Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Latest News Taiwan goes 11 days without new coronavirus case https://t.co/dqzFET914e pic.twitter.com/B9Cf4lfDf8 — Taiwan News (@TaiwanNews886) May 18, 2020 #Taiwan considers allowin...

Singapore first lady riles up Taiwanese by gloating over US protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore first lady Ho Ching (何晶) has yet again drawn the ire of Taiwanese after she shared a cartoon that depicted Trump as supporting the Hong Kong protesters while con...

Hong Kong doles out HK$10,000 to every citizen over 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a measure to encourage consumption and relieve economic pressure, the Hong Kong government will dole out HK$10,000 (about US$1,300) in cash to every permanent resident ...

French supermarket giant Carrefour takes over Wellcome, Jasons in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French supermarket giant Carrefour announced Tuesday (June 2) that it will pay €97 million (NT$3.23 billion) to take over all 199 Wellcome and 25 JASONS Market Place ...

Machinery trade shows in Taipei postponed due to coronavirus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan External Trade Development Council, TAITRA, announced on Tuesday (June 2) that it was postponing a machinery trade show in Taipei originally scheduled for Septe...

Taiwan's CSD now selling plethora of colorful masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the ban on the sale of face masks was lifted on Monday (June 1), Taiwanese mask brand China Surgical Dressings Center Co., Ltd (CSD) announced that it would begin selli...

China sees revived tainted baby formula scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is seeing a resurgence of incidents involving contaminated baby formula, leading more than 60 enraged parents to call for justice. A first-time mother from the ci...

Taiwan's HTC announces layoffs to reduce costs

Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC Corp. announced Monday (June 1) that it will "strategically adjust" its human resources and continue optimizing its organizational structure to r...

Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a ...

Business Highlights

___ Brands weigh in on national protests over police brutality As thousands of protesters take to the street in response to police killings of black people, compani...

Brands weigh in on national protests over police brutality

As thousands of protesters take to the streets in response to police killings of black people, companies are wading into the national conversation but taking care to get their messaging right. ...

Census hits milestone as states worry about deadline switch

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Facing unprecedented challenges from a pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday reported reaching its predicted goal for households answering the 2020 census questionnaire on th...

Military service academies plan for students' return in fall

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy is planning to have its 4,400 midshipmen return to campus in Annapolis, Maryland, for the fall, after students completed the last semester with online lear...

The Latest: Italian soccer considers allowing fans in July

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Italian soccer authorities are considering the possibility of allowing fans in...

Taiwan national forest areas offer e-ticket users discounts, free parking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's national forest recreation areas are offering admission discounts and free parking to e-ticket holders, beginning on Monday (June 1) until the end of this yea...