Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Health ministry's probe of anti-ractopamine doctor draws pushback

A recent decision by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) to report clinical psychiatrist Su Wei-shuo (蘇偉碩) to the police over what the ministry said are "false rumors" about ractopamin...

Taiwanese doctor could face prison time for spreading rumors about ractopamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Clinical psychiatrist Su Wei-shuo (蘇偉碩) is facing a possible prison term of up to three years for making erroneous comments about pork imports containing ractopamine. T...

Taiwan's COVID-19 vaccines to arrive Q2 2021 at earliest: Health ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare Hsueh Jui-yuan (薛瑞元) said on Monday that domestic COVID-19 vaccines under development are expected to hit the market in the second qu...

Taiwan may lift ban on mask exports as early as this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) medical response division head, Hsueh Jui-yuan (薛瑞元), said Monday (May 25) that the lifting of the ban on mask exports may occur...

Taiwan mulls testing people returning from countries stricken by coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's health ministry is considering a general policy of testing people returning from countries heavily impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a way to prevent ...

Taiwan's coronavirus cases rise to 169, with 16 new infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported 16 new infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, on Sunday (March 22), for a total of 169. Of the 1...

Taipei mayor calls for higher retirement age as Taiwan braces for super-aged society

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It is unsustainable for Taiwan to maintain the official retirement age at 65, as the country is on track to become a super-aged society from 2020 onwards, said Taipei Mayo...