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Taiwan's strict new mask rules kick in today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As one of its strict new measures to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus during autumn and winter, Taiwan is implementing strict new mask regulations for eight typ...

Masks to be mandatory in Taiwan's bars, nightclubs starting Dec. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of its strict new measures to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus during autumn and winter, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday (Nov....

Masks mandatory in most public areas in Taiwan starting Dec. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of its strict new measures to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus during autumn and winter, the CECC on Wednesday (Nov. 18) announced that face masks must ...

Survey shows Taiwan students overdependent on cram schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over half of Taiwanese believe that attending cram schools is essential for achieving academic success, according to a recent survey conducted by The Professor Huang Kun-h...

Pandemic widens learning gap in education-obsessed S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When South Korea began its delayed school year with remote learning in April, that spelled trouble for low-income students who rely on public education, get easily distracted...

STC International lights up the rural area in ASEAN

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 21 September 2020 - STC International, a Taiwanese company specialized in solar energy system integration, under the assistance of GTPO (Green Trade Project Office) a...

Belgian engineer tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Belgian engineer has become the focus of fears that 110 days in Taiwan without any local transmissions of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have come to an end. In an ...

Taiwan students struggle to find summer jobs: survey

Students in Taiwan are having trouble finding summer jobs in an economy that has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the results of a survey released Friday (July 10). The "20...

Migrant advocacy organization in Taiwan prefers to focus on positive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On an upper floor of a scruffy white building near Taipei Main Station — hidden above a stack of hostels, boutiques, and cram schools — the five full-time empl...

Taiwan’s local governments cancel school trips and religious parades amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the number of confirmed Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rose again Wednesday (Feb. 26), local governments announced bans on mass gatherings such as school trips and ...

New Taipei cram school classmates of 31st Wuhan virus case being tested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After an 11-year-old boy was confirmed to be Taiwan's 31st case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday (Feb. 25), officials began testing his cram school classmate...

New Taipei mayor suggests temporary closure for private kindergartens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) shared his thoughts on the government's latest policies Monday (Feb. 3), suggesting that all private kindergartens and preschools...

Taiwan cram schools to stay open without masks, sparking fears of coronavirus 'bomb'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is extending holiday leave for public schools in an attempt to contain the spread of China's coronavirus, but cram schools will be allowed to remain ope...

Children's masks distributed to Taiwan kindergartens for free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Sunday's (Feb. 2) decision to postpone the opening day of all primary and secondary schools in Taiwan due to the Wuhan coronavirus, the Ministry of Education...

Taiwan's CECC advises 14-day home isolation for people returning from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses such as the Wuhan coronavirus, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) issued an advisory on Wednesday (Jan....