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China could 'quarantine' Taiwan by air and sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Instead of invading Taiwan, analysts posit one scenario could involve China imposing a "quarantine" on the country's airspace and territorial waters, enablin...

Chen says COVID outbreak in Taiwan has 'stabilized,' cases down 24%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 14) said that the situation with the COVID outbreak in Taiwan is "stable" and "contro...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung reports 12 new COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Feb. 4) reported 12 new COVID-19 cases in Kaohsiung City. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 25 lo...

12 cases in south Taiwan have BA.2 Omicron variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dozen cases tied to a cluster infection in Kaohsiung have been diagnosed with the BA.2 Omicron variant, and one Indonesian worker may have spread the highly transmissibl...

Taiwan reports 27 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 28) announced 27 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 44 imported cases. The com...

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...

Taiwan reports 21 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 27) announced 21 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 43 imported cases. The c...

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...

Taiwan reports 46 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 26) announced 46 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 46 imported cases. The ...

Taiwan sees link between COVID outbreak in Kaohsiung and the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Genome sequencing has shown a link between a local COVID-19 cluster centered on the Port of Kaohsiung and an Omicron type prevalent in the Philippines, officials said Satu...

Omicron cluster infection in Taiwan's Kaohsiung rises to 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ten new COVID cases tied to an Omicron family cluster infection of three in Kaohsiung have been detected, bringing the total to 13. On Thursday (Jan. 20), the Kaohsiung...

Experimental ship sails to Taiwan amid Blue Odyssey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swiss experimental ship the MS Porrima, which runs solely on renewables, has docked at the Port of Kaohsiung during its “Blue Odyssey” to five continents to ra...

Video shows massive container crane collapse at Kaohsiung port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on social media in Taiwan on Thursday (June 3) showing a massive container crane collapsing and workers running for their lives at the Port of Kaohsiung. ...

Taiwan fighter jet wreckage recovered for crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wreckage from the F-5E fighter jet that crashed into the sea last October was transported to the Port of Kaohsiung on Saturday (May 1), a day after it was retrieved. Th...

Eastern Taiwan county exports pineapple custard apples to Dubai instead of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a Chinese import ban on Taiwanese pineapples, Taitung County has decided to export pineapple custard apples to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) instead, r...