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Taiwan mulls allowing family visits, tourism from July or August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will consider raising the cap on the maximum number of arrivals and allowing relatives and tourists into the country from July or August, the Central Epidemic Comma...

Taiwan ex-VP suggests border opening in July, August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should consider reopening its borders to foreign visitors in July or August, former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Thursday (June 23). The epidemiologi...

Tigerair Taiwan begins recruitment and training in anticipation of border opening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tigerair Taiwan made a recruitment announcement in April, and on Monday (May 16) they began a training session for new cabin crew members, in anticipation of Taiwan opening...

Taiwan has no plans to open borders to tourists in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government has no plans to open up its borders to tourists by May, Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday (April 12). Responding to a question by Kuomi...

Taiwan's TSMC says lockdowns dragging down electronics demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s new wave of lockdowns are taking a toll on demand for consumer electronics, according to Mark Liu (劉德音), CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC)...

Taiwan March 7 border opening also covers professional cram school teachers, entertainers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced Friday (Feb. 25) that the planned March 7 opening of Taiwan’s borders for foreign professionals would also cover foreign cram s...

Taiwan opens borders to Filipino, Vietnamese migrant workers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan officially opened its borders to workers from the Philippines and Vietnam on Tuesday (Feb. 15). Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中)...

N. Korea increases virus budget after partial border opening

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea plans to increase its government spending on pandemic measures by one-third this year to carry out leader Kim Jong Un’s calls for a more “advanced and people-orie...

Taiwan opens borders to Filipino, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Thai workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 7) announced that on Feb. 15 it will launch the next phase of allowing migrant workers from the Philippines, Vie...

Taiwan opens borders to Thai workers, eyes Philippines, Vietnam next

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (Dec. 30) announced that Taiwan is opening its borders to migrant workers from Thailand and that negotiations are underway with the...

Taiwan looking to open borders when 1st-dose vaccination rate reaches 70%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head on Monday (Oct. 25) said that the country's borders can be gradually reopened in a "layered and tiered manner"...

Europe reopens borders amid worst global recession in memory

PARIS (AP) — The world faces the worst global recession in nearly a century, a key economic body warned Wednesday, while in Europe, restrictions to fight the spread of coronavirus portend a blea...

Child dies as migrants rush to cross Greek-Turkish border

KASTANIES, Greece (AP) — A child died when a boat full of migrants heading to a Greek island capsized Monday, part of a wave of thousands trying to push through Greece's land and sea borders. ...

India, Pakistan officials meet to discuss border opening

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Pakistani officials are meeting amid easing of tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine close to the border w...

In Gaza, border opening brings relief and anxiety

RAFAH BORDER CROSSING, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt has opened its border crossing with Gaza for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, temporarily easing a blockade it has enforced, along with Israel, for t...