World Medical Association calls on WHO to allow Taiwan's participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the World Health Assembly (WHA) planned for late May approaches, advocates of Taiwan’s participation are increasing calls for the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

Three times a day, a 22-year-old Indian man on a hunger strike says, he is dragged from his cell in a Texas immigration detention center, his feet scraping the floor as he goes. He's put on a bed wher...

Taiwan expresses regret over not being invited to World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a statement Tuesday that it regretted Taiwan did not receive an invitation to the World Health Assembly (WHA) sch...

Taiwan and allies campaign to secure invite to 2018 World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual summit of the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Health Assembly (WHA) is going to be held in Switzerland May 21-26, 2018. Taiwan has been maneuverin...

WMA rejects pressure from China to change name of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China has long been pushing to have Taiwan listed as a province of China and force the use of the name "Chinese Taipei" at all international events.While China has oft...

China threatens Taiwan Medical Association with name change: doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is threatening not to host the 2021 World Medical Association (WMA) General Assembly unless the Taiwanese delegation changes its name to “Chinese Taipei,&rdquo...