Taiwan raises travel alert for Chinese provinces over H9N2 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 25) raised its travel advisory for the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Fujian to a Level 2 alert, foll...

CNN lists Taiwan among 4 'places' that flattened coronavirus curve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of apparent fear of offending China, CNN has listed Taiwan among four "places," not countries, that have set a model example of how to flatten the Wuhan coro...

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...

New restrictions coming on travel between the US and Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. officials are expected to announce new restrictions on the southern border Friday as they try to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. and Mexic...

US, Mexico discuss halting much of cross-border travel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States and Mexico are working on plans to halt much of cross-border travel without disrupting trade during the coronavirus outbreak, officials said Thursday. ...

Taiwan declares Level-3 warning for Japan, Philippines, Thailand, 3 US states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Tuesday afternoon (March 17) added Japan, Thailand, and three U.S. states to its list of countries with a Level-3 warning, meaning that passengers arriving from ...

New Taipei borough chief accused of risky, boondoggle trip to Spain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tour group led by a New Taipei borough chief and community members have come under fire for traveling to Europe as it is being ravaged by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

Taiwan declares Level-3 warning for 42 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arrivals from 42 countries will have to spend 14 days in quarantine beginning Tuesday (March 17), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (March 16). ...

China Airlines offers refund for passengers affected by Wuhan virus

China Airlines (CAL), one of Taiwan's largest carriers, announced Saturday that overseas customers who have booked flights between Jan. 20 and April 30 but are barred from entering the country due...

Travelers to Taiwan who take mass transit during quarantine face NT$1 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of Wednesday (March 11), travelers who arrive from countries that Taiwan has designated as necessitating a quarantine will be fined up to NT$1 million (US$33,214) if th...

Taiwan raises travel alerts for 10 countries in Europe, Middle East

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (March 11) raised the travel advisories for 10 countries in Europe and the Middle East amid the escalating t...

Taiwan raises coronavirus travel advisories for France, Germany, Spain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will raise its travel advisories for France, Germany and Spain to a level-2 alert, meaning that citizens traveling to the three European countries should strengthen...

Jamaica bans Taiwanese travelers due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan raised its travel advisory for Jamaica on Saturday (Feb. 29) after that country announced it would deny entry to Taiwanese visitors due to the coronavirus outbreak....

Taiwan raises travel advisory for Japan to yellow, Hokkaido to orange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Feb. 28) raised its travel advisory for Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido to orange and for the rest of the count...

Taiwan to put travelers arriving from Italy in 14-day coronavirus quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning Friday (Feb. 28), travelers arriving from Italy will have to observe 14 days of quarantine due to the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Eur...