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Letter to the Editor: Dormitories or prisons? A look at Taiwan’s foreign labor force during COVID-19

Since the start of the 2021 coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan, officials have been scrambling to protect citizens and foreign residents alike. After close to 18 months of successfully evading any major o...

172 tea parlors, hostess bars in Taipei's Wanhua closed for disinfection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 172 tea parlors and hostess bars have been closed for disinfection after a link was found between tea parlors in Taipei's red-light district and a cluster i...

New Taipei, Yilan clusters have same DNA as Novotel cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Thursday (May 13) that DNA samples from the new coronavirus clusters detected in New Taipei and Yilan are an exact mat...

New Taipei Lions Club chapter president tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former president of a Lions Club International chapter in New Taipei reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday (May 11) and was photographed at a recent event n...

Taipei shuts down public gatherings amid community transmission in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a declaration of community transmission by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), Taipei City announced on Tuesday (May 11) that it will be canceling all events ...

Chen declares Taiwan has community transmission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a press conference on Tuesday (May 11), the Minister of Health and Welfare and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced that with the outbreak of five local cases ...

Palau travel bubble not threatened: Taiwan Ministry of Transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The travel bubble between Taiwan and Palau is not under any threat from an uptick in domestic coronavirus infections and from a cluster involving Taiwan’s main airli...

Taiwan sees COVID vaccination speed up amid domestic cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent coronavirus outbreak involving crew members of China Airlines (CAL) has prompted more people in Taiwan to get vaccinated against the disease, soothing previous co...

Taiwan reports 3 local COVID cases, 1 under investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 10) announced three new domestic COVID-19 cases, one case under investigation, and 11 that were imported. Duri...

Taiwan's China Airlines to reduce cargo flights amid local cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines (CAL) said Sunday (May 9) that it will temporarily reduce international cargo flight services to cope with a pilot shortage caused...

Taiwan fines Novotel airport hotel over COVID violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Novotel hotel at the center of a domestic coronavirus cluster was fined NT$1.27 million (US$45,660) for violating basic quarantine rules, reports said Saturday (May 8)...

Taiwan pilot tests positive for COVID after first jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed on Saturday (May 8) that an airline pilot and a relative have been infected with COVID-19. Together with three new imported cases, they bring the total...

Taiwan's China Airlines fined NT$1 million for breaking COVID rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines, the state-owned carrier, has been fined NT$1 million (US$35,850) by the Civil Aeronautics Administration for failing to comply with COVID-19 epidemic preve...

6th Novotel worker infected with COVID in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (May 6) announced one local COVID-19 case and 12 imported cases. During a press conference on Thursday, Health an...

COVID-positive pilot took flight attendant to Taipei bar, dined with Starlux pilot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 4) stated that a pilot had taken a flight attendant to a bar and dined with another pilot in Taipei while infect...