Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Abscess in man's chest came from eating undercooked eggs: Taipei hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man developed a rare abscess in his thoracic wall from eating undercooked eggs contaminated with Salmonella. The man, surnamed Lai (賴), discovered a lump on the right...

South African man riding e-scooter fatally struck by car in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly South African man on Monday morning (Dec. 6) was fatally struck by a car while riding an electric scooter in eastern Taiwan. A 70-year-old South African nati...

Drunk driver bites off police officer's thumb in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an intoxicated rage, an elderly man bit off part of a police officer's thumb on Monday evening (Nov. 15), necessitating surgery to reattach the severed digit. On...

Video shows explosive rockfall strike motorcycles in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Oct. 16) showing two men knocked off their motorcycles by a sudden rockslide on a bridge in eastern Taiwan, with one of the riders suffering a ...

Severely ill COVID patient in Taiwan’s Hualien describes recovery as 'rebirth'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A severely ill COVID-19 patient was released from a hospital in Hualien County on Saturday (June 26) following nearly one month of treatment, and described the experience ...

Official thanks New Taipei hospital for treating 11% of ICU patients amid COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An official from Taiwan’s coronavirus task force has expressed his gratitude to a hospital in New Taipei for shouldering the burden of treating over one-tenth of the...

Full list of free COVID testing sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, a number of cities and counties have set up free testing stations to streamline the process of screen...

Photo of doctor comforting child after Taiwan’s train accident warms hearts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A doctor was photographed holding a child in his arms at the scene of Friday’s (April 2) train wreck shortly after it transpired, warming hearts in Taiwan during thi...

Taiwan's Tzu Chi donates COVID-19 test kits to Indonesia, Honduras, Bolivia

Hualien-based Tzu Chi University has recently donated 95,000 rapid COVID-19 antibody test kits that it co-developed with Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital and Academia Sinica to Indonesia, Honduras and Bolivia....

Taipei records year's hottest temperature at 37.6 degrees

The mercury hit 37.6 degrees Celsius in Taipei on Wednesday afternoon, the highest in Taiwan's capital this year, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The new high was recorded at 2:2...

Taiwan provides bone marrow to Singaporean leukemia patient amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical staff from Taiwan's Tzu Chi Hospital in April were able to complete an extremely difficult task of delivering donated bone marrow to a leukemia patient from Si...

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. ...

Filipino treated at Taiwan hospital for burns suffered on Liberian ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man suffered serious burns on a Liberian freighter on Friday (Nov. 8) and was transported by the Taiwan Coast Guard to a hospital in the eastern part of the cou...

Injured Filipino on Liberian boat transported to Taiwan hospital

A Filipino marine engineer, who was injured aboard a Liberian-registered cargo vessel boat, was transported to a Taiwan hospital for treatment Friday, according to the Hualien coast guard which respon...

SUV sends boy flying 100 meters to his death in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 12-year-old boy was hit with such force by an SUV trying to beat a red light in eastern Taiwan that he was sent flying 100 meters, taking the young student's life. At ...