The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) says the government has signed contracts with two domestic companies to purchase a total of 10 million coronavirus vaccine doses.
The European parliament's Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety held a debate with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, on stepping up Europe's 2030 climate ambition.
Covid-19 is here, so what's next for Taiwan?
By Mike Jewell
Lawmakers from across party lines are pushing for a new law to fight against climate change.
Taiwan's rigid localisation requirements risk raising costs and slowing development, while belying real opportunities for Taiwanese champions in the global market.
By Tim Ferry
The Taiwan Food & Drug Administration has approved Taiwan's first clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine.
President Tsai Ing-wen says phase 2 clinical trials of locally developed coronavirus vaccines are nearly complete and doses are expected to be available by the end of July.
Dragon Boat weekend traditionally brings a surge in travel, as people head back to their family homes to celebrate, but, in the midst of the widespread domestic coronavirus outbreak, the government had repeatedly urged the public ahead of time not to travel, to reduce the chances for further spreading of the disease.
By Mike Jewell
The Financial Supervisory Commission says eighteen local banks are now offering bilingual services at their branches.
Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported 170 new coronavirus cases and 18 deaths yesterday, marking the fourth consecutive day that Taiwan has seen fewer than 200 new cases.
Some thoughts on attempting to translate 1,200-year-old poetry. The writer's translation of a jueju poem by Du Fu during China's Tang dynasty was recently accepted for publication by a UK-based online poetry magazine. Here, he explains some of the considerations behind his adaptation.
By Mark Caltonhill
The government has suspended a plan to cap the amounts patients pay out-of-pocket for certain special medical devices. The move follows strong opposition from the medical sector.
China Airlines has cancelled its scheduled 17 April flight to Palau under the bilateral "travel bubble" due to low demand.
Premier Su Tseng-chang says the government is ready for a large-scale inoculation campaign.
Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu was successfully recalled today in a vote held today.
President Tsai Ing-wen is defending the development of domestic coronavirus vaccines - saying the government has tried its best to take delivery of 20 million doses ordered from overseas to ensure people here can be vaccinated.