Lumpy skin disease expands on Taiwan island near China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cattle infected with lumpy skin disease (LSD) on the outlying island county of Kinmen are twice as numerous as initially suspected, reports said Saturday (July 11). On ...

Taiwan reports first Lumpy skin disease cases in cattle, likely from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has confirmed its first lumpy skin disease (LSD) cases in cattle on its outlying islands of Kinmen, and the authorities suspect the disease may have been imported f...

Mercedes to recall 660,000 vehicles in China for oil leak

BEIJING (AP) — Mercedes-Benz will recall more than 660,000 vehicles in China later this year for a possible oil leak. A seal between a high-pressure fuel pump and a low-pressure fuel...

Weekly update of news in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China 【June 28 - July 4】

【Taiwan & China】 1. Taiwan boots out two Chinese reporters Taiwan has expelled two Chinese journalists over their involvement in political talk shows produced illegally in the isla...

Taiwan boots out two Chinese reporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has expelled two Chinese journalists over their involvement in political talk shows produced illegally in the island country. Two reporters from Fujian Province-...

US accuses 3 Taiwanese engineers of stealing Micron secrets for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the first enforcement of Trump's "China initiative," a U.S. federal court has issued arrest warrants for three Taiwanese nationals accused of stealing tra...

Flood warning for much of south, central and eastern China

BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a warning for mudslides and flooding across a wide swath of south, central and eastern China, with heavy rain set to strike the area into Thursday. T...

Over 10 shrimp and crayfish farms in Taiwan report cases of mysterious virus from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 10 shrimp and crayfish hatcheries across Taiwan have reported cases of a mysterious new virus from China, resulting in tens of thousands of the crustaceans being...

Taiwan's UMC faces NT$100 million fine in espionage case against Micron

United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC), Taiwan's second largest pure wafer foundry operator, has been ordered to pay a fine of NT$100 million (US$3.36 million) by a district court in Taichung City wh...

Taiwan’s Matsu offers free guided walking tours of Dongju Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Matsu National Scenic Area Administration (MNSAA) is offering tourists free guided walking tours to enable them to explore the beauty and serenity of Dongju Island, wh...

Taiwan releases video of fierce live-fire drill as tensions with China rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions with China continue to ratchet up, Taiwan's military on Wednesday (June 3) released footage of machine guns blazing during a night exercise off the coast o...

Taiwan's Kinmen Airlines prepares for takeoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kinmen councilor Chen Tsang-Chiang (陳滄江) revealed on Friday (May 29) the investors seeking to establish Kinmen Airlines are a group of Taiwanese business people in ...

C. Taiwan city transforms historic site into B&B amid tourism revival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities and counties in Taiwan scramble to revive their tourism and take advantage of travel subsidies offered by the government in the wake of the COVID-19 slowdown, Ta...

Taiwan raises travel alert for Chinese provinces over H9N2 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 25) raised its travel advisory for the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Fujian to a Level 2 alert, foll...

10 dead, 23 missing as hotel in China virus fight collapses

BEIJING (AP) — At least 10 people were killed in the collapse of Chinese hotel that was being used to isolate people who had arrived from other parts of China hit hard by the coronavirus outbrea...