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Taiwan to lift eating ban on HSR trains March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 22) announced that all of its epidemic prevention regulations would remain in place in March, with the exception...

Taiwan to consider lifting some COVID prevention measures after February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures, including the ban on eating on high-speed rail trains, are likely to be relaxed after Feb. 28, but most restrictions shoul...

Taiwan to ban eating on trains starting Feb. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a fresh outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus cases in northern Taiwan, the government on Friday (Jan. 29) announced an eating and drinking ban on Taiwan High-Speed...

Taiwan to ban eating, drinking on trains amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eating and drinking will be banned on Taiwan Railways Administration and Taiwan High Speed Rail trains in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the Lunar N...

No new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Taiwan on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country Sunday (May 24), marking the third consecutive day without a ne...

Taiwan planning to allow foreign tourists in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to gradually reopen transportation and tourism in three stages, the last of which will allow foreign tourists to visit the country in October, according...

Taiwan missed a chance to sign FTA due to Fukushima food ban: Japan academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party government missed an opportunity to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Japan when it came to power in 2016 because it failed to resolv...

In talks with Japanese politicians, William Lai seeks support for Taiwan's participation in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) met with a number of high-profile Japanese politicians on Thursday (May 9) in talks of supporting Taiwan’ participation in the trans...

Japan open to Taiwan's CPTPP bid, urges it to solicit more support

The Japanese government welcomes all countries that can accept the principles and standards of a Japan-led international economic bloc, Taiwan included, and has called on Taipei to solicit support fro...

Taiwan President asks Japanese legislator for help with CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday asked visiting Japanese legislator Katsuyuki Kawai for support for Taiwan’s efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Tran...

KMT leader claims Japan may bar Taiwan from CPTPP over 'nuclear-food ban'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A leader of the Kuomindang (KMT) party has stirred speculation and raised tension between Japan and Taiwan, by claiming that recent referendum to ban the “nuclear fo...

Putin extends ban on Western food imports

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended a ban on Western food imports for another 18 months after the European Union's decision to prolong its broader, punitive sanctions over Russ...

MOFA denies knowledge of reported plan to lift Japanese food ban

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday it has no knowledge of the government's reported plan to lift a ban on food imports from five Japanese prefectures and has n...

No timetable for Japanese food imports: Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government said Friday it had no timetable for allowing the import of food from the Japanese regions affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, rejecting reports...

Safety first for food imports from Japan: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Food safety should be the prime consideration when judging whether food imports from Japan can be liberalized, Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Saturday. Taiwan imposed a...