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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Taiwan on Saturday (Oct. 23) at 11:16 a.m. The epicenter of the temblor was located 8.9 kilometers northeast of Hualien County Ha...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 22) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six ...

Taiwan reports 2 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 21) reported two new imported COVID-19 cases. The CECC announced two imported COVID cases and no local infe...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 4 imported infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 20) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. In a press release issued that afternoon, the CECC announced f...

Taiwan reports 1 local COVID case in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 19) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Deputy CECC chief Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) that afternoon announced fi...

Taiwan reports zero COVID cases for 1st time since April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time since April, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 18) did not report a single local or imported COVID-19 case, nor did it announce...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake shakes east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 1:49 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblo...

Taiwan volunteer embalmer detained on murder charge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head coordinator of a team of renowned volunteer embalmers that is helping victims of Kaohsiung's Cheng Chung Cheng building fire, has been detained following accu...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 4 imported breakthrough infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 15) reported four imported breakthrough COVID-19 cases, half of which were vaccinated with China's Sinovac. ...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 5 imported breakthrough infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) reported eight imported COVID-19 cases, five of which were breakthrough infections. CECC Spokesman Chuan...

France acknowledges it sent Navy ship to Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Defense Minister Florence Parly acknowledged Tuesday (Oct. 12) that the country sent a Navy signals intelligence ship to the Taiwan Strait. The minister provided...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 13) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) that after...

Ambassador Theaters at Taipei’s Breeze Center to close after 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ambassador Theaters at Breeze Center in Taipei will shutter on Oct. 25 after two decades in business, the company announced Tuesday (Oct. 12). The company made the ...

Taiwan reports 4 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. Deputy CECC chief Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) announced four imported C...

Taiwan reports 1 COVID death, 12 imported cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 8) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases for the ninth day in a row and one death. Deputy CECC chief Chen Ts...