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Letter to the Editor: Dormitories or prisons? A look at Taiwan’s foreign labor force during COVID-19

Since the start of the 2021 coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan, officials have been scrambling to protect citizens and foreign residents alike. After close to 18 months of successfully evading any major o...

BBC reporter who covered Xinjiang leaves China for Taiwan in apparent haste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The BBC’s most prominent journalist working in China has left the country for Taiwan, according to the news service. John Sudworth, who worked for the BBC in Chin...

Update: Taiwan police say Chinese national behind feces vandal at Hong Kong eatery

[Last update on Nov 9, 2020 at 14:20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Taiwanese men have been arrested and prosecuted for vandalizing with feces a Taipei restaurant that was established to provid...

Taiwan man suffers with coronavirus for 8 days after test vial snafu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A test tube mixup led to one Taiwanese man languishing in quarantine for over a week without knowing he had the coronavirus and another living in fear thinking he had been...

China tweaks rules on US media outlets in tit-for-tat move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has responded to Washington’s latest move to designate six more Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions” by demanding six U.S. media outlets i...

Death of Taiwanese returnee from China not caused by COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Sunday afternoon (Sept. 13) that a Taiwanese woman who died in Kaohsiung Saturday after arriving from China o...

Hong Kong correspondents face unusual visa problems

Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) said Thursday that several reporters in the city were experiencing "highly unusual" visa issues and demanded both China and the US stop usin...

Trump admin $21M gambit for Pepcid as a COVID remedy fizzles

A nearly $21 million government-funded study to see if a popular, over-the-counter heartburn medication could be a COVID-19 remedy has fizzled amid allegations of conflicts of interest and scientific ...

Trump admin $21M gambit for Pepcid as a COVID remedy fizzles

As the coronavirus began its deadly march through the world, two well-respected American doctors identified a possible but seemingly unlikely remedy: Pepcid, the heartburn medication found on drugstor...

Can free press in Hong Kong survive national security law?

Just days after Beijing passed the contentious national security law for Hong Kong, activists say there are already signs that freedom of expression in the city is under threat. Hong Kong authorities...

Can free press in Hong Kong survive national security law?

Just days after Beijing passed the contentious national security law for Hong Kong, activists say there are already signs that freedom of expression in the city is under threat. Hong Kong authoriti...

US moves to restrict Chinese media outlets as 'propaganda'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration added four Chinese media outlets Monday to a list of organizations that should be considered “foreign missions” because of their ties to the government and t...

China propagandist Nathan Rich's criminal record revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American YouTuber Nathan Rich, who goes by the handle Hot Pot King (火鍋大王), could find himself in hot water with the Chinese authorities if they ever explore his criminal r...

White House slams Voice of America, VOA fights back

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday launched an unusual attack on the congressionally funded Voice of America, the U.S. broadcaster that for decades has provided independent news reporting aro...

Taiwan's foreign minister invites US reporters expelled by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Saturday (March 28) tweeted an invitation to three major U.S. newspapers to station correspondents in Taiwan after they were expelled f...