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Taiwan to start easing border restrictions for business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top health official said Saturday (May 28) talks were underway with the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to loosen COVID-19 border restrictions for busin...

Taiwan to announce eased border restrictions in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (May 27) said it will announce new, relaxed border restrictions in June as Taiwan's infection rate of 6% ...

Shanghai starts China's biggest COVID-19 lockdown in 2 years

BEIJING (AP) — China began its most extensive lockdown in two years Monday to conduct mass testing and control a growing outbreak in Shanghai as questions are raised about the economic toll of the nat...

Japan to maintain most border restrictions until the end of February

TOKYO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Japan will maintain the tight entry restrictions it put in place to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus until the end of February, its prime minister...

Taiwan's inability to reach 80% vaccination rate means closed borders for rest of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 8) said that it will be difficult for 80% of the population to be vaccinated by the end of the year,...

University student in New Taipei diagnosed with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A student at Fu Jen Catholic University (FJCU) in New Taipei's Xinzhuang District has been diagnosed with COVID-19, prompting the school to disinfect the campus and ha...

Taiwan’s Fubon Financial Holding discovers employee with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd. said Saturday (May 15) one of its employees had been diagnosed with COVID-19, adding that he had been working inside the office and never...

Banks in Taiwan promote working from home during COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With domestic COVID-19 transmissions rising and local governments shutting down public venues, more than 120 financial institutions are encouraging their employees to work...

Taiwan's China Airlines to reduce cargo flights amid local cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines (CAL) said Sunday (May 9) that it will temporarily reduce international cargo flight services to cope with a pilot shortage caused...

Taiwan pilot tests positive for COVID after first jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed on Saturday (May 8) that an airline pilot and a relative have been infected with COVID-19. Together with three new imported cases, they bring the total...

Taiwan confirms 3 COVID cases imported from Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed on Saturday (May 1) three new COVID-19 cases imported from the Philippines and Indonesia and one domestic infection, bringing the nation's total to 1,...

Young boy Taiwan's latest domestic COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (May 1) confirmed that a boy under the age of five had been infected with COVID-19 and is part of a recent domestic outbreak centered on China Airlines ...

Novotel Taipei will no longer host foreign pilots after COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Novotel hotel at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will no longer provide accommodation for foreign pilots after an outbreak of COVID-19, the government said Friday...

Two students test positive for COVID antibodies in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two students from Kang Chiao International School in New Taipei City have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, and the school is halting all in-person classes to preve...

Taiwan university switches to online learning amid COVID-19 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) on Tuesday (April 27) made the decision to switch to online instruction for all classes until May 3, after 65 ...