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Taiwan reports 61,697 local COVID cases, surpasses 800,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 61,697 local COVID cases on Monday (May 16). The CECC also confirmed 57 imported cases, bringing the total case cou...

Taiwan reports 64,972 local COVID cases, 41 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 64,972 local COVID cases on Friday (May 13) and a record 41 deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed ...

Taiwan reports 65,385 local COVID cases, 17 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 65,385 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 12), a 14% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

Taiwan’s Foxconn concludes deal to buy Lordstown EV plant in Ohio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology Group has concluded a deal with the Lordstown Motors Corporation to purchase the latter’s electric pickup plant in Ohio for US$230 million (NT$6.8...

Taiwan reports 57,188 local COVID cases, surpasses 500,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 57,188 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 11), a 12% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Taiwan reports 50,780 local COVID cases, surpasses 400,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 50,780 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 10), an increase of 26% over the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks Taiwan

Update: A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred 96.9 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at 3:45 p.m. with a focal depth of 27.5 km. Taitung County reported an intensity level of 3 while Yilan County, ...

Taiwan reports 40,263 local COVID cases, 12 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 40,263 local COVID cases on Monday (May 9). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 41 imported cases, bring...

Taiwan reports 46,377 local COVID cases, 11 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 46,377 local COVID-19 infections Saturday (May 7) as well as 159 imported cases and 11 deaths, taking the death tally to 907, according to the Central Epi...

Name and shame policy has no place in free and democratic Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government Transportation Bureau on April 28 publicly named and shamed five individuals who had been convicted of repeat drunk driving offenses in th...

Taiwan reports 36,168 local COVID cases, 10 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 36,168 local COVID cases on Friday (May 6), an increase of 20% from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

South Taiwan light rail pauses service for chicken on platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A train on the Kaohsiung Light Rail system had to pause when a chicken appeared on a station’s platform on Thursday morning (May 5), which also marked the first time...

Taiwan surpasses 30,000 local COVID case mark with 30,035 infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 30,035 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 5), the first time the country has reported more than 30,000 infections in o...

Taiwan reports 28,420 local COVID cases, total cases surpass 200,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 28,420 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 4), a 23% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

Police to be charged following suspect's escape in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in Kaohsiung escaped from police custody on Monday morning (May 2) after being arrested for driving under the influence. The police received a report at 6:54 p.m....