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Tzu Chi, Taiwan employer help comatose worker return home to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A migrant worker from the Philippines who fell into a coma following a debilitating disease flew home Saturday (Nov. 27) thanks to assistance from the Buddhist Compassion ...

Indonesian caregiver Taiwan's latest local COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 5) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six im...

Indonesian caregiver in north Taiwan tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two residents of Keelung City, an Indonesian caregiver and a Taiwanese woman on Friday (Oct. 22) tested positive for COVID-19. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-c...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 22) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six ...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

Taiwan to ease residency rules for those fleeing Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a show of support for dissenters fleeing Hong Kong, Taiwan has announced plans to allow people from Asia’s leading finance hub to extend their stay in Taiwan. ...

Letter to Editor: COVID swab a bad experience for kid in Taiwan

My family was in quarantine and I thought someone should know about our terrible COVID test experience on Day 12. I am an American citizen and working in Taiwan. My family of five returned to the U...

Taiwan reports highest unemployment rate in 10 years amid lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan in June saw its highest unemployment in more than 10 and a half years amid the Level 3 restrictions imposed to stem an outbreak of COVID cases. The Directorate G...

Details of Irishman's death on Taipei street emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) provided some details on the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of an Irishman last weekend. At about 8 p.m. on June ...

Letter to Editor: When Disneyland Taiwan closed its doors

On Saturday, May 15, it started almost normally. Very few clients showed up, as media-induced panic had already sent most into a frenzy. However, as I was waiting for students, the announcement cam...

Filipina finds long-lost Taiwanese mother after 19 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina living in the Philippine province of Pampanga has found her long-lost Taiwanese mother nearly 20 years after she last saw her. Aivan Chung, 26, a realtor, to...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 in world for expats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has retained its title as the best place in the world for expats for the third year in a row based on a survey by InterNations. In the InterNations Expat Insider...

British man dies after mountain bike crash in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British man lost all vital signs on Sunday (April 4) and was later declared dead after crashing his bicycle on a mountain path in eastern Hualien County. On Sunday, a...

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...

Migrant workers in Taiwan gain confidence by sharpening their Mandarin skills

An annual free Chinese language program kicked off Saturday in central Taiwan to help migrant workers sharpen their conversation skills so that they can gain confidence assimilating into Taiwanese soc...