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Taiwan VP visits Wei Shui Station and I-Mei store on 100th anniversary of TCA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President William Lai (賴清德) on Sunday (Oct. 17) toured the former Daan Hospital in Taipei’s historic Dadaocheng area, where the late Taiwanese physician and soc...

Antisemitism still common in the EU: study

Rabbi Slomo Koves was preparing to speak about Jewish life at a high school in a small, industrial town in Hungary when suddenly the headmaster had concerns. "The head of the school told me tha...

Opinion: Sweden continues to stand out on COVID-19 strategy

Seen from the outside, all Scandinavians seem to resemble each other: very progressive, accustomed to affluence and a high standard of living, and they pay extremely high taxes on beer. But all this i...

The Latest: NY teacher vaccine mandate temporarily blocked

NEW YORK -- New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for its teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge days before it was to take effect. ...

The Latest: Alaska reports more than 1,700 COVID-19 cases

JUNEAU, Alaska -- Alaska reported more than 1,700 resident COVID-19 cases Friday. But state health officials says that includes reports from earlier this month as they work to clear a backlog that has...

COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

New local COVID-19 infections more than doubled in China's southeastern province of Fujian, health authorities said on Tuesday, prompting officials to quickly roll out measures including travel re...

7 Taipei schools suspend classes due to COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 600 students have been affected by class suspensions at seven schools across Taipei in response to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in New Taipei City. By Tuesday (Se...

5 New Taipei schools close amid COVID infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five schools in New Taipei have halted classes as of Tuesday (Sept. 7) amid COVID-19 infections and suspected cases among students. On Saturday (Sept. 4), a kindergarte...

85% of kindergartens in Taiwan reopen with return to Level 2 alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) said on Wednesday (July 28) that 85% of kindergartens in Taiwan reopened on Tuesday as the COVID-19 alert was lowered to Level 2,...

Typhoon blows across Shanghai, fills city roads with water

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon blew heavy rain across the Shanghai region Monday, filling roads and low-lying areas with water and felling billboards and signs on its second landfall in eastern China. ...

Cram schools in Taiwan can reopen if all staff vaccinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) loosening of restrictions by lowering the epidemic alert to Level 2 next week, cram schools will be able to ope...

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...

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...

Ineligible for pandemic subsidies, foreign teachers in Taiwan feeling abandoned

TAIPEI — (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government cautiously reopens its economy after more than two months of restrictions aimed at tackling the COVID-19 outbreak, foreign workers, and...

Dr. Pest Control recently launched a new method to kill termites

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 22 July 2021 - Termites are one of the five major pests in the world. Many people have tried many ways to go back and forth in vain, even causing the spread of ant ...