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Philippine 'river warriors' fight tide of trash for cleaner future

Each morning, a group of Filipinos rakes up piles of trash on the banks of one of the world's most polluted rivers, filling sacks in an endless pursuit to clean a waterway that is also a major sou...

Taiwanese actress points out danger of pulling down mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration shared by Taiwanese actress Shu Qi (舒淇) that shows the dangers of pulling down a mask to eat went viral over the weekend. On Sunday (Dec. 27), Shu Qi po...

Taiwan office to test all staff, family members for COVID-19

All remaining staff at Taiwan's representative office in the United States and their family members will undergo COVID-19 tests by Nov. 30, after nine more confirmed cases have been reported in th...

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou seen wearing 'Made in Taiwan' mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a coup for Taiwan's "mask diplomacy" and an embarrassment for the communist regime in Beijing, Huawei scion and Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou (孟晚舟)...

Taiwan mask maker CSD builds new factory amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Surging demand is leading mask maker CSD to spend NT$120 million (US$4.09 million) on a new factory not far from its headquarters in Changhua City, reports said Thursday (...

Taiwan donates 5 mask production lines to Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Czech Senate speaker Milos Vystrcil leads an 89-member delegation in Taiwan, Taiwanese firm and machinery industry leaders have raised funds to donate five "fully ...

Taiwan donates face masks to Brazilian to fight coronavirus

Taiwan earlier this week donated 100,000 surgical face masks to Manaus, a city in Brazil that has been hit hard by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help the city's residents fight ...

Taiwan's Mackay Hospital gives 150,000 masks to Canadian missionary's birthplace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mackay Memorial Hospital and New Taipei City's Tamsui District Office on Tuesday (July 7) donated 160,000 medical masks to the hometown of a famous Canadi...

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...

Cosmetic chain sees 1 million masks sell out in 30 minutes

Poya, one of the major cosmetic chains in Taiwan, said the 1 million surgical face masks it put on shelves in its stores Thursday sold out within half an hour. Almost all of the chain's 230 sto...

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...

Update: Taiwan's FamilyMart to start selling face masks on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FamilyMart on Tuesday (June 2) will be the first convenience store in Taiwan to sell Made-in-Taiwan face masks since the government relaxed restrictions on sales, while ma...

Mexico pharmacies: face masks found in trash being re-sold

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group representing Mexican pharmacy owners said Monday it has received reports about people picking used surgical face masks out of the trash and reselling them. ...

Wearing face masks prevented spread of coronavirus in Taiwan: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Face masks are a significant factor in reducing the spread of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), with the odds of transmitting the disease dropping by up to 99 percent if both ...

Taiwan, Vatican team up to provide facial masks to Africa

In a spirit of collaboration, the Holy See will donate 100,000 surgical face masks provided by Taiwan to certain African countries to help them combat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan's a...