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3rd Taiwan Compal Electronics worker tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another employee of the Compal Electronics (仁寶電腦) factory in Taoyuan has tested positive for COVID, bringing the total number of cases at the plant to three. On Sunday ...

Taiwan COVID patients with mild symptoms to be quarantined, not hospitalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As imported COVID-19 cases increase in Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that starting Saturday (Jan. 15), patients with mild to no symptoms or ...

Taiwan to reopen borders to Filipino workers 'very soon': MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) on Wednesday (Jan. 12) announced that Taiwan is going to reopen its borders to Filipino workers "very soon." On...

Taiwan to reopen borders to foreign Mandarin students in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that Taiwan will open its borders to Mandarin students without scholarships in March, with about 5,000 students expected to a...

Xi'an hospital punished for refusing entry to pregnant woman

BEIJING (AP) — Hospital officials in the northern Chinese city of Xi’an have been punished after a pregnant woman miscarried after being refused entry, reportedly for not having current COVID-19 test ...

Xi'an officials export residents to other counties to save their jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials in the Chinese city of Xi’an are relocating residents to quarantine centers outside the city limits in a bid to save their own jobs. With the city&rsquo...

COVID cluster infection suspected in Taipei quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is investigating a possible COVID cluster infection involving three cases at a Taipei epidemic prevention hotel, which has been ...

Taiwan opens borders to Thai workers, eyes Philippines, Vietnam next

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (Dec. 30) announced that Taiwan is opening its borders to migrant workers from Thailand and that negotiations are underway with the...

Taiwan's COVID vaccination mandate for six groups to take effect Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The COVID-19 vaccination mandate for six groups of people in Taiwan will take effect on Jan. 1, 2022. The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) required six groups of ...

Two COVID cases linked to Taipei quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another imported COVID case has been reported in the same Taipei quarantine hotel for the second day in a row. On Tuesday (Dec. 14), the Central Epidemic Command Center...

Taiwan confirms researcher infected with COVID in lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) concluded on Saturday (Dec. 11) that an assistant researcher was infected with the Delta variant of COVID while experimenting on...

Taiwan lists 4 more African countries as high-risk due to Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has placed six countries in Southern Africa on its high-risk list due to the appearance of a new, heavily mutated variant of COV...

Taiwan increases quarantine rooms to 35,500 for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has increased the number of quarantine rooms available for returning overseas Taiwanese during the Lunar New Year to over 35,000. During an inter-ministerial mee...

7,200 quarantine center rooms available in Taiwan for Dec. 14 -31 bookings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 7,200 rooms, on average 400 per day, are now available for booking at quarantine centers across Taiwan for the period from Dec. 14-31 as part of the 7+7 Lunar N...

Bookings for quarantine centers under Taiwan's '7+7' plan start Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 15) announced that bookings for quarantine centers under the "7 plus 7" quarantine scheme will begin o...