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Mix-and-match trials of AstraZeneca, Moderna vaccines to be sanctioned in Taiwan: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many countries have been conducting trials of the mix-and-match approach to COVID-19 vaccines, Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said on Wednes...

Taiwan physician dies from COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A physician in New Taipei is believed to be the first doctor in Taiwan to die from COVID-19. At a press conference on Thursday (June 10), Central Epidemic Command Cente...

Poland donates 1,500 sets of PPE to Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Polish Office in Taipei and Polish biotechnology company Nomi Biotech Corporation have donated 1,500 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Taipei City Governm...

29-year-old boosting Taiwan's soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At only 29 years old, Chiayo Kuo (郭家佑) is a force to be reckoned with. Through ambition, networking savvy, and tenacity, she is slowly revitalizing interest in soft pow...

New Zealanders denounce pilot for spreading coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealanders are criticizing a pilot from their country online for causing the first local transmission of the Wuhan coronavirus in Taiwan in eight months. On Tuesday...

Hong Kong actor considers offering acting classes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong movie star Anthony Wong (黃秋生) said Tuesday (Dec. 22) that he is considering offering classes to young actors in Taiwan as well as starting an online food busines...

Taiwan's NCKUH showcases new life-saving mask to combat COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKUH) is showcasing a new nebulizer that is expected to significantly reduce the risk of coronavirus infection for frontline ...

Video shows 'Taiwan Can Help' scrawled in Sydney sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The slogan "Taiwan Can Help" appeared for the third time in the skies over Australia on Tuesday (May 19) as part of a campaign by local Taiwanese doctors to buil...

Taiwanese doctors manage to attend WHA despite Taiwan being blocked entry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese doctors from a hospital in Kaohsiung attended the World Health Assembly (WHA) on Monday (May 18) despite Taiwan not being invited to the annual conference for po...

Doctors warn of spike in coronavirus cases in Taiwan over holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese doctors are warning of a spike in cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) expressed alarm at the large crowds seen...

American doctor who served eastern Taiwan for 40 years dies at age 93

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Roland Peter Brown (薄柔纜), an American doctor who established Hualien's Mennonite Christian Hospital and served the area for over 40 years died from an illness on Saturday (...

Taiwanese doctors travel to Vietnam to help facial-deformity patients regain their smile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwanese doctors from the E-da Hospital (義大醫院) are now traveling to Vietnam to offer volunteer medical treatment for patients suffering facial deformities and to further t...

Taiwanese doctors attend cosmetic surgery workshop in India

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese doctors along with physicians from Morocco and several surgeons and dermatologists from India attended a cadaveric workshop on cosmetic surgery held for the first ...

Taiwan to provide free surgery to two-year-old burn victim from Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to reports by the Central News Agency, a two-year-old girl from Myanmar arrived in Taiwan with her mother earlier this month after Taiwan's Linkou Chang Gung Memo...

Why Taiwan needs to shake its prescription drug habit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dealing with a nasty bout of the flu was not how I envisaged spending the first few days of the Year of the Dog. But being ill has given me another first-hand experience of Tai...