Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taipei private school fined for holding physical graduation ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Kuei Shan School on Saturday (May 29) broke the country's COVID-19 restrictions by holding a physical graduation ceremony of more than 30 people and refused to ...

Taiwan tightens 5 rules under Level 3 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to bring coronavirus infections under control, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Wednesday (May 26) that it is toughening up five rules ...

Taiwan extends Level 3 restrictions to June 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 25) announced that Level 3 restrictions will be extended until June 14 as the country continues to batt...

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...

Chen says this week critical for status of Taiwan's Level 3 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Sunday (May 23) this week will be the critical period for determining whether to lower or raise ...

Taiwan imposes Level 3 restrictions nationwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID-19 cases continue to emerge in multiple counties and cities across the country, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (May 19) declared that Lev...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung tightens 'quasi-Level 3 alert'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's mayor on Tuesday (May 18) imposed crowd controls and business closures on par with a Level 3 epidemic alert, while not officially raising the warning level...

Photo of the Day: Taipei becomes ghost town as COVID cases spike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei, a city of over 2.6 million, became an abandoned "ghost city" by Sunday (May 16) after a massive surge in coronavirus cases was reported over the weekend....

Taipei, New Taipei raise COVID restrictions to Level 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After announcing an unprecedented 180 local COVID-19 cases, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) declared that epidemic restrictions in Taipei and New Taipei will be...

9 guidelines listed for Taipei's Level 3 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the detection of a record-setting 180 coronavirus cases on Saturday (May 15), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that epidemic restriction...

Taiwan's 4 epidemic warning levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the announcement of 29 local COVID-19 cases on Friday (May 14), Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung said that a Level...

New Taipei, Yilan clusters have same DNA as Novotel cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Thursday (May 13) that DNA samples from the new coronavirus clusters detected in New Taipei and Yilan are an exact mat...

Taiwanese empty supermarket shelves as local COVID cases rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Panic buying set in across Taiwan after 16 local COVID-19 cases were reported in one day, which sparked fears that the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) would declare...

Taiwan social distancing app gains in popularity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of pandemic cases reached a single-day high in Taiwan, the download count of Taiwan's new social distancing app surged, making the app rank No. 1 in both...

Taiwan stock market suffers worst intraday drop in history amid pandemic fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's stock market dropped by well over 1,000 points on Wednesday morning (May 12), setting a new intraday trading record amid comments by the Central Epidemic Comm...