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American Institute in Taiwan's Kaohsiung office gets new branch chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thomas Wong (黃東偉) has been appointed the new branch chief of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office. Wong has served at AIT's Taipei...

Taiwan adds 23,458 local COVID cases, 18 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,458 local COVID cases on Tuesday (Aug. 9). In addition, the center reported 18 deaths and 211 imported cases for...

Taiwan adds 19,753 local COVID cases, 51 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 19,753 local COVID cases on Saturday (Aug. 6), a decrease of 8% from the previous day and 7% from last week. The ce...

Taiwan CECC reports 23,718 local COVID cases, 32 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,718 local COVID cases on Wednesday (Aug. 3), down 7% compared to the same period last week. The CECC said the do...

Taiwan adds 23,302 local COVID cases, 31 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,302 local COVID cases on Tuesday (Aug. 2), down 6% compared to the same period last week. The 31 deaths reported...

Taiwan adds 16,352 local COVID cases, lowest single-day tally since May 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 16,352 local COVID cases on Monday (Aug. 1), dropping 21% from the previous day, the lowest number since May 3 this ye...

Taiwan adds 21,273 local COVID cases, 60 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 21,273 local COVID cases on Saturday (July 30), a 7.4% decrease from the previous day. The country added 228 import...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocked southeastern Taiwan at 8:16 a.m. this morning (July 28), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor w...

Taiwan reports 25,521 local COVID cases, 28 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 25,521 local COVID cases on Wednesday (July 27), a 2.9% increase from the previous day. CDC Director-General Chou J...

Taipei FamilyMart customer buys NT$15 chocolate cake, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in Taipei City who bought a chocolate cake for only NT$15 (US$0.50) has been confirmed as one of the winners of the NT$10 million special prize ...

Air raid drill simulating Chinese attack to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill simulating a Chinese air attack will be held on Monday (July 25) in northern Taiwan, with air raid sirens going off in other parts of Taiwan through Thursday. T...

Taiwan reports 23,813 local COVID cases, 86 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 23,813 local COVID cases on Friday (July 22), a 4.3% decrease from the previous day. CDC Director-General Chou Jih-...

Mercury hits 40.7 C in Hualien, red heat alert issued for Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury in eastern Taiwan soared to a scorching 40.7 degrees Celsius in eastern Taiwan on Thursday (July 21) and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (July 22) has i...

Taiwan reports 24,907 COVID cases, 74 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 24,907 local COVID cases on Thursday (July 21), a 7.5% decrease from the previous day. CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hs...

Taiwan reports 26,943 local COVID cases, 57 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 26,943 local COVID cases on Wednesday (July 20). Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control,...