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Opportunities for Taiwan in post-COVID world

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — If you had been told a year ago that a name likely to go down in the history of 2020 was Margaret Keenan, a 90-year old woman from Coventry in the United Kingdom, then ...

American scientist contrasts Taiwan's coronavirus cases with Florida's

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Dec. 14), a prominent Chinese-American scientist posted a tweet showing the stark contrast in Taiwan's coronavirus cases compared to Florida's, despite ...

Bernie Sanders lauds Taiwan for going 'coronavirus-free for 200 days'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Thursday evening (Oct. 29) lauded Taiwan's milestone of 200 days without a local Wuhan coronavirus case, attributing it to the country...

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, highlighting the island's continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cas...

Foreign ministry launches VR film promoting Taiwan's coronavirus response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) launched a virtual reality film on Wednesday (Oct. 21) to promote Taiwan’s coronavirus response, which has been hailed as an e...

Taiwan sees lowest economic impact from coronavirus in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thanks to the outstanding handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), Taiwan has seen the least impact on its econ...

CNN lauds Taiwan's healthcare system for defeating coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CNN journalist Fareed Zakaria on Sunday (Sept. 13) praised Taiwan for its extraordinary handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) and suggested that its universal healt...

Taiwan president calls for cooperation to keep region secure, prosperous

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Addressing an international forum in Taipei on Tuesday (Sept. 8), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for countries with similar values to coordinate on maintaining region...

Taiwan's Ketagalan Forum 2020 begins Sept. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) have partnered together to hold the Ketagalan Forum 2020 Asia-P...

Taiwan health minister says coronavirus will likely become ‘endemic'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Tuesday (Aug. 25) that it is highly likely that the coronavirus will neve...

US health secretary slams Beijing for pandemic crisis during speech at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a passionate speech delivered at National Taiwan University on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 11), visiting U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar attacked Beij...

Highest-level US official to visit Taiwan in 41 years lands in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar landed in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 9), marking the highest-level visit by a member of the Cabine...

Former Taiwan vice president worries about low COVID herd immunity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Friday (July 31) listed the major challenges Taiwan would face if a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic takes place domes...

Pope Francis still pays attention to Taiwan: New archbishop of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pope Francis is still paying attention to Taiwan, the new archbishop of Taipei, Thomas Chung An-zu (鍾安住), said at his inauguration Saturday (July 18). The conclusion of...

Chen Chu leaving DPP after being tapped as president of Taiwan's Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Secretary-General to the President Chen Chu (陳菊) said that she will leave the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in order to take charge of the Control Yuan, an ind...