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Letter to Editor: When Disneyland Taiwan closed its doors

On Saturday, May 15, it started almost normally. Very few clients showed up, as media-induced panic had already sent most into a frenzy. However, as I was waiting for students, the announcement cam...

Taipei Agricultural Products cluster infection grows by 15 more cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID-19 cluster infection involving wholesale markets operated by the Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Corporation (TAPMC, 臺北農產運銷公司) grew by 15 cases on Friday (J...

Taiwan CECC mulling opening up 'vaccine leftovers' to people over 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering offering leftover COVID-19 vaccines to people over the age of 30 via an online reservation system. Va...

Taipei Agricultural Products cluster infection explodes to 45 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID-19 cluster infection involving the Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Corporation (TAPMC, 臺北農產運銷公司) rocketed to 45 cases on Sunday (June 20). At a press bri...

132 local COVID cases lowest in Taiwan since Level 3 began

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (June 15) reported 132 new local COVID-19 cases, the third-straight day it has reported fewer than 200 cases and the ...

Taiwan reports 175 new COVID cases, 26 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 175 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday (June 13), with 174 local cases, one imported case, and 26 deaths. Of the 174 l...

Taiwan embassies halt visa services from June 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Friday (June 11) visa application services at Taiwan’s embassies and missions abroad will be suspended while Level 3...

Physician calls for cancellation of Taiwan's Dragon Boat Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent Taiwanese physician has called on the government to cancel the Dragon Boat Festival holiday break after news broke of a Malaysian man who returned to his homet...

Taiwan reports 335 local COVID cases, 36 deaths, 8 backlog cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Sunday (June 6) 335 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 36 deaths in the country, with eight cases retroactively ad...

34 migrant workers infected with COVID at chip plant in Taiwan's Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (June 3) announced that 34 migrant workers at a chip factory in northern Taiwan's Miaoli County have tested posi...

Taiwan Marines fire anti-tank missile during nighttime drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy released pictures of its Marines firing a mid-range anti-tank missile during nighttime exercises, reports said Wednesday (June 2). While no precise date was gi...

Notorious 'Pizza Bandit' strikes again, nabbed in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei's notorious "Pizza Bandit" was arrested on Tuesday (June 1) for robbing a pizza parlor, 20 years after he had gone on a robbery spree against pizz...

16% of COVID patients in Taiwan seriously ill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Tuesday (June 1) that over 16 percent of Taiwan's COVID-19 cases have been categorized as severe, with 224 on vent...

Taiwan Railways offers bento box deals to medical workers and police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has seen sales of its bento boxes drop due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, reducing train journeys and hurting business for the signatur...

COVID patients from Greater Taipei to be transferred to other parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — COVID-19 patients in Taipei and New Taipei will be diverted to other municipalities in Taiwan to better utilize the country’s medical resources. Taipei City Hospi...