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2021 Golden Melody Awards: Full list of winners

LOS ANGELES (Taiwan News) — The 32nd Golden Melody Awards ceremony started at 7 p.m. with the red carpet beginning at 5 p.m., at the Taipei Music Center (TMC). Album of the Year Gain S...

5 things to know about Delta variant

LOS ANGELES (Taiwan News) — The notorious Delta coronavirus variant (B.1.617.2) is quickly becoming the dominant strain around the world, driving the resurgence of cases in countries like India ...

Taiwan's CECC releases Level 2 guidelines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has provided details of new guidelines for businesses and venues that will open up, and industries that will remain clo...

'Bird-head' removed from Taipei Main Station after 11 years

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation removed "Daydream," the “bird-head human body” sculpture that has long served as a landmark for lost travelers in ...

Level 3 extended to July 26, rules relaxed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 8) announced that the Level 3 alert will be extended to July 26, but restrictions in many sectors will be rela...

7 jobs thriving despite COVID-19: Job bank

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — The 104 Job Bank on Tuesday (June 29) revealed the jobs that are most in demand in Taiwan during the latest COVID-19 outbreak. Technical manual writer and translator ...

What soft lockdown looks like in Taiwan

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — Staying at home has become the new normal for many people around the world, and Taiwan has been no exception since the country entered a Level 3 alert in mid-May. &ld...

Domestic manufacturers urge Taiwanese to have faith in their vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese should feel confident about the efficacy of the nation's domestically developed COVID-19 vaccines, according to local manufacturers. Domestic manufacturer...

Taiwanese singer contracts COVID-19

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese singer and songwriter Nine Chen (陳零九) was confirmed with COVID-19 on Thursday (June 3). Chen’s label Rock Records Corporation confirmed his infection ...

Taiwan announces new vaccine distribution strategy

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced its latest COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategy during a press conference on Monday (May 31). The CECC aims to ...

Taiwan tightens 5 rules under Level 3 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to bring coronavirus infections under control, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Wednesday (May 26) that it is toughening up five rules ...

University of Taipei clears out dorms during capital's ongoing COVID crisis

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — University of Taipei (UT) cleared out the last of its international students from the dormitories on its main campus Monday (May 24), despite students’ objections ...

National Taiwan University student diagnosed with COVID-19

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — A total of 36 university students have contracted COVID-19 since April, while National Taiwan University (NTU, 國立台灣大學) announced Thursday (May 20) one of its students ha...

Full list of free COVID testing sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, a number of cities and counties have set up free testing stations to streamline the process of screen...

University student in Banqiao diagnosed with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The epidemic prevention team from National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) announced Sunday evening (May 16) that one of its students had tested positive for COVID-19. ...