Taiwan reports new coronavirus case imported from Mexico

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 2) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the first in a week. During a ...

Taiwan should strengthen relationship with Congress regardless of election: Bolton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is currently keeping a close eye on which candidate will take over the White House in November, and whether Donald Trump remains or Joe Biden takes over, it is diff...

Berlin-based African director wins Taipei Film Festival's grand prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Film Festival on Tuesday (Jun 30) announced its winners of the International New Talent Competition. According to the film festival's press release, African ...

Earthquake sparks fears of landslides above Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An earthquake that struck Sichuan early on Thursday morning (July 2) has sparked fears that it could cause landslides that could further imperil China's Three Gorges D...

Taiwan representative office in Philippines suspends services after COVID-19 case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services due to one of the building receptionists ...

Citi and Citi Foundation Reach Over US$100 Million in Commitments for COVID-19 Community Relief and Economic Recovery Efforts

New Efforts Support Communities of Color That Have Been Disproportionally Impacted by the PandemicCiti Foundation Donates US$25 Million to Support Community Development Financial Institutions in the U...

KMT doubtful about Taiwan's relations with Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮 ) announced on Wednesday (July 1) that Taiwan and Somaliland will mutually set up representative offices, the Kuomintang (...

ARC holders angered over coronavirus test requirement to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign residents of Taiwan are lodging complaints with the government over a policy that requires Alien Resident Certificate (ARC, 居留證) holders to provide proof of a nega...

Survey reveals most popular majors for foreign students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey of international students in Taiwan found that the majority of them had chosen the social sciences, business, and law as their majors instead of engineerin...

Indian PM quits Chinese social media account, deletes photos with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese mobile apps on Monday (June 29), the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also decided to quit h...

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NEW YORK (AP) — An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd's death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in ...

Stray pitbull wanders Taiwan’s mountains 3,000 meters above sea level

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mountain guide nicknamed "A Hong" (阿鴻) who befriended a stray pit bull at central Taiwan's Nanhu Cirque, 3,500 meters above sea level, found a person willi...

Taiwan, Somaliland to mutually establish representative offices to boost ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the self-governing African territory of Somaliland are in the process of mutually establishing representative offices, thus furthering bilateral ties that have ...

Hong Kong protester arrested with 30 Taiwanese flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid protests against the introduction of China’s draconian national security law in Hong Kong, police arrested one man carrying 30 Taiwanese flags in his bag, repor...