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Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases for 2nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 18) announced 17 local COVID cases, the same number reported Monday (Jan. 17). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Asia shares mostly rise moderately after US national holiday

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday in the absence of big market-moving news following a national holiday in the U.S. The Bank of Japan wrapped up a two-day policy ...

Family of 4 tests positive for COVID in Taiwan's Hsinchu, infection source unknown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two schools in Hsinchu City have suspended classes after a family of four tested positive for COVID, and the source of their infection is unknown. The Hsinchu City Publ...

3 family members latest Taiwan Tasty COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three members of a family of four are the latest cases to test positive in a COVID cluster infection connected to a steakhouse in Taoyuan. On Monday evening (Jan. 17), ...

Northern Taiwan man tests positive for COVID after car accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) announced that a man tested positive for COVID while undergoing treatment for a car accident. CE...

Nurse at 3rd Greater Taipei hospital tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) announced a nurse had been diagnosed with COVID at the third hospital in the Greater Taipei Area in less tha...

Taiwan's Tasty COVID cluster infection grows to 35 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) reported 14 more COVID cases tied to a branch of the Tasty steakhouse, bringing the total number of cases in...

Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases, highest daily number in 5 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) announced 17 local COVID cases, the highest single-day case count since Aug. 4, when 20 local cases were rep...

1,500 Taiwan Compal Electronics workers tested after 2 catch COVID at Tasty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Compal Electronics (仁寶電腦) factory in Taoyuan City has been closed for disinfection and 1,500 workers tested for COVID after a couple who works at the factory were found ...

18 schools in Taiwan's Taoyuan close as Tasty cluster infection grows to 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 18 schools in Taoyuan have halted classes for one day to two weeks amid a surge in Omicron cases in the city connected to the Tasty steakhouse chain over the we...

Taiwan reports 10 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Jan. 16) announced 51 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 10 are local and 41 are imported. The CECC pointed...

Tottenham irked as Arsenal gets EPL derby match called off

Tottenham called for “clarity and consistency” from the English Premier League after Arsenal's request to call off the north London derby because of a lack of senior players available was granted on S...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan Airport safe if no new COVID cases show up by Jan. 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mass COVID-19 testing of the personnel at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will continue until Jan. 22, but if no positive cases show up by then, the country’s m...

Taiwan imposes 3 years in prison for buying forged COVID test results and causing infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals who disregard COVID-19 regulations and infect others could face three years in prison or a maximum fine of NT$500,000 (US$18,000), reports said Saturday (Jan. ...

Taiwan confirms 6 new local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed six local infections and a single-day record of 72 imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Jan. 15), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, accordin...