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Taiwan lists 3 possible ways COVID lab infection occurred

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 20) released the results of a report by Academia Sinica listing three possible routes by which a research assist...

453 Taiwan contacts listed for COVID-positive lab worker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The total number of contacts of a female research assistant who contracted the Delta variant of COVID inside a high safety level lab in Taipei has risen to 453. On Satu...

Taiwan confirms researcher infected with COVID in lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) concluded on Saturday (Dec. 11) that an assistant researcher was infected with the Delta variant of COVID while experimenting on...

Taiwan to close research center for 3 days after local COVID infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica will close its Genomics Research Center for three days after a researcher at the site was confirmed as a breakthrough case of the COVID-19 Delta variant, r...

Taiwan scientist bitten by mice twice before testing positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A scientist at a high-level biological safety lab in Taipei was bitten twice by mice before testing positive for COVID, prompting an investigation into whether laboratory ...

Delta-positive scientist took MRT to 14 locations in Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 9) revealed the multiple locations in Taiwan and New Taipei that a COVID-positive lab researcher has visited o...

Scientist bitten by mouse in Taipei lab before testing positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female researcher was bitten by a lab mouse while running experiments on COVID before testing positive for the virus on Thursday (Dec. 9). During an emergency press c...

Scientist COVID positive after exposure in Taipei P3 lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A researcher in a high safety level laboratory in Taipei has tested positive for COVID and may have contracted the disease while experimenting on the virus. During an e...

Taiwan hotelier says border reopening matter of great urgency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan tourism group head has called for the government to moderately relax border restrictions, saying it is a matter of great urgency as the country’s hotel indu...

Major exhibition at Taipei Music Center to run for five years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two major exhibitions at Taipei's newest and biggest live music venue, Taipei Music Center (TMC), recently opened in Nangang District. Designed by the New York-base...

7 Taipei schools suspend classes due to COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 600 students have been affected by class suspensions at seven schools across Taipei in response to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in New Taipei City. By Tuesday (Se...

Taiwanese rapper Soft Lipa wins big at Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan rapper Soft Lipa took home two of the top prizes on Saturday night (Aug. 21) at a lively Golden Melody Awards (GMA) held at the Taipei Music Center (TMC) in Nangang...

Carrefour Taiwan unable to confirm or deny reports about departure from country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following reports last week that French retailer Carrefour was planning to sell off its supermarkets in Taiwan, the local branch was still unable on Tuesday (Aug. 17) to c...

Taiwanese man hits woman with sports car, flips off reporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taoyuan man was detained after speeding through a red light in a sports car and colliding with a woman on a scooter Saturday (Aug. 14), causing her to suffer serious inj...

Taipei hospital confirms two asymptomatic COVID cases among staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tests at the Zhongxiao branch of Taipei City Hospital confirmed two members of staff as asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, reports said Tuesday (July 6). A total of 90 people...