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Taiwan removes Peru, Brazil, Bangladesh from list of COVID high-risk countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Peru, Bangladesh, and Brazil are no longer considered high-risk countries for the coronavirus, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Thursday (Sept. 23). ...

Taiwan must conquer ‘zero infection’ myth, reopen with aid of science

The reason why no vaccines were developed for the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003 stems from the fact that, by the time scientists were done with animal testing and ready to conduct m...

Taiwan Aug export orders seen rising for 18th consecutive month: Reuters poll

TAIPEI, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Taiwan's export orders likely rose in August for the 18th consecutive month, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday, buoyed by sustained demand for technology products duri...

Taiwan reports its 1st imported case of Mu COVID variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Sept. 2) announced Taiwan's first confirmed case of the Mu variant of COVID-19, a Taiwanese woman who had recei...

Drugs seized at Taiwan’s COVID quarantine centers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A health official in Taiwan on Friday (Aug. 20) defended the country’s tough measures for management of centralized COVID-19 quarantine centers, citing incidents whe...

Enjoying Innovative Vitamins That Taste Better: YOUVIT Gummies Launch in Hong Kong, Pledges Donation to Po Leung Kuk Children

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 August 2021 - YOUVIT, an innovative multivitamin company founded by a Dutch team with carefully selected ingredients sourced from Australia and Singapore, launched ...

New updates on COVID Delta variant in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has reported 35 COVID-19 cases caused by the Delta variant as of Friday (July 23). The highly transmissible Delta cases include 23 imported and 12 domestic ones,...

Taiwan tightening COVID rules for flight crews despite dwindling local cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is implementing stricter COVID-19 rules for flight crews of airlines registered in the country, signaling tightened border controls in the months ahead. Starting...

Former VP urges Taiwan to acquire massive amount of vaccines ASAP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Tuesday (June 29) suggested that Taiwan acquire a large number of vaccine doses as soon as possible. Amid Taiwan...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 22 The Kansas City Star on hubris and COVID variants: The COVID-19 crisis is...

All travelers landing in Taiwan must undergo COVID testing at end of quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (June 22) announced that all travelers arriving in Taiwan must undergo testing for COVID-19 just before the ...

Taiwan academic says return to normalcy by year's end unlikely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica President James Liao (廖俊智) on Thursday (April 22) offered a less-than-optimistic take on the possibility of returning to normal life by the end of 2021 whi...

Taiwan willing to share homegrown COVID vaccines with allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is willing to share its homegrown coronavirus vaccines with diplomatic allies once the manufacturers secure emergency use authorization for their products, the Mini...

Taiwan's homegrown vaccines effective against COVID variants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two indigenously developed vaccines in Taiwan can provide protection from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and some of its mutations. Local vaccine manufacturers Medigen ...

COVID: Can 'double mutant' variant reverse India's pandemic gains?

A new "double mutant" coronavirus variant has been detected in several Indian states, triggering fear that India's "second wave" could be more dangerous than the first. In add...