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Man in coma after being injured by woman falling from building in Taiwan

A man is in a coma after being seriously injured on Friday when a woman fell onto him from a building in New Taipei City, according to the hospital that treats him. The man surnamed Wu (吳), 45, was...

8 patients to receive organs of New Taipei police officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven to eight patients will receive organs from a New Taipei City police officer, Yang Ting-hao (楊庭豪), who was pronounced brain dead Monday (Aug. 3) after being hit by a ...

Taiwan's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

Woman struck by Puyuma express train in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman was hit by a Puyuma express train after apparently leaping off a station platform in New Taipei City this afternoon (July 22). At 12:53 p.m. today, as the Puyuma 271...

Brawl breaks out over legroom on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man was hospitalized after a fistfight broke out on the Taipei MRT on Thursday (July 18) over legroom. A 53-year-old man surnamed Shih (施) and a 42-year-old man surnamed T...

Highly venomous Taiwan habu slithers onto deliveryman's scooter in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A highly venomous Taiwan habu, or Brown Spotted Pitviper (Protobothrops mucrosquamatus, 龜殼花蛇) was spotted on Thursday (June 27) inside a beverage deliveryman's scooter in N...

5 injured in blast in New Taipei after apparent suicide attempt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five people were injured in a gas explosion in New Taipei City early this morning after a woman apparently attempted to commit suicide. Four men suffered minor injuries, whi...

Taiwan honors hospitals for humanitarian work overseas

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday presented medals to three local hospitals in recognition of their international humanitarian efforts and contributions to "medical diplomacy."...

Teen couple seen 'embracing' as they leap to their deaths in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two teens appear to have committed suicide together by leaping off the top floor of a seven story building on Monday (June 18), reported Liberty Times. At 6 p.m. on Monday,...

Special Topic: 2017 New Taipei City Health Charity Award Winner of Medical Contribution Award: Yen Ruei-shing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Hailing from Hong Kong, Yen Ruei-shing (甄瑞興) did very well in a university entrance examination by self-study and was admitted to a medical school in Taiwan. Yen is now director ...

Bus collides into building and bursts into flames after driver faints

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A bus crashed into a building in New Taipei's Xinzhuang District and burst into flames after the driver fainted and remained unconscious when firefighters found him early ...

Vietnamese man killed in fight at restaurant in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese man was killed and two others were wounded during a brawl yesterday between two groups of Vietnamese diners at a restaurant in New Taipei's Xinzhuang District....

Convenience store clerk's hand reattached after machete attack in New Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A convenience store clerk's hand was successfully reattached after a 13-hour operation on Monday in New Taipei, following a brutal attack with a machete which left his hand...