Beijing reports 40% rise in food prices as coronavirus expands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak expands, food prices in the Chinese capital Beijing have surged by 40 percent, partly a result of restrictions on transportati...

Hospital in China covers up Wuhan virus cases for fear of losing jobs: Epoch Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases ramps up worldwide, a decrease in the number of new confirmed cases has been reported in China, according to an Epoch Times repor...

Chinese funeral home overwhelmed as coronavirus body count soars: Staffer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A staffer from a funeral home in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, claims that the number of bodies she and her co-wo...

Virus containment hits new extremes in locked-down China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With China locking down 84 cities either partially or entirely to tackle the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, preventive measures are becoming extreme in the countr...

China's Wuhan becomes 'Zombie Town', desperate for medical resources after lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to plague Wuhan, China, the whole city is falling into chaos and panic because of insufficient medical ...

Singaporean develops pneunomia after China trip, raises fears of mystery virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Singapore Ministry of Health confirmed Saturday (Jan. 4) that a three-year-old Chinese traveler has developed symptoms of the mysterious viral pneumonia after returnin...

Water cannon and tear gas fired at Hong Kong protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong streets were scarred by petrol bombs, tear gas and water cannon with blue dye at an illegal march in Tsim Sha Tsui by pro-democracy Hongkongers on Sunday (Oct. 2...

Improving services sector can help Taiwan make friends: Acer founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acer founder Stan Shih (施振榮) was invited as a guest speaker to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on Monday (Oct. 14) for the release of its annual public...

NBC accused of helping China by attacking The Epoch Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States media giant NBC has been accused of helping China’s cause by criticizing The Epoch Times, an English-language newspaper considered close to the Falun G...

Exiled billionaire predicts China’s Communist rulers to face destructive crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s Communist rulers are likely to stare “destruction” in the face soon, with the United States about to take new measures, exiled Chinese billionair...

China spotlighted at religious freedom panel in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s violation of religious freedom was spotlighted in a panel discussion at the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, hosted by the U.S. State Departm...

US expert predicts China’s Communist government will self-destruct

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China watcher Steven Mosher sees the country’s Communist government eventually self-destructing, regardless of whether it chooses control or reform, the Epoch Times ...

Taiwan Cabinet to release list of products compromising information security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A list of products jeopardizing national information security will be released at the end of the month, with a ban to follow. With Taiwan’s Industrial Technology ...

Japan’s export ban on South Korea to have limited impact on Taiwan: Economic Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s move to tighten controls on exports to South Korea should have only a limited impact on Taiwan, said the island’s Economic Minister on Wednesday (July ...

Foreign students bring goodwill from Taiwan home for the holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students from New Southbound Policy affiliated countries studying in Taiwan are bringing second hand toys home with them to donate to local children during the school holi...