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...

Certified companies among importers of fake ‘Made-in-Taiwan’ masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 830,000 masks falsely labeled as products of Taiwan have been impounded by the nation's customs authorities since Aug. 10 as part of a ratcheted-up crack...

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-...

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 ...

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...

Chinese masks labeled as Taiwanese found on e-commerce platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Masks from China labeled as having been made in Taiwan have emerged on e-commerce platform Shopee, another example of how the island country’s reputation for mask ma...

British company launches NT$18 million recovery fund to help bars, restaurants in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diageo Taiwan on Monday (June 29) announced Raising the Bar, an NT$18 million (US$610,542) program committed to supporting local bars, pubs, and restaurants as they welcom...

Taiwan to produce 19 million face masks daily by next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to manufacture up to 19 million surgical masks a day by mid-May as demand for the protective gear remains high amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pan...

Taiwan to export mask-making machines beginning August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to export its surgical mask manufacturing machines as early as August amid growing global demand. The island country has been put on the map for its ...