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China adopts 'war' measure to contain new virus cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government has rolled out a "war mechanism," conducting mass testing to stem the spread of a new coronavirus cluster that emerged around a massive sp...

Taiwan airport mulls closing terminal as passenger volume hits record low

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the number of passengers at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport recently hitting a record low — fewer than 1,000 people in a single day — the airport is ...

Taiwan acting as lighthouse in taming Wuhan coronavirus

All of the different nicknames for the COVID-19 coinage of the World Health Organization — Wuhan Coronavirus Pneumonia (WCP), China Coronavirus Pneumonia (CCP), China flu — all point to on...

Revamped Super Rugby to relaunch amid coronavirus pandemic

SYDNEY (AP) — Three seasons after being cut from Super Rugby, the Western Force has been invited back to join an Australia-only conference in a competition heavily overhauled in the wake of the corona...

Number of passengers at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport plummets to new low

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 12,000 travelers passed through Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Tuesday (March 17) as more airlines suspended flights and the government announced an imminent ba...

Emirates to suspend flights to Taiwan due to Wuhan virus travel restriction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dubai-based airline Emirates will suspend all flights between Dubai and Taiwan starting Monday (March 16) due to the growing spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The Centra...

Trump’s latest travel ban highlights gaps in containment net

NEW YORK (AP) — In the weeks before President Donald Trump spoke from the Oval Office to announce restrictions on travelers from more than two dozen countries in Europe, thousands of people from the r...

Russia bans entry of all Chinese nationals amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Russian government has banned all Chinese citizens from entering the country, saying the decision was made due to the "worsening epidemiological situation" i...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 5 The Miami Herald on Fred Guttenberg, father of a student killed at Mar...

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy

Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined the streets and part of the city's harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet cont...

KMT bigwigs slam Tsai for extending travel restriction

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and former Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) criticized President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) Friday for what they called an abuse of power, after learning the...

Taiwan to extend travel restrictions on officials handling classified data

A three-year travel restriction that applies to government officials who have had access to classified information but have already left their posts has been extended to six years, under a law amendme...

Tillerson says Chad could be removed from visa restrictions

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is hopeful that Chad could be removed from the Trump administration's travel restriction list. Tillerson is speak...

Tillerson says Chad could be removed from visa restrictions

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is hopeful that Chad could be removed from the Trump administration's travel restriction list. Tillerson is speak...

Butler scores 28 points; Timberwolves beat Lakers 114-96

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points and the streaking Minnesota Timberwolves started fast and held off the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 114-96 on Monday night. Karl-Ant...