Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Polish representative praises Taiwan's Kaohsiung as high-tech industrial hub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Polish representative to Taiwan Cyryl Kozaczewski said that Kaohsiung would be a priority stopover if a Polish delegation were to visit the country. Kozaczewski met wit...

COVID case imported from Indonesia drove around east Taiwan region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman recently confirmed as a COVID-19 case imported from Indonesia visited popular tourist spots in Hualien County last week, reports said Thursday (Jan. 6). ...

India launches drive to vaccinate children before a feared Omicron surge

India started vaccinating children aged 15 to 18 against the coronavirus on Monday as it quickly expands its inoculation effort to cover the world's largest adolescent population amid fears the Om...

Taiwan's total imported Omicron cases rise to 50

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 29) announced 50 imported breakthrough Omicron cases within two and a half weeks. During a press conferenc...

Taiwan receives another delivery of AZ COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Tuesday (Dec. 21) that a new shipment of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine had arrived in the country. The batch of ...

Japan to speed up booster shots amid fear of omicron spread

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday his government is accelerating COVID-19 booster shots and securing oral medicines after speaking with Pfizer Inc. CEO Albert Burla. ...

Two COVID cases linked to Taipei quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another imported COVID case has been reported in the same Taipei quarantine hotel for the second day in a row. On Tuesday (Dec. 14), the Central Epidemic Command Center...

Moderna shots for Taiwanese, foreigners available at Taipei Main Station until Dec. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following an enthusiastic response by the public, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Wednesday (Dec. 8) that Moderna COVID vaccine inoculations for Ta...

Next pandemic could be more lethal than COVID, vaccine creator says

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Future pandemics could be even more lethal than COVID-19 so the lessons learned from the outbreak must not be squandered and the world should ensure it is prepared for the ne...

Senegal registers its first cases of the omicron variant

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal has recorded its first cases of the omicron variant, becoming the third West African nation to detect the new coronavirus variant after Nigeria and Ghana. ...

Taiwan prepares 17th COVID vaccination round

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 17th round of COVID-19 vaccinations will open for registration Dec. 6-7, with the Dec. 9-15 inoculations using AstraZeneca and BioNTech shots, reports said Saturday (D...

Israel confirms 7 cases of omicron, 27 others suspected

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Health Ministry said Friday it has confirmed seven cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus, stoking fears of a pending surge in infections. Four of the confirmed ...

Taiwan reports 11 imported COVID cases, 29 days without local infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 3) reported 11 imported COVID-19 cases, while it has not reported a local infection since Nov. 4. CECC Spokes...

COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert

LONDON (AP) — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving g...

India's Serum Institute resumes vaccine exports to COVAX

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker, resumed exports of coronavirus vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX distribution program on Friday after halting most ove...