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Taiwan to reopen to foreigners seeking medical care March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International patients will again be allowed to seek medical care in Taiwan under certain conditions beginning on March 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) annou...

Taiwan's requirement to wear masks during large-scale assemblies to continue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The requirement for people to wear masks during large-scale assemblies will continue after Feb. 28, when the requirement was originally set to expire, the Central Epidemic...

Taiwan’s airline stocks soar with news of possible lifting of foreigner entry ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s airline stocks soared this morning after the country’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced on Sunday (Feb. 21)...

Taiwan’s entry ban on foreigners without residence permits likely to be lifted March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Sunday (Feb. 21) that Taiwan’s entry ban on foreigners who lack a residenc...

Taiwan's mask mandate looms, with heavy fines for violators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's new measures designed to stem the spread of COVID-19 by hitting offenders in the pocketbook will go into effect on Tuesday (Dec. 1). The new measures inclu...

CECC mulls fines for travelers arriving without COVID-19 testing

Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Saturday that it is considering guidelines to fine those who arrive in the country without proof of a recent COVID-19 test, after such tests...

All travelers to Taiwan must take predeparture Covid test starting Dec. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of its strict new measures to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus during autumn and winter, the CECC on Wednesday (Nov. 18) announced that all persons wish...

Taiwan announces basics of new virus prevention measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Commands Center (CECC) said on Monday (Nov. 16) that the new autumn and winter measures for the prevention of COVID-19 spread will focus on...

Vietnam resumes limited flights to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam has resumed flights to Taiwan and several other Asian destinations following a months-long halt on international flights to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Air rout...

US lists Taiwan as low-risk after lifting global 'Do not Travel' advisory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government has included Taiwan among a select list of low-risk destinations after lifting its global "Do Not Travel" advisory. Due to an improvement ...

NIA lists up-to-date rules for foreigners wishing to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) has posted the up-to-date rules for those wishing to visit Taiwan amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Taiwanese nationals A...

Foreigners can visit Taiwan for medical care starting Aug. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International patients will be allowed to seek medical care in Taiwan under certain conditions beginning on Aug. 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on...