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New Taipei woman faces up to NT$1 million fine for IG post about tossing trash during quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The girlfriend of a New Taipei teen who was fined NT$1.5 million (US$52,500) for playing basketball while undergoing home isolation faces up to NT$1 million in fines for m...

Indonesian workers fined NT$270,000 for leaving Taiwan quarantine for 1 minute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indonesian migrant workers have been fined a total of NT$270,000 (US$9,700) for stepping out of their quarantine rooms for one minute and their employer has been stuck...

China Airlines pilot punished for violating Taiwan quarantine, EVA flight attendant affair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Airlines pilot has been slapped with three demerits for violating his quarantine on multiple occasions, as well as allowing a flight attendant to sleep over in his...

Delta-positive 'Peru Grandma' talked to neighbor while dumping trash, waiting for ambulance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman believed to be at the heart of a cluster infection of the Delta variant of COVID-19 interacted with a neighbor on two occasions while she should have been observin...

Kuwaiti skips quarantine to run triathlon in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Kuwaiti man has been detained for breaking the 14-day quarantine requirement in order to participate in a triathlon event, the Pingtung Public Health Bureau said Sunday ...

Taiwan flight attendant couple caught breaking quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two flight attendants for Taiwan's China Airlines were caught violating quarantine after returning to the country from work in late February. On Friday (March 19), ...

Felon skips Taiwan quarantine for 3 days after returning from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A convicted felon was arrested on Monday (March 1) for skipping his quarantine to wander in and around Taipei Main Station for three days. When Wu Pai-ting (吳柏霆), 45, a...

Taiwanese man fined NT$300,000 for leaving quarantine twice, caught with drugs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tainan resident was fined NT$300,000 (US$10,748) for violating quarantine twice and could face criminal charges for possession of narcotics. A 38-year-old Taiwanese m...

Businessman fined NT$100,000 for breaking Taiwan quarantine to see dentist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese businessman has been fined NT$100,000 for stopping by a dentist when he was supposed to be in quarantine. A Taiwanese businessman surnamed Li (李) returned f...

Taiwanese woman fined NT$200,000 for having boyfriend over during quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman in Taichung has been fined NT$200,000 (US$7,156) for inviting her boyfriend over to her house while she was undergoing her mandatory 14-day quarantine. Accordin...

Taiwanese man fined NT$1 million for violating quarantine 7 times in 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese businessman who recently returned from China has been fined NT$1 million (US$35,700) for violating his quarantine seven times within three days. A resident ...

Pingtung man fined NT$700,000 for spending Taiwan quarantine in Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man has been handed a hefty fine for spending his quarantine away from his home county after returning from China. A male resident of Pingtung County who re...

EVA Air pilot fired for illicit affairs during quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air has confirmed that it has fired a pilot after reports surfaced that he had allegedly engaged in illicit affairs with multiple women and conned them out of money wh...

2 Taiwanese fined NT$100,000 for entering 7-Eleven before quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese citizens have been fined NT$100,000 (US$3,500) each for failing to abide by quarantine guidelines by visiting a 7-Eleven before going into quarantine in sout...

Taiwan educational publisher owner apologizes for workplace bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group Chairman Lee Wan-chi (李萬吉) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) apologized for the workplace bullying of a former employee suspected a...