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Taiwan reports 8 new dengue fever cases in farm cluster

Taipei,  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Saturday confirmed eight new cases of indigenous dengue fever, believed to be part of a cluster infection associated with a bamboo shoot farm in New Taipei’s Sanxia District. The eight patients —...
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2020 GOLDEN MELODY/Singer-songwriter ChihSiou clinches best new vocal

Taipei,  Singer-songwriter ChihSiou (持修) clinched the Best New Vocal Award for his album “The Elephant in the Room,” defeating six other nominees at the 31st Golden Melody Awards in Taipei Saturday. “Contentment, gratitude, and blessings...
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MND confirms Canadian warship, PLA plane active around Taiwan

Taipei,  A Canadian warship has sailed through the Taiwan Strait, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed Saturday, while noting that a Chinese Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft again intruded into Taiwan’s southwest air defense identificatio...
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CORONAVIRUS/Cruise ship outbreak decisive in Taiwan COVID-19 policy: health minister

Taipei,  Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Saturday said the mass outbreak of COVID-19 aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in February was pivotal in shaping Taiwan’s approach to the disease, by showing that strict quarantine can be eve...
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Czech Senator to sign cooperation deal with Taiwan virtually

Taipei,  Prominent Czech Senator Jiří Drahoš told CNA in a recent interview that he will sign a cooperation agreement with Taiwan’s chemical engineering sector later this month, via videoconferencing. Drahoš did not say in what capacity he will sign...
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