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Taiwan reports 10 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Nov. 28) announced zero new local cases of COVID-19, 10 imported ones, and no deaths. The 10 imported cases inclu...

Taiwan reports 12 new imported COVID cases for second day in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 12 new imported COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row Saturday (Nov. 27), with no local infections or deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Comma...

Bookings for Taiwan's 16th round of vaccines begin Nov. 29, shots start Dec. 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reservations for Taiwan's 16th round of vaccinations will start on Nov. 29, and inoculations will begin on Dec. 2. During a press briefing on Friday (Nov. 26), Heal...

Taiwan lists 6 Southern African countries as high-risk due to new mutant COVID strain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has placed six countries in Southern Africa on its high-risk list due to the appearance of a new, heavily mutated variant of COV...

Taiwan reports 12 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 26) reported 12 imported COVID-19 cases. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 12 imp...

UA staff mistakenly denied Guam transit to Taiwanese man with Medigen jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Wednesday (Nov. 24) explained that United Airlines' denial of a Taiwanese man's transit through Guam over the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine w...

50% of Taiwanese fully vaccinated, 60% COVID coverage likely by mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The percentage of Taiwanese citizens who are fully vaccinated against COVID has reached 50%, nearing the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) goal of 60% for the e...

Taiwan reports 10 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Nov. 25) reported 10 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) that afternoon announced 10...

New Philippine envoy hopes workers can enter Taiwan before Dec. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chairman, Wilfredo B. Fernandez, on Tuesday (Nov. 23) said he is aiming to complete an agreement with labor brokers to e...

Taiwan to decide on 2nd BioNTech dose for ages 12-17 on Nov. 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Nov. 24) announced it will make a decision on whether to resume second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID va...

Taiwan reports 5 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Nov. 24) reported five imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) that aftern...

Taiwan to reopen all mountain cabins in national parks at full capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Construction and Planning Agency (CPA) announced in a press release on Tuesday (Nov. 23) that all mountain cabins in national parks across Taiwan will be restored to p...

Taiwan reports imported breakthrough case from China inoculated with Sinopharm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 23) reported a breakthrough infection from China as well as three others among people inoculated with Chinese v...

CECC head trails KMT lawmaker in Taipei mayor polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) has lost ground to Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) in a hypothetical matchup for Taipei mayor. As Ko...

Taiwan reports 7 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 23) reported seven imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) that afterno...