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Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 4 imported infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 20) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. In a press release issued that afternoon, the CECC announced f...

Popularity rankings of local officials reshuffled in Taiwan opinion poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) ranked last among the country's 22 mayors and magistrates in a new survey conducted by CommonWealth Magazine, while Pingtung County M...

Defense Ministry says Taiwan closely observing China's military development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said on Tuesday (Oct. 19) that Taiwan is paying close attention to Beijing’s military development and will devise countermeasur...

Taiwan reports 1 local COVID case in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 19) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Deputy CECC chief Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) that afternoon announced fi...

Taiwan reports zero COVID cases for 1st time since April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time since April, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 18) did not report a single local or imported COVID-19 case, nor did it announce...

Foxconn rolls out three new EV models at Hon Hai Tech Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn unveiled three new e-vehicles at its annual Hon Hai Tech Day event on Monday (Oct. 18), the Model C, Model E, and Model T. The new series, made in partnership w...

Air Force to conduct Tienlong military exercise on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force will carry out its annual Tienlong military exercise in Pingtung’s Jiadong Township from Oct. 19-29, according to a military official. The large-sca...

Taiwan reports one new local COVID case, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed one new local COVID-19 case Saturday (Oct. 16), with no deaths, but 10 imported cases, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). The new...

Taiwan prosecutors investigate vaccine company for insider trading in failed BioNTech deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors on Friday (Oct. 15) raided the offices of TTY Biopharm Co. Ltd., a company that failed to receive a license for the import of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 4 imported breakthrough infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 15) reported four imported breakthrough COVID-19 cases, half of which were vaccinated with China's Sinovac. ...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 5 imported breakthrough infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) reported eight imported COVID-19 cases, five of which were breakthrough infections. CECC Spokesman Chuan...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 13) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) that after...

Update: Doctors restore eye gouge victim's vision in southern Taiwan

Update 2021/10/14, 7 p.m. A woman surnamed Pan was discharged from the Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital on Thursday (Oct. 15) after undergoing treatment on her injured eyes for 19 days. Pan t...

Taiwan reports 4 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases. Deputy CECC chief Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) announced four imported C...

Taiwanese man in critical condition after falling into ravine at Great Ghost Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hiker was in critical condition after falling into a ravine while climbing Great Ghost Lake in Pingtung County, CNA reported. Great Ghost Lake, with an elevation of 2...