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Lost pangolin found wandering on north Taiwan street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Keelung City police received a report about a pangolin wandering down a street on Wednesday (May 18), the animal was taken in by the city’s animal protection o...

Taiwan reports 85,720 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 85,720 local COVID cases on Friday (May 20). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 41 imported cases, brin...

Taiwan reports 90,331 local COVID cases, surpasses 1 million infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 90,331 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 19) and a new single-day record of 59 deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (...

Taipei recommends virtual classes at primary, secondary schools May 23-27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government on Wednesday (May 18) recommended that primary and secondary schools switch to virtual classes next week to avoid the expected COVID-19 peak. ...

Taiwan reports 85,310 local COVID cases, surpasses 900,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 85,310 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 18). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 46 imported cases, b...

Taiwan reports 65,794 local COVID cases, 38 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 65,794 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 17). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 39 imported cases, bri...

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 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...

Japanese delegation takes look at PM Kishida's family home in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Before leaving Taiwan Saturday (May 7), a Japanese delegation had a brief look at a building in Keelung once owned by ancestors of their country’s current prime mini...

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...