Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Latest News Taiwan goes 11 days without new coronavirus case https://t.co/dqzFET914e pic.twitter.com/B9Cf4lfDf8 — Taiwan News (@TaiwanNews886) May 18, 2020 #Taiwan considers allowin...

Taiwan at vanguard of economies recovering from coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was at the forefront of 41 economies recovering from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Canadian website Visual Capitalist. The survey divid...

Mexico's president goes full-steam ahead with Mayan train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula remember riding trains to visit relatives or sell their produce decades ago, so when President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a nostalgic p...

Bangladesh confirms 1st death of Rohingya from coronavirus

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have confirmed the first death of a Rohingya refugee from the coronavirus, as infections rise in sprawling camps where more than 1 million Rohingya M...

Indian metropolis of Mumbai braces for rare cyclone

NEW DELHI (AP) — A cyclone in the Arabian Sea was barreling toward India's business capital Mumbai on Tuesday, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area already struggling with the nat...

Parisians return to cafes; Latin America sees virus surge

PARIS (AP) — Parisians returned to the City of Light’s beloved sidewalk cafes as lockdown restrictions eased Tuesday, but health experts expressed deep concerns as several Latin American countries opt...

MOFA responds to Taiwan's exclusion from permitted travel destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) responded Tuesday (June 2) to reports of Taiwan being excluded from several countries' border control relaxation, saying the Tai...

UK eases lockdown restrictions but many flout guidelines

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. eased more lockdown restrictions Monday despite warnings from some health officials of another spike in coronavirus infections, especially if Britons persisted in flouting the n...

Taiwan CECC reveals potential border control plan for international travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) on Monday (June 1) shared possible border control measures proposed by Taiwanese heal...

Finland in pain as border closure blocks Russian tourists

HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Finns in the Nordic nation's eastern border region say they haven't seen anything like this since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union. The closure of Finl...

Massive protests raise fears of new waves of virus outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests after the police killing of a black man, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last...

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China, according to the...

The Latest: South Africa has backlog of nearly 100,000 tests

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause ...

Taiwanese student evacuated from Russia tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (May 29) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the first in a week. During his ...

Asia Today: Duterte easing lockdown in Philippine capital

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is relaxing a lockdown in the capital, the country’s epicenter of coronavirus infections, in a tightrope move as the economy weakens and...