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Fear, boredom, adventure fill each day on quarantined ship

Quarantine ends for Taiwanese in contact with cruise tourists

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The quarantine period for 212 Taiwanese residents who came in contact with tourists from the Diamond Princess Cruise has ended,...
A kid holds a sign that read "I want to go home" in Taipei on Feb. 14, 2020. (CNA)

Families ask Taiwan to bring home their beloved ones from Wuhan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwanese residents whose family members are stranded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus, took to the...
This image shows a handwritten note from a caregiver to a person under quarantine in Taiwan on Feb. 13, 2020. (Courtesy of Jean Chien)

Exclusive: heartfelt moments inside Taiwan quarantine sites

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Since the public in Taiwan found out that many among the first batch of evacuees airlifted from Wuhan were...
Chen Shih-chung reacts at the press conference on Feb. 13, 2020. (CNA)

MS Westerdam passengers not allowed to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Foreigners on board the MS Westerdam are not allowed to enter or transfer in Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command...
Two people are seen in mask on Feb. 13, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan’s mask rationing system to stay in place for now: CECC

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — A policy designed to prevent masks stockpiling will stay in place for now, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心)...
Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-Hua (王美花) speaks at a press briefing on Feb. 13, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan to release coupons to help businesses dented by virus

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan's Cabinet plans to offer discounts to customers who spend at night markets and restaurants to encourage consumer activities...
Government officials attend a press briefing at the cabinet on Feb. 13, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan to inject NT$60 billion into economy amid outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan's Prime Minister Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) ordered cabinet to allocate NT$60 billion (US$1.9 billion) for businesses affected by the novel...

CECC won’t allow mainland relatives to fly back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Center officially retracted on Wednesday a policy drawn up by the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC)...

S. Korea advises against traveling to Taiwan and 5 Asian countries

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The South Korean government has advised its nationals to refrain from traveling to Taiwan, and five other Asian countries...

Taiwan tight-lipped on WHO forum, calls for more inclusion

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Hours before Geneva wakes up to a global research and innovation forum at the World Health Organization (WHO, 世界衛生組織)...

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