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Taiwan discussing shorter quarantines with Vietnam for those vaccinated with Medigen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation has been talking to Vietnam about allowing a shorter quarantine for those inoculated with its COVID-19 jabs, the government said Wedn...

Vietnam may soon recognize Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam is considering the recognition of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC), which would allow passengers ino...

China’s vaccine charm offensive against Taiwanese won’t prevail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s vaccine charm offensive against overseas Taiwanese is believed to have produced a limited effect in winning over hearts and minds, a Taiwanese official said....

Taiwan Centers for Mandarin Learning open across US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) Minister Tung Chen-yuan (童振源) arrived in the U.S. in late August to attend the opening ceremonies for Taiwan Centers for Mandarin...

Taiwan to provide India with oxygen generators this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is preparing to airlift oxygen generators to India this week, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said on Wednesday (April 28) during a legislative interp...

Taiwan legislature forms new caucus to promote ties with ASEAN countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese lawmakers from different parties formed a legislative caucus on Tuesday (Nov. 3) to promote ties between Taiwan and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

1,500 returned expats expected to attend Taiwan's Double Ten events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 1,500 overseas Taiwanese are expected to participate in events marking the National Day of Taiwan on Oct. 10. The number of newly returned expats taking part in ...

Taiwan Double Ten Day ceremony held in New York City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New York City's borough of Queens on Saturday (Oct. 3) held a Double Ten Day flag-raising ceremony, which saw a sharp drop in attendees compared to previous years due ...

Taiwan university finds similarities in master’s thesis of mayoral candidate accused of plagiarism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first meeting of a review committee at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) found a high level of similarity between the master’s thesis presented by Kaohsiun...

KMT candidate in Taiwan mayoral race tries to surrender master's degree amid scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for the Kaohsiung mayoral by-election Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) said on Thursday (July 23) that she will give up her master's degree as plagiari...

KMT candidate in S. Taiwan mayoral race accused of thesis plagiarism

[Last update: July 22 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for the Kaohsiung mayoral by-election Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) has been accused of plagiarizing speech notes and an...

Former environment minister appointed as Taiwan's envoy to Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Environment Protection Administration (EPA) chief and public health expert Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) has been appointed ambassador to Thailand, the Presidential Office an...

New appointments to Taiwan's Cabinet announced

Updated: May 19, 2020, 14:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start her second and final four-year term on Wednesday (May 20) with most ministers in he...

Taiwan and Thailand ink deal on agricultural cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese university inked a cooperative deal with a Thai farm located near Bangkok on Sunday (Nov. 24), turning a new page for agricultural cooperation between the two ...

Taiwan water companies make a splash in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Water Resources Agency (WRA) led nine domestic companies to Thailand in order to show off their products at a three-day expo that opened on Wednesday (July ...