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Taiwan announces mask rules for June 1-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 30) announced its mask regulations for the month of June. At a press conference that afternoon, CECC head Chen...

Taiwan urges employers to allow Filipinos to vote in May 9 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) called on Taiwan employers to let their Filipino employees vote in the upcoming Philippine presidential election. The ...

Taiwan's COVID case contact self-reporting system launches Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting Sunday (May 1), those who receive a positive PCR test result for COVID-19 will need to report their condition and contact history by logging on to an online syste...

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...

Taiwan's social distancing app to replace SMS contact tracing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As soon as the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) “Taiwan Social Distancing” app is updated to allow official announcements to be posted, it will replac...

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 social distancing app now has English version

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An app designed to help users maintain a safe distance from people confirmed to have coronavirus launched an English language version on Tuesday (May 18). The app, whic...

Download Taiwan Social Distancing app to win prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) launched a lucky draw Friday (May 14) to encourage downloads of its Taiwan Social Distancing app. The CECC said the ...

Taiwan social distancing app gains in popularity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of pandemic cases reached a single-day high in Taiwan, the download count of Taiwan's new social distancing app surged, making the app rank No. 1 in both...

Taiwan launches social distancing app

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has launched a social distancing app to prevent COVID-19 transmission by tracking the distance between the app's users. Introduced by Taiwan's Centers fo...

Taipei MRT launches app to measure passenger density

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to encourage social distancing, the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system is launching an app which allows passengers to see which cars of an oncoming train are ...

Taiwan develops mobile app for social distancing

Taiwan is working to develop an app that would help people maintain social distancing, as part of its efforts to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus, Chien Hung-wei (簡宏偉), director of the cyber security ...