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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 ...

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 reports lowest case count in 102 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 19) announced only one local COVID-19 case, the lowest number reported in one day since May 9. Health Minis...

Taiwan reports lowest case count since May 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Aug. 10) reported only three local COVID-19 cases, the lowest number of cases reported in one day since May 9. He...

Taiwan reports lowest case count in 3 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 5) reported six local COVID-19 cases, the lowest number of cases reported in one day since May 10. At a pre...

Taipei's Genghis Khan Mongolian BBQ killed by COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A restaurant that had been a fixture in Taipei for seven decades announced on Monday (Aug. 2) that it was going out of business for good after the pandemic inflicted too m...

Guidelines announced for convenience store dining in Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indoor dining resumed at convenience stores in Taipei and New Taipei City on Tuesday (Aug. 3) after having been suspended since Level 3 restrictions were implemented in Ma...

Indoor dining begins in Taipei, New Taipei, Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Restaurants in Taipei, New Taipei City, and Yilan on Tuesday (Aug. 3) opened for indoor dining for the first time since Level 3 restrictions were imposed in May. On Mon...

5th World Gym branch in Taipei closes due to COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fifth World Gym branch in Taipei announced it will be temporarily closing for disinfection after a confirmed COVID-19 case visited the fitness center while potentially i...

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...

Home prices in north Taiwan rise despite COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, prices for pre-construction apartments in north Taiwan have risen by 6.1 percent compared to the second quarter of 2020, reports said Friday...

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...

Ineligible for pandemic subsidies, foreign teachers in Taiwan feeling abandoned

TAIPEI — (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government cautiously reopens its economy after more than two months of restrictions aimed at tackling the COVID-19 outbreak, foreign workers, and...

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...

Union calls on Taiwan to extend subsidies to foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Higher Education Union (THEU) on Tuesday (July 20) called on Taiwan's education and labor ministries to extend their COVID relief subsidies to foreign stude...