Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2019. There are 139 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August ...

Taiwan hospital contributes medical expertise in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In line with the Tsai Ing-wen administration's New Southbound Policy, Changhua Christian Hospital aims to share the medical expertise, personnel, and technological adv...

Taiwan stages APEC conference on medical information sharing

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference on medical information sharing wrapped up Aug. 9 in Taipei City, spotlighting the government’s success in advancing APEC health and well-being ini...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2019. There are 142 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 11,...

Taiwan has best health care system in the world: business magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Out of 89 countries surveyed, Taiwan has the best health care system in the world, business magazine CEOWorld concluded in its 2019 Health Care Index. The list consider...

Taiwan president welcomes St. Vincent prime minister with military salute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Aug. 7), accorded a military salute to the prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, who is vi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2019. There are 146 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 7...

Democrat Scholten says he'll run again for seat held by King

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democrat J.D. Scholten says he will make another run for an Iowa congressional seat held for 17 years by conservative Republican Rep. Steve King. Scholten ann...

2020 Dems' health care battle is decades in the making

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years ago, before Medicare existed to inspire "Medicare for All," a Democratic president wrestled with a challenge strikingly similar to what the party's White House hopefuls...

California hospitals question 2030 earthquake standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California hospital spent $72 million on a building designed to do two things after an earthquake: stay standing and stay open. But when a pair o...

The Latest: Union wants Democrats to talk everyday concerns

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential contenders in Nevada (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The president of the nation's largest public employees unio...

Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nineteen Democrats hoping to be the next president are in Nevada Saturday to win support from labor unions that hold sway in the state that will cast the first votes in the West in ne...

Pocketbook issues prevail in recession-scarred Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pack of Democratic presidential candidates made it through five hours of debating this week without diving deep into two major issues: the economy and labor unions. That won't be ...

Trump denounces Dems at rally, plays down race

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as his new political foils, attacking four liberal congresswomen of color...

Health care comes in focus, this time as risk for Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care is back as the focus of presidential politics. But Democrats are split over "Medicare for All" and those divisions were on display in this week's Democr...