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Travelers to Taiwan’s outlying islands face COVID tests during LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID-19 cases continues to expand across Taiwan, travelers to outlying islands will face rapid tests at airports and harbors from the start of the Lunar New Year holid...

Accident at TSMC fab in south Taiwan injures 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An accident at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s (TSMC) Fab 18 inside the Southern Taiwan Science Park injured five subcontractor employees, reports said Friday...

Taiwan Hi-Life customer spends NT$40 on tea, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a Hi-Life in Miaoli County who bought two bottles of tea for only NT$20 (US$0.71) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million Special P...

Vice president invites Belizean PM to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) welcomed Belizean Prime Minister John Briceno to visit Taiwan during a meeting in Honduras on Wednesday (Jan. 26). Lai met with Bricen...

Taiwan FamilyMart customer buys snacks for NT$4, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in Tainan who bought a tea beverage for only NT$4 (US$0.14) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million special prize for ...

Taiwan’s Tainan to give away new condos in shopping festival lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the value of transactions registered in the Tainan Shopping Festival surpasses NT$8.4 billion (US$303 million), Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) revealed details of the...

Taiwan confirms 82 new local cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 82 local infections and 48 imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Jan. 22), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, according to the Central Epidemi...

More infections tied to Kaohsiung Harbor recorded in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five new COVID cases tied to an Omicron cluster infection in Kaohsiung Harbor are expected to be announced on Saturday (January 22), while northern Taiwan is gripped by a ...

South Taiwan mayor blasts COVID case for not reporting wedding attendance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a press conference on Friday (Jan. 21), Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) condemned an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 for not reporting his travel history f...

Taiwan’s Tainan to celebrate LNY with specialties markets, festive events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Lunar New Year (LNY) events will be taking place across Tainan starting Saturday (Jan. 22), featuring specialty foods, live performances, and free giveaways. In...

Taiwan reports 13 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 20) announced 13 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 24 imported cases. He di...

Taiwan reports 10 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 19) announced 10 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 44 imported cases. The ...

Taiwan's fleet of F-16s to resume flights Jan. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's F-16 jet fighters will resume flights on Wednesday, (Jan. 20), the Air Force said Tuesday (Jan. 18). The entire fleet of F-16s was grounded after one crash...

Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases for 2nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 18) announced 17 local COVID cases, the same number reported Monday (Jan. 17). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

NCKU puts on exhibition of its role in history of Taiwan's former capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A combined exhibition of works by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) faculty and students that offers a glimpse into the school’s history and its role in urban de...