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Taiwan reports 8 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 27) reported eight new imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announ...

Taiwan reports 4 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 26) reported four new imported COVID-19 cases. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) announced four impo...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 25) reported two new local COVID-19 cases and one death. CECC deputy head Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) announced six ...

Aftershocks likely after biggest quake to hit Taiwan's subduction zone in 50 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the strongest earthquake recorded in a subduction zone in nearly 50 years struck on Sunday (Oct. 24), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned that aftershocks of mag...

Taiwan shaken by 6.5-magnitude quake, woman hurt by rockfall

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An earthquake shook Taiwan's capital, Taipei, on Sunday and caused falling rocks that injured a woman and damaged a car. No deaths were reported. The 6.5-magnit...

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

Update: 2021/10/25, 1:30 a.m. Several people were injured by the magnitude 6.5 quake, including a woman who was struck by falling rocks while hiking with a group of nine in Taroko National Park in...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported no new local COVID-19 infections Saturday (Oct. 23) and no deaths, but seven imported cases, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). Th...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Taiwan on Saturday (Oct. 23) at 11:16 a.m. The epicenter of the temblor was located 8.9 kilometers northeast of Hualien County Ha...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 22) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six ...

Taiwan reports 2 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 21) reported two new imported COVID-19 cases. The CECC announced two imported COVID cases and no local infe...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 4 imported infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 20) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. In a press release issued that afternoon, the CECC announced f...

Taiwan reports 1 local COVID case in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 19) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Deputy CECC chief Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) that afternoon announced fi...

Video shows explosive rockfall strike motorcycles in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Oct. 16) showing two men knocked off their motorcycles by a sudden rockslide on a bridge in eastern Taiwan, with one of the riders suffering a ...

Taiwan reports zero COVID cases for 1st time since April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time since April, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 18) did not report a single local or imported COVID-19 case, nor did it announce...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake shakes east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 1:49 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblo...