First batch of Taiwanese evacuees from Wuhan finish quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first batch of Taiwanese recently evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan completed their 14-day quarantine on Tuesday (Feb. 18) and is safe to return home. Out of...

Taiwan reports 21st, 22nd cases of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday evening (Feb. 17) announced the 21st and 22nd confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus, both of whom were relativ...

No community-level transmission of coronavirus in Taiwan: VP

There is no community-level transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Taiwan, despite the nation reporting its first death from the virus Sunday, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁), an epid...

Beijing is sabotaging itself in Taiwan through the Wuhan coronavirus

On Feb. 3, the first charter jet sent to evacuate Taiwanese businessmen stranded in Wuhan was found to have someone on board infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as well as dozens of "...

Photo of the Day: Wuhan Trojan jet lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a charter jet ostensibly meant to evacuate Taiwanese businessmen from Wuhan was found to have a person onboard infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), as we...

Taiwanese expert says washing hands more important than masks to fight Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese expert told a government meeting on Wednesday (Feb. 5) that washing hands is more important than wearing a face mask when it comes to preventing the spread of ...

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...

Ko spills beans on Taipei quarantine location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Feb. 2) apparently inadvertently revealed a location in Taipei where Taiwanese fleeing Wuhan will be kept under quarantine. On S...

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...

Chats between spy and pro-KMT Chinese businessman revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian analyst has released screenshots of conversations involving a Chinese businessman claiming to represent the Kuomintang (KMT) who attempted to bribe and intim...

Democracy prevails in Taiwan

After a year of extensive and grueling political contention, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the presidency for a second term, garnering 57.1 percent of the vote, while ...

Taiwan-Filipino worker brokerage investigated for illegal currency trading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Investigation Bureau searched the offices of the Philippine migrant worker brokerage Hua-gong-han (華公行) on Monday (Jan. 6) due to its alleged involvement in i...

Taiwan-China relations to decline regardless of election outcome: US analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. analyst visiting Taipei has raised the alarm on cross-strait relations, adding that Beijing is likely to ramp up pressure on Taiwan no matter who wins the president...