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Taiwan loosens COVID digital fence, restrictions on close contacts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Digital fence measures designed to track down quarantine evaders will be loosened, while home quarantine orders would only target live-in relatives and friends, the Centra...

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...

Taiwanese pilot, flight attendant fined NT$300,000 for visiting bar while still self-monitoring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Airlines pilot and flight attendant have been slapped with a total of NT$300,000 (US$10,000) in fines for going out to a bar while they were undergoing self-health...

Taiwan’s digital fence technologies draw international attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than ten countries have expressed interest in Taiwan’s digital fence system used to track people under quarantine in the battle against the Wuhan coronavirus (C...

Taiwan lawmakers call for punishment of quarantine evaders and accomplices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals who help others break quarantine rules amid the coronavirus pandemic should be held accountable, Taiwanese lawmakers urged Monday (April 6). Legislator Clai...

8-year-old and her father donate 70 masks to police in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An eight-year-old girl and her father, surnamed Hu, donated 70 face masks to police in Keelung on Saturday (April 4). Holding her father’s hand, the girl sheepish...

Taiwan quarantine evaders to pay for food and lodging at quarantine center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People who evade quarantine requirements will be transferred to a quarantine center and be presented with a bill for food and lodging, the Central Epidemic Command Center ...

Police to check Taiwan nightclubs for coronavirus quarantine evaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People heading out for a night of dancing and drinking on Monday (March 23) might find police officers at the nightclub doors checking their IDs to see whether they should...