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Nancy Pelosi lands in Taiwan on historic visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defied threats from China and advice from the Biden administration by arriving in Taipei on Tuesday evening (Aug. 2), marking the first vis...

Taiwan reports 1st teen to develop MIS-C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 15) reported Taiwan's first adolescent to be diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in...

Taipei offering English services for foreigners with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei on Sunday (June 5) began offering English language consulting services for foreigners who have tested positive for COVID. That day, Taipei City Government announ...

Taiwan's COVID curve 'really similar' to Singapore: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head on Thursday (June 2) said that Taiwan's COVID epidemic curve is "really similar" to that of Singapore and tha...

All Taiwan residents can now use rapid test to confirm COVID status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting Thursday (May 26), rapid antigen tests can be used by all Taiwan residents in place of PCR tests to confirm COVID-19 infections, enabling them to be evaluated for...

Taiwan’s Tainan launches cloud-based system with AI for COVID diagnosis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City Government has launched the “Tainan Joint Care Cloud” system so those in quarantine can get a rapid test COVID-19 diagnosis and report their health...

Badminton ace tests positive for COVID after arriving in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Badminton star Chou Tien-chen (周天成) tested positive for COVID-19 upon his arrival in Taiwan, two weeks after another positive test following the All England Open, reports ...

3 more workers at Taiwan's Taoyuan airport test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 10) announced that three more workers at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport have tested positive for COVID...

Daystar CEO Marcus Lamb dies after COVID diagnosis

DALLAS (AP) — Marcus Lamb, CEO and founder of the conservative Christian Daystar Television Network who was outspoken against COVID-19 vaccines, has died at age 64 after contracting the virus. ...

Psaki resumes White House briefings after COVID diagnosis

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki resumed her daily press briefings Friday, nearly two weeks after she was diagnosed with COVID-19, joking that one downside to returning was havi...

Taiwan sends out 1.1 million texts after COVID cluster case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) sent out 1.1 million text messages Saturday (Sept. 4) to warn people who might have visited the same locations at the same time ...

Jeremy Lin confirmed with COVID despite vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American basketball player Jeremy Lin (林書豪) has confirmed his COVID diagnosis after being vaccinated. On his way back to China during the annual summer tour, ...

Migrant worker in Taiwan arrested for fleeing after COVID diagnosis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian migrant worker in New Taipei was arrested on Sunday night (June 6) for fleeing to Taoyuan after a COVID-19 diagnosis, CNA reported. The New Taipei Police ...

Family: Keyontae Johnson's collapse unrelated to COVID-19

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward Keyontae Johnson's collapse during a game nearly two months ago was not related to a positive COVID-19 test, his family said Wednesday. Unive...

Disastrous first debate is one rerun Fox's Wallace avoids

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months later, Chris Wallace can't bring himself to watch a rerun of the disastrous first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. ...