Taiwan passports cause confusion in India over coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused Taiwanese tourists to be turned away from hotels in India because their passports call the island by its official name, “...

MOFA responds to charter flight request from Taiwanese in Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday (March 10) addressed the escalating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Italy and responded to the charter flight demands m...

China says Taiwanese new coronavirus patient has recovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China’s state media Xinhua News Agency said on Wednesday (Feb. 12) a Wuhan-based Taiwanese infected by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been discharged from hospital ...

Taiwan overturns entry plan for Chinese children of Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Feb. 12) overturned a measure by the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) from the previous day allowing Chinese childre...

Taiwanese exec with CCP ties enables Chinese spouses, non-Taiwanese to board Wuhan flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many Taiwanese are outraged after news broke on Tuesday (Feb. 4) that many of the passengers aboard a charter jet expressly arranged to evacuate Taiwanese businesspeople s...

China finally to allow evacuation of 200 Taiwanese from Wuhan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After refusing to allow Taiwanese businessmen to flee Wuhan amid the novel coronavirus (2019nCoV) outbreak for a week, the first batch of over 200 Taiwanese evacuated from...

CDC plans quarantine zones for Taiwanese returning from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Taiwanese government's confirmation of the evacuation of approximately 400 Taiwanese businessmen from the Chinese city of Wuhan, Taiwan's Centers for...

China mute over Taiwan's pleas to evacuate 400 citizens from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many countries such as the U.S. and Japan have begun evacuating their citizens from Wuhan due to the China coronavirus outbreak, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on T...

Taiwan suggests maximum limit of 250 face masks per outbound traveler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers leaving Taiwan should not take more than five boxes containing a total of 250 face masks with them, the authorities said Monday (Jan. 27). The measure, which ...

2000 Taiwanese businesspeople grounded in Wuhan during LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese authorities have locked down Wuhan, the epicenter of the potentially deadly coronavirus outbreak, around 2,000 Taiwanese businesspeople in the city are believed...

Taiwan’s Anti-Infiltration Act to take effect Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Anti-Infiltration Act will start to take effect on Wednesday (Jan. 15) to stymie malicious interference by foreign powers in Taiwan's elections, according to the P...

Taiwan president: Island's democracy under threat from China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday that the self-governing island's democracy remains under direct threat from rival China, underscoring her calls for closer ties with ...

Taiwan's foreign ministry to explore business opportunities in Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Phoebe Yeh (葉非比), director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MOFA) Department of International Cooperation and Economic Affairs, said at a press conference ...

Taiwan and Vietnam to sign new bilateral investment deal: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to sign a new bilateral investment agreement with Vietnam in Taipei on Wednesday (Dec. 18). The new agreement would reinforce protection for Taiwanes...

Elimination of Chinese chips from US products benefits Taiwan firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Security concerns that have emerged among major U.S. technology enterprises have led them to eliminate made-in-China components from their products, thereby creating busin...