Taiwan donates 300,000 surgical masks to US Veteran Affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has donated a total of 300,000 surgical masks to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help protect American service members against the ongoing coronavir...

Taiwan manufacturers to export mask-producing capability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has slowed down in Taiwan, the government lifted the ban on surgical mask exports June 1, and today (July 3) a group of Taiwan...

Finland rates Taiwan-made masks far higher than Chinese gear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Made-in-Taiwan masks which were recently donated to Finland have been found to have a filtration rate of 99.7 percent, far higher than the substandard products China had s...

Taiwan’s 'mask diplomacy' called into question as EU reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated Tuesday (June 30) that Taiwan's surgical mask donations to the world were intended as humanitarian aid and not for th...

Bloomberg blunders by mistaking Taiwanese airline for Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another incident exemplifying why a name change is desperately needed, Bloomberg on Wednesday (June 3) mistook Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) wi...

300,000 Made-in-Taiwan surgical masks arrive in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A donation of 300,000 Made-in-Taiwan masks has landed in Indonesia and is expected to be distributed to frontline medical workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19). T...

Kansas thanks Taiwan for donating 100,000 masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A staffer for a Kansas senator was instrumental in securing the 100,000 masks that Taiwan donated to the state on Monday (May 11). After seeing news of Taiwan's don...

White House officials spotted wearing 'Made in Taiwan' masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Key White House figures were spotted on Monday (May 11) wearing "Made in Taiwan" masks after new coronavirus cases were reported among staff members. On Monda...

Demand for Taiwan-made masks surges as Chinese masks fail to meet standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen soaring demand for its surgical masks as the coronavirus virus rages despite the fact that the export ban on the protective gear has not been lifted. Ma...

Taiwan donates 1 million medical masks to India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's Red Cross thanked Taiwan for donating 1 million masks to help protect its front-line medical personnel at a donation ceremony in New Delhi on Friday (May 8). ...

Canada foreign minister avoids thanking Taiwan for 500,000 masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In apparent deference to Beijing, Canada's foreign minister on Thursday (May 7) twice avoided mentioning Taiwan's name when asked to thank the country for donating...

Taiwan to donate over 7 million masks in 3rd round of international aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced the third round of medical mask donations on Tuesday (May 5), pledging to provide more than seven million of th...

Pro-Trump ad mistakes Taiwan's CAL for Chinese airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another episode of Taiwan and its organizations being confused with China, a pro-Trump TV ad accidentally used an image of Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) to repr...

German Health Minister thanks Taiwan for mask donation via letter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn on Wednesday (April 23) wrote to Taiwan’s Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) to express his appreciation for Taiwan&r...

Taiwan's donation of 100,000 masks arrive in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ceremony was held at the Singapore Red Cross on Wednesday (April 22) to announce the arrival of 100,000 medical masks donated by Taiwan. During the donation ceremony,...