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New Taipei City to lower alert to Level 2 Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After curbing an outbreak of COVID-19’s Delta variant, New Taipei City will loosen restrictions and lower its COVID alert to Level 2 starting Friday (Sept. 24), Mayo...

New COVID cluster infection reported in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman on Wednesday (Sept. 22) became the third person to be confirmed with COVID-19 in one New Taipei City household. Deputy Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) ch...

IT phoned home: Storytelling box foils kindergarten thief

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have solved a burglary case at a kindergarten after a storytelling gadget the suspect had swiped revealed his location. Police said Tuesday that ...

Taiwan investigates COVID Delta link between airplane cleaner and Middle East

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An airline cabin cleaner infected by the Delta variant of COVID-19 could be linked to a coronavirus case imported from the Middle East and West Asia, the Central Epidemic ...

Budget bill reopens moderate vs. progressive divide for Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — One side is energized by the prospect of the greatest expansion of government support since the New Deal nearly a century ago. The other is fearful about dramatically expanding Washi...

Owner of kindergarten behind Delta cluster tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The elderly owner of the kindergarten at the center of a cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 has been diagnosed with the virus. On Wednesday eveni...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Sept. 16) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 1...

New Taipei kindergarten Delta cluster climbs to 33 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Wednesday (Sept. 15) announced another case tied to a cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 and centered on a kindergarten, bringing...

House panel rejects drug pricing plan in setback to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee dealt the first ominous setback Wednesday to President Joe Biden’s social and environment package, derailing a money-saving plan to let Medicare negotiate the price...

Jet cabin cleaner tests positive for Delta variant in Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An aircraft cabin cleaner at Taiwan's busiest airport who had received one dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine is the latest person to test positive for the Delta variant ...

Video shows 4-year-old forced into solitary quarantine in Fujian, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Chinese social media Tuesday (Sept. 14) showing an unaccompanied 4-year-old boy in a full hazmat suit trudging with a suitcase to enter isolation as well...

New Taipei lifts dine-in ban, reopens public spaces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) on Wednesday (Sept. 15) ordered the reopening of public places and the lifting of the take-out-only restriction, both of which will come ...

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...

New Taipei kindergarten Delta cluster rises to 32 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Sept. 14) announced two more cases tied to a cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 and centered ...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Sept. 14) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced fi...