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Taiwan reports 11 local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recorded 11 new local COVID-19 cases, with one imported case, but no deaths for the fourth day in a row, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (J...

New Taipei continues to restrict visitors to scenic areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the first weekend following the lowering of Taiwan’s COVID-19 alert level, New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) reminded residents on Saturday (July 31) that the...

Taiwan's Kinmen County to hand out cash, vouchers as COVID relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to boost the local economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of the outlying island of Kinmen said Thursday (July 29) it will hand out NT$3...

New Taipei, Yilan, Taitung continue ban on surfing, scuba diving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that water sports such as scuba diving and surfing would be allowed starting July 27, New Taipei and the coun...

Taiwan reports 10 local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 26) reported 10 new local COVID-19 cases, the second-lowest number reported since Level 3 restrictions were laun...

New Taipei to give small subsidy to restaurants amid self-imposed dining ban extension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) announced on Sunday (July 25) that the city government will give each of the 17,000 restaurants and eateries in the city a subsidy of NT$3...

Taiwan reports 24 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recorded two deaths and 24 new local COVID-19 cases with one imported case, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (July 24). The previous day,...

Taiwan to allow massage parlors, claw game arcades to open Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) plans to lower epidemic control restrictions to Level 2, Taiwan's massage parlors and claw machine arcades ...

Taiwan permits surfing, scuba diving, but no swimming starting July 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) loosening of restrictions next week, water sports such as scuba diving and surfing will be allowed, but swimmin...

Cram schools in Taiwan can reopen if all staff vaccinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) loosening of restrictions by lowering the epidemic alert to Level 2 next week, cram schools will be able to ope...

Taipei, New Taipei maintain ban on indoor dining for a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the central government announced it was lifting a nationwide ban on indoor dining from Tuesday (July 27), Taipei City and New Taipei City said Friday (July 23) they ...

Taiwan's cap on indoor gatherings rises to 50 on July 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) plans to lower epidemic control restrictions to Level 2, limits on indoor gatherings will be raised to fewer...

Taiwan to lower restrictions to Level 2 on July 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Friday morning (July 23) announced the country will lower its Level 3 epidemic control restrictions to Level 2 on July 27, and the Central Epidemic...

Taiwan reports highest unemployment rate in 10 years amid lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan in June saw its highest unemployment in more than 10 and a half years amid the Level 3 restrictions imposed to stem an outbreak of COVID cases. The Directorate G...

New Taipei City mulls phased easing of COVID restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With hopes rising that Taiwan may end the Level 3 COVID alert next week, New Taipei City is urging caution, reports said Wednesday (July 21). The Central Epidemic Comma...