Filipino diagnosed as Taiwan's latest imported coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Sept. 25) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus from the Philippines. During a press conference on ...

Crowds at Taipei Main Station told to wear masks, social distance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said that it will continue to dispatch railway police and volunteers specialized in foreign languages to exhort migrant workers who ga...

Taiwan donates 500,000 surgical masks to Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Half a million surgical masks donated by Taiwan have arrived in Australia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Tuesday (Sept. 15). Following a “secon...

Taiwan announces 30-day extension for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Monday (Sept. 14) announced that it will provide another 30-day extension to foreigners who arrived on or before March 21...

Taiwan sees lowest economic impact from coronavirus in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thanks to the outstanding handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), Taiwan has seen the least impact on its econ...

More foreign officials expect to visit Taiwan next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of international political figures have reportedly expressed interest in visiting Taiwan, including former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Swedish...

Taipei’s Climate Artivism inspired by Greta Thunberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Climate Artivism, hosted by Greenpeace, will on Saturday morning (Sept. 12) use art as a medium for taking action to combat climate change. Taking place from 7 a.m. to ...

Southern Taiwan woman contracts hantavirus hemorrhagic fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman bitten by a rat in Pingtung County last month has become the eighth hantavirus hemorrhagic fever case in Taiwan this year, setting a new high number of cases in a ...

2020 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to kick off next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival (2020台灣部落觀光嘉年華) will take place at Taipei's Songshan Cultural Park from Sept. 18 to Sept. 20, featuring music, dances, pain...

Dutch magazine publishes Taiwanese foreign minister's article calling for UN participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) wrote an editorial that was run by a Dutch publication on Saturday (Sept. 5), stating that Taiwan can contribute to the world if...

Israel adds Taiwan to list of 'green countries'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (Sept. 2) welcomed a decision by Israel to add Taiwan to its list of "green countries," or nations f...

Taiwan's Smart City Summit thrives online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An important online event got underway in Taipei on July 1 to connect political and business leaders from cities worldwide and envision a post-pandemic future that sustain...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Minister of Steel' makes cover of GQ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head has become something of a rock star in Taiwan for his exemplary handling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, GQ ...

Taiwan reports new imported coronavirus case from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Sept. 2) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus has been imported from Indonesia. During his week...

Czech delegation to meet with Taiwan premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Vystrcil and his delegation will meet with Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and the Minister of Science and Technology Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠) on We...