Taipei drugstore chain caught selling rationed masks made in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese drugstore chain Great Tree Pharmacy (大樹連鎖藥局) on Wednesday (Sept. 16) admitted that employees at one branch had sold masks made in the Philippines to customers wh...

Taipei mayor says smart initiatives minimize coronavirus pandemic disruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has an advantage promoting smart cities, while the public and private sectors should work together to push ahead with digitalization and smart city renewal in the p...

Company sells 4 million fake 'Made in Taiwan' masks from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid its campaign to crack down on the counterfeit masks pouring in from China, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has caught a Taiwanese company selling 4 million fa...

No masks made in China donated by Taiwan: CECC

None of the 3 million non-medical grade masks from China that made their way into Taiwan and were sold as government-rationed face masks were donated to other countries, the Central Epidemic Command C...

Taiwanese have 1 week to return fake Chinese masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After it was revealed a Taiwan company was caught substituting imported Chinese masks for domestically made versions, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said that ...

Taiwan company caught importing Chinese masks for ration program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan company on Thursday (Sept. 4) was ordered by the government to cease operations after it was found to have imported over 3 million non-medical grade masks from Ch...

Chinese knockoffs show up with Taiwan's real-name masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Numerous pharmacies across New Taipei City on Wednesday (Sept. 2) reported receiving masks made in China mixed in with their latest shipment of domestically produced real-...

Taiwan’s stimulus voucher scheme to kick off July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Tuesday (June 2) that the stimulus vouchers aimed to boost Taiwan’s economy amid fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) wi...

Taiwan to lift ban on mask exports before end of June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will accelerate its timeline towards opening mask exports, as the stockpile is reaching 100 million units, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chu...

Taiwan poised to relax mask distribution and export restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan may soon ease restrictions it imposed on the purchase and export of masks as the country increases its mask manufacturing capacity to ensure domestic demand is met....

Key steps taken by Taiwan's CECC over past 100 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (April 28) marked the 100th day since Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) was activated and what follows is a look back at important dates and acti...

European lawmakers issue joint letter calling for Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Green Party lawmaker Reinhard Butikofer on Thursday (April 23) invited Taiwanese Representative to the European Union (EU) Tseng Ho-jen (曾厚仁) to a virtual meeting t...

Masks can be ordered at Taiwan convenience stores starting today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's latest variant on its face mask rationing system, which enables health insurance cardholders to pre-order masks at convenience stores, got underway on Wednesd...

Tsai explains how Taiwan fought off coronavirus in Time Magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is featured in the latest issue of Time Magazine explaining how the country was able to prevent a major outbreak of the Wuhan corona...

Japan Nobel laureate says follow Taiwan in coronavirus battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's Nobel Prize-winning immunologist Honjo Tasuku said Monday (April 13) the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had proven to be one of the biggest calamities i...