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Saint Lucian ambassador to Taiwan looks back on 42 years of independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Lucian Ambassador to Taiwan Edwin Laurent on Monday (Feb. 22) reflected on the Caribbean nation’s 42 years of independence and shared his outlook on Taiwan-Sai...

Taiwan's Tzu Chi donates COVID-19 test kits to Indonesia, Honduras, Bolivia

Hualien-based Tzu Chi University has recently donated 95,000 rapid COVID-19 antibody test kits that it co-developed with Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital and Academia Sinica to Indonesia, Honduras and Bolivia....

Taiwan provides bone marrow to Singaporean leukemia patient amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical staff from Taiwan's Tzu Chi Hospital in April were able to complete an extremely difficult task of delivering donated bone marrow to a leukemia patient from Si...

Taiwan Tzu Chi Foundation donates supplies to disadvantaged families

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation announced Friday (Jan. 10) that it has begun distributing charitable supplies to disadvantaged families across Taiwan. ...

Taiwan police draw criticism for promoting Buddhism in uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese law enforcement officers has drawn criticism from the public after dancing in uniform in a promotional video for a Buddhist humanitarian organization....

Taiwan flags waved at NYC Marathon finish line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 49th annual New York City Marathon kicked off Monday (Nov. 4) with locals gathered outside Central Park waving Taiwan national flags to support runners. Supply stat...

Ground broken at Taiwan-funded Syrian refugee center in Turkey

TAIPEI (CNA) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a Taiwan-funded refuge center in Turkey near the border with war-torn Syria Thursday. At the ceremony to mark the beginning of work on th...

Filipino in Taiwan turns paper cups into 'eco plastic tiles'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese Filipino who lives in Taiwan has come up with a smart solution to the non-recyclable plastic layer in paper boxes and cups – turning it into eco floor tile...

Taiwan's China Airlines soon to have onboard medical professionals for each flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's China Airlines has begun making arrangements for an onboard medical care program. The program is being developed in line with the motto, “Compassion ...

Taiwan among countries supporting relief work in Indonesia

PALU (CNA) -- Medical resources and relief supplies mobilized by Taiwan's government and charity groups have been made available to disaster-hit Palu on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi to help t...

Taiwan to donate US$1m for Indonesia earthquake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will donate US$1 million (NT$30.93 million) to Indonesia in the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake which struck Central Sulawesi last month, the Ministry of For...

The Latest: Palu airport to reopen after quake and tsunami

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia (all times local): 1 p.m. An airport damaged by the earthquake in central Indonesia is ...

Taiwan to send rescue squad, aid to Indonesia after catastrophic earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is preparing to send a rescue team and aid to Indonesia following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck Palau, Central Sulawesi on Sept. 28, reported CNA yesterd...

Taiwan delivers rice and medical aid to Cambodian flood victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As thousands of Cambodians living along the banks of the Mekong River were stranded by a collapsed dam in Laos, Taiwan's Tzu Chi Foundation delivered rice and other fo...

Taiwan builds shelters for conflict victims in Southern Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan on Saturday started building 400 housing units for the victims of last year’s Marawi conflict on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao. Fighting betw...