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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...

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 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...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 2:47 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 30) afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Taiwan reports 24 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 30) reported 24 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 24 imported cases and no...

Taiwan reports 14 imported COVID cases, 2 Omicron infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 29) reported 14 imported COVID-19 cases, two of which were infected with the Omicron variant. CECC head Ch...

Taiwan reports 19 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Dec. 28) reported 19 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) announced 19 imported cases ...

Taiwan Railways Administration launches new express train with business class

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) launched its new EMU3000 intercity express train service on Sunday (Dec. 26) with a trip from Taitung Station to New Taipei's ...

Taiwan reports 16 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 27) reported 16 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 16 imported cases and no n...

Taiwan volunteer firefighter gets electric fire truck as retirement gift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retiring volunteer firefighter received a miniature, electric fire engine as a gift at an award ceremony in Taitung County’s Guanshan Saturday (Dec. 25). Ho Min...

Taiwan reports 20 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 24) reported 20 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 20 imported cases and no n...