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Taiwan's mask law to stay in July to prevent 'other diseases'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite reports indicating that Taiwan could relax its mask mandate in July, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head on Tuesday (June 7) said that the mask mandate...

Taiwan announces mask rules for June 1-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 30) announced its mask regulations for the month of June. At a press conference that afternoon, CECC head Chen...

Taiwan likely to end outdoor mask rule in July: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 9) indicated that there is a high probability the center will discontinue Taiwan's outdoor mask m...

Taiwan announces mask rules for May 1-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 27) announced its mask regulations for the month of May. During a press conference that afternoon, CECC h...

Taiwan announces mask, vaccine rules for April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (March 28) announced its mask regulations and vaccination requirements for entertainment venues for the month of April...

Will Taiwan's mask mandate end by summer? Some rules may be relaxed: Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When asked by the media whether Taiwan will end its mask mandate before the summer vacation, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said that ma...

Taiwan to relax mask rules, allow eating on trains on March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Feb. 24) announced that regulations on masks and eating on public transport will be eased on March 1. During a p...

Taiwan to relax mask requirements 'very soon'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of COVID cases continue to decline in Taiwan, the head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Feb. 23) said that the country's mask ...

Mask rule tightened in Taiwan's Taoyuan, airport following Omicron case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has announced a tightening of mask rules for Taoyuan City and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport after a cleaning worker and h...

Taiwan's Level 2 COVID alert extended to Dec. 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 13) announced that the Level 2 COVID alert will be extended to Dec. 27 amid concerns over the spread of...

Taiwan announces relaxed mask rules for Level 2 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 28) announced that although the Level 2 COVID alert will remain in place for two more weeks, mask rules will b...

Taiwan man punches Hi-Life customer, clerk for asking him to wear mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Oct. 20) showing an irate man throwing punches at both a customer and a clerk inside a convenience store in north Taiwan after he was asked to...

Taiwanese can stop wearing masks when vaccination rate reaches 70%: Expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), politicians, and disease experts are eyeing a full vaccination rate of 70% as a milestone when epidemic prevention measures, in...

Taiwan to announce loosening of outdoor mask rules on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Oct. 3) will announce details on a loosening of outdoor mask rules. During a press conference on Friday (...

Taipei cop fines couple for drinking water in car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple was ticketed by Taipei police for removing their masks inside their car to drink water on a hot summer day. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 8, having just fini...