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Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases, highest daily number in 5 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) announced 17 local COVID cases, the highest single-day case count since Aug. 4, when 20 local cases were rep...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 4:15 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was located ...

Taiwan confirms 6 new local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed six local infections and a single-day record of 72 imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Jan. 15), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, accordin...

Taiwan reports 11 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 14) announced 11 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 57 imported cases. The com...

Judge includes 'letter' to child in divorce case ruling in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A judge in Kaohsiung included a letter to a nine-year-old in the ruling on his parents’ divorce case, telling the boy that no one knows the reasons behind his parent...

Taiwan reports 14 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 13) announced 14 local COVID cases and one death. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 51 imported cas...

Taiwan confirms 2 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed two local and 42 imported COVID-19 cases on Saturday (Jan. 8) and no new deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). The two local...

Taiwan sends honey oranges, pineapple sugar apples to Singapore for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is making up for a Chinese ban on its pineapple sugar apples imposed last year by exporting more of them as well as ponkan (Chinese honey oranges) to Singapore ahea...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan at 7:17 a.m. Tuesday morning (Jan. 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

Update: 9:30 a.m. 01/04/2022 As of 9 p.m. on Monday, Taipei had received 31 reports of damage resulting from the quake, such as broken water pipes, fallen tiles, warped doorways, malfunctioning str...

Taiwan reports 25 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 3) reported 25 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 25 imported cases and no ne...

Taiwan court finds owner of unlicensed helicopter not guilty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court found former Yageo Corporation Chairman Wood Chen (陳木元) not guilty of flying an unlicensed helicopter because he only fired up the engine for five minutes, reports...

Taiwan confirms 21 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 21 imported COVID-19 cases on Saturday (Jan. 1), a sharp drop from the previous day's record 41, and no new local infections or deaths, according to t...

Taiwan confirms 41 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 41 imported COVID-19 cases Friday (Dec. 31), but no new local infections and no deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). Friday...

Overcast, chilly, chance of rain during New Year countdown at 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s going to be overcast and chilly all day in the capital, with a 40% likelihood of showers during the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Taipei 101 ...