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Two Taiwan scientists revolutionize mouthfeel of vegan meat

Two Taiwanese researchers from Cornell University, Huang Jen-Yu and Michelle Lee, saw the trend of plant-based meat and became the first-ever to use the encapsulation technique to produce “alter...

China urges U.S. to avoid sending wrong signals on Taiwan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry urged the United States on Friday to avoid sending any wrong signals to proponents of Taiwanese independence, after President Joe Biden said the Unit...

Taiwan residents who took AZ can take BNT for 2nd dose in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 550,000 Taiwanese and foreign residents who have received a first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine will be able to receive a Pfizer-BioNTech (BN...

Indonesian caregiver in north Taiwan tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two residents of Keelung City, an Indonesian caregiver and a Taiwanese woman on Friday (Oct. 22) tested positive for COVID-19. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-c...

One of Taiwan’s wealthiest businessmen diagnosed with Delta variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s wealthiest businesspeople, Fubon Financial Chairman Richard Tsai (蔡明興), was confirmed as having the Delta variant of COVID-19, reports said Friday (O...

UK and Taiwan sign MoU to enhance hydrogen and fuel cell technology cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 U.K. and Taiwanese hydrogen and fuel cell businesses attended the first U.K.-Taiwan Hydrogen Forum on Thursday (Oct.21), which was co-held virtually by the B...

Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen crushes Chinese rival at Denmark Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan badminton ace Chou Tien-chen (周天成) has progressed through to the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open after crushing his Chinese opponent in straight games on Thursday...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 22) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six ...

Taiwanese officials criticize retired general for 'whitewashing' China's ADIZ incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese government officials on Wednesday (Oct. 20) denounced a retired general for "whitewashing" China's military incursions into its air defense identif...

US needs to take more concrete steps to defend Taiwan

Titles significant, but not critical It is well past time the United States takes more concrete steps to support the defense of Taiwan. Too much time has been devoted to continuing debates over lar...

Over half of Taiwanese satisfied with its democracy: Pew poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new survey released by Pew Research Center on Thursday (Oct. 21) shows 57 percent of Taiwanese people were satisfied with the country’s democracy, but 56 percent b...

Taiwan maintains positive image in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) on Wednesday (Oct. 20) released its investigative report on the image of Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses in Thailand, showing th...

Retired general claims Chinese warplanes are not harassing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese general on Tuesday (Oct.19) claimed that China's warplanes are not harassing Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) and that the skies...

Taiwan mulls shortened quarantine during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said the center is considering either shortening quarantine or allowing people to quarantine at home during the Lunar N...

UN called out for excluding Taiwan for 50 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokeswoman Joanne Ou called on the United Nations (U.N.) Thursday (Oct.21) not to misinterpret Resolution 2758 and exclude Taiwa...