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North Korea tells US to stop supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — North Korea has waded into the war of words on either side of the Taiwan Strait by criticizing the United States for being a threat and pressuring China. The U.S. was b...

Taiwan's CECC looking to loosen Level 2 limits on Sept. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CEEC) head indicated on Tuesday (Sept. 14) that the center is considering loosening Level 2 epidemic control restrictions when they ex...

Taiwan CECC announces new Level 2 rules for Sept. 7-20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 6) announced that Level 2 restrictions will be extended across the country to Sept. 20. Health Minister and ...

Additional automatic 30-day visa extension announced for foreigners in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given the continued severity of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Wednesday (Aug. 11) announced an additional automatic extension f...

Tsai sets goal of 25% of Taiwanese vaccinated by end of July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (July 6) said the government plans to have up to 25 percent of the population inoculated by the end of the month Durin...

Taiwan vice president thanks Japan for 2nd vaccine donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President William Lai (賴清德) on Tuesday (July 6) thanked Japan for its donation of 1.13 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses. Lai expressed gratitude for Japan’s...

Taiwan reports lowest case count seen since before Level 3 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 5) reported 28 local COVID-19 cases, the lowest number of cases reported in one day since May 13 and the 11th da...

Taiwan not ready to lower Level 3, but industry adjustments possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is not yet ready to lift Level 3 restrictions but is looking at making adjustments to regulations on certain industries...

Taipei mayor predicts '3rd wave' of infections by Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Monday (May 24) predicted that a "third wave" of infections would appear later in the week and said the Level 3 restrictions curr...

Taiwan makes last ditch effort to join WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday (May 19) that the government is continuing its efforts to participate in this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA...

Hospital in Taiwan's Kaohsiung evacuated after admin tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A employee of Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital was diagnosed with COVID-19 Monday evening (May 17), prompting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) to order all staff ...

Taipei Metro ridership drops sharply amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to climb in northern Taiwan, ridership on the MRT system shared by Taipei City and New Taipei City has plummeted in recent days, CN...

US normalizes Taiwan exchanges with meeting in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Embassy in France invited Taiwan’s envoy to a meeting on Friday (April 30), marking a first in the European country since the U.S. broke off diplomatic rela...

Chinese man 'yearning for Taiwan's democracy and freedom' lands in Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese man who claimed that he was longing for "Taiwan's democracy and freedom" successfully reached Taiwan's Kinmen County over the weekend by way of...

US lawmakers introduce bill to restore Taiwan's observer status in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 40 U.S. lawmakers launched a bipartisan effort on Thursday (Feb. 18) to help Taiwan regain its observer status in the World Health Organization (WHO). Led by rep...