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Taiwan sends tourism delegation to Palau to explore travel bubble opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) departed for Taiwan’s Pacific ally Palau on Wednesday (Jan. 20) with a group of tourism agency personnel and the aim of exploring bu...

Taiwan CDC's personified disease illustrations go viral in US

A series of illustrations commissioned by Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showing various diseases as anime characters has caught on in the United States after being uploaded on the mem...

Taiwanese people line up to get government-funded flu vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Government-funded flu vaccines became available Monday (Oct. 5), and people have been seen lining up across Taiwan to receive them. The vaccines are available for a var...

Shigellosis breaks out in China, sickening 493 people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage worldwide, a cluster infection of shigellosis has emerged in China, sickening 493 people in Shou County in the Chinese provin...

Taiwan CDC official warned world about coronavirus on Jan. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As visiting U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar praises Taiwan's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, details have emerged about a Taiwan Centers of Dise...

Gonorrhea cases in Taiwan hit 5-year high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of gonorrhea cases in Taiwan reached a five-year high during the first five months of 2020. Between January and May, 2,338 people were confirmed to have cont...

Health minister visits Taipei 101 as Taiwan's restrictions on gatherings lift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) visited Taipei 101 on Sunday (June 7), the first day of the country beginning to gradually lift restrictions on massive g...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s move to quit WHO cites flawed facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spread a number of false and misleading claims about the World Health Organization in announcing his decision to cut U.S. ties with the agency over the coronav...

Facebook inaugurates COVID-19 Information Center website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook announced on Monday (April 6) the inauguration of the COVID-19 Information Center (新冠病毒資訊中心) website, which will provide users with information from trusted healt...

Taiwanese doctor advises avoiding Qingming travelers for 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises those who went on trips during the Qingming holiday to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days, a Taiwanese doctor ...

Taiwan’s aggressive efforts paying off in fight against coronavirus: PBS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.'s Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) published a video to its website on Wednesday (April 1) explaining how Taiwan's precautions since the early stages of ...

Taiwan declares Level-3 warning for 42 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arrivals from 42 countries will have to spend 14 days in quarantine beginning Tuesday (March 17), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (March 16). ...

Difference between Taiwan, US screening of passengers like 'Twilight Zone': Student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese college student on Monday said that the contrast between Taiwan's screening of passengers for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) and that of the U.S. was lik...

Taiwan confirms 2 more Wuhan coronavirus cases, bringing total to 44

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed two more COVID-19 cases on Thursday (March 5), bringing the total number in the country to 44, the center said i...

Jenn Lann Temple in C Taiwan donates NT$30 million for virus prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the temple that organizes the annual Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage (大甲媽祖遶境) told the media on Thursday (Feb. 27) that the temple had donated NT$30 million (US$980...