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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...

Malaysian health director-general praises Taiwan as epidemic savvy country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Malaysian Health Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah on Monday (May 4) praised the Taiwanese for their self-discipline in following social distancing guidelines. Duri...

Mayor apologizes for false arrest in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was questioned by Democratic Progressive Party legislator Ruan Jhao-syong (阮昭雄) at the Legislative Yuan Tuesday (Nov. 5) about the false ...

Video shows New Taipei buses actually stopping at zebra crossing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens were shocked to see video footage released on Monday (Feb. 18) showing two buses in a row in New Taipei City deliberately stopping at a zebra crossing and ch...

India – the 'unlikely' poster girl of gender equality in aviation

It's not very often one hears about India trailblazing on issues of gender equality. On the contrary, the country regularly makes headlines for all the wrong reasons when it comes to women: high r...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 22 The Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court allowing the Trump adminis...

Review: Jennifer Garner seeks bloody revenge in 'Peppermint'

The insane revenge movie "Peppermint " starts to make a lot more sense when you realize that it was directed by the man who brought us "Taken" (Pierre Morel) and written by one at least partially resp...

Cambodia's election a sure thing for long-serving leader

BANGKOK (AP) — Cambodians voting in the general election on Sunday will have a nominal choice of 20 parties but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime Minister Hun Sen's 33 years in power ...

SOPs in place for Taiwan High Speed Rail to ensure safety during earthquakes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of standardized protocols will be implemented for the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) system in the event of earthquakes, to ensure the safety of passengers as Taiw...

Top Factors Driving the Global Potassium Sulfate Market | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018-- market research analysts forecast the to grow at a CAGR of over 5% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest report. This press ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 13 The San Francisco Chronicle on the resignation of an Immigration and...

Taipei MRT announces SOP for earthquake response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of yet another jarring magnitude 5.3 earthquake on Monday, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) announced its standard operating procedure (SOP) in the event of e...

Steamed mussels are a perfect choice for a weeknight meal

Mussels are the perfect choice for a weeknight meal. They're a terrific source of low-fat protein, they're inexpensive, they cook up quickly, and as they cook, they automatically generate tasty juices...

Taiwan's 'Queen of Dramas' Joe Chen busted for drunk driving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Joe Chen (陳喬恩), Taiwan's "Queen of Idol Dramas," was arrested today for driving while under the influence of alcohol and paid a NT$100,000 bail to obtain her rele...

In line and in life, Harvey's victims wait and worry

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The line snakes on and on, along a wall inside the shopping mall, each person in search of help after a hurricane swamped their town. As they wait, they rumina...