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Taiwan puts health before wealth in COVID battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s successful regime of test and trace for foreign arrivals has been undone somewhat by flight crews flouting quarantine regulations, putting the country at od...

Taiwan set for January chills and showers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan emerges from the effects of a continental cold air mass that saw the mercury plummet to below 10 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country, a period of more s...

AmCham Taiwan announces new name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From today (Jan. 1) the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei will become the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan. According to a statement on Thursday (De...

'Action! Kids' Taiwan TV reality show reveals hosts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly developed Taiwan reality TV program "Action! Kids" revealed on Saturday (Dec. 12) its hosts for the show. Two-time Golden Bell Award winner Sandy Wu...

Remembrance of democracy movements past in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition highlighting the role of the international groups and individuals who promoted the cause of democracy in Taiwan opened this week at the the Jing-Mei White Te...

New Taiwan kids show searches for stars of the future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Taiwan children’s reality TV show, “Action! Kids,” is looking for the nation’s new, up-and-coming film directors and video makers. Fifth- ...

Video shows Trump tombstone, demon funeral at Taiwan theme park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after news broke that President-elect Joe Biden had defeated President Donald Trump in the U.S. 2020 presidential election, a tombstone marked "Trump" was ...

Hong Kong cracks down on pro-democracy leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dawn raids by police in Hong Kong saw seven pro-democracy leaders, including five lawmakers, arrested on Sunday (Nov. 1). The police sweep was said to be in response to...

Taiwan all at sea on illegal fishing practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Fisheries Agency intends to overturn a U.S. decision that censures the nation’s fishing fleets by proving that it does in fact comply with International...

Czech senator who visited Taiwan skewers China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senator Lumir Aschenbrenner has turned on China after it promised to ban “everyone who accompanied the president of the Senate” on a diplomatic mission t...

Showing Black Lives Matter in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a positive and peaceful vibe at the Black Lives Matter rally held on Saturday (June 13) at 228 Peace Memorial Park in Taipei. A crowd of about 500 people &mda...

Taiwan beacon of light during time of darkness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a world where the effects of COVID-19 are eroding freedom in an increasing number of democracies and creating more repressive autocracies, Taiwan is a beacon of light, ...

Taiwan pop star Show Luo shamed by ex’s breakup post

Having been unmasked as a serial love cheat and fan of orgies, the goody two-shoes image of Taiwan mandopop star Show Luo (羅志祥) is tattered beyond repair — so much so that his only hope for forg...

Rain expected in northern Taiwan, brighter weather elsewhere

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outlook for the next six days in Taiwan is mostly cloudy and rainy, with daytime temperatures in the north dropping to a low of 16 degrees Celsius due to the arrival o...

Wuhan coronavirus no laughing matter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) sent a serious message to all comedians on Tuesday (March 31) by warning that any virus-related jokes to celebrate Apri...