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Northern Taiwan to face cold front Sunday and Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following three days of mild and sunny weather, another cold front is moving into Taiwan from the north on Saturday (Jan, 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau. ...

Taiwanese lawmaker advocates for better environment for job-seeking foreign graduates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People's Party Legislator Chiu Chen-yuan (邱臣遠) said Friday (Jan. 15) that the government should create a more welcoming environment for foreign students wishing...

Taiwan, Vatican reap harvest of smart agriculture at joint farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and its only European diplomatic ally, the Vatican, on Friday (Jan. 15) marked the first harvest of a joint farm focused on smart agriculture and environmental prin...

Taiwan in urgent need of blood donations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Blood supplies are running critically low across Taiwan, with blood banks reporting an average of less than five days of stock, according to the Taiwan Blood Services Foun...

Taiwan confirms 7 new COVID cases from 5 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (Jan. 16) confirmed seven new coronavirus cases imported from Russia, the Philippines, Indonesia, South Africa, and the United States, bringing the coun...

State Department official, envoy to US share limelight with Taiwan bear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the United States, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), met with State Department official Pamela Pryor Saturday (Jan. 16), but it was a Formosan black bear which ...

US sanctions 6 officials for undermining Hong Kong's democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of the Treasury has added six Chinese and Hong Kong officials to its sanctions list following the crackdown earlier this month in which more than 50 Ho...

Taipei landlords caught illegally renting out studios for quarantines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four property owners in Taipei have been slapped with a fine of NT$700,000 (US$25,000) for illegally renting out their studios for quarantine purposes, the city government...

Vice president pays tribute to Taiwan's late puppet master

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Li Tian-lu (李天祿) Hand Puppet Museum earlier this week to pay tribute to the late Taiwanese puppet master. According to a s...

China strips license of lawyer for Hong Kong activist

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese lawyer who represented a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was stripped of his law license on Friday amid efforts by Beijing to crush opposition to its tighter control o...

Senhwa Biosciences Presents Positive Cholangiocarcinoma Data

TAIPEI and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Senhwa Biosciences, Inc. (TPEx: 6492), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on next generation DNA Damage Response (DDR) therapeutics ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, January 15, 2021 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, January 15, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Saturday's...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, January 15, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Saturday's...

Taiwanese returnee from Guam did not die of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A passenger on a Jan. 11 humanitarian flight from Guam who later died during his quarantine had not been infected by the coronavirus, New Taipei City's health departme...