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Taiwan cancels Lantern Festival event as COVID cluster expands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus infections from a hospital cluster expanded to nine, the government announced Tuesday (Jan. 19) that it is canceling the Lantern Festival for ...

Taiwan’s coins for Year of Ox can be ordered online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time, collectors can order the official coins for the Year of the Ox online before they become available at Bank of Taiwan branches on Jan. 21, reports said ...

Taiwan reveals stamps for Year of the Ox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post will mark the Year of the Ox with a set of two stamps and a souvenir sheet aptly themed “turning the situation around.” The images on the stam...

Chunghwa Post to release new collection of Taiwan-related stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is set to release a series of postage stamps later this year featuring various images ranging from Chinese zodiac signs to spectacular solar phenomena in Tai...

Taiwanese astrologer gives predictions for Year of the Dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with Apple Daily, Taiwanese astrologer Chan Wei-chung (詹惟中) predicts that the coming Year of the Dog in the lunisolar calendar will see more shotgun weddings, r...