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172 tea parlors, hostess bars in Taipei's Wanhua closed for disinfection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 172 tea parlors and hostess bars have been closed for disinfection after a link was found between tea parlors in Taipei's red-light district and a cluster i...

New Taipei closes nightlife venues, libraries, activity centers amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a result of the expanding coronavirus outbreak, New Taipei City on Wednesday (May 12) announced that all activity and sports centers, libraries, internet cafes, and nig...

COVID: Cambodia's harsh lockdown aggravates food insecurity

After having seemingly triumphed over the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, recording just 366 cases in total last year, Cambodia has been sent into a tailspin following a major outbreak on February 20, whic...

Taiwan president reassures public as COVID outbreak expands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) assured the public that there are sufficient masks, hospital beds, and vaccines as an outbreak of COVID-19 expanded Wednesday (May 12). The...

CECC head says 2 weeks key to averting community transmission amid Taiwan clusters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a radio talk show interview on Monday (May 3), the Minister of Health and Welfare and CECC Head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) warned that Taiwan is on the "verge of co...

Novotel Taipei will no longer host foreign pilots after COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Novotel hotel at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will no longer provide accommodation for foreign pilots after an outbreak of COVID-19, the government said Friday...

COVID outbreak causes Taiwan’s China Airlines to scrap North American flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the evacuation of a Novotel hotel near Taiwan’s main airport Thursday (April 29) after a staff manager tested positive for COVID-19, China Airlines (CAL) a...

Child climate activist pleads for Taiwan's help with India's COVID crisis

Last update: 4/29 12:20 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed climate environmental activist Licypriya Kangujam on Tuesday (April 27) called for Taiwan's assistance in coping with India's...

Tkachuk leads the way, helps Senators beat Canucks 6-3

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 6-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. Josh Norris, Victor Mete, Ch...

COVID: Police harassment threatens grassroots community pantries in the Philippines

Military surveillance and police harassment are threatening to disrupt a citizen initiative to set up makeshift food donation stalls meant to soften the economic blow of lockdown measures as the Phili...

After COVID outbreak, Nats wait to hear about facing Braves

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals and Atlanta Braves still were waiting as of Sunday afternoon to find out whether Major League Baseball will allow their upcoming series to proceed as scheduled while Wa...

Trump's Mar-a-Lago partially closed due to COVID outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's Palm Beach club has been partially closed because of a COVID outbreak. That’s according to several people familiar with the situatio...

Chinese not celebrating World Day Against Cyber Censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the battle for free speech on the internet, China is failing badly, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Friday (March 12). Every year on March 12, the or...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Noah Dobson, Anthony Be...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Noah Dobson, Anthony Be...