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...

Taiwan unveils anti-counterfeit stamp on masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has introduced a new stamp to be featured on medical masks that will prove their authenticity amid a string of counterfeit scandals. Medical masks manufactured i...

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...

Senior envoy from Taiwan addresses French Senate for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese envoy to Paris, Wu Chih-chung (吳志中), on Wednesday (Sept. 9) became Taiwan's first senior representative to speak at a French Senate hearing. Wu was in...

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 ...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...

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...

Taiwan donates 5 mask production lines to Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Czech Senate speaker Milos Vystrcil leads an 89-member delegation in Taiwan, Taiwanese firm and machinery industry leaders have raised funds to donate five "fully ...

Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine

Millions of Americans are counting on a COVID-19 vaccine to curb the global pandemic and return life to normal. While one or more options could be available toward the end of this ye...

Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine

Millions of Americans are counting on a COVID-19 vaccine to curb the global pandemic and return life to normal. While one or more options could be available toward the end of this ye...

LABMED ships over 65 million medical masks, 38 million Virus Transport Medium Kits to fight Covid-19 pandemic

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 19 August 2020 - Singapore based LABMED continues to play an increasingly crucial role in the supply of medical masks and medical personal protective equipment (PPE) globa...

Taiwan developing transparent masks for hearing-impaired

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transparent masks that will enable hearing-impaired people to better communicate with those wearing face-coverings have been designed by Taiwanese organizations, and mass ...

Tips to tell real from fake Made-in-Taiwan masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With mask fraud rife in Taiwan amid robust demand, methods have emerged to determine whether a mask offers protection against COVID-19. Certified medical masks will be ...

Taiwan launches mass crackdown on fraudulent masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities have begun a massive crackdown on the rampant import and sales of masks without certification or with mislabeled origins. The operation is in resp...

Over 7,000 Chinese fake masks seized by Taiwan customs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 7,000 Chinese masks labeled as made in Taiwan were seized by Taiwan’s customs authorities on Monday (Aug. 10), the latest in a string of frauds abusing Tai...