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"Super Fan" prepares for Tokyo Olympics without foreign fans

TOKYO (AP) — Kyoko Ishikawa was a back-packing Japanese student in Barcelona in 1992 when she says a “miracle happened.” She managed to buy a ticket to the opening ceremony of Spain's historic Olympic...

Japanese student dies 45 days after scooter accident in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of a Japanese student who died 45 days after a scooter accident in Taiwan has decided to donate his cornea for transplant, reports said Saturday (April 10). ...

Japanese student emerges as soccer star in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Maezato Rikuto, a Japanese man who came to Taiwan to study Mandarin four years ago, is now one of the most dominant players in the Taiwan Football Premier League (TFPL). ...

Nike school bullying ad sparks calls for boycott in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Nike Japan video advertisement drawing attention to bullying and racism in schools has sparked a severe backlash from the Japanese public, with many threatening to boyco...

Coronavirus antibodies found in all target groups in Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an ongoing study between Taiwan's top university and Changhua County have found some positives out of approximately 3,000 residents of the c...

444 of 461 Taiwan contacts of Belgian have tested negative for coronavirus so far

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 17 of the 461 people in Taiwan known to have come in contact with a Belgian man who tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are still awaiting the result...

Academia Sinica epidemiologist estimates 300 to 600 asymptomatic carriers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading epidemiologist estimates that there are a shocking number of potentially asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers in Taiwan, after reports that a Japanese student and a Th...

Taiwan leading public health expert urges mass testing of all foreign visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign visitors seeking medical care will be permitted to enter Taiwan under certain circumstances starting Aug. 1, but a leading public health expert expressed worries t...

Chilean man due to arrive in France to face murder charge

PARIS (AP) — A Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France nearly four years ago is expected to arrive at a Paris airport Friday morning after being extradited. Nic...

Chilean extradited to France for killing of Japanese student

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A plane carrying a Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France took off from Santiago's airport Thursday bound for Paris, where he will face trial for the alle...

Chilean man to be flown to France to face murder charge

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France was taken to Santiago's airport Wednesday night to be turned over to French authorities for a flight to Paris. ...

No antibodies found in Taiwan contacts of Japanese coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Coronavirus antibody tests have all come back negative for the 123 people in Taiwan who had been in close contact with a Japanese student diagnosed with coronavirus after ...

Undetected virus carriers possible in Taiwan, no need to panic: Health minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Monday (June 29) it is likely that there are undetected coronavirus carri...

All 123 Taiwan contacts of Japanese coronavirus case test negative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All 123 people in Taiwan in close contact with a Japanese student diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after her return home have tested negative, the Central E...

Taiwan CECC insists general virus testing unnecessary for incoming travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (June 25) suggested general coronavirus testing for all incoming travelers is unnecessary. Following new...