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New Taipei discloses COVID infection hotspots around city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City government disclosed several locations on Monday (May 17) where confirmed coronavirus cases had visited and urged anyone experiencing symptoms to get t...

New Taipei to launch 24-hour citywide sanitization Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will carry out citywide sanitization on Friday (May 14) in hopes of mitigating the ongoing coronavirus crisis in the country, Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) said T...

All schools in Taipei, New Taipei closed to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the recent domestic COVID-19 clusters, all schools in Taipei and New Taipei will be closed to the public to protect the health of their students, faculty, and ...

Taiwan's CECC releases commuter histories of recent COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) released the places two confirmed COVID-19 cases visited between April 26 and 28. According to the CECC’s late...

Foreign driver loses latest stage of case against expulsion after DUI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign driver has lost the latest stage of his fight against the removal of his work and residence permits after a drunk driving conviction, reports said Saturday (Apri...

3 robbers steal NT$30 million from New Taipei jewelry store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three thieves on Thursday (March 18) stole NT$30 million (US$1 million) in merchandise from a jewelry store in New Taipei City. At 10 a.m. on Thursday, three suspects e...

Taiwan cops praised for attempted cat rescue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three police officers were highly praised on social media for rushing to the rescue of a mortally wounded cat after a traffic accident on a street in New Taipei City&rsquo...

People moving out of Taipei due to high cost of living

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s population fell under the 2.6 million mark in January, according to the Taipei Department of Civil Affairs. The decrease in the number of inhabitants was...

Taiwan internet personality robbed during live stream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While live streaming in New Taipei City on Monday (Dec. 14), a Taiwanese internet personality's cell phone was suddenly snatched by two individuals on a scooter. Th...

Importer of fake 'Made-in-Taiwan' masks apologizes for lying to customers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of Taiwanese mask supplier Carry Mask, Lin Ming-chin (林明進), on Monday (Sept. 7) apologized to the public for importing over 3.3 million masks from China and misl...

No masks made in China donated by Taiwan: CECC

None of the 3 million non-medical grade masks from China that made their way into Taiwan and were sold as government-rationed face masks were donated to other countries, the Central Epidemic Command C...

Taiwan company caught importing Chinese masks for ration program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan company on Thursday (Sept. 4) was ordered by the government to cease operations after it was found to have imported over 3 million non-medical grade masks from Ch...

New Taipei launches Moovo dockless bike-sharing platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest dockless bike-sharing platform, Moovo, hit the road in New Taipei City's Tamsui District Monday afternoon (Aug. 24), offering a new option for local commute...

Photo of the Day: Ducks chilling in New Taipei convenience store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos showing ducks hanging out in a convenience store in New Taipei and a sign explaining that they were just there to enjoy the air conditioning during the sweltering T...

New Taipei gambling den disguised as car wash caught using stimulus coupons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After police raided an illegal gambling den hidden above a car wash on Wednesday (July 22), officers discovered that many gamblers were shamelessly placing bets with econo...