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Taiwan announces relaxed mask rules for Level 2 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 28) announced that although the Level 2 COVID alert will remain in place for two more weeks, mask rules will b...

Taiwan High Speed Rail resumes non-reserved seating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) riders can now book non-reserved seats as the country further eases COVID-19 restrictions. The sale of non-reserved seat tickets was halte...

Taiwan to relax mask policy on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Sunday (Oct. 17) that Level 2 restrictions will be extended until Nov. 1, but beginning Oct. 19 people taking pictu...

Taiwan to further relax COVID mask rules for sports activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan’s coronavirus task force on Wednesday (Oct. 6) hinted at loosening mask regulations for sports-related activities as the country gradually opens u...

Taiwan to relax Level 2 restrictions on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 4) announced that starting Tuesday (Oct. 5), Level 2 epidemic prevention restrictions will be lowered f...

Taipei relaxes limits on indoor dining

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei on Tuesday (Sept. 28) began easing some of its restrictions on indoor dining, as COVID cases have ebbed significantly across the city. During a press conference ...

Taiwan loosens COVID restrictions at cinemas, theaters, sports venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 27) announced that it is lifting epidemic control restrictions on cinemas, theaters, and sports venues, while s...

Taiwan to reopen KTV, MTV, arcades, internet cafes on Oct. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 27) announced that it will loosen some epidemic prevention restrictions for trains and indoor gatherin...

Taiwan cancels National Day reception over COVID concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Saturday (Sept. 25) that the National Day reception has been canceled, as no foreign delegations have been invited to visit ...

Taiwan to relax Level 2 restrictions after 1st-dose vaccination rate reaches 60%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Friday (Sept. 24) the country will relax its Level 2 epidemic control restrictions once the first-d...

New Taipei City to lower alert to Level 2 Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After curbing an outbreak of COVID-19’s Delta variant, New Taipei City will loosen restrictions and lower its COVID alert to Level 2 starting Friday (Sept. 24), Mayo...

Taiwan's CECC looking to loosen Level 2 limits on Sept. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CEEC) head indicated on Tuesday (Sept. 14) that the center is considering loosening Level 2 epidemic control restrictions when they ex...

102 Vietnamese workers violate indoor crowd limit in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police found over 100 Vietnamese migrant workers gathered in a restaurant in Taoyuan on Sunday (Sept. 12), a violation of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) ...

Chen says currently no plan to upgrade to Level 3 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Sept. 7) said there is currently no plan to raise the alert level but further Level 3 restricti...

New Taipei strengthens Level 2 restrictions amid suspected delta spike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news of a suspected delta variant cluster infection at a kindergarten, New Taipei City on Monday (Sept. 6) announced that Level 2 restrictions in the city w...