Taipei Expo opens in Philippines to explore business opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Expo 2019 opened at the SMX Convention Center in Davao, the Philippines on Friday (Nov. 8) as part of the island’s bid to increase its commercial clout in the...

3rd strong quake this month kills 5 in southern Philippines

KIDAPAWAN, Philippines (AP) — The third strong earthquake this month killed five people Thursday, injured several others and destroyed buildings that were already damaged by the earlier shaking ...

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits southern Philippines, kills 5, injures dozens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Tuesday morning (Oct. 29), killing five people and injuring dozens. The quake's epicenter was 25 kilom...

Powerful quake shakes southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful earthquake has shaken the southern Philippines. No damage reports were immediately available. The U.S. Geological Survey says ...

Landslide, building damage from Philippine quake kills 4

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — A landslide and building damage caused by a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has killed four people and injured dozens. The Office of Civil Def...

Strong quake leaves 1 dead, dozens injured in Philippines

An earthquake hit the southern Philippines late Wednesday, killing a girl, and injuring more than two dozen people in collapsed houses, and sending thousands of panicked people scrambling out of homes...

The Latest: 1 dead, over 2 dozen injured in Philippine quake

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake in the southern Philippines (all times local): 11:40 p.m. A strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has ...

Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country's first outbreak in nearly two decades and announce...

Philippines, thought to be polio-free, confirms first case in over 25 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Health Secretary of the Philippines Francisco Duque the 3rd announced on Thursday (Sept. 19) that the country has confirmed its first case of the polio virus in 19 yea...

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine health department has declared a polio outbreak in the country nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be free of the highly con...

Philippine Navy sailed through Taiwan Strait escorted by Coast Guard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two vessels belonging to the Philippine Navy sailed through the Taiwan Strait in mid-August, according to Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration, which disclosed inform...

Chinese netizens focus anger on Filipina for retweeting Hong Kong activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese netizens have targeted a young lady in the Philippines in an effort to persuade China’s Peking University to revoke her enrollment and scholarship over her a...

Taiwan's bubble milk tea makes splash in Philippines

Manila, July 6 (CNA) Chatime, a Taiwanese bubble tea franchise, made a splash in the Philippines this week when it opened its 100th store in Davao, the most populous city in the country outside Metro ...

Taiwan Expo series goes into second-tier cities in New Southbound Policy countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of Taiwan Expo organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be held in five second-tier cities in New Southbound Policy countries in 2019,...

Taiwan targets second-tier cities to expand presence in Southeast Asia market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese trade authorities will hold five expos this year targeting second-tier cities in Southeast Asian countries as part of the initiative to promote the New Southboun...