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Chinese students stage rare COVID protests ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

University students in Beijing have been staging protests against pandemic control measures over the past few weeks, demanding freedom of movement. Meanwhile, Shanghai is easing strict pandemic measur...

Taiwan residents can use rapid test to verify COVID, enable prescriptions from May 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 24) announced that rapid antigen tests can be used by all Taiwan residents in place of PCR tests to confirm COVI...

Taiwan announces mask rules for May 1-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 27) announced its mask regulations for the month of May. During a press conference that afternoon, CECC h...

Taiwan terminates real-name registration system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 27) announced that it is discontinuing the real-name registration system for venues effective immediately an...

COVID cases who fail to use Taiwan contact tracing app face punishment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said on Thursday (April 14) that confirmed COVID cases who fail to register on Taiwan's contact traci...

Taiwan recommends contact tracing app for restaurants, markets, and concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (April 12) released a list of suggested locations where the country's contact tracing app can be used as part of ...

Taiwan's contact tracing app to be required in some venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is promoting the adoption of its contact tracing app due to the increased transmissibility of the Omicron variant and stated tha...

Taiwan hotels report high holiday occupancy rates despite COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite a surging number of COVID-19 infections, the four-day Tomb Sweeping holiday got off to a strong start Saturday (April 2) with hotels reporting high occupancy rates...

Taiwan's nightclubs, bars require proof of 3rd COVID shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of Sunday (March 27) adult entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars, and karaoke clubs require customers to present proof of a COVID booster shot. After announc...

Taiwan announces mask, vaccine rules for April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (March 28) announced its mask regulations and vaccination requirements for entertainment venues for the month of April...

Will Taiwan's mask mandate end by summer? Some rules may be relaxed: Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When asked by the media whether Taiwan will end its mask mandate before the summer vacation, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said that ma...

Chunghwa Telecom Issues NT$3.5bn Sustainability Bond First Sustainable Bond issued among Taiwan Telcos

TAIPEI, March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) ("Chunghwa" or "the Company) today issued the Sustainability Bond ("SB") and hosted ...

Taiwan relaxes 5 categories of COVID restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (March 1) eased five major categories of epidemic prevention restrictions as daily COVID cases dwindle down to the si...

Taiwan to relax mask rules, allow eating on trains on March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Feb. 24) announced that regulations on masks and eating on public transport will be eased on March 1. During a p...

Taiwan declares Level 2 rules for Feb. 8-28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Lunar New Year holiday comes to a close and concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant persist, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 7) a...