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Taiwan police warn against scams using the health ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) gained prominence during the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers have been impersonating the ministry to defraud the public, police sa...

Taiwan spends NT$2 billion funding infertility treatment for past year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Wednesday (July 27) pledged more spending on subsidies to help couples conceive children as the country battles extremely low birth rates. Last July, Tai...

Hsueh Jui-yuan named Taiwan's new health minister, Victor Wang heads CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the former health minister's entry into the Taipei mayoral race, the Cabinet on Friday (July 15) announced the new health minister and deputy health minister...

Taiwan health minister attends final Cabinet meeting before Taipei mayoral campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) attended his final Cabinet meeting Thursday (July 14) before tendering his resignation to prepare for a run in the Nov. 2...

Speculation mounts about health minister running for Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As speculation is mounting that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will nominate Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) as its candidate for mayor of Taipei...

First same-sex couple in Asia on challenges of adopting non-biological child

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the identity card of Wang Chen-Wei (王振圍) and Chen Chun-Ju's (陳俊儒) daughter, Hope, it confirms that she legally has two fathers. It has been a long road to this poin...

Taiwan weighs ending PCR rule for travelers from low-risk countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering discontinuing the PCR test requirement for arrivals from low-risk countries, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). Prior to a M...

Omicron BA.5 risk too high to start Taiwan's '0 + 7' plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 5) said that as outbreaks of the Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 heat up around the world, the ri...

[Exclusive] We know what happens if you are dependent on China or Russia: Lithuanian official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania is looking to boost its food exports to Taiwan by tenfold after it obtains the export licenses later this year and looks forward to cooperating with a fellow dem...

Lithuania vice agriculture minister to visit Taiwan on June 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Egidijus Giedraitis, the Lithuanian vice minister of agriculture, will lead a delegation of officials and business representatives to Taiwan from June 22-24, the Ministry ...

Taiwan minister to attend BIO International 2022 in San Diego

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Science and Technology Minister Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠) will lead a delegation to attend the BIO International Convention in San Diego, California, the largest biotechnology ...

New Taipei hospital enlists recovered COVID patients as caretakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A job posting by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital looking to hire recovered COVID-19 patients as caretakers has attracted the attention of netizens after emerging on social m...

Taiwan's COVID cases could peak in early June: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) predicts that COVID cases will peak in early June and drop off significantly by July, but new surges are possible in the near te...

Taiwan government provides online tools for finding herbal COVID-19 medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine has established an online form for the public to check the availability of publicly funded NRICM101, a Taiwan-developed ...

Is Taiwan learning to live with COVID?

Taiwan has witnessed a surge in domestic COVID-19 cases since it began to abandon its "zero-COVID" strategy last month. On Thursday the island reported over 90,000 local cases in a day for t...