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Taiwan reports first case of BA.2.75 Omicron subvariant 'Centaurus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (July 22) announced the country's first reported case of the BA.2.75 subvariant of Omicron, also known as "Ce...

Taiwan reports 1st local Omicron BA.5 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 6) announced the first two local cases of the highly contagious BA.5 subvariant of Omicron, as well ...

Cloud Gaming Market by Players, Types, Regions and Application and Forecast 2022 to 2030

The global cloud gaming market revenue was US$ 383 million in 2021. The global cloud gaming market revenue is forecast to reach US$ 21,954 million by 2030, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CA...

Taiwan envoy to Japan looks forward to no mandatory quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Representative to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) said on Friday (June 10) that there should not be mandatory quarantine for arrivals after the government eases borde...

Taiwan opposes opening borders to tourists for time being

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan was considering the loosening of COVID-19 border restrictions for business travelers in June, there were no plans at the moment to allow tourists into the cou...

AXA introduces free add-on benefits to provide extra protection for Travel Insurance Customers in quarantine after returning to Hong Kong

Filling the coverage gap for their journey with no registration requiredHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 June 2022 - AXA Hong Kong (AXA) is offering "AXA Free Protection for Inbound Travellers Pro...

Cloud Gaming Market Assessment & Opportunity Forecast

The global cloud gaming market revenue was US$ 383 million in 2021. The global cloud gaming market revenue is forecast to reach US$ 21,954 million by 2030, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CA...

Taiwan employers cannot forbid workers from going out during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new revision to regulations on foreign migrant workers released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) states that employers cannot forbid their workers fro...

Blinken tests positive for COVID; has mild symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Wednesday that Secretary of State Antony Blinken has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner and related events ...

Taiwan's 10-day quarantine for overseas arrivals stays in effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (April 25) announced a reduced home isolation period for contacts of COVID cases in Taiwan, it stated that it...

Taiwan mulls shortening COVID quarantine to 7 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts will discuss with government officials next week whether the COVID-19 quarantine period should be shortened from 10 to seven days, reports said Saturday (April 23)...

Cambodia cuts quarantine for unvaccinated visitors to 7 days

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Thursday reduced the required quarantine period from two weeks to one for arriving travelers who are not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, acting after ...

US State Department celebrates Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che's release

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price has posted on Twitter to celebrate the release of Taiwanese pro-democracy activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) after five years' im...

3.5 million people in Taiwan will contract COVID: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Sunday (April 17) predicted 15% of Taiwan's population will contract COVID-19. At a press brief...

S. Korea to remove most virus restrictions as omicron slows

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove most pandemic restrictions, including indoor gathering limits, as it slowly wiggles out of an omicron outbreak officials say is stabilizing. ...