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Taiwan adds 21,761 local COVID cases, 31 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 21,761 local COVID cases on Friday (Aug. 12). In addition, the center reported 31 deaths and 228 imported cases for...

Taiwan adds 22,650 local COVID cases, 44 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 22,650 local COVID cases on Thursday (Aug. 11). In addition, the center reported 44 deaths and 259 imported cases f...

Taiwan adds 23,458 local COVID cases, 18 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,458 local COVID cases on Tuesday (Aug. 9). In addition, the center reported 18 deaths and 211 imported cases for...

Taiwan's top school confirms plagiarism, revokes DPP mayoral candidate's master's degree

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University on Tuesday (August 9) announced a decision to rescind a master's degree it gave to Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) in 2017, citing plagiarism after a m...

Taiwan's new digital minister talks about digital resilience amid China's cyber threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The escalation of malicious cyber activities and attacks has been reported by government agencies and utility companies in Taiwan since last week after a visit by U.S. Hou...

Taiwan's top official overseeing missile production dies of heart attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top military official overseeing Taiwan's missile production has died from a heart attack in southern Taiwan during a business trip. Serving as the deputy to the ...

China's Xinhua releases photo of warship nearing Taiwan's power station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A picture of a Chinese warship supposedly just off the east coast of Taiwan has been posted by Chinese state media, but it is thought to be part of the state's psychol...

Taiwan adds 19,753 local COVID cases, 51 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 19,753 local COVID cases on Saturday (Aug. 6), a decrease of 8% from the previous day and 7% from last week. The ce...

China flag planted on Taiwan government websites by hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The flag of China was stealthily planted on the websites of several local government agencies across Taiwan, as China's live-fire drills encircling Taiwan were taking ...

Egg prices have surged 32% but Taiwan's core CPI drops in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As countries around the world experience a surge in consumer inflation, Taiwan's government statistics department has reported a drop in the annual core consumer price...

US, Australia, Japan foreign ministers urge China to 'immediately' cease live-fire drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Top diplomats from the U.S., Australia, and Japan on Friday (August 5) called on China to stop military drills around Taiwan "immediately" and reaffirmed their c...

UMC founder Robert Tsao to donate US$100 million for Taiwan's defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of China's intensive live-fire drills near Taiwan, the founder of the world's second-largest contract microchip maker on Friday (Aug. 5) urged Taiwanes...

Pelosi dines with TSMC founder at state banquet in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A state banquet was held on Wednesday (Aug. 3) in Taipei to welcome U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where the founder of the world's largest contract chipmaker was al...

Taiwan CECC reports 23,718 local COVID cases, 32 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,718 local COVID cases on Wednesday (Aug. 3), down 7% compared to the same period last week. The CECC said the do...

Xi Jinping would be foolish to start a war over Taiwan now: Retired USAF officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired United States Air Force (USAF) officer said it would be foolish for China to start a war over U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, considering ...