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New AIT director makes rounds in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan Director Sandra Oudkirk held a number of meetings with Taiwanese officials this week to discuss issues of importance to both countries. Amo...

Two-thirds of New Taipei COVID patients asymptomatic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to 66 percent of new COVID-19 cases in New Taipei City are asymptomatic, forming a worrying chain of transmission, Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Wednesday (June 16). Th...

Mysterious donor gives NT$210 million to New Taipei over last decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mysterious donor has gifted a total of NT$210 million (US$7.49 million) to the New Taipei Government over the last 11 years to promote the welfare of children, new immig...

DPP legislator supports Taiwan opposition’s referendum on US pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Hsu Chih-chieh (許智傑) said Monday (Sept. 14) that he will support the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) referendum on U.S. por...

New Taipei mayor boasts highest national approval rating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) has received the highest public approval rating of all local government heads in a recent poll by Global Views Monthly magazine. Accord...

Taiwan's social distancing seating rules to be relaxed on June 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan goes 45 days without a new local infection of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the country announced its rules on social distancing for seating in most public s...