Over 7,000 Chinese fake masks seized by Taiwan customs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 7,000 Chinese masks labeled as made in Taiwan were seized by Taiwan’s customs authorities on Monday (Aug. 10), the latest in a string of frauds abusing Tai...

Taiwanese scramble to buy masks amid rising coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeing a revived demand for medical masks as the country experiences a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, mostly imported. Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hu...

Mask factory workers in S. Taiwan caught stealing face masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five employees at a face mask factory in the southern city of Tainan were arrested by prosecutors Monday (Aug 3) for stealing 177 bags of face masks from their workplace. ...

Finland rates Taiwan-made masks far higher than Chinese gear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Made-in-Taiwan masks which were recently donated to Finland have been found to have a filtration rate of 99.7 percent, far higher than the substandard products China had s...

Fake 'Made in Taiwan' masks from China discovered in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China-made face masks falsely claiming to have been manufactured in Taiwan have surfaced in the Philippines in another example of how the country’s reputation for ma...

Taiwan donates more masks, PPE to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Philippines continues its battle against the Wuhan coronavirus, Taiwan sent another shipment of masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the country on Thur...

Brian Tseng's 'Taiwan' crushes Fanny Liu's 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese comedian's response to a music video that boasted of the advantages of China has outstripped the number of views of the original by nearly five to one. ...

Mask exports cleared for June, real-name system still in effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese mask exports have been cleared to begin on June 1, and the real-name system for buying masks will remain in effect, according to Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on ...

Domestic demand must be met before Taiwan exports masks: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Before Taiwan can begin exporting masks to other countries amid the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, domestic demand must first be satisfied, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA...

300,000 Made-in-Taiwan surgical masks arrive in Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A donation of 300,000 Made-in-Taiwan masks has landed in Indonesia and is expected to be distributed to frontline medical workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19). T...