “New Southbound Market Healthcare Union” (新南向市場醫衛交流聯誼會) was established on June...

Return to life: passing away of a Taiwanese woman regains attention for her legend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A 97-year-old Taiwanese granny passed away on May 23, 2018, but her death has made headlines for several weeks in the country for her extraordinary legend that took place 60 yea...

Mob of 300 ransacks home of uncle suspected of killing 5-year-old niece in Changhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An angry lynch mob of 300 vigilantes last night (May 24) ransacked the Changhua home of a man suspected of killing and molesting his 5-year-old niece when they believed that he...

Five-year-old girl in central Taiwan dies after suffering alleged abuse by her uncle-in-law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A five-year-old girl in central Taiwan died Wednesday afternoon of severe injuries allegedly inflicted by her uncle-in-law. According to police, the deceased was born w...

Nauru boy named 'Taiwan' a tribute to medical missions abroad

Taipei (CNA) - The head of the Taichung Veterans General Hospital, who was one of the nine recipients of the Friends of Foreign Service Medal Award on Friday, shared a story about a Nauru woman who ch...

Taiwanese doctors offer telehealth services to compatriot businessmen in Thailand

BANGKOK (CNA) -- Taiwanese doctors from Changhua Christian Hospital visited Thailand on Saturday to promote telehealth services for Thailand-based Taiwanese businessmen and medical industry exchanges ...

Taiwan's cold weather claims 23 lives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The coldest spell in Taiwan since the Lunar New Year has claimed 23 lives so far over the last two days, reported Apple Daily. Most of the fatalities from the cold wave were...

Changhua magistrate studies elderly care in Japan

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Changhua County Magistrate Wei Ming-ku (魏明谷) is in Japan this week to learn from the Japanese experience in caring for senior citizens, in the hope of improving Changhua's own...

Changhua County chief launches cleanup drive

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) Changhua County Magistrate Wei Ming-ku (???) on Friday led a group of volunteers in a campaign to pick up trash and clean up the central county to mark International Cleanup ...