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Taiwan CECC announces new Level 2 rules for Aug. 10-23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 9) announced the details of how Level 2 epidemic control restrictions will be extended on Tuesday. H...

Taiwan's CECC to extend Level 2 alert on Aug. 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Barring any major changes with the outbreak, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is planning on extending the Level 2 epidemic control alert beyond its ori...

MOE drafting plan for foreign students to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid complaints about an ongoing travel ban and with fall semester looming, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that it is drafting plans to enable students...

Mandarin students pen open letter to MOE asking to be allowed into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International students who have registered to study Mandarin in Taiwan have penned an open letter to the education ministry to allow them to commence their studies amid a ...

Taiwan to allow massage parlors, claw game arcades to open Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) plans to lower epidemic control restrictions to Level 2, Taiwan's massage parlors and claw machine arcades ...

Taiwan's CECC releases Level 2 guidelines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has provided details of new guidelines for businesses and venues that will open up, and industries that will remain clo...

Taiwan's cap on indoor gatherings rises to 50 on July 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) plans to lower epidemic control restrictions to Level 2, limits on indoor gatherings will be raised to fewer...

Taiwan to lower restrictions to Level 2 on July 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Friday morning (July 23) announced the country will lower its Level 3 epidemic control restrictions to Level 2 on July 27, and the Central Epidemic...

Taiwan reports highest unemployment rate in 10 years amid lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan in June saw its highest unemployment in more than 10 and a half years amid the Level 3 restrictions imposed to stem an outbreak of COVID cases. The Directorate G...

Key to lifting Level 3 alert not zero cases but epidemic control: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said on Sunday (July 18) that the key to lowering the Level 3 alert is not reaching zero cases but achiev...

Trial reopening for Kenting market in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kenting Street Night Market is reopening for business in a three-day trial run from Friday (July 16), as struggling vendors seek relief from COVID-19 woes. Around 100 v...

Taiwan’s TSMC steps up digital transformation due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronavirus has spurred Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to facilitate digital transformation and ensure operations are not affected by the pandemic. ...

Taiwan's R number less than 1 for 3 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With fewer than 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases for 10 straight days, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 12) announced that the country's R number ...

Diageo Taiwan pledges funds for Taipei hospital amid COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diageo Taiwan announced on Wednesday (July 7) it has donated NT$2 million (US$71,419) to Mackay Memorial Hospital in Taipei in support of the country’s battle agains...

Taiwan's CECC moving towards relaxing Level 3 on July 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 6) announced that it is moving towards opening up the Level 3 restrictions if certain conditions are m...