Mask exports cleared for June, real-name system still in effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese mask exports have been cleared to begin on June 1, and the real-name system for buying masks will remain in effect, according to Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on ...

Taiwan mask-ordering website now live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to more efficiently distribute surgical face masks as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, trial operations for a new website for real-name m...

Taiwan's online mask-rationing system to take pre-orders Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to more efficiently distribute surgical face masks as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, a new online system for real-name mask-rationing w...

Taiwan's mask rationing system could end by late Feb.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (Feb. 11) announced that as production has ramped up significantly, the face mask rationing system will likely be phased ...

Taiwan's new mask-rationing system goes into effect today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to stem the tide of panic buying, hoarding, and profiteering over face masks amid the Wuhan virus outbreak, the Taiwan government launched a new rationing sys...

Taiwan's new mask-rationing system kicks in on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to stem the tide of panic buying, hoarding, and profiteering over face masks amid the Wuhan virus outbreak, the Taiwan government will launch a new rationing ...

Ed Sheeran to start Asia tour in Taiwan in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- British crooner Ed Sheeran, who had canceled his previously scheduled concert in Taiwan in 2017 due to a bicycle accident, is going to kick off his Asia tour concert in Taiwan....

South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to require local banks to launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading that will make the up-to-now anonymous transactions be traceable as the coun...

South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean says local banks will launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading, requiring transactions to be traceable. Financial Services Commission Vice Chair Kim...

New plans for freeways and railways to hit the road

The Ministry of Transportation announced Sunday plans to put an end to the decade-long practice of toll-free travel on national freeways during long holidays starting from the upcoming four-day Duanwu...