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Taiwan ends centralized quarantine for arrivals from UK, South Africa, Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From April 10, travelers arriving from the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Eswatini will no longer have to stay at a centralized quarantine facility, the Central Epidemi...

FIFA clears 3 former France U21 players to represent Senegal

ZURICH (AP) — Three former France Under-21 players had their international eligibility switched to Senegal by FIFA on Tuesday. Paris Saint-Germain defender Abdou Diallo, Monaco defen...

Taiwan, US, Eswatini boost trade exchanges

Taiwan, the United States and the Kingdom of Eswatini have jointly hosted a virtual Partnership Opportunity Delegation (POD) to boost trade and economic exchanges, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Aff...

Taiwan, US creating partnership opportunities with Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. are working with Eswatini to identify private sector opportunities to bolster the information technology industry in the Southern African country. T...

Arrivals from Brazil to Taiwan to be government-quarantined due to new variant

Taiwan will launch new quarantine rules for travelers from Brazil starting this week in response to arrivals from the country who have been confirmed with a new, seemingly more transmissible version o...

Eswatini king recovers from COVID-19 with drug sent by Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The king of Eswatini said Friday (Feb. 19) that he has recovered from COVID-19 after taking an antiviral drug sent by the Taiwan government. During an address to parlia...

South Africa reopens its land borders as virus cases decline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has reopened its major land borders with neighboring countries after closing them last month to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. ...

South Africa seizes rhino horns to be smuggled to Malaysia

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African customs officials have seized more than $3.5 million worth of rhino horns at the O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Thursday. A shi...

South Africa's virus lockdown helps reduce rhino poaching

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The number of rhinos killed in South Africa’s national parks dropped by 33% last year, with COVID-19 restrictions helping by reducing movements around the country, the country’s en...

Taiwan reports first case of mutant South African Covid strain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 13) reported its first imported case of the new mutant coronavirus strain from South Africa. On Wednesday, Health Minister and Central Epidemi...

Taiwan confirms 1 COVID case at embassy in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday (Jan. 4) that a staff member at Taiwan's embassy in Eswatini was diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday and is curr...

Taiwan confirms 4 new COVID cases from UK, US, Germany, Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed four new COVID-19 cases Sunday (Jan. 3) imported from the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Eswatini, bringing its total number of cases to ...

Food Taipei becomes one of world’s few expos amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 30th Food Taipei Mega Shows kicked off Thursday (Dec. 17) at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, becoming one of only a few such events to be held around the globe a...

Princess from eSwatini attends Taiwan Christmas party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A princess from Taiwan’s only African ally, eSwatini, praised the nation's efforts against the coronavirus pandemic at a Christmas party held by National Tsing H...

Eswatini leader dies of virus amid new wave in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Eswatini prime minister Ambrose Dlamini, who had tested positive for COVID-19, has died, the government has announced. The 52-year-old Dlamini, who had been prime...