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Biden 'feeling better every day' as he recovers from COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that he's “feeling better every day” as he recovers from his coronavirus infection, and the White House planned a summit on Tuesday to discuss develop...

Vaccine requirements put damper on Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake swimming event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — COVID-19 vaccination and rapid testing requirements for participation in this year’s Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival, for which registration began 10 d...

Lateral Flow Assays Market Share 2022 | Segmentation, Application, Technology, and Opportunities Forecasts to 2030

The study conducted by Astute Analytica forecasts growth in revenue of the Global Lateral Flow Assays Market from US$ 9,165.7 Mn in 2021 to US$ 14,128.7 Mn by 2030. The market is registering a CAGR of...

Taiwan's Taichung reports first cluster infection of BA.5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first cluster infection of the BA.5 subvariant of Omicron has been detected among a family in Taichung City. The Taichung City Government Health Bureau ann...

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 ...

Taiwan weighs ending PCR rule for travelers from low-risk countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering discontinuing the PCR test requirement for arrivals from low-risk countries, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). Prior to a M...

Omicron BA.5 risk too high to start Taiwan's '0 + 7' plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 5) said that as outbreaks of the Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 heat up around the world, the ri...

Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swimming event to take place Sept. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival will take place on Sept. 4, and online registrationis from July 1 until July 15, Nantou County Government has announ...

Video explains Taiwan's new '3+4' quarantine rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning June 15, all travelers will only have to spend three days in quarantine and undergo four days of self-initiated epidemic prevention, the government announced on ...

Fauci tests positive for virus, has mild COVID-19 symptoms

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of America's pandemic response through two White House administrations, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 81-year-old Fauci, who is fully vaccinated and h...

Post-pandemic travel to South Korea popular among Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Applications for tourist visas to South Korea have reached capacity until July 26, according to the Korea Tourism Organization’s (KTO) statistics. The KTO said in...

Taiwan '3+4' quarantine Q&A

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Wednesday (June 15), Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme begins, shortening the mandatory quarantine for inbound passengers from seven days to o...

China city mayor apologizes over COVID-19 lockdown response

BEIJING (AP) — The mayor of a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that has been under lockdown for more than 50 days has apologized for failures in his administration’s work amid wide...

Taiwan quarantine hotel guests can go home on 4th day if conditions met

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (June 14) stated that some arriving passengers who stay in epidemic prevention hotels can spend the four day...

Taiwan imposes quota of 25,000 inbound passengers per week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme, only 25,000 passengers will be allowed to enter the country per week. On Saturday (June 11), Central Epidemic ...