WATCH: Taiwan Insider, Nov 25, 2020

FACT: Taiwan turkeys are TWICE the size of American ones! Radio Taiwan International Date: 25 November, 2020 By: Paula Chao If you’re…

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Deposit paid for vaccines, CECC says

TIMELINE QUESTIONS: Chen Shih-chung said: ‘If anyone could assure us that we could get the shots in the first quarter of next year, we could set off firecrackers’ Taipei Times Date: Nov 26, 2020 By: Lee I-chia / Staff reporter Taiwan has secured nearly 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said yesterday, as it…

WATCH: Taiwan Insider, Nov 25, 2020

FACT: Taiwan turkeys are TWICE the size of American ones! Radio Taiwan International Date: 25 November, 2020 By: Paula Chao If you’re unable to go home for Thanksgiving this year, join Natalie, Leslie and Andrew for a little holiday warmth! Today, we talk with food journalist Clarissa Wei about a Taiwanese turkey dish you can make with leftovers, and…

Did a U.S. Navy Admiral Really Visit Taiwan?

There has been a lot of speculation about the possible visit and what it means. National Interest Date: November 25, 2020 By: Peter Suciu It has been widely reported that the government in Taipei publicly acknowledged that members of the United States Marine Corps had conducted training operations with the Taiwanese military. A unit of Marine Raiders was reportedly deployed…

Taiwanese man killed on highway inspecting damage of previous accident

Lee, 33, was hit by SUV following accident with flatbed truck Taiwan News Date: 2020/11/25 By:. George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man surnamed Lee (李) was killed on a freeway in Hsinchu Wednesday morning (Nov. 25) when he was hit by an SUV after exiting his vehicle to inspect the damage from…

Needle phobia blamed as 12 students fall ill after flu vaccination

Focus Taiwan Date:\ 11/25/2020 By: Chang Ming-hsun, Hsu Chih-wei, Wu Che-hao and Evelyn Kao Taipei, Nov. 25 (CNA) A fear of needles is believed to be the reason 12 students at a vocational high school in Changhua County fell ill shortly after receiving an influenza vaccine last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday. Twelve students…

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Missing hiker found dead in southern Taiwan

Firefighters say initial assessment indicates Fu fell off cliff Taiwan News Date: 020/11/25 By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Steel Express Corp. (CSE) employee surnamed Fu (傅) was found dead in Shoushan National…

Beijing confirms jail sentence for Taiwanese professor

Focus Taiwan Date: 11/25/2020 By: Lawrence Chiu and Chiang Yi-ching Beijing, Nov. 25 (CNA) A retired university professor who was arrested shortly after visiting China in August 2018 has been sentenced to four years in prison on national security charges,…

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Taiwan president denies plans for Cabinet reshuffle

President Tsai praises Premier Su for his handling of coronavirus pandemic Taiwan News Date: 2020/11/250 By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told reporters Wednesday (Nov. 25) there are…