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Taiwan’s Taitung County 2nd most welcoming place on earth: Traveller Review Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Taitung County is the second most welcoming place in the world, according to digital travel platform Booking.com’s 2022 Traveller Review Awards. Dr...

Mirage 2000 undergoes repairs after tires overheat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wheels of a Mirage 2000 fighter jet overheated upon landing Sunday (Jan. 23), the Air Force said. The fighter jet had conducted a training mission in Taitung. Immed...

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...

Taiwan president visits Air Force base in southeast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Jan. 21) visited Zhihang Air Force Base in Taitung County, the future home of 66 F-16V jets procured from the United States. The...

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 judge relieves children of legal obligation to support abusive father

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man's demands for his two children to fulfill their filial responsibility and support him financially was denied after a Taitung court confirmed his children’s...

Southeast Taiwan Air Force base steps up air defense drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chihang Air Force Base in Taitung County stepped up air defense drills ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, reports said Wednesday (Jan. 19). The base near Taiwan&rsquo...

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 January Omicron cases 'an appetizer' for February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — January's Omicron cases in Taiwan are just an "appetizer" for February, a health expert predicted on Monday (Jan. 17). As Taiwan's local COVID cases r...

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...

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...