WTA Tour Schedule-Winners

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 3-11 2020 — Shenzhen Open, HO (Ekaterina Alexandrova) Jan. 2-12 2020 — ASB Classic, HO (Serena Williams) Jan. 3-12 20...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-17 23:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 22 1 2 China 70,554 1,770 3 Hong Kong 58 ...

SW Taiwan promotes popular lake for break from coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City in southwestern Taiwan is promoting its popular Hutoupi (Tiger Head Lake) in Xinhua District as a good place to visit during the COVID-19 outbreak. It's...

China lifts import ban on US poultry due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government announced Monday (Feb. 17) the country will lift the ban on the import of poultry products from the U.S., a decision believed to have been made due ...

Three Hong Kong men rob supermarket for toilet paper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three armed robbers reportedly stole 600 toilet rolls from a supermarket in Hong Kong on Monday morning (Feb. 17), after a wave of panic-buying due to the Wuhan coronaviru...

US identifies warship that sailed through Taiwan Strait Saturday

Taipei, Feb. 16 (CNA) The U.S. warship that sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday has been identified as the USS Chancellorsville, according to a Facebook post by the U.S. Seventh Fleet late Sa...

Rockets strike Iraqi base hosting US troops

Small rockets struck the Iraqi base hosting American troops and other coalition forces in Baghdad’s Green Zone early Sunday but caused no casualties and only minor damage, a U.S. military offici...

Wuhan coronavirus drives fraud ring into arms of Taiwan police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police arrested six members of an alleged fraud ring who had returned from China to sit out the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reports said Saturday (Feb. 15). ...

Taipei publishes names of 3 who escaped coronavirus isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just one day after three people were nabbed in Taipei City’s bustling Ximending area, three other people who were supposed to spend two weeks in isolation following ...

China's foreign minister claims coronavirus under control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) claims the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is under control and measures introduced by some countries to limit the sprea...

US impressed by Taiwan-developed mask availability digital maps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many countries have been impressed by Taiwan-developed digital maps that provide information about facial mask availability, which are in short supply due to the coronavir...

US murder suspect went undetected in Italy for 2 weeks

ROME (AP) — An American woman wanted over her husband's 2002 murder was able to stay at the Rome hotel where she was arrested for nearly two weeks before an international arrest warrant turned up in...

US manufacturing output hit by Boeing troubles, slips 0.1%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing output fell slightly in January, driven lower by Boeing's decision to halt production of its troubled 737 MAX aircraft. The Federal Reserve said...

Massive stimulus of NT$60 billion in works for Taiwan post-coronavirus

In a bid to tackle the potential impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak on the domestic economy, the Executive Yuan announced Thursday a NT$60 billion (US$2 billion) bailout plan to help hard-hit...

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology and Yulon to develop electric cars together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture vehicles together, CommonWealth Magazine reported. Foxc...