Taipei’s Climate Artivism inspired by Greta Thunberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Climate Artivism, hosted by Greenpeace, will on Saturday morning (Sept. 12) use art as a medium for taking action to combat climate change. Taking place from 7 a.m. to ...

Czech expat sets up runners website to focus attention on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Czech Senate President Miloš Vystrčil wrapped up his historic visit to Taiwan Friday (Sept. 4), attention focused on a compatriot of his who set up a website abo...

NTU study finds antibodies in 4 people in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizers of the mass testing for Wuhan coronavirus antibodies carried out on 10,000 residents of central Taiwan on Thursday (Aug. 27) announced that four high-risk i...

NTU to announce antibody test results of 10,000 Taiwanese Aug. 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizers of the mass testing for Wuhan coronavirus antibodies carried out on 10,000 residents of western Taiwan will finally announce the results on Thursday (Aug. 2...

NTU, Changhua balk at posting antibody test results of 10,000 Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The announcement of the results of mass testing for Wuhan coronavirus antibodies originally slated to be announced Tuesday (Aug. 25) has been suddenly scrapped. Since J...

Taiwan's Changhua conducted undisclosed coronavirus tests for six months: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following news that Changhua County Public Health Bureau is under investigation for conducting undisclosed COVID-19 screenings of asymptomatic individuals, Taiwan's Ce...

Central Taiwan health chief investigated over proactive COVID-19 screenings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Changhua County Public Health Bureau is under investigation for conducting proactive screenings for COVID-19 after an asymptomatic teenager tested positive while in ho...

US health secretary slams Beijing for pandemic crisis during speech at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a passionate speech delivered at National Taiwan University on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 11), visiting U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar attacked Beij...

Positive cases found in mass local COVID-19 antibody test: experts

An ongoing mass testing program for COVID-19 antibodies in Changhua County has seen positive cases, suggesting there have been previous infections in the central Taiwan county, experts said Saturday. ...

CECC shoots down National Taiwan University professor's speculation about Belgian case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) has shot down speculation by National Taiwan University (NTU) professor Tony Chen (陳秀熙) that the B...

NTU professor says Belgian case most likely infected in Taipei in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) Public Health professor Tony Chen (陳秀熙) said Tuesday (Aug. 4) that the Belgian engineer with a mysterious COVID-19 infection most likely c...

Former Taiwan vice president worries about low COVID herd immunity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Friday (July 31) listed the major challenges Taiwan would face if a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic takes place domes...

Taiwan to start human testing of coronavirus vaccine in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese vaccine manufacturer Adimmune Corporation (國光生技) is expected to launch live human trials of its coronavirus candidate vaccine in August after it was proven effec...

National Taiwan University starts work on memorial for murdered activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Work started on the Dr. Chen Wen-chen Incident Memorial Square (陳文成事件紀念廣場) on the campus of National Taiwan University (NTU) Thursday (July 16) following a long campaign t...

UC Berkeley dean discusses campus virus prevention in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the University of California-Berkeley faces the return of its students, its School of Public Health Dean Michael Lu (呂淳祺) has been visiting Taiwan, where he praised the...