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Food Expo and four concurrent events kick off next week; Presenting all-new pavilions; 90% of exhibitors accept consumption vouchers

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 2 August 2022 - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the highly anticipated HKTDC Food Expo, HKTDC Home Delights Expo, HKTDC Bea...

New Taipei mayor calls for treating positive rapid test results as confirmed COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Saturday (May 14) pleaded with the central government to recognize people with positive COVID-19 at-home rapid test results as confirmed ...

Where should people in Taiwan with COVID symptoms go?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Society of Emergency Medicine (TSEM) on Sunday (April 24) urged people who suspect they have COVID to avoid going to hospital emergency rooms to undergo testing...

Travelers flying to Taiwan's outer islands no longer need PCR testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers departing from five airports in Taiwan no longer need to undergo PCR testing to fly to the country's outer islands. The Civil Aeronautics Administration (...

COVID cases in Taipei's Zhongzheng hotspot rise to 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID-19 cluster infection at a residential complex in the heart of Taipei has risen to 16 cases as mass testing continues. During a press conference on Monday (July ...

Over 4,000 tested in Taipei's Xinyi District COVID hotspot, 2 cases confirmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 4,000 people have undergone testing for COVID-19 in Taipei's Xinyi District amid a cluster infection detected over the weekend, with two cases confirmed so far, a...

South Taiwan township enters 'semi-Level 4' lockdown amid Delta cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Half of Fangshan Township in Pingtung County has entered a "semi-Level 4" lockdown (準四級), and the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has launched five measur...

Taiwan extends Level 3 restrictions to July 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 23) announced that the nationwide Level 3 restrictions will be extended through July 12. At a pre...

All travelers landing in Taiwan must undergo COVID testing at end of quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (June 22) announced that all travelers arriving in Taiwan must undergo testing for COVID-19 just before the ...

New Taipei mayor calls for more COVID-19 testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) on Thursday (June 10) called for people living in the city's COVID-19 hot spots to undergo rapid testing for the disease after the ci...

Taoyuan to build 'Maginot Line' for 100,000 migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) on Sunday (June 6) announced the launch of a "Maginot Line" for the city's over 100,000 migrant workers. During an epid...

34 migrant workers infected with COVID at chip plant in Taiwan's Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (June 3) announced that 34 migrant workers at a chip factory in northern Taiwan's Miaoli County have tested posi...

Compulsory COVID tests at airports on Taiwan’s outlying islands are illegal: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The requirement that all travelers arriving on three outlying island counties undergo rapid COVID-19 testing is illegal and should be scrapped, Health and Welfare Minister...

Experts recommend Taiwan extend its Level 3 restrictions past May 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Monday (May 24) that the Level 3 alert issued for the country is still slated to...

Taipei opens 20 rapid testing stations across city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei on Monday (May 24) opened 20 rapid testing stations to better detect COVID-19 cases in the 11 other districts beyond the hotspot of Wanhua. At a press conference...