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Taiwan confirms 44,294 local COVID cases, 12 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 44,294 local COVID-19 infections, 12 deaths, and 67 imported cases on Sunday (May 8). According to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), the new ...

Taiwan reports 36,168 local COVID cases, 10 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 36,168 local COVID cases on Friday (May 6), an increase of 20% from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Taiwan surpasses 30,000 local COVID case mark with 30,035 infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 30,035 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 5), the first time the country has reported more than 30,000 infections in o...

Taiwan’s China Airlines launches A321neo service to Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) for the first time, used its Airbus A321neo for the route between Taipei Songshan Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Wednesday (May 4). Th...

Taiwan reports 28,420 local COVID cases, total cases surpass 200,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 28,420 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 4), a 23% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

Adverse weather delays rocket test launch in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Hsinchu-based Advanced Rocket Research Center (ARRC) have postponed a rocket test that had been planned for Tuesday (...

Taiwan reports 23,102 local COVID cases, 5 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 23,102 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 3), a 29% increase from the previous day and breaking the 20,000 mark for the...

18 local trains will function in Taiwan May 1 despite union action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though the vast majority of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) staff will follow their unions' call not to work on Sunday (May 1), 18 local train services will ...

Taiwan reports 11,974 local COVID cases, total cases surpass 100,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 11,974 local COVID cases on Friday (April 29), topping 10,000 cases for the second day in a row. CECC head Chen Shi...

Taiwan’s NCKU ranks 33rd on Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and National Taiwan University (NTU) became the top-performing Taiwanese universities on the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact...

Taiwanese pineapples make it into Japan’s school lunches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-grown pineapples have for the first time appeared on the menu of Japanese school lunch, which was lauded by the agricultural authorities as a recognition of the qua...

Taiwan surpasses 10,000 local COVID case mark with 11,353 infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 11,353 local COVID cases on Thursday (April 28), the first time the country has reported more than 10,000 infections i...

Woman survives 70-meter fall down mountain slope in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A teenage motorcyclist survived a 70-meter fall down a mountain slope in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County on Wednesday (April 27). At 12:18 p.m. that day, Pingtung...

Photo of the Day: Beachgoer basks in balmy weather in Taiwan's Sizihwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This woman was seen soaking up the sun on Tuesday (April 26) as temperatures started to sizzle on southern Taiwan. On Tuesday, the mercury across Taiwan soared, with Ka...

Taiwan reports 8,822 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 8,822 local COVID cases on Wednesday (April 27) and two deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 101 ...