Taiwan's CDC issues warning for plague in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a third person was diagnosed with the plague in China in less than a week, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is warning travelers to beware of the deadl...

China holding 3 Taiwanese over national security suspicions

BEIJING (AP) — China has confirmed it is holding three Taiwanese on suspicion of committing subversion or other crimes against the Chinese state, part of a trend that has prompted a travel warning fro...

Singapore issues travel warning on Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Singapore said Friday (October 4) its citizens should postpone non-essential travel to Hong Kong while those already there should take precautions. Singapore’s Mi...

Taiwan records first case of measles contracted in New Zealand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a student caught measles in New Zealand, he had to visit the doctor five times before the disease was diagnosed correctly, leading to more than 600 people to be put ...

Taiwan issues New Zealand travel warning over measles outbreak

Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a travel warning to its citizens Friday over a measles outbreak in New Zealand, urging those wishing to visit the country to exercise caution, esp...

South Korea issues travel warning for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a Level 1 Blue Alert for travel to Hong Kong after police fired live ammunition for the first time on Sunday (Aug. 2...

Singapore universities cancel Hong Kong exchange programs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the Singapore government issued a travel alert last week for Hong Kong, Singaporean universities made the decision to suspend academic exchange programs that would h...

Japan issues travel warning for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (Aug. 14) issued a travel warning for Hong Kong for the first time since the city's 1997 sovereignty transfer from...

Travel alert issued for four Asian countries over chikungunya outbreak

Taiwan has issued its highest-level travel advisory in its three-tier system for four Southeast and South Asian countries after a record high number of imported chikungunya fever cases from those coun...

Hong Kong protesters take their cause to airport arrivals

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters crowded into one of the world’s busiest airports, greeting international visitors to Hong Kong with anti-government chants Friday in an effort to raise awarenes...

Hong Kong on high alert as angered public protests 'Extradition Law' amendment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Authorities in Hong Kong are on high alert for a protest expected to strike the city on Sunday (June 9) over mounting public anger with proposed amendments to the city&rsq...

China issues US travel alert warning of official harassment

BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforce...

US raises travel warning after Sri Lanka suicide bombings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department has issued a heightened travel warning for Sri Lanka after last Sunday's suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people. The department...

Sri Lanka lowers Easter attack death toll while suspects still at large

Sri Lankan officials lowered the death toll in the Easter Sunday attack down to 253 from the previous figure of 359, officials said on Thursday. The country's Health Ministry said that the state ...

Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones sued the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of h...