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Taiwan reports 35,699 local COVID cases, 121 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,699 local COVID cases on Friday (July 1), an 8% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head of...

Taiwan reports 38,846 local COVID cases, 118 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 38,846 local COVID cases on Thursday (June 30), a 7.7% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head...

Twin tropical cyclones bringing 'very unstable weather' to Taiwan for 4-5 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The periphery of a tropical storm that formed Thursday (June 30) and a tropical depression that has taken shape will likely bring unstable weather to Taiwan for four to fi...

Taiwan’s Lala Mountain honey peaches hit the market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lala Mountain honey peaches are in season and they are on sale. Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) said at a press conference held to promote Lala Mountain honey p...

Taiwan's NT$1,000 Taoyuan hotel subsidy ready to roll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government’s hotel subsidy program, offering a subsidy of NT$1,000 per room on weekdays (Sunday-Thursday) from July 1-14, is ready to roll. According...

Taiwan reports 42,112 local COVID cases, 85 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 42,112 local COVID cases on Wednesday (June 29), a 5% decrease from the previous day. Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of th...

Taiwan's Daxi-Daxi Folk Festival returns after COVID hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last year, the popular Daxi-Daxi Folk Festival (大溪大禧) canceled in-person celebrations in favor of an online event, but it’s back Saturday (July 2) bigger than ever. ...

Taiwan reports 44,379 local COVID cases, 103 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 44,379 local COVID cases on Tuesday (June 28), a 55% increase from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-h...

Taiwan's political parties accused of 'backsliding,' bypassing primaries for local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The trend of bypassing party primaries for local elections is undermining democracy in Taiwan, a political commentator said Monday (June 27). Taiwanese Public Opinion F...

Taiwan reports 28,489 local COVID cases, 91 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 28,489 local COVID cases on Monday (June 27), a 28% decrease from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hs...

Taiwan sets up its first research station near Arctic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first Arctic research station has opened on the Norwegian island group of Svalbard between Europe and the North Pole, reports said Saturday (June 25). Th...

Taiwan reports 45,678 local COVID cases, 152 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 45,678 local COVID cases on Friday (June 24), a 5.3% decrease from the previous day. Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of the...

Taiwan reports 48,283 local COVID cases, 166 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 48,283 local COVID cases on Thursday (June 23), a 7.5% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head...

Taiwan reports 52,213 local COVID cases, 171 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 52,246 local COVID cases on Wednesday (June 22), a 7.3% increase from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy hea...

Taiwan sign tells 'humans over 18' not to call boss 'Auntie'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos of a sign surfaced Monday (June 20) on social media asking "humans over 18' to not call the female owner of a breakfast shop "Auntie." At 7:53...