Taiwanese man zapped by 25,000 volts after climbing onto train roof

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old man suffered severe burns inflicted by a massive surge of electricity after he climbed on top of a train roof in western Taiwan on Monday (Feb. 3). At 1:2...

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...

Taiwan to provide free surgery to two-year-old burn victim from Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to reports by the Central News Agency, a two-year-old girl from Myanmar arrived in Taiwan with her mother earlier this month after Taiwan's Linkou Chang Gung Memo...

Netizens fuming after govt. asked to pay NT$12 million for Formosa Fun Coast fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese Netizens are fuming after DPP Legislator Tuan Yi-kang (段宜康) and families of the victims of the disastrous Formosa Fun Coast explosion filed a motion to have the gover...

NTU acid attack victim suffering from dreadful wounds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A little more than three weeks since the horrific acid attack perpetrated in front of a dorm at National Taiwan University (NTU), the main victim is suffering greatly with burns...

U.S. medical experts offer advice on treating burn victims

Taipei, July 22 (CNA) A group of U.S. medical experts offered advice Wednesday during a visit to a Taipei hospital on carrying out a skin graft for a burn victim injured in a dust explosion at a Ne...

U.S. medical experts start mission with unexpected visit to hospital (update)

Taipei, July 19 (CNA) A group of U.S. medical experts who arrived in Taiwan Saturday decided to get an early start to their mission, unexpectedly visiting a Taipei hospital Sunday to offer advice on c...

New Taipei mulls giving donations to water park blast victims

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) The New Taipei government may use some of the donations it has received to help burn victims of explosions at a water park on June 27 as living stipends for the families of some o...

Model Lin Chi-ling visits burn victim to give encouragement

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) Taiwanese model and actress Lin Chi-ling (???) visited a victim of the June 27 dust explosion Tuesday and said she hopes to give strength to the victim, who is one of her ...

Burn victim records message of hope for friends, fellow patients

Taipei, July 3 (CNA) A 20-year-old college student who suffered burns to 55 percent of his body in Saturday's fiery explosion at a water park in New Taipei has released a video message of hope and enc...

Second burn victim passes away in Water Park blast

A second victim of the Formosa Water Park blast was pronounced dead at 5:41 a.m. on Thursday by the Taichung Veterans General Hospital despite 10 minutes of defibrillation in an effort to restore him....