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Taiwan reports 16 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Aug. 3) reported 16 new local COVID-19 cases, including two more cases tied to a cluster infection in Chiayi County....

Taiwan reports 16 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 27) reported 16 new local COVID-19 cases, a slight increase from the 10 reported the previous day. Health Mi...

India: Tax raids expose government's media intimidation

Last week's tax raids on two of India's largest media houses have once again brought into question the ethics of the Indian government. The Dainik Bhaskar newspaper group and Bharat Samachar ...

Taiwan reports 24 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recorded two deaths and 24 new local COVID-19 cases with one imported case, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (July 24). The previous day,...

Taiwan reports 23 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (July 23) reported 23 new local COVID-19 cases, a slight decrease from the 30 reported on the previous day. Health ...

Taiwan reports 30 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 22) reported 30 new local COVID-19 cases, ending Taiwan's streak of five consecutive days with fewer than ...

Olympics, pandemic and politics: There's no separating them

TOKYO (AP) — Over and over, year after year, the stewards of the Olympics say it: The Games aren't supposed to be political. But how do you avoid politics when you're trying to pull off an event of th...

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, public health officials said Wednesday. The decrease for both Black Ameri...

Taiwan reports 16 local COVID cases, 5 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 21) reported 16 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the fifth day in a row with fewer than 20 local infections....

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, public health officials said Wednesday. The decrease for both Black Americans a...

Taiwan reports 18 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 20) reported 18 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the fourth day in a row with fewer than 20 local infections. ...

Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 19) reported 15 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the third day in a row with fewer than 20 local infections. ...

Taiwan reports 8 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported one death, eight new local COVID-19 cases, and four imported cases, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Saturday (July 17) — new low...

Taiwan reports 29 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (July 16) reported 29 new local COVID-19 cases, marking the 13th day in a row with fewer than 50 confirmed infections....

Taiwan reports 14 local COVID cases, 6 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 15) reported 14 new local COVID-19 cases, even fewer than the 17 local cases reported the previous day. Dur...