Taiwan Politics

Health concerns meet politics amid Taiwan’s WHO exclusion

Health concerns meet politics amid Taiwan’s WHO exclusion

TAIPEI (AP) — Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Organization is pitting health concerns against geopolitics during the current crisis over the new illness...

Interview | Filipinos in Taiwan concerned, ask gov’t to lift ban

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Mariel Leon C. Perfecto had intended to bring home some medication for his 94-year-old mother who lives in the...
The five former health ministers called on Taiwanese of all political backgrounds to raise international awareness of Taiwan's exclusion from the United Nations-affiliated health agency. (CNA)

Former Taiwan health ministers support WHO admission bid

TAIPEI (CNA) — A cross-party group of five former Taiwanese health ministers on Thursday urged the public to support a petition calling for Taiwan's...
Late Wednesday, unnamed sources in Taiwan said Taipei is considering countermeasures against Manila such as a ban on Filipino migrant workers or cancellation of visa-free entry for Filipinos. (CNA)

Taiwan ban can be reversed: Philippine Health Secretary

TAIPEI (CNA) — The government of the Philippines will conduct a risk assessment to decide whether a temporary travel ban to Taiwan will be...
A passerby walks past an artwork representing a elderly person on Taipei MRT system on Feb. 12, 2020.

Taiwan responds to China over participation in WHO meeting

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's online participation in a World Health Organization (WHO) forum to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak was made possible through "direct...

Taipei to ask Seoul to correct Wuhan virus info on Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taipei will ask Seoul to correct information reported by a government-funded news agency after it said Taiwan is one of the...
Passengers of flights from Taiwan, which took off before the ban was introduced, were denied entry and stranded in several airports in the Philippines. (CNA)

Taiwan urges Philippines to cancel ban on local visitors

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has asked the Philippine government to "correct" its travel ban introduced Monday that includes Taiwan...
MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou (CNA file photo)

Ban ‘unilaterally ordered’ by Philippine health agency: Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — There is “internal inconsistency” within Philippine government agencies on whether a travel ban that was imposed on China includes...
President Tsai Ing-wen commented on the exclusion of Taiwan, which is not a United Nations member, from the WHO and WHO meetings, on Feb. 10, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan health experts to take part online in WHO forum

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan has sent a list of experts to participate online in a World Health Organization (WHO) forum on the global fight...

Taiwanese stranded in Philippines as Manila enforces overnight ban

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Philippines have officially barred Taiwanese travelers' entry since late last night, almost immediately after its representative in Taiwan tried...

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