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Taipei hospital head gets COVID-19, offers sore throat tips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The superintendent of Taipei’s Cheng Hsin General Hospital and a COVID-19 patient has shared some dietary tips for those suffering from a sore throat. Wei Jeng (魏...

Taiwan's 'One-Armed Swordsman' Jimmy Wang dies aged 79

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The martial arts actor Jimmy Wang (王羽), best known for his role in the "One-Armed Swordsman," died on Tuesday morning (April 5) at the age of 79. Wang's d...

Taiwan ruling party calls out opposition's vaccine hypocrisy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Monday (June 28) pointed out that many Kuomintang (KMT) politicians have received AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccines even as they criticiz...

Former Taiwan deputy minister fined for COVID-19 vaccination despite ineligibility

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung has fined former Mainland Affairs Council Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao NT$15,000 (US$538) and the E-Da Hospital NT$300,000 for an unauthorized COVID-19 vaccin...

Taipei hospital fined for vaccinating ex-Vice President Lien Chan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cheng Hsin General Hospital in Taipei has been fined NT$300,000 (US$10,739) for administering COVID-19 jabs to former Taiwanese Vice President Lien Chan (連戰), his wife, an...

Taiwan mulls establishing dedicated pandemic hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering building a dedicated pandemic hospital in the wake of the Taoyuan hospital cluster outbreak that has made national headlines over the past month. ...

Taiwan's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

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...