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Taiwan key to addressing medical research with Western bias

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan can help remedy defects in medical research for Western countries that spring from ethnic discrepancies, said an expert from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a...

WHO forces 2 Taiwanese medical groups to go by 'Chinese Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the global death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus nears 2 million, two Taiwanese radiological groups have been forced to change their names to "Chinese Taipei"...

MOFA to broadcast Taipei 101 fireworks around world via satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced in a press release that it will broadcast the Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks show around the world live via satellite...

Opportunities for Taiwan in post-COVID world

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — If you had been told a year ago that a name likely to go down in the history of 2020 was Margaret Keenan, a 90-year old woman from Coventry in the United Kingdom, then ...

American scientist contrasts Taiwan's coronavirus cases with Florida's

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Dec. 14), a prominent Chinese-American scientist posted a tweet showing the stark contrast in Taiwan's coronavirus cases compared to Florida's, despite ...

Taiwan donates medical supplies to Central American allies hit by storms

Taiwan on Wednesday (Dec. 9) donated about 500 kilograms of emergency medical supplies to four of its diplomatic allies in Central America, which were badly hit by two hurricanes recently. A donati...

Taiwan president ranked in Bloomberg 50 for crushing Covid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been included in this year's Bloomberg 50 for "crushing" the coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan. On Friday (Dec. 4), Bloomber...

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...