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Taiwan CECC recommends recorded mask reminders after deadly assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 22) suggested that convenience store clerks switch to indirect reminders that customers wear masks after a deadl...

Taiwan man punches Hi-Life customer, clerk for asking him to wear mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Oct. 20) showing an irate man throwing punches at both a customer and a clerk inside a convenience store in north Taiwan after he was asked to...

Ambassador Theaters at Taipei’s Breeze Center to close after 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ambassador Theaters at Breeze Center in Taipei will shutter on Oct. 25 after two decades in business, the company announced Tuesday (Oct. 12). The company made the ...

COVID-positive pilot went to bar in Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 10) revealed the Taipei locations visited by a pilot while he was potentially infectious with the coronavirus and...

Taiwan finds 3 domestic COVID cases linked to Novotel manager

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (April 30) confirmed three new domestic coronavirus cases linked to a manager at the Novotel hotel near Taiwan’s main airport as well as four new im...

Over 100 seen maskless with COVID-positive man in northern Taiwan dance hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that an elderly man diagnosed with COVID-19 had visited two dance halls in northern Taiwan last week, images surfaced from one of the dance halls showing ...

COVID-positive man went to 2 dance halls in Taiwan's Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 28) released a list of four Taoyuan locations where an elderly man who tested positive for the coronavirus t...

Six recent Taiwan receipt lottery jackpots remain unclaimed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Could you be one of the six people unaware they hit last year’s November-December receipt lottery jackpot? As this year’s January-February receipt lottery w...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...

Video shows foreign woman lash out when asked to wear mask on Taiwan train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Jan. 17) showing a foreign national get into a dispute with passengers, conductors, and police when asked to wear a face mask and apply it proper...

DPP council member in North Taiwan city loses recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A campaign to oust a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) member of the Taoyuan City Council scored a victory Saturday (Jan. 16) with 84,582 voters approving the reca...

Doctor, nurse visited PX Mart, Starbucks, and Poya in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns about the movements of a doctor and nurse who had been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in northern Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on...

US sanctions 14 China officials over Hong Kong crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is slapping sanctions on 14 Chinese officials over the crackdown on pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong. The sanctions announced on Monday...

Costco's planned central Taiwan store will open this month

The American membership-only wholesale club, Costco, is scheduled to open a new store in Taichung City next Friday (Nov. 20), which will sell yachts among many things. The new outlet, which is loca...

Rabbit bites off toddler's fingertip at leisure farm in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rabbit bit off part of a toddler's finger after he stuck it through a fence at a leisure farm in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City last week. While visiting Goat...