Taiwanese flood into Kenting as CECC lifts restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 20,000 vehicles and 500,000 visitors flooded into southern Taiwan's resort town of Kenting over the weekend as the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) lifted m...

Taiwan 2021 calendar marks 7 days off for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Directorate-General of Personnel Administration (DGPA) released on Thursday (May 28) the Cabinet-sanctioned 2021 work calendar for the public sector, showing a total o...

Taiwan CECC head promotes 'epidemic prevention lifestyle'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) traveled south to the Pingtung County beach resort town of Kenting over the week...

Taiwan health minister promotes domestic travel with beach visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) headed to the Pingtung County beach resort town of Kenting on Saturday (May 23) to underline the safety of domestic trave...

Tainan mayor accuses Tourism Bureau of coronavirus stigmatization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Monday (April 27) accused the central government of sending out COVID-19 crowd warnings that are completely off the mark, saying, &ldquo...

Taipei residents most exposed to coronavirus threat in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei leads the country as the municipality with the highest risk of infection from Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a joint study by National Tsing Hua Univers...

Taipei mayor dissatisfied with new mask rationing measure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s new face mask rationing measure is set to take effect Thursday (April 9), which allows an adult to buy nine masks within every 14-day period, Taipei Mayo...

Taiwan to restrict number of visitors at amusement parks to 50% capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), amusement parks will soon only be permitted to allow the number of visitors at any one time to reach 50...

Taiwan extends ban on tour groups until May 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau on Wednesday (April 8) extended a ban on Taiwanese tour groups traveling overseas and foreign tour groups entering the country by a month, until May 31....

No plan to cancel Labor Day weekend yet: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (April 7) said the government currently had no plan to cancel the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend, but this may change dependi...

Taiwan CECC to introduce guidelines for flexible working hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With thousands of Taiwanese having visited crowded tourist attractions over the Tomb Sweeping holiday, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Monday (Apr...

Taiwan CECC’s domestic travel alert amidst holiday prompts complaints

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) issued a national warning on Saturday (April 4) alerting citizens about the crowded condition of 11 attractions acros...

Photo of the Day: China's chairman looking ashamed on memorial day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese artist created this illustration portraying China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) as being a remorseful, bloodied butcher on China's national day of mourning...

Masks mandatory for New Taipei government buildings from April 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the footsteps of Taipei City, the New Taipei City Government announced Sunday (April 5) that masks will become mandatory for anyone entering facilities under its...

Disinfections conducted at major tourist hot spots

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Sunday (April 5) said it conducted disinfection operations at most of the country's major tourist spots earlier in the day and will do so at th...