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Taiwan loosens COVID digital fence, restrictions on close contacts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Digital fence measures designed to track down quarantine evaders will be loosened, while home quarantine orders would only target live-in relatives and friends, the Centra...

Taiwan shortens traveler quarantine to 7 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 3) announced that it will shorten the mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals to seven days. During a pres...

Taiwan looking to lower quarantine to 10 days after Feb. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering lowering the mandatory quarantine for passengers arriving from overseas from 14 days to 10 after the Lantern Fest...

'7 + 7' travelers form Omicron cluster in Taipei hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 6) announced that a new Omicron cluster infection has formed at a Taipei quarantine hotel. CECC he...

'7+7' arrivals in Taiwan face NT$150,000 fine for forged vaccine documents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers to Taiwan who opt for the "7 plus 7" quarantine scheme will face fines ranging between NT$30,000 (US$1,000) to NT$150,000 if they fail to provide proof...

Taiwan should not risk booster shots over Omicron variant

Is the Omicron variant of COVID-19 truly so menacing? Or is this just part of the terrorizing thriller series, co-starring multinational vaccine corporations and the “booster”-selling poli...

Guide to Taiwan's shortened hotel quarantine measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's shortened hotel quarantine options set to take effect in less than two weeks, Taiwan News has created a diagram to explain the different choices. In o...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau warns quarantine hotels against Lunar New Year price hikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the announcement of updated “7+7” quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travelers, some hotels have reportedly hiked up prices as patrons tried to ar...

Bookings for quarantine centers under Taiwan's '7+7' plan start Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 15) announced that bookings for quarantine centers under the "7 plus 7" quarantine scheme will begin o...