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...

Taiwanese man arrested for avoiding military duty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man, surnamed Jin (金), has been sentenced to five months on Friday (March 27) for attempting to dodge his mandatory military service by staying overseas for 13...

Premier says Taiwan has enough basic supplies for all

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many Taiwanese have started panic buying, stocking up on food and basic supplies, in case the Wuhan coronavirus worsens. Despite Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih...

Taiwan may distribute masks to overseas citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said mask distribution to overseas citizens will be considered once prod...

Taiwanese in Italy deny asking government for evacuation flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 80 Taiwanese in Italy on Friday (March 13) have issued a joint statement to deny reports suggesting they were demanding the Taiwan government evacuation charter ...

MOFA responds to charter flight request from Taiwanese in Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday (March 10) addressed the escalating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Italy and responded to the charter flight demands m...