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Leaked audio shows WHO leaders secretly criticize China at start of Covid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Audio from internal conversations among top World Health Organization leaders leaked late last month reveal that they were complaining about China's failure to provide...

Coronavirus drives Taiwan to expedite law for public health expert certification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is soon expected to enact regulation for the certification of public health experts in a bid to improve its disease control preparedness in the wake of the coronavi...

China lists white dolphins as source of medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s handling of wildlife has again sparked controversy, with the latest example being a state-affiliated science organization listing the Indo-Pacific humpback d...

Photo reveals warped seal on Wuhan lab freezer door

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos have resurfaced from 2018 showing a warped seal on a freezer door as suspicions grow that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could have started at a poorly m...

Han to sit on KMT’s decision-making body, drawing criticism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The move by embattled Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to become a member of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party’s decision-making body has raised eyebrows among s...

Taiwan deploys ‘scouts’ at clinics for coronavirus control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has so far managed to prevent large-scale community outbreaks of the coronavirus thanks to its tactic of sending out “scouts” to gather relevant informa...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan can’t afford to be intimidated by WHO

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom claimed last week that not only did Taiwanese racially abuse him, but also that Taiwan's foreign ministry supported them in ...

Taiwan one of only 6 countries on Earth where schools are open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey of students posted by a British woman on Facebook found that Taiwan is one of only six countries in the world where schools are still open due to the Wuhan corona...

Taiwan Normal University student confirmed with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) confirmed on Tuesday (March 31) that one of its students has been confirmed as having the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), making the...

Photo of the Day: China's Xinnie the Pooh and friends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dual German-American citizen created this whimsical painting depicting Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) as a smug Winnie the Pooh tightly gripping the necks of Hong Kon...

Taiwanese man tests positive for coronavirus after trip to Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Among the 17 newly confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) announced by Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (March 26) was a man who ha...

Update: Taiwan reports 21 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus

Update: 03/25 11 a.m. Taiwan’CECC announced on Tuesday evening (March 24) that a French man in Taiwan was confirmed to have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus, bringing the day's total to 2...

Coronavirus pandemic could drag on for 2 years: Chinese expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese infectious disease expert known for his straight talk predicts that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could continue for as long as two years. During ...

4-year-old Taiwanese boy confirmed with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced its first case of a child under the age of five testing positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday (March 23). During a press conference o...

Taiwan reports 27 new Wuhan coronavirus cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (March 20) announced 27 more confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) and one new death. During a p...