Taipower spends NT$16 million on scented candles from Su's Swedish son-in-law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Secretary-General to the President Su Jia-chuan (蘇嘉全) resigned amid bribery allegations, news broke on Sunday (Aug. 2) that a scented candle company run by his daugh...

Taiwanese wife of US consul general targeted by Chinese netizens over 'Nazi' comparison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese cookery writer and wife of U.S. Consul General Jim Mullinax, Chuang Tzu-I (莊祖宜), has received thousands of hostile comments from Chinese netizens following the c...

Taipei councilor suggests shorter Maokong Gondola operation time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Maokong Gondola could reduce its operation time if Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) accepts a city councilwoman's suggestion that the gondola only operat...

Repairs on Taoyuan airport's north runway to be completed soon

The renovations being carried on the north runway at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will be completed by the end of August, the airport management said Thursday, but it did not give a date for t...

Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas

BEIJING (AP) — Zhang Dan was among the first to respond to the call for help in China's coronavirus epicenter. The 36-year-old nurse worked through grueling days, ministering to patients who needed as...

Taiwan 2021 calendar marks 7 days off for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Directorate-General of Personnel Administration (DGPA) released on Thursday (May 28) the Cabinet-sanctioned 2021 work calendar for the public sector, showing a total o...

Taiwan department stores welcome increased consumer spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues its recent streak of no new confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases, businesses that have taken a hit during the pandemic say they are starting to see a resu...

Key steps taken by Taiwan's CECC over past 100 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (April 28) marked the 100th day since Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) was activated and what follows is a look back at important dates and acti...

Takeaways from internal documents on China's virus response

On Jan. 14, China’s top health agency told provincial officials that they were facing a likely epidemic from a new coronavirus — but didn't alert the public for six days. Internal do...

Video lists 20 ways Taiwan is fighting off coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan sees its second day with zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in a week, an American blogger has created a video expounding on how the plucky island co...

John Bolton calls on US to give diplomatic recognition to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Trump's former National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday (April 15) called on the U.S. to give Taiwan full diplomatic recognition as China continues...

China didn’t warn public of likely pandemic for 6 key days

In the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter of the disease hosted a mass banquet for t...

China didn't warn public of likely pandemic for 6 key days

In the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter of the disease hosted a mass banquet for t...

China didn't warn public of likely pandemic for 6 key days

In the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter of the disease hosted a mass banquet for t...

AP PHOTOS: As Wuhan reopens, people begin to venture outside

WUHAN, China (AP) — Some people couldn't wait to leave town. Others just wanted to get outside and feel free again. All of them wore face masks against the virus that had forced them to stay in their ...