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Taiwan reports 35,699 local COVID cases, 121 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,699 local COVID cases on Friday (July 1), an 8% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head of...

Taiwan reports 38,846 local COVID cases, 118 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 38,846 local COVID cases on Thursday (June 30), a 7.7% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head...

Twin tropical cyclones bringing 'very unstable weather' to Taiwan for 4-5 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The periphery of a tropical storm that formed Thursday (June 30) and a tropical depression that has taken shape will likely bring unstable weather to Taiwan for four to fi...

Taiwan’s KMT names think tank chief to run for Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (June 29) named Ko Chih-en (柯志恩), the chairwoman of its think tank, to run for mayor of Kaohsiung City in the Nov. 26 election. She wi...

Taiwan reports 42,112 local COVID cases, 85 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 42,112 local COVID cases on Wednesday (June 29), a 5% decrease from the previous day. Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of th...

Video shows mud volcano erupt under southern Taiwan temple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos surfaced on Tuesday morning (June 28) showing two mud volcanoes erupting in Pingtung County's Wandan Township, including one which emerged from under a local te...

Taiwan reports 44,379 local COVID cases, 103 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 44,379 local COVID cases on Tuesday (June 28), a 55% increase from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-h...

Number of B&Bs in Taiwan increases by 34% over past three years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) in Taiwan has increased by 34% since 2019 to 5,891 this year, with Changhua County leading the country in B&B growth and Pe...

Taiwan reports 28,489 local COVID cases, 91 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 28,489 local COVID cases on Monday (June 27), a 28% decrease from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hs...

Crowds back on Kenting beaches in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Large crowds were back on the beaches of Kenting in southern Taiwan on Sunday (June 26) as COVID-19 appears to be on the wane and temperatures soared to over 30 degrees Ce...

Thunderstorm fells 20-meter-tall tree in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second day in a row, thunderstorms in Taipei City were marked by the collapse of a 20-meter tall tree on a major road in the capital, reports said Saturday (June 2...

Taiwan reports 45,678 local COVID cases, 152 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 45,678 local COVID cases on Friday (June 24), a 5.3% decrease from the previous day. Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of the...

Japan prepares to import first 3 tons of 'Democracy Fish' from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pingtung County announced on Thursday (June 23) that Japan will import two to three tons of grouper "as soon as possible," as Taiwan searches for alternative mar...

Record high temperature of 38.5 C recorded in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After issuing a series of high temperature alerts, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) recorded a record high temperature of 38.5 degrees Celsius in Kaohsiung City on Thursda...

Taiwan reports 48,283 local COVID cases, 166 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 48,283 local COVID cases on Thursday (June 23), a 7.5% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head...