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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 ...

Taiwanese scientist learns to face ‘uncertainty’ in Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Central University Space Science and Engineering associate professor Lin Ying-tsen (林映岑) said she learned to deal with "uncertainty" while living in Ant...

Taiwanese in Norway to seek appeal in legal battle over 'China' labeling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese in Norway will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after their nationality rectification case was turned down by the Norwegian Supreme...

Returning Taiwanese who lie about coronavirus diagnosis face fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman who flew back to Taiwan despite having been diagnosed with the coronavirus in the U.K. could face a maximum fine of NT$150,000 (US$5,254), the Central Ep...

Health minister advises overseas Taiwanese to return early for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Thursday (Nov. 19) emphasized that the quarantine period for returning Taiwanese will not be shortened and that citizens who are o...

Taiwanese woman calls for further investigation into sister's death in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister of a Taiwanese woman who died of unknown causes during a working holiday in Australia on Wednesday (May 20) urged the Taiwanese government to ask Australian pol...

Taiwanese infected overseas must report to CECC before return

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After announcing Taiwan's first new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in two weeks on Thursday (May 21), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said it is important...

CECC plans to safely bring virus-recovered citizens home to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation in Taiwan continues to improve, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said it has started to consider allowing some o...

Charter flight set to evacuate Taiwanese in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charter flight has been scheduled to evacuate approximately 200 Taiwanese citizens from India on May 4, as the South Asian nation announced an extension of its national ...

231 Taiwanese return from Hubei, placed in quarantine

A total of 231 Taiwan nationals, originally stranded in China's Hubei province due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, returned to Taiwan late Monday (April 20) on a special flight and were imme...

Overseas Taiwanese urge removal of 'Republic of China' from passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close to 50 Taiwanese associations overseas joined together on Wednesday (April 15) to call for the removal of the "Republic of China" from the English name on t...

Taiwanese with US, Europe travel history must notify authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to secure Taiwan's safety amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Tuesday (April 14) that all...

Taiwan citizens allowed to mail masks to overseas relatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Monday (March 30) that citizens will be allowed to mail surgical masks to their first and second-degree relatives ...

Taipei mayor urges limit on number of citizens returning from abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan receives more and more imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Monday (March 30) that the central government shoul...

Taiwan urges citizens in Indonesia to return amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Indonesia's death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) rose to 102 on Saturday (March 28), the Taiwanese government advised its citizens in the Southeast Asia...