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English guide shows steps for Taiwan's vaccine registration platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (July 14) uploaded directions on how to register on Taiwan's vaccine reservation platform in four languages. On We...

Taiwan convenience store chains accept vaccine reservations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s four major convenience store chains will be accepting reservations for COVID-19 vaccinations from people who received confirmation text messages from the go...

Italian man faces 2-year jail term in Taiwan, deportation for attempted robbery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man who tried to rob a Hi-Life convenience store in New Taipei City with a pair of scissors will be deported after he serves two years in prison, the Supreme Co...

Where to get DIY COVID-19 test kits in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — DIY COVID-19 test kits hit the shelves at select convenience stores, pharmacies, and supermarket chains across Taiwan on Wednesday (June 23) after the country's top he...

COVID home testing kits now available in Taiwan convenience stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Home-based COVID-19 testing kits will be available at the four major convenience store chains in Taiwan starting Wednesday (June 23). The Taiwan Food and Drug Administr...

Markets in northern Taiwan suspend dine-in services due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei and New Taipei City Governments on Thursday (May 21) announced that vendors at traditional markets and night markets can now only provide take-out and delivery ...

Donate to Taiwan relief fund for Hualien rail disaster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has set up a relief fund following the train crash near Taroko Gorge in eastern Taiwan on Friday (April 2). The incident, whic...

2020 Intelligent Business Innovation Forum and Achievement Performance

The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs is committed to assisting the Enterprises to transform and upgrade, helping them to master the early opportunities in rapidly changing en...

Italian man handed 2-year sentence for trying to rob Taiwan Hi-Life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man has been handed a two-year prison term for attempting to rob a convenience store in New Taipei City with a pair of scissors in August of this year. Accor...

Taiwan's Buckskin wins 2 World Beer Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Buckskin (柏克金啤酒) has again been recognized at the World Beer Awards, the only Taiwanese beer brand to be awarded at the competition this year. Buckskin came away with t...

Italian man attempts to rob Hi-Life in New Taipei City with scissors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man was arrested on Sunday (Aug. 23), two days after allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store in New Taipei City. At around 9 a.m. on Friday (Aug. 21)...

Taiwan's foodpanda now delivers 7-Eleven

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food delivery giant foodpanda Taiwan announced Monday (Aug. 17) a collaboration with 7-Eleven, completing a courier map that comprises Taiwan’s four major convenienc...

PS4 EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EasyCard Corporation began offering pre-orders for limited-edition miniature Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller-themed electronic stored-value cards on Tuesd...

Update: Taiwan's FamilyMart to start selling face masks on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FamilyMart on Tuesday (June 2) will be the first convenience store in Taiwan to sell Made-in-Taiwan face masks since the government relaxed restrictions on sales, while ma...

FamilyMart in Taiwan to sell surgical masks from Tuesday

A total of 20,000 boxes, each containing 50 surgical masks, will be on sale at FamilyMart convenience stores starting Tuesday, Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd. said Sunday. A 50-mask box will cost NT$24...