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Taiwan reports 61,697 local COVID cases, surpasses 800,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 61,697 local COVID cases on Monday (May 16). The CECC also confirmed 57 imported cases, bringing the total case cou...

Taiwan pollster sees health minister as candidate for Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is set on nominating Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) as the ruling camp’s candidate for mayor of Taipei City, a pollst...

Taiwan reports 64,972 local COVID cases, 41 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 64,972 local COVID cases on Friday (May 13) and a record 41 deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed ...

Taiwan reports 65,385 local COVID cases, 17 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 65,385 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 12), a 14% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

Taiwan reports 57,188 local COVID cases, surpasses 500,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 57,188 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 11), a 12% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Taiwan reports 50,780 local COVID cases, surpasses 400,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 50,780 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 10), an increase of 26% over the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (...

NTU student falls to his death during river tracing trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A National Taiwan University (NTU) graduate student died Sunday (May 8) after falling down a slope into a river valley during a group river tracing trip. The Taichung C...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks Taiwan

Update: A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred 96.9 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at 3:45 p.m. with a focal depth of 27.5 km. Taitung County reported an intensity level of 3 while Yilan County, ...

Taiwan reports 40,263 local COVID cases, 12 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 40,263 local COVID cases on Monday (May 9). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 41 imported cases, bring...

Taiwan reports 46,377 local COVID cases, 11 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 46,377 local COVID-19 infections Saturday (May 7) as well as 159 imported cases and 11 deaths, taking the death tally to 907, according to the Central Epi...

Dinosaurs adorn bus stops in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Images of running dinosaurs appeared on bus stops along one of Taichung City’s busiest boulevards following an agreement with the National Museum of Natural Science,...

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...

US sanctions on China's HikVision will hit over 180 countries, including Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is preparing to place sanctions on the world's largest surveillance equipment maker, Hikvision, in a move that would impact more than 180 countries that use t...

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 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...