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Taiwan residents who took AZ can take BNT for 2nd dose in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 550,000 Taiwanese and foreign residents who have received a first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine will be able to receive a Pfizer-BioNTech (BN...

Anti-CCP duet 'Fragile’ featuring Taiwan-based singer breaks 12 million views

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video mocking China's authoritarian government titled "Fragile" has shattered the 12 million view mark in just one week. On Oct. 15, Malaysian rapper Na...

Indonesian caregiver in north Taiwan tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two residents of Keelung City, an Indonesian caregiver and a Taiwanese woman on Friday (Oct. 22) tested positive for COVID-19. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-c...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 22) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six ...

Taiwanese officials criticize retired general for 'whitewashing' China's ADIZ incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese government officials on Wednesday (Oct. 20) denounced a retired general for "whitewashing" China's military incursions into its air defense identif...

China cries foul at EU report backing closer Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Thursday (Oct. 21) lashed out at the European Parliament for "obstinately adopting" a report that calls for closer relations between the EU and Taiwan. ...

WHO includes Taiwan's Medigen vaccine in Phase III trials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is including Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) in its Phase III trials an...

Retired general claims Chinese warplanes are not harassing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese general on Tuesday (Oct.19) claimed that China's warplanes are not harassing Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) and that the skies...

Body of 8-year-old girl found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Thursday (Oct. 21) found the body of an eight-year-old girl, following a deadly flash flood in New Taipei City on Saturday (Oct. 16). At ...

Taiwan mulls shortened quarantine during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said the center is considering either shortening quarantine or allowing people to quarantine at home during the Lunar N...

Health ministry aims to loosen Taiwan's border controls by November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) announced on Thursday (Oct. 21) that it will consider loosening border restrictions when the full vaccination coverage rate excee...

Taiwan reports 2 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 21) reported two new imported COVID-19 cases. The CECC announced two imported COVID cases and no local infe...

Taiwan man punches Hi-Life customer, clerk for asking him to wear mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Oct. 20) showing an irate man throwing punches at both a customer and a clerk inside a convenience store in north Taiwan after he was asked to...

'We cannot trust China to make commitments on Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee for ambassador to China, said that Washington cannot trust the communist country to keep its commitments on Taiwan and the solution ...

2 Chinese men storm out of California restaurant after Chinese-Americans sing 'Star-Spangled Banner'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (Oct. 18) showing two Chinese men storm out of a restaurant in California after they were angered by Chinese-Americans singing the U.S. national a...