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2020/02/13 | Roy Ngerng

Why Taiwan Handles Coronavirus Outbreak Better Than Singapore

Singapore has adopted decent preventive measures for the coronavirus outbreak, yet the lack of public trust in the government still trigged panic buying. What can Singapore learn from Taiwan?

2020/02/06 | James X. Morris

What Taiwan Has Done to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Despite being excluded from the World Health Organization, Taiwan has moved quickly to adopt measures to curb the domestic spread of the coronavirus.

2020/03/05 | TNL Staff

Coronavirus Interactive Map and Taiwan Updates

Stay informed with an interactive map of the global coronavirus outbreak and what Taiwan is doing to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

2018/10/12 | Cat Thomas

Is Taipei American School Sitting on a Pot of Gold?

Asian flush is more serious health condition than many believe, but a team at TAS has derived a handy solution that has the potential to be a commercial success.

2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong

Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage

Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?

2020/02/07 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Cruise Ship Carrying Taiwanese Passengers in Limbo Over Coronavirus Measures

A cruise ship carrying over 1,700 Taiwanese passengers has been sent back and forth between the ports of Taiwan and Japan.

2020/03/10 | TNL Staff

Taiwan's Second Wave Response to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Taiwan is pursuing new preventive and disease control measures against the COVID-19 outbreak, despite exclusion from the World Health Organization.

2018/09/21 | Greg Brost

Taiwan Enters Top 10 in Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index

New analysis shows which countries offer the best value for treatment

2020/03/18 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan to Ban Entry of Foreign Travelers Over Imported Coronavirus Cases

Taiwan will ban foreign nationals from entering the country starting on March 19 due to a surge in imported coronavirus cases.

2020/03/19 | TNL Staff

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About Taiwan's Entry Ban

Taiwan has banned foreign travelers from entering the country to curb the spread of coronavirus. Here are some useful resources and information on what you can do.

2020/02/17 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan Expands Virus Screening After Suspected Community Transmission

Taiwan has seen the first suspected community-transmitted case of the coronavirus. To prevent community spread, Taiwan has expanded its screening measures to include any individuals with foreign travel history in the past 14 days.

2020/03/19 | Abby Huang

The Coronavirus Is an Opportunity for Taiwan's Disease Prevention Diplomacy

Taiwan has been "making friends" with other countries by various means even though it cannot export face masks and other supplies. What can Taiwan provide at the moment?

2019/01/11 | Global Voices

Taiwan's Battle Against African Swine Fever Gets Political on PTT

Discussion on PTT, Taiwan's largest online forum, has taken a political tone regarding African swine fever.

2020/02/07 | Michael Beltran

Outrage Over Duterte's Inaction Grips Filipinos During Coronavirus Scare

A general distrust in Philippine president Duterte's ability to handle the coronavirus outbreak has sparked protest both on social media and in the streets.

2020/02/24 | Hilton Yip

Hong Kong’s Two-Faced Identity: Prosperity and Panic

Hong Kong faces yet another challenge in the coronavirus after eight months of protests. The city is trying to retain its status as a global financial center while people struggle to secure basic goods.

2019/09/18 | Yang

Vaping Kills? Differences Between Smoking and Vaping

Hundreds of fallen sick from vaping in the U.S. this summer and New York has just become the first state to ban e-cigarettes. But in Taiwan, e-cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products were never legalized.

2020/02/10 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Superstar Aquarius Docks in Keelung Again With Crew Quarantined on Board

Passengers left the ship after Taiwanese health officials conducted a sample test for coronavirus. The Chinese crew members were not allowed to disembark.