Taiwan marks 12 days without new coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 19) announced zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), marking the 12th straight day without an ...

Taiwan criminology expert shares advice on Chinese cybercrimes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To address China's relentless cyberattacks against Taiwan during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, National Taipei University (NTPU) assistant professor of cr...

Taiwan's membership must be decided by member states: WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official abruptly ended an interview when asked about the Taiwan issue, the United Nations health agency issued a rare state...

Taiwan's coronavirus cases rise to 169, with 16 new infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported 16 new infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, on Sunday (March 22), for a total of 169. Of the 1...

Taiwan Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizers of the 2020 Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival announced today (March 18) that the event will not be taking place as planned due to the spread of the coro...

Virus-stricken cruise ship to dock in Oakland, California

A cruise ship hit by the new coronavirus is headed to the port of Oakland, California, the captain told passengers, though they were destined to stay aboard the ship for at least another day. Grand...

AIDS expert optimistic about overcoming coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The inventor of a cocktail therapy for AIDS, Dr. David Ho contends that 98 percent of the patients infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will recover — beli...

Indonesia announces first two cases of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesia on Monday (March 2) confirmed its first two cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, a mother and daughter who came in contact with a Japanese national who later tested p...

Fact-checking center warns of disinformation about virus outbreak in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has warned of a surge of disinformation being disseminated on Facebook about the escalation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Taiwan, whic...

Taiwan's COVID-19 cases rise to 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two more cases of infection by the coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded on Sunday (Feb. 23), raising the number of confirmed cases in Taiwan to 28. A man in his 80s fro...

Coronavirus outbreak boosts Taiwan's e-commerce market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwanese go out less to shop and dine due to coronavirus (COVID-19) fears, the e-commerce market has flourished. According to PChome 24h, the second-largest Taiwa...

Quarantine violators in Taiwan could be slapped with NT$1 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Violators of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) home quarantine measures could face a fine of up to NT$1 million (US$32,900), according to a suite of special measures proposed b...

2 cases of Wuhan virus would force school closure: Taiwan MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's schools are set to open next week amid fears of a domestic outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced strict guidelines i...

Taiwan FamilyMart starts selling 75% alcohol to battle Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the panic buying of face masks and disinfectants out of fear of the Wuhan coronavirus continues to grip Taiwan, convenience store chain FamilyMart began sales of 75 per...

Taiwan reports its 23rd case of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced the 23rd case of Wuhan coronavirus infection and the latest patient is the sister of the limo driver who was the first in Taiwan to succumb to the disease...