214 Taiwanese back in Taiwan after long ordeal in Hubei province

TAIPEI (CNA) — A second special flight carrying 214 Taiwan nationals who had been stranded in Hubei province in China because of the new coronavirus...

Taiwan, Australia to exchange raw materials to fight COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan and Australia have agreed to exchange raw materials in the near future to help each other fight the new coronavirus pandemic,...

Tourism official demoted amid COVID-19 controversy

TAIPEI (CNA) — A high-ranking official at Taiwan's Tourism Bureau was demoted Monday for official misconduct that led to one of his colleagues becoming infected...

Taiwan, Canada discuss joint efforts to fight COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — Following discussions with the United States, the European Union and the Czech Republic, Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institute, recently held...

Taiwan leaders mourn French MP, a prominent advocate for Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) — Jean-François Cesarini, a member of the French National Assembly and chairman of its Taiwan-France Friendship Group who died of cancer Sunday at...

More masks, easier access coming in April under rationing program

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's mask rationing system will see significant changes in mid-April that will give local residents easier access to more surgical face...

Taiwan planned to donate 10,000 protective gowns to China: MAC

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan had planned to donate 10,000 protective gowns to China, delivering them on an Eastern Airlines charter flight, but the plan...
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影/老外在台灣齊道謝 「在台灣我感到很安全!」| Taiwan expats thank gov’t efforts in virus containment

【看英文中國郵報學英文】2019新型冠狀病毒(COVID-19)在全球病例數激增,台灣嚴格進行防疫措施,先前有英國情侶受BBC訪問時表示,隔離環境不好、食物難吃,引來不分台灣、外國網友的撻伐,指揮官陳時中說:「沒有虧待」,並公開隔離環境和狀況。而許多住在台灣的老外錄製影片,要向台灣信心喊話,同時感謝台灣政府的措施,讓他們感到十分安心。 The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on March 26 responded to complaints by a British couple (Natalie Dawson and Rohan Pixley) who have been...

新冠肺炎一天增3死 指揮中心曝光患者病況 | Taiwan reports three deaths, brings tally to 5

【看英文中國郵報學英文】新冠肺炎疫情持續升溫,國內已經連續數日雙位數新增確診個案,中央流行疫情指揮中心,今(30)天下午再度召開記者會,但是再度捎來壞消息,目前國內確診個案,已經累積5人死亡。 The Central Epidemic Command Center reported 3 deaths amid the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference on Monday, bringing the total to 5 in...

因應武漢肺炎 日本麥當勞提供「隱藏版服務」 | McDonald’s sends ‘free smiles’ amid tough times

【看英文中國郵報學英文】隨著2019新型冠狀病毒(COVID-19)疫情升溫,許多民眾為避免出門選擇叫外送餐點。日本麥當勞近期在Uber Eats推出隱藏版外送服務,在疫情狀況嚴峻下,為民眾送暖。 Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, many have opted to order in rather than head out for meals. Against this backdrop, McDonald's has launched a...

4/9起買口罩 小孩14天10片 成人14天9片|Adults allocated 9 face masks per two weeks: Taiwan CECC

【看英文中國郵報學英文】中央流行疫情中心今(30) 在記者會宣布,4/9起,口罩購買量調整為成人14天9片 ; 小孩由一個禮拜5片,改為14天10片,民眾一次可購足兩週的量。 The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情中心) on Monday announced that adults can buy nine face masks per two weeks, up...


World Bank sees outbreak taking a big toll on Asia’s economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is estimating that the cornavirus outbreak will cause economic growth to slow significantly this year in China and...

Brazil’s Carnival beat fades, making way for virus shelter

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A month ago, a massive Carnival party bursting with samba music and smiling faces raged inside Rio de Janeiro’s...

US Rep. who sought to stall virus aid touts fundraising haul

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — He drew the president's wrath for seeking to slow congressional approval of a $2.2 trillion coronavirus-relief package, and now U.S....

‘Strega Nona’ author Tomie dePaola is dead at age 85

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and...

Countries crack down on basic rights amid virus pandemic

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows...

Celebrities, civil rights groups form coalition on census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Civil rights groups, lawmakers, attorney generals, former Census Bureau directors, former Commerce Department secretaries and actors like Rita Moreno and...

Ex-Blackfeet chairman gets 10 months prison in fraud case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former Blackfeet Nation chairman who defrauded a tribal Head Start early education program through an overtime pay scheme was...