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Zero COVID failure threatens Xi Jinping's 3rd term: Taiwanese scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese academic Tung Li-wen (董立文) said at a symposium on Saturday (April 16) that Xi Jinping’s (習近平) failed zero COVID policy threatens his chances of securing an...

Video shows Shanghai man incensed by lockdown berate government official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video surfaced Thursday (April 7) showing a Shanghai resident shouting at a government official about the city's harsh lockdown measures. Around 25 million people...

Taiwan's Foxconn shuts iPhone factories in Shenzhen amid China COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn, a major supplier of Apple products, has shut down two of its factories in Shenzhen, and over 30 other Taiwanese companies have announced plant closures in the cit...

Omicron spreading in China after first official case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s efforts to keep the new coronavirus strain out of its borders have failed, with the country reporting its first case of the Omicron variant in the coastal ci...

Taiwan lawmaker 'very worried' about COVID cases coming from China over LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese lawmaker on Wednesday (Nov. 3) expressed concerns that the loosened quarantine protocol for Lunar New Year should be reconsidered for Taiwanese returning from ...

Thousands suddenly locked inside Shanghai Disneyland over COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanghai Disneyland suddenly shut its gates on Halloween (Oct. 31) and tens of thousands of visitors were forced to remain inside until they completed a COVID test. On ...

Delta case imported to Taiwan from China points to cluster in Fujian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An imported COVID case announced on Friday (Aug. 20) confirms earlier reports of an under-reported cluster infection of the delta variant in China's Fujian Province. ...