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After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

SYDNEY, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travellers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting b...

Taiwan reports 1st 'moderate-to-severe' Omicron case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (Feb. 4) reported its first "moderate-to-severe" case of the Omicron variant out of 516 cases. During a press conference on Friday, the Centr...

Taiwan's 10 Omicron transmission chains grow to 381 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 27) announced 21 new COVID cases, bringing the total number of infections tied to its 10 Omicron chai...

10 Omicron transmission chains detected in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 26) confirmed that there are 10 independent transmission chains of the Omicron variant in Taiwan. During a...

Real estate agent transmits COVID to New Taipei client

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The real estate agent brother of a chef who is at the heart of a cluster infection that started in the Grand Hotel, has transmitted COVID to a client. On Saturday (Jan....

Cartoon of the Day: China's Omicron Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration of a COVID particle serving as Team China's flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics...

Beijing shopper's lone omicron case draws national attention

BEIJING (AP) — A 26-year-old woman in China’s capital Beijing who contracted the omicron strain of COVID-19 has drawn national attention on social media for her shopping trips. The w...

Chinese cities on high COVID-19 alert as peak Lunar New Year travel season starts

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Several Chinese cities went on high COVID-19 alert as the Lunar New Year holiday travel season started on Monday, requiring travellers to report their trips days before the...

Big City mall in Taiwan's Hsinchu suddenly closed over COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City's Big City shopping mall was suddenly closed on Sunday evening after a COVID case was found to have recently visited the facility. The Big City shoppin...

City of Beijing reports first local Omicron case -state media

The Chinese capital Beijing on Saturday reported its first locally transmitted infection of the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant, according to state media, just weeks ahead of its stag...

Up to 30% of all bookings canceled at Taiwan's tourist hubs as Omicron fears grip population

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cases of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant continue to spread throughout the country, a wave of booking cancellations has hit hotels in Taiwan’s Xiaoliuqiu and Ken...

Chef at Thai Town Cusine in Taiwan's Taoyuan tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A branch of the Thai Town Cuisine restaurant in Taoyuan City has closed for cleaning and disinfection after a chef tested positive for COVID. On Friday morning (Jan. 14...

Another Chinese city detects Omicron case as Tianjin outbreak expands

The Chinese port city of Tianjin reported an increase in COVID-19 infections on Thursday as it stepped up efforts to rein in an outbreak that has spread the highly transmissible Omicron variant to ano...

COVID cases visited Japanese restaurant in Taipei's Zhongshan District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Department of Health on Tuesday (Jan. 11) confirmed the recent movements of three COVID cases tied to a hospital in the city. Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan...

Taiwan confirms 1st toddler diagnosed with Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 10) confirmed the country's first case of a toddler diagnosed with the Omicron variant of COVID. ...