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Taiwan mulls lowering COVID alert to Level 1 on Oct. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) official on Thursday (Sept. 23) said it is increasingly probable that the country will lower its Level 2 epidemic control restrict...

New Taipei to allow beach swimming, snorkeling on Aug. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Monday (Aug. 23) announced that swimming and snorkeling at beaches will be allowed starting on Tuesday (Aug. 24). At a press conference on Monday aft...

Taiwan CECC announces new Level 2 rules for Aug. 10-23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 9) announced the details of how Level 2 epidemic control restrictions will be extended on Tuesday. H...

Singapore to lift quarantine rule for Taiwan arrivals on Aug. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (Aug. 5) announced that it will lift its requirement that arrivals from Taiwan undergo quarantine as the situation aft...

Taiwan to allow massage parlors, claw game arcades to open Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) plans to lower epidemic control restrictions to Level 2, Taiwan's massage parlors and claw machine arcades ...

Taiwan permits surfing, scuba diving, but no swimming starting July 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) loosening of restrictions next week, water sports such as scuba diving and surfing will be allowed, but swimmin...

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...

UK economy edges to pre-pandemic levels as lockdown eased

LONDON (AP) — The easing of lockdown restrictions in April helped the British economy grow at its fastest rate since July 2020 and recoup further ground lost during the coronavirus pandemic, official ...

UK economy edges to pre-pandemic levels as lockdown eased

LONDON (AP) — The easing of lockdown restrictions in April helped the British economy grow at its fastest rate since July 2020 and recoup further ground lost during the coronavirus pandemic, official ...

Irish PM says UEFA 'out of order' in Euro 2020 row

After UEFA stripped Ireland of its hosting rights for the delayed 2020 European football championship, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said the requests made by the football body were not realisti...

UK eases lockdown but nervously eyes European virus surge

LONDON (AP) — Britain is taking another small step out of lockdown as it looks nervously at a new virus surge inundating its European neighbors. With U.K. coronavirus vaccination rat...

The Latest: Germany's death toll tops 60,000 as cases ease

BERLIN — Germany’s death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has topped 60,000 even as new infections decline significantly. The country’s disease control center, the Robert Koch Instit...

German governor's plan to end blanket virus rules criticized

BERLIN (AP) — A German state governor’s proposal to end blanket coronavirus restrictions in his region, which would be a first for the country after a comparatively successful response to the pandemic...

Asian shares decline on jitters over new outbreaks of virus

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia as worries over fresh outbreaks of coronavirus cases overshadowed hopes over reopening economies. Japan's benchmark ended lowe...

Germany wary of lifting lockdown, despite economic pain

BERLIN (AP) — Politicians and scientists in Germany pushed back against calls for a rapid relaxation of pandemic restrictions as new figures released Thursday showed that businesses have applied for s...