Foreign minister reiterates Taiwan's readiness to help virus-stricken nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has written that it will take a concerted effort among members of the international community to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and...

Taiwan mulls fining violators of compulsory mask rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases imported to Taiwan continues to rise, Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Monday ...

Face masks uncommon sight at Taiwan night markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huge unmasked crowds were seen swarming local night markets across Taiwan Saturday (Aug. 8) on the first weekend following the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC)...

Taiwan announces eight public venues where mask-wearing is compulsory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Wednesday (Aug. 5) announced eight public settings where mask-wearing will ...

Indonesian official suggests modeling after Taiwan in pandemic prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesian Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Binsar Panjaitan on Monday (July 27) urged local communities to emulate Taiwan's COVID-19 prevention effo...

Taiwan doctor warns of potential 'coronavirus tsunami'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department Director Hsieh Tsung-hsueh (謝宗學) on Tuesday (July 28) warned that Taiwanese citizens' relaxed att...

Debuting the World's Only Balloon Festival - 2020 Taiwan International Balloon Festival in Taitung

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 24 July 2020 - Together with Taiwan's successful response to the pandemic, as well as Taitung County Government's active contingency measures, the Taiwan Internation...

Dorsett Hospitality International partners with Prenetics to provide government-recognised Covid-19 testing to combat the third wave

All hotels will offer COVID-19 tests for just HK$785* HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 22 July 2020 - As part of Dorsett Hospitality International's ongoing commitment to the local community under...

Taiwanese digital minister shares country’s coronavirus response on CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen across the U.S., Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) joined CNN on Tuesday (June 30) to share Taiwan's pandemic...

Taiwan not on list of safe countries as EU reopens next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has reportedly not been included on the list of safe countries determined by the European Union (EU), which is set to reopen borders next week and revive commerce a...

US states pause reopening as virus cases near record high

The coronavirus crisis deepened in Arizona on Thursday (June 25), and the governor of Texas began to backtrack after making one of the most aggressive pushes in the nation to reopen, as the daily numb...

Taiwanese flood into Kenting as CECC lifts restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 20,000 vehicles and 500,000 visitors flooded into southern Taiwan's resort town of Kenting over the weekend as the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) lifted m...

Taiwan eases restrictions on mass transit, crowds, and face masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (June 7) announced that it was easing some of its restrictions on mass transit, the size of gatherings, masks, and soc...

Taiwan's social distancing seating rules to be relaxed on June 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan goes 45 days without a new local infection of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the country announced its rules on social distancing for seating in most public s...

Demonstrators stage sit-in against proposed ban on gatherings in Taipei Main Station lobby

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds staged a sit-in at Taipei Main Station on Saturday (May 23) to protest a proposed ban on sitting in the lobby, which would deprive the country's Southeast Asi...