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2 Taiwanese, 2 Filipino workers at Career, Askey test positive for COVID in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four workers at electronics factories tested positive for COVID on Tuesday (Feb. 15) in northern Taiwan. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced that two Taiwanese wo...

Friend refuses to see Askey employee who fled quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a press conference on Sunday (Jan. 30), Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) announced that the city will fine an Askey Computer Corp. employee NT$300,000 (US$10,775....

Taiwan reports 46 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 26) announced 46 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 46 imported cases. The ...

Taiwan's Taoyuan to test 73,000 migrant workers as Askey cluster rises to 102

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a COVID cluster infection centered on an Askey Computer Corp. (亞旭電腦) factory in Taoyuan City grows to 102 cases, the city is planning to test over 73,000 foreign worker...

COVID cluster infection at Taiwan's Askey swells to 100

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID cluster infection centered at an Askey Computer Corp. (亞旭電腦) factory in Taoyuan City has grown to 100 cases, including 69 foreign migrant workers. Taoyuan Mayor...

Taiwan takes action to prevent COVID loopholes among migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced Saturday (Jan. 22) that measures are being initiated to boost COVID-19 awareness and reduce transmission risk among Taiwan’s mi...

Taiwan CECC urges public to reinforce contact tracing registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After two Askey Computer Corp. employees dined without registering any contact information at a Tasty restaurant in Taoyuan, leading to a large cluster of COVID-19 cases, ...

Over 300 foreign workers at Taiwan’s Askey sent to centralized quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 300 migrant workers at Askey Computer Corp.’s plant in Taoyuan will be isolated at centralized centers amid a growing cluster. The Ministry of Labor (MO...

Taiwan confirms 82 new local cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 82 local infections and 48 imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Jan. 22), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, according to the Central Epidemi...

Cluster at Taiwan’s Askey Computer grows to 70

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Askey Computer Corp. (亞旭電腦), a subsidiary of Taiwanese electronics giant Asus, announced Saturday (Jan. 22) its plant in Taoyuan will shut down for two days amid a fresh C...

Taipei takes in 56 COVID cases as Taoyuan cluster grows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei has agreed to accommodate more than 50 mild COVID-19 cases from Taoyuan amid a worsening outbreak that has involved 70 infections, with more expected. Deputy Tai...