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Assisting Taiwan with vaccines is no crime against world order: WSJ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an editorial about the donation of COVID-19 vaccines, the Wall Street Journal mentioned Thursday (June 10) that assisting Taiwan with vaccines was no crime against worl...

Taiwan close to completing US vaccine donation process

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is close to completing the process to receive 750,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (June ...

The Latest: Philippines reopens gyms, museums as surge ebbs

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine officials have allowed the reopening of gyms, skating rinks, racket courts and museums in metropolitan Manila and adjacent provinces as a coronavirus surge continues t...

G-7 nations gather to pledge 1B vaccine doses for world

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — World leaders from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are set to commit at their summit to share at least 1 billion coronavirus shots with struggling countries around...

The Latest: Illinois lifting capacity limits for businesses

CHICAGO — Illinois is lifting all capacity limits on bars, restaurants, businesses and other venues Friday, nearly 15 months after the first stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Celebrations (and questions) greet US vaccine donation plan

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — U.S. plans to donate 500 million more COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries were met Thursday with both celebration and hesitation amid questions over whether the ef...

Biden lays out US vax donations, urges world leaders to join

ST. IVES, England (AP) — President Joe Biden urged global leaders Thursday to join him in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world after he promised the U.S. would donate ...

Japanese media uncover origin of Taiwan vaccine donation rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese media on Thursday (June 10) discovered the origin of the recent rumor that Taiwan had allegedly insisted 1.24 million vaccine doses from Japan were sufficient. ...

Foreign ministry refutes rumor Taiwan insisted 1.24 million vaccine doses from Japan sufficient

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (June 7) refuted a rumor that has been spreading online that Japan's vaccine delivery last week comprised 1.24 million...

Representative thanks Japan for providing vaccine assistance to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Sunday (June 6) thanked Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Hiroshi Tomita for Japan’s recent donation of 1.24 million...

Taiwan president sees US' vaccine donation as confirmation relations are 'rock-solid'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 6) expressed gratitude to the U.S. for including Taiwan in its plan to share COVID-19 vaccines globally. Speaking at a meet...

US vaccine donation result of Taiwan's diplomatic efforts in recent years: DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said that the U.S.’ vaccine donation on Sunday (June 6) was the result of Taiwan’s diplomatic efforts under President Ts...

US Senate delegation arrives in Taiwan, offers vaccine donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth, Dan Sullivan, and Christopher Coons have arrived in Taiwan to meet with government officials. The Senate delegation made the journey in a...

China condemns Japan's vaccine donation to Taiwan as 'political show'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday (May 31) expressed its opposition to Japan's plan to donate COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan, labeling it a "politica...

Serbia donates Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to North Macedonia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Sunday donated a first batch of 8,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to North Macedonia, which is yet to deliver its first jabs. Serbian Presiden...