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US CDC raises COVID travel alert for Taiwan to high-risk Level 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have raised Taiwan’s COVID-19 travel alert to the high-risk Level 3 category, reports said Tuesday...

Taiwan could raise epidemic alert after GSAT or Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Omicron cases continue to increase, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Tuesday (Jan. 18) said he cannot rule out a Level 3 alert, and ...

Chen declares Taiwan has community transmission of Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 7) declared that Taiwan is now undergoing community transmission of the Omicron variant. CECC head Chen Shih-...

Taipei MRT trains run at reduced speed after 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan on Monday evening (Jan. 3), with level 4 shock waves being registered in Taipei and New Taipei, the Taipei Rapid Tra...

Taiwan's bars, nightclubs to reopen Nov. 2

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, bars, nightclubs ...

Taiwan CECC will continue to require people leave contact info to enter most places

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue the practice of requesting people scan QR codes or fill out forms to enter buildings indefinitely, CNA reported. For the past four months, people i...

Taiwanese travel to outlying islands at start of 4-day holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of travelers arrived at Taitung County’s Green Island and Orchid Island Saturday (Sept. 18) at the start of the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Th...

New Taipei kindergarten cluster infection has Delta variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Sept. 8) confirmed that COVID-19 cases tied to a kindergarten cluster infection in New Taipei were found ...

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...

Taiwan’s Penghu islands suffer from COVID's impact on tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of travelers visiting Penghu, an island county that sits in the middle of the Taiwan Strait, plummeted to fewer than 4,000 in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Foreign children with Taiwan APRC eligible for NT$10,000 subsidy until Sept. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Monday (Aug. 16) that parents of foreign children who have permanent residence in Taiwan have until Sept. 30 to access a COVID re...

Taiwan reports 4 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 9) reported four new local COVID-19 cases, matching yesterday's case count, which was the lowest seen since ...

Sudden rise in Taiwan’s COVID death tally due to computer error

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After several days of zero or single-figure casualties from the COVID-19 pandemic being reported, Taiwan’s surprising death toll of 12 announced Saturday (Aug. 7) wa...

Taiwan reports 6 local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 5) reported six new local COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day local case count since the start of the Level ...

Parents happy Taipei Zoo reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Zoo partially reopened on Sunday (Aug. 1) after having been closed for more than two months, CNA reported. The Taipei Zoo began to operate at a reduced capac...