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Taiwanese universities focus on remote learning amid Delta threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan confirmed cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 at a New Taipei City kindergarten, universities announced they would only conduct classes by remote learning for...

Insurance company donates NT$50 million to Taiwan's COVID fight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. will donate NT$50 million (US$1.81 million) to city governments and hospitals in northern Taiwan to fight the local COVID-19 outbreak that ...

Full list of free COVID testing sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, a number of cities and counties have set up free testing stations to streamline the process of screen...

University student in New Taipei diagnosed with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A student at Fu Jen Catholic University (FJCU) in New Taipei's Xinzhuang District has been diagnosed with COVID-19, prompting the school to disinfect the campus and ha...

Taiwan envoy to Spain, Spanish university plan symposium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to Spain, Liu Te-li (劉德立), and University of Alcala President Jose Vicente Saz Perez have made tentative plans to organize a forum next year ...

New Taipei reports highest number of rape cases in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City had the highest number of reported sexual assaults last year, according to an annual report released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) on Friday...

Taiwan Olympian bronze medalist breaks national weightlifting records

Taiwanese weightlifter and Olympian bronze medalist Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) on Sunday set new national records for both the snatch lift and the clean and jerk lift in the women's 71-kilogram class wi...

Taiwan announces scholarship program for Czech students

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced 50 scholarship slots on Tuesday especially for Czech students intending to study Chinese in Taiwan. The scholarship program forms part of cooperatio...

Pope Francis still pays attention to Taiwan: New archbishop of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pope Francis is still paying attention to Taiwan, the new archbishop of Taipei, Thomas Chung An-zu (鍾安住), said at his inauguration Saturday (July 18). The conclusion of...

Top Taiwan photographer Ko Si-chi passes away at 90

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the top photographers in Taiwan, Ko Si-chi (柯錫杰), passed away in his hometown of Tainan on Friday (June 5) at the age of 90. Ko received his first camera at the ...

Taiwan and US launch MAC Ward for medical emergencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. announced Friday (May 15) a modular ward that can be deployed to treat people with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Called the MAC Ward, it is designed...

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. ...

Taiwan table tennis phenom Lin continues ITTF winning ways

Taiwan’s Lin Yun-ju won bronze in the International Table Tennis Federation World Cup Dec. 1 in Chengdu, China, becoming the country’s first and youngest player to earn the honor. The 1...

Taiwan and Marshall Islands to sign economic cooperation agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine arrived in Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 24) on a four-day trip to meet with Taiwanese leaders. It is the third visit to Taiwan...

Food, football, diplomatic ties take center field at Copa America Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Copa America Taiwan and Latin Food Festival returned over the weekend (Oct. 19-20) for a vibrant celebration of the island's warm relations and exchanges with its ...