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Australia's 2nd largest city foils nation's pandemic success

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia has been among the world's most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak — with one exception. The southeastern state of Vict...

Filipino diagnosed with COVID-19 in Hong Kong after transferring from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Sunday (July 6) that the Filipino caregiver who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in Hong Kong after transferring fli...

Trump's `strong wall' to block COVID-19 from China had holes

President Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic -- a “strong wall” that allowed o...

Trump's `strong wall' to block COVID-19 from China had holes

President Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic -- a “strong wall” that allowed o...

Countries eager for tourists, Tokyo Disneyland reopens

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and t...

The Latest: Charges possible after Philippines parade, dance

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine officials say authorities in a central village may face criminal or administrative complaints for allowing a street parade and dance amid a strict coronavirus lockdown...

Taiwan Presidential Office reopens to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Presidential Office on Saturday (June 27) reopened its exhibition space to the public, allowing visitors to interact with a virtual President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)...

Taiwan recognized as top adventure destination by Global Traveler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has claimed three awards in the 2020 Leisure Lifestyle Award held by Global Traveler, a magazine that provides information about the global travel industry. In i...

International travelers can start transferring through Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) on Wednesday (June 24) announced that international airline passengers can transfer through Taiwan, but will only be allowed to...

New Zealand eases restrictions, welcomes America's Cup teams

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The New Zealand government has relaxed border restrictions to allow personnel from American and British America’s Cup syndicates to prepare in Auckland for the famous sa...

Many forces behind alarming rise in virus cases in 21 states

NEW YORK (AP) — States are rolling back lockdowns, but the coronavirus isn't done with the U.S. Cases are rising in nearly half the states, according to an Associated Press analysis...

Europe reopens borders amid worst global recession in memory

PARIS (AP) — The world faces the worst global recession in nearly a century, a key economic body warned Wednesday, while in Europe, restrictions to fight the spread of coronavirus portend a blea...

Taiwan not opening borders to travelers, yet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (June 4) said that although it is relaxing domestic travel restrictions on Sunday (June 7), it won't op...

Taiwan envoy provides insights on Japan's travel bubble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese representative in Japan, Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), on Monday (June 1) shared his take on Japan's planned reopening to selected countries and offered possible ex...

Taiwan CECC reveals potential border control plan for international travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) on Monday (June 1) shared possible border control measures proposed by Taiwanese heal...