Category Archives: Medical

Government threatens to fine food deliveries after deliverers’ death

| October 14, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Labor affairs authorities threatened Monday to fine food delivery platforms that are allegedly dodging their responsibility toward their food deliverers after two delivery men were killed in two separate car accidents in the past week.…

Taichung’s first case of dengue this year confirmed

| October 13, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Sunday confirmed the first case of dengue fever in Taichung City this year, warning of an outbreak of the disease in the area if mosquito breeding grounds are …

Tsai’s address draws mixed responses from legislative caucuses

| October 10, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-President Tsai Ing-wen's (???) National Day address drew different reactions from the ruling and opposition legislative caucuses Thursday.

While the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led pan-green camp lauded her clear statement reaffirming Taiwan's national sovereignty, the …

CDC reports all-time high levels for three imported diseases

| October 10, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-As people take advantage of the extended National Day holiday to travel, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged Taiwan nationals to remain vigilant, adding that the threat of imported dengue fever, chikungunya fever and …

Taiwanese man receives life for drug trafficking in Thailand

| October 10, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A criminal court in Thailand sentenced a 38-year old Taiwanese man to life in prison for drug trafficking on Wednesday.

The man, surnamed Chen (?), received a life sentence for attempting to smuggle 7.2 kilograms …

Cancer remained top cause of death in Taiwan in 2018

| October 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Cancer remained the number one killer in Taiwan in 2018, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI).

Cancer has remained the top killer in Taiwan for the past 37 years, …

LSE issues formal statement confirming Tsai’s doctoral degree

| October 9, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Tuesday issued a formal statement confirming the legitimacy of President Tsai Ing-wen's (???) doctoral degree, following months of speculations on social media in Taiwan about …

Taiwan developing vaccine to treat respiratory infections

| October 8, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A Taiwanese research team has developed a nasal spray vaccine to suppress lower respiratory tract infections caused by a virus that is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children and a contributing factor …

Investigation launched into Taichung factory fire that killed two

| October 3, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-More details emerged on Thursday concerning an early morning factory fire that broke out in the Daya District of Taichung, claiming the lives of two firefighters.

According to a preliminary report by the city's Fire …

Sixth body found after Yilan bridge collapse

| October 3, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The migrant fisherman who remained missing following the collapse of the Nanfang'ao Bridge in Yilan County was confirmed dead Thursday, when his body was finally recovered, according to the authorities.

The victim was named as …

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