Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-29 21:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 39 1 2 China 79,257 2,835 3 Hong Kong 94 ...

Virus anxiety triggers biggest 1-day market drop since 2011

Worldwide markets plummeted again Thursday (Feb. 27), deepening a weeklong rout triggered by growing anxiety that the coronavirus will wreak havoc on the global economy. The sweeping selloff gave U.S....

Taiwan Transitional Justice Database launched on eve of 228

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Transitional Justice Database was launched on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the country's biggest uprising against corruption — the Feb. 28 massa...

World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to a r...

Taiwan's students return to school after extended winter break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of schools across Taiwan welcomed back their students on Tuesday (Feb. 25) after the opening day of spring semester was postponed due to the Wuhan coronavirus (C...

In The Pits: NASCAR regroups after Ryan Newman accident

LAS VEGAS (AP) — This we know: Ryan Newman might very well be the toughest man in NASCAR. The Purdue graduate with an engineering degree has, for 18 seasons, railed against the dang...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui making progress in pneumonia recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 98-year-old former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is recovering from pneumonia at the Taipei Veterans General Hospital and will not be discharged for now. W...

Taiwan's CECC outlines contingency plan for community spread of COVID-19

Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday that it has planned a series of response measures, in the event that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to spread at the communit...

Japan emperor's 60th birthday overshadowed by virus fears

Japanese Emperor Naruhito, marking his 60th birthday, offered his sympathy to those affected by the new virus, as concerns over infections forced the traditional gathering of tens of thousands of well...

Wampler, Love lead Wright St. in OT, win No. 500 for Nagy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Loudon Love put Wright State ahead for good with a pair of free throws less than a minute into overtime and the Raiders walked away to an 81-74 victory at Cleveland State on Saturday....

Taiwan civic groups rally to commemorate 73rd anniversary of 228 Incident

More than 40 civic groups staged a march in Taipei on Saturday to mark the 73rd anniversary of the 228 Incident, calling on the public not to forget the people's uprising in February 1947 that spu...

Hong Kong cop tests positive for Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday evening (Feb. 21), a Hong Kong police officer was officially diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, raising fears of a potential outbreak in the police force af...

6N: Scotland match Italy's best hope of ending drought

Even amidst the longest losing streak in the Six Nations' 137-year history, Italy fans remain full of hope. More than 55,000 are expected at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, hoping t...

Germany's immigrant community in Hanau reeling after attack

HANAU, Germany (AP) — In the German town of Hanau, a longtime immigrant destination with decades of coexistence between people of different origins, residents were left with the fear Thursday that the...

Milan: Irony prevails at Benetton, frills at Max Mara

MILAN (AP) — The frills are on during Milan Fashion Week, with “pretty” the womenswear watchword of the next cold weather season. Embellishments appeared even on brands known for th...