Taiwan mulls measures to bolster economy following virus fallout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan government is discussing measures on Thursday (Feb. 13) to prop up the country’s economy and help cushion the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). ...

US warns China after military aircraft encroach on Taiwanese airspace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State on Tuesday (Feb. 11) issued a warning against China's recent military intimidation of Taiwan and its decision to send military aircraft to...

Taiwanese medical staff warn of strain on resources needed to contain coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a petition initiated by a Taiwanese surgeon, Wu Xin-dai, (吳欣岱) received more than 117,000 signatures, medical personnel in Taiwan shed light on the dilemma the count...

Beijing is sabotaging itself in Taiwan through the Wuhan coronavirus

On Feb. 3, the first charter jet sent to evacuate Taiwanese businessmen stranded in Wuhan was found to have someone on board infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as well as dozens of "...

China asks to return 1,000 Taiwanese stranded in Wuhan in 3 days

[Last update: 17:25] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the first evacuation flight was conducted earlier this week, China said on Thursday (Feb. 6) the number of Taiwanese stranded in the novel co...

Taiwanese exec with CCP ties enables Chinese spouses, non-Taiwanese to board Wuhan flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many Taiwanese are outraged after news broke on Tuesday (Feb. 4) that many of the passengers aboard a charter jet expressly arranged to evacuate Taiwanese businesspeople s...

247 Taiwanese trapped in Wuhan land in Taipei, 3 have fevers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After denying them evacuation from coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan for a week, Communist China finally allowed over 200 Taiwanese businesspeople to board a charter jet that land...

China finally to allow evacuation of 200 Taiwanese from Wuhan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After refusing to allow Taiwanese businessmen to flee Wuhan amid the novel coronavirus (2019nCoV) outbreak for a week, the first batch of over 200 Taiwanese evacuated from...

Ko spills beans on Taipei quarantine location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Feb. 2) apparently inadvertently revealed a location in Taipei where Taiwanese fleeing Wuhan will be kept under quarantine. On S...

Rubio calls China's blocking of Taiwanese evacuations from Wuhan 'outrageous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Thursday (Jan. 30) on Twitter said that China's refusal to allow Taiwan to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, the heart of the China ...

China mute over Taiwan's pleas to evacuate 400 citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many countries such as the U.S. and Japan have begun evacuating their citizens from Wuhan due to the China coronavirus outbreak, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on T...

China refuses Taiwan’s request to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has refused Taiwan’s requests to charter planes and bring its citizens home after being trapped in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Taiwan news outlet China Times re...

Cold confrontation but no showdown between Taiwan and China: ex-Beijing official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four years of “cold confrontation” are ahead for Taiwan and China following President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election victory, but there is no showdown ...

Attorney: Kansas researcher denies concealing Chinese work

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney for a Kansas researcher accused of concealing work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas hit back on Thursday against a new indictment , s ...

Indictment: Kansas researcher secretly worked for China

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas associate professor concealed work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas and tried to recruit other researchers and students for the Chinese g...