US poised to restrict TSMC's chip sales to China's Huawei

The United States has been aiming to curb the supply of chips sold by contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to China's Huawei Technologies Co. through planned heavier sa...

Taiwan Airport MRT cuts services due to coronavirus impact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taoyuan Airport Mass Rapid Transit line will reduce the frequency of its trains from April to June as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affects the number of p...

Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

US deaths top 1,000 as $2.2 trillion in virus aid approved U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 1,000, in another grim milestone for a global outbreak that is taking lives and wrea...

Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed to villages

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities sent a fleet of buses to the outskirts of India's capital on Saturday to meet an exodus of migrant workers desperately trying to reach their home villages during the world...

New coronavirus case worked at Taiwan Taoyuan Airport’s travel information center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s 16 new coronavirus cases worked at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s travel information center, the Tourism Bureau confirmed Saturday (Mar...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-03-28 17:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 104,256 1,704 2 Italy 86,498 9,134 3 China 8...

Plans to fly German vacationers home from Australia in doubt

SYDNEY (AP) — Authorities on Saturday were still hoping to fly 800 cruise ship passengers from Australia to Germany this weekend, but a sharp overnight rise in cases of the new coronavirus on board br...

Taiwan TV station removes prediction of coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTiTV News has taken down a message that said Taiwan is just six days away from a complete lockdown, reports said Saturday (March 28). While the island nation’s n...

AP PHOTOS: Italy's front-line medical heroes, in portraits

ROME (AP) — Their eyes are tired. Their cheekbones rubbed raw from protective masks. They don’t smile. The doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic in Italy ...

Taiwan's ‘Iron Minister’ delivers food to frontline medical workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a nod to frontline medical workers fighting hard against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Chief and Health and Welfare Minister Chen S...

Couple left Taiwan without paying coronavirus quarantine fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple from Taichung left the country without paying fines of NT$150,000 (US$4,970) each for violating coronavirus quarantine regulations, reports said Saturday (March 2...

The Latest: Sri Lanka arrests thousands for violating curfew

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 m...

With virus, cherished Mideast traditions come to abrupt halt

BAGHDAD (AP) — Under the sign “Take out only” and a tall bottle of antiseptic by his side, Mazin Hashim, 54, rearranged the coals heating a water pipe outside his famed cafe in Baghdad. ...

Taiwan’s coronavirus cases rise by 16 to reach 283

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 16 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) Saturday (March 28), bringing the total for the country up to 283. As has been the case recently, most of ...

Australian pro soccer player tests positive for coronavirus

SYDNEY (AP) — An A-League soccer player has become the first Australian professional footballer to test positive for the new coronavirus. The unnamed player, who plays for the Newcas...