Exclusive: Chinese doctors say Wuhan coronavirus reinfection even deadlier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s possible to get infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a second time, according to doctors on the frontline in China’s city of Wuhan, leading to dea...

Expert says new virus basically a ‘bad cold’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There’s no vaccine on the immediate horizon for the new virus 2019-nCoV but there’s no need to panic because the world is “going to get basically a very ...

US senator calls on China to stop 'bullying' Taiwan over WHO membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Mitt Romney says China needs to stop bullying and allow Taiwan to join the World Health Organization (WHO). Citing the need for a "coordinated, global...

Record snowfall on Taiwan’s Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A punishing cold front has seen record snowfall on Taiwan’s highest peak of Yushan (玉山), and an “orange” cold alert issued for the counties of Hsinchu, M...

Cold snap causes snowfall in Taiwan's mountain areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow has fallen on Yushan (玉山), Xueshan (雪山) and Hehuanshan (合歡山) mountains, carpeting Taiwan's tallest peaks in up to 15 centimeters of wintry whiteness, according to...

Taiwan tackles brain drain to China head on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is clamping down on losing high-tech talents and intellectual property to China, following in the footsteps of the United States. Taiwan officials have become in...

Taiwanese and foreign visitors to Hong Kong fear extradition to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese and expats living in the country are becoming increasingly fearful about flying to Hong Kong in case they get arrested and sent to a prison or labor camp in China. ...

More Vietnamese arrested for trafficking migrant workers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five Vietnamese have been detained by the country's Ministry of Public Security in a case linked to the trafficking of 152 tourists in Taiwan late last year, it was announc...

Taiwan an island of tranquility in a sea of troubles

Taiwan is an island of tranquility surrounded by a world that is getting angrier, more stressed and worried, according to Gallup's “Global Emotions Report for 2019.” Taiwan is the w...

Huawei haters targeted by company to spread the love

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Huawei has been targeting journalists in both Taiwan and China, in a fairly transparent attempt to sway public opinion and prevent the door closing on its further expansion as ...

Taiwan activists support Julian Assange in AIT protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A small protest in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was held in front of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Sunday (April 15). The protesters gathered outs...

'Foreign garbage' streaming into Taiwan, after China tightens controls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Environmental Protection Administration has been criticized for not doing more sooner to tackle the tons of extra “foreign waste” washing up in Taiwan, accordin...

Taiwan gets a whole lotta love from solo travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is getting "lots of love" for being the "country with the nicest people" for solo travelers on Reddit, the social discussion website and app. One ...

Prominent US newspaper editorial demands arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Responding to the incursion of two Chinese J-11 fighter jets into Taiwan territory, a Wall Street Journal editorial on Monday (April 1) called on U.S. President Donald Trump to...

Taiwan’s MUME named among top 10 of Asia’s restaurants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s MUME was named as the seventh best restaurant in Asia by the organization behind the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, at an awards ceremony in Macau on Tuesday...