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 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Could Iran become a new coronavirus epicenter?...

Iran is scrambling to contain a coronavirus outbreak that is threatening to spin out of control. Lack of transparency and poor infrastructure are combining to create perfect conditions for the virus to spread....

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Europe, China and Russia urge preservation of Iran nuclear deal...

China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and Iran have met to voice support for the nuclear deal. The group criticised the US for its withdrawal from the agreement....

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Reports: Gagli, Molinari pull out of Oman over virus concern...

Reports: Gagli, Molinari pull out of Oman over virus concern...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

More than 300 people nominated for Nobel Peace Prize...

The nominees include Gretha Thunberg and the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. The list comprises 210 individuals and 107 organizations....

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

578 students found to have fevers on Taiwan's 1st day of school...

Some Taiwan schools reported a shortage of forehead thermometers on first day of classes...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China...

World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage postponed due to pressure from Taiwanese public...

Annual religious procession in central Taiwan to be rescheduled over coronavirus fears...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan to join in clinical trials of remdesivir to treat Wuhan virus...

National Taiwan University Hospital to participate in clinical trials of antiviral drug remdesivir as treatment for Wuhan coronavirus...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwanese public urged to avoid contact with bats...

Taiwan is home to at least 37 bat species, some known to carry viruses...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

New leadership essential if WHO is going to salvage its battered reputation...

In cozying up to communist China, the WHO has lost any lingering shred of credibility it once had...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan platform includes over 100 apps showing mask availability in stores...

Taiwan digital minister creates platform with real-time info about nearest stores selling face masks and percentage in stock...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Facebook bans ads with false claims about new virus...

Facebook bans ads with false claims about new virus...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Former inmate escapes China's Wuhan after confirmed with coronavirus...

Chinese public demands explanation, details about coronavirus patient's departure for Beijing...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver shuts down Taiwan and Hong Kong restaurants...

Staff only informed of closure on final day: UDN.British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is closing down his only restaurant in Taiwan, "Jamie's Italian," and two establishments in Hong Kong, reports said Thursday (Feb. 27)....

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan raises coronavirus task force to highest level...

Country needs to prepare for outbreak: Cabinet...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Medical workers in Wuhan give miserable account of conditions, cry out for international aid...

Nurses under extreme mental and physical pressure in Wuhan ask people to join them in fight against virus...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Indonesian caregiver infected with coronavirus in Taiwan livestreams isolation ward...

Patient recklessly exposes name of hospital during livestream, video of her singing in ward goes viral among migrant worker community...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan Today

Taiwan launches White Terror online database...

An online database profiling victims of political persecution during Taiwan's White Terror period was launched by the Transitional Justice Commission Feb. 26 in Taipei City. Containing data from more than 410,000 pages of court martial documents, file...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan Today

Taipei geared up for Tour de Taiwan kickoff...

Tour de Taiwan, the nation's top professional cycling event and part of the Union Cycliste Internationale Asia Tour, is set to kick off March 1 in Taipei City. Nearly 100 cyclists from 30 countries and territories representing 17 teams, including five...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

70 percent of world's population likely to contract coronavirus in 2020: US epidemiologist...

Harvard professor says coronavirus uncontainable but most patients will only display mild symptoms...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

630 Taiwanese students stuck in China, Hong Kong and Macau because of coronavirus...

Ministry of Education will organize exams for students in China.Even though classes at primary and elementary schools resumed Tuesday (Feb. 25), an estimated 630 Taiwanese students had not returned because they were stuck in China, Hong Kong or Macau due ...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan developing 10-minute Wuhan virus test using SARS antibodies...

Taiwan working on rapid test for Wuhan coronavirus based on SARS antibodies that would only take 10 minutes...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan's national airlines lift ban on flight attendants wearing spectacles...

China Airlines, EVA Air roll back ban on eyewear to allow flight attendants more protection...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Undocumented caregivers in Taiwan present loophole in battle against coronavirus...

Movement of such workers is hard to trace, complicating efforts to prevent virus from spreading...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Indonesian infected with coronavirus traveled extensively on Taipei MRT, TRA...

Unaccounted for Indonesian woman infected with Wuhan virus went to Taipei Main Station, Longshan Temple last week...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan to put travelers arriving from Italy in 14-day coronavirus quarantine...

Number of coronavirus patients in Italy has surged past 400, with 12 deaths.Beginning Friday (Feb. 28), travelers arriving from Italy will have to observe 14 days of quarantine due to the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in the European co...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Fact-checking center warns of disinformation about virus outbreak in Taiwan...

Malign posts intend to create panic in society, says Taiwan FactCheck Center...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan Today

TECO inks organic food agreement with New Zealand's NZCIO...

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New Zealand and New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office signed an organic food agreement Feb. 26, a move expected to boost agricultural exchanges and deepen economic ties between Taiwan and the southwestern Pacific ...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan shares technology and epidemic prevention results at APEC 2020...

Taiwan's efforts to contain COVID-19 recognized by participants of first senior officials' meeting this year...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Jenn Lann Temple in C Taiwan donates NT$30 million for virus prevention...

When asked about pilgrimage postponement, Jenn Lann Temple chairman said, 'Let's eradicate epidemic first before making any decisions'...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan to churn out 12 million masks a day by mid-March...

Taiwan to ramp up production of surgical masks to over 12 million per day by mid-March to battle Wuhan coronavirus...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Google, Microsoft to move production away from China amid coronavirus concerns...

Trade war and coronavirus are catalyzing tech firms to relocate production...

 2020-02-27 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan president visits Army's chemical division amid coronavirus fears...

Chemical Corps Division is in charge of disinfection work...

 2020-02-27 04:49 

Central News Agency

Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage to be postponed - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) Organizers of the Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage, the largest annual religious procession in Taiwan, said Thursday that the event will be postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, a reversal from an announcement they made the ...

 2020-02-27 04:11 

China Post

Singapore, S. Korea and HK rebound, other Asian markets bleed...

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) — Markets in Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea enjoyed a relief rebound yesterday even as others in Asia extended losses following a global stock rout stoked by fears that the rapid rise in new coronavirus cases ...

 2020-02-27 03:39 

China Post

2 Taiwanese coronavirus patients discharged from hospital in Japan...

Two of the five Taiwanese who contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise liner were discharged from hospitals in Japan on Wednesday, with the Taiwan representative office in that country ready to make arrangements for them to retur...

 2020-02-27 03:39 

China Post

Taiwan upgrades travel alert for Iran amid virus outbreak...

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday raised its travel alert for Iran from Level 1 to Level 2, citing a surge in the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in that country to nearly 100 in a matter of days....

 2020-02-27 03:08 

China Post

Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage to go ahead: temple chairman...

The Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage, the largest annual religious procession in Taiwan, will still be held this year despite concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, its organizer said Wednesday....

 2020-02-27 03:08 

China Post

Taiwan to start clinical trials on antiviral drug remdesivir...

TAIPEI (CNA) — National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) has consulted with the United States and is to start clinical trials in Taiwan of the antiviral drug remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19 coronavirus, the Central Epidemic Command Center ...

 2020-02-27 03:08 

China Post

Taiwan hospitals limit ward visitors to 2 per patient...

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese child with hemophilia and his mother who had been trapped in coronavirus-stricken Hubei province arrived at Taoyuan International Airport at around 10:45 p.m. Monday on a flight flown by EVA Airways....

 2020-02-27 03:08 

China Post

Graphic: breakdown of Taiwan's 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Breakdown of Taiwan's 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

 2020-02-27 03:08 

China Post

Next Magazine plays role in keeping gov't in check: scholars...

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) The tabloid weekly Next Magazine, which published its last version early Wednesday after 19 years, has played an important role as a watchdog in scrutinizing public figures and unearthing issues concerning public interest, two schola...

 2020-02-27 02:38 

China Post

Local governments cancel big gatherings due to coronavirus scare...

New Taipei, Taipei, Tainan and other cities on Wednesday announced the cancellation or suspension of large scale school and sporting events in their cities, in a bid to control the rising number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Taiwan....

 2020-02-27 02:38 

China Post

WUHAN VIRUS/Taiwan upgrades travel alert for Iran due to coronavirus case....

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday raised its travel alert for Iran from Level 1 to Level 2, citing a surge in the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in that country to nearly 100 in a matter of days....

 2020-02-27 02:38 

China Post

Taiwan to start clinical trials on antiviral drug remdesivir...

TAIPEI (CNA) — National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) has consulted with the United States and is to start clinical trials in Taiwan of the antiviral drug remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19 coronavirus, the Central Epidemic Command Center ...

 2020-02-27 02:27 

Central News Agency

Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows:...

 2020-02-27 01:34 

China Post

Taiwan hospitals limit ward visitors to 2 per patient...

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese child with hemophilia and his mother who had been trapped in coronavirus-stricken Hubei province arrived at Taoyuan International Airport at around 10:45 p.m. Monday on a flight flown by EVA Airways....

 2020-02-27 01:33 

China Post

Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage to go ahead: temple chairman...

The Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage, the largest annual religious procession in Taiwan, will still be held this year despite concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, its organizer said Wednesday....

 2020-02-27 01:33 

China Post

CNA graphic: breakdown of Taiwan's 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Breakdown of Taiwan's 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

 2020-02-27 01:33 

China Post

2 Taiwanese coronavirus patients discharged from hospital in Japan...

Two of the five Taiwanese who contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise liner were discharged from hospitals in Japan on Wednesday, with the Taiwan representative office in that country ready to make arrangements for them to retur...

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