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Taipei announces guidelines for future indoor dining

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government on Thursday (July 29) announced guidelines for future indoor dining, CNA reported. During Thursday’s COVID-19 briefing, Taipei Mayor Ko...

Taiwan local government leaders lose popularity amid COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) became the most popular local government chief, he and most of his colleagues lost support ahead of the recent COVID-19 surge, ...

Taipei supermarkets drop access restrictions based on ID numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Supermarkets and department stores in Taipei City have dropped entry restrictions based on the final digit of visitors’ IDs, reports said Wednesday (July 28). Tai...

Academia Sinica urges Taiwan government to issue stimulus vouchers soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to counter the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic consumption, the government should issue stimulus vouchers as soon as possible — and the higher t...

Taiwan’s Matsu partially reopens to tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Matsu has allowed indoor dining and partially reopened its tourist attractions, such as beaches, though it has retained tight border controls, CNA reported....

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry. Popular ...

McDonald’s, KFC Taiwan to allow indoor dining from Aug. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — McDonald's and KFC in Taiwan will keep the dine-in ban in place as the fast-food restaurant chains prepare to meet the requirements for such services to resume. Whi...

New Taipei to give small subsidy to restaurants amid self-imposed dining ban extension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) announced on Sunday (July 25) that the city government will give each of the 17,000 restaurants and eateries in the city a subsidy of NT$3...

Beaches at Taiwan’s Kenting formulate reopening guidelines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kenting National Park Headquarters (KNPH) has set up epidemic prevention measures for beachgoers in Kenting, a popular seaside resort in southern Taiwan. The rules ...

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry. Popul...

French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

PARIS (AP) — Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have a special ...

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...

Taipei, New Taipei maintain ban on indoor dining for a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the central government announced it was lifting a nationwide ban on indoor dining from Tuesday (July 27), Taipei City and New Taipei City said Friday (July 23) they ...

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...