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...

Taipei American, European schools cancel classes amid Wuhan virus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Taiwan announced 23 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday (March 18), two of Taipei's largest international private schools announced closures. ...

Update: Taiwan bans all foreign visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (March 18) announced that as confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to stream in, all fo...

Taiwan one of safest countries during Wuhan virus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department Director Hsieh Tsung-hsueh (謝宗學) on Friday (March 13) posted on Facebook about how glad he was to be ...

Taiwan's vice president says WHO's pandemic declaration 'too late'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said on Thursday (March 12) the World Health Organization's (WHO) belated declaration the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19)...

New leadership essential if WHO is going to salvage its battered reputation

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Wuhan virus continues to spread around the world at a frightening pace. Its arrival in Europe should have been predictable but still seems to have shaken the interna...

Like a cornered animal, the Chinese Communist Party is lashing out at everyone

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) expelled three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporters from the country. Their crime? A headline in an op-ed ar...

Taiwan News sticks with term ‘Wuhan virus’ until WHO admits Taiwan, Beijing comes clean

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — There is only one word to describe the official response to the novel coronavirus outbreak that continues to rampage through Communist China and spread slowly but surel...