Bloomberg slights Taiwan with 3rd place pandemic ranking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bloomberg appears to have committed some miscalculations when it chose to rank New Zealand and Japan ahead of Taiwan in terms of handling the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. ...

Taiwan business group donates masks to Torrance, California

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States looks to be worsening, a group of Taiwanese businesspeople donated masks to the Los Angeles County town o...

American YouTuber Tyler Oakley lauds Taiwan's handling of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American YouTuber Tyler Oakley on Monday (Nov. 16) cited Taiwan's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus as an example of how the pandemic could have been managed different...

Taiwan health minister describes nation's pandemic prevention strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) and Taiwan’s envoy to Turkey Yaser Tai-Hsiang Cheng (鄭泰祥) were featured in an interview by the Turkish ne...

WHO lifts ban on 'Taiwan' in Facebook comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has defended its decision to censor comments containing keywords such as “Taiwan” on its Facebook video — though it l...

WHO Facebook video feed blocks word 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly (WHA) having resumed its 73rd session, a Taiwanese politician on Thursday (Nov. 12) noticed that when he typed the word "Taiwan" i...

US representative to UN records video supporting Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Andrew Bremberg on Monday (Nov. 9) made a video in support of Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health As...

Taiwanese organization donates face masks to Saint Lucia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce of North America (TCCNA), in cooperation with Caribbean partners, on Monday (Nov. 9) donated 30,000 medical masks to Saint Lucia to assi...

Taiwan No. 1 for COVID response: Brookings study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A study published by the Brookings Institution has found that Taiwan was the sole country to experience economic growth during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). On Sept...

Barbra Streisand lauds Taiwan's 'wonderful female president'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned American singer and actress Barbra Streisand on Oct. 24 praised Taiwan's "wonderful female president" for her "real leadership" in quellin...

Taiwan computer donation helps Jordan bridge digital divide

Taiwan donated 140 computers to Jordan for use in the academic and public sectors as part of efforts to assist the country bridge the digital divide during a ceremony Oct. 16 at the Ministry of Foreig...

Taiwan, Paraguay sign agreement to promote technical cooperation

Taiwan and Paraguay on Thursday (Sept. 24) signed a letter of intent (LOI) aimed at promoting technical cooperation between the two countries, during a meeting held remotely via video conferencing. ...

Three diplomatic allies voice support for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the General Debate of the UN’s 75th General Assembly entered its second day on Wednesday (Sept. 23), three of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies expressed support f...

Huge 'Taiwan can help' ads appear in New York's Times Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Advertisements promoting Taiwan as an ally of the U.S. in the fight against COVID-19 have appeared in New York City's Times Square after the 75th session of the United...

Saint Lucian embassy in Taiwan holds donation ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Saint Lucian embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 16) held a donation ceremony to honor two Taiwanese companies for their contributions to the Caribbean nation. New Taipei-b...