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Taiwan's 117,000 AstraZeneca jabs will be given to medical staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (March 3), Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) officials said medical workers will be the f...

Felon skips Taiwan quarantine for 3 days after returning from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A convicted felon was arrested on Monday (March 1) for skipping his quarantine to wander in and around Taipei Main Station for three days. When Wu Pai-ting (吳柏霆), 45, a...

Taiwan to lift entry ban on non-resident foreigners on March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Feb. 24) announced that it will lift its ban on the entry of non-resident foreigners and allow internatio...

Taiwan tennis player detained at Serbia airport for 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese tennis player Tseng Chun-hsin (曾俊欣) said Tuesday (Feb. 23) that he and his father had been forcefully detained at an airport in Serbia this week due to a mix-up ...

Taiwan hospital reopens after domestic COVID cluster killed 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taoyuan General Hospital reopened to the public Friday (Feb. 19) with tougher infection prevention measures after a domestic COVID-19 cluster killed one person and als...

Airports on small Taiwanese islands show growth for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While air travel became one of the coronavirus pandemic’s main victims, airports on four small Taiwanese islands recorded growth in 2020, reports said Tuesday (Feb. ...

Taiwan's CAL to hold farewell flight for 747-400 around Mt. Fuji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) announced on Monday (Jan. 4) that it will be offering a farewell flight on its Boeing 747-400 jet in February that will ...

Taiwan reports 1st case of mutant UK Covid strain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Dec. 30) reported its first imported case of the new mutant coronavirus strain from the U.K. The new strain, identified as B.1.1.7, is up to 70 per...

3 passengers from UK flight to Taiwan test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three out of Taiwan's eight newly reported imported Wuhan coronavirus cases are from the first flight to arrive in the country from the U.K. since the emergence of a n...

5 passengers on flight from UK arrive in Taiwan with fever, symptoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five passengers on the first flight to arrive in Taiwan from the U.K. since the emergence of a new mutant strain of the Wuhan coronavirus are the focus of concern, as four...

Taiwan prepares for first flight from UK since emergence of mutant coronavirus strain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Airlines (CAL) plane carrying 120 passengers will on Sunday (Dec. 27) be the first flight to arrive from the United Kingdom following the emergence of a new mutant...

Taiwan's application for US customs preclearance under review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has applied to offer U.S. customs preclearance at its main airport, and the application is currently under review. Speaking at a virtual event hosted by the Heri...

Taiwan wants Cathay Pacific to correct wording on documents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a passenger was forced to sign a document listing Taiwan as part of China on his travel history, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) demanded Hong Kong’...

Taiwan president praises volunteers' role in fighting coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Volunteers played a key role in keeping the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic under control in Taiwan, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday (Dec. 2). She was...

Taiwan police make record seizure of illegal ammunition

The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Saturday it seized 100,200 rounds of illegal ammunition at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Oct. 29, a new record high for a single seizure. The ...