Taipei records year's hottest temperature at 37.6 degrees

The mercury hit 37.6 degrees Celsius in Taipei on Wednesday afternoon, the highest in Taiwan's capital this year, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The new high was recorded at 2:2...

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's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

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. ...

Taiwanese dies from eating toads, 5 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County died from poisoning after eating central Formosan toads that he and his friends mistook for frogs. Hualien Tzu Chi M...

Free medical checkups offered to migrant fishermen in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) teamed up with the Tzu Chi International Medical Association on Sunday (Dec. 1) to provide free clinical services to migrant workers ...

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....

Filipino treated at Taiwan hospital for burns suffered on Liberian ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man suffered serious burns on a Liberian freighter on Friday (Nov. 8) and was transported by the Taiwan Coast Guard to a hospital in the eastern part of the cou...

Injured Filipino on Liberian boat transported to Taiwan hospital

A Filipino marine engineer, who was injured aboard a Liberian-registered cargo vessel boat, was transported to a Taiwan hospital for treatment Friday, according to the Hualien coast guard which respon...

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...

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University in E. Taiwan launches agriculture program for Indonesian students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In line with the Taiwanese government's New Southbound Policy, Tzu Chi University in Hualien has partnered up with Sinar Mas, one of Asia's largest conglomerates, ...

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...