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This image shows the geographic location of coronavirus patients in Taipei as of Feb. 24, 2020. (Courtesy of Taiwan Centers for Disease Control)

Map shows latest tally of COVID-19 cases in Taiwan, Taipei tops list

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — More than one month after Taiwan reported its first confirmed cases, health authorities finally released on Monday the latest...

Foreign resident denied entry back in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A 24-year-old British man, Tom, was blindsided on Thursday when he was denied entry back in Taiwan, following the Central Epidemic...

Taiwan epidemic response receives praises worldwide

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan has consistently been praised for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, especially given its high level of risk. Taiwan has...
People queue for face masks in Taipei on Jan. 30, 2020. (CNA)

Face mask price drops as gov’t weighs in, factories return to work

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN)  — The flat price for face masks will be lower to NT$6 (US$0.2) per piece starting Feb. 1, authorities announced on...
Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) Chief Commander Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) prepares for a press conference on Feb. 6, 2020. (CNA)

Five new coronavirus cases bring total infected in Taiwan to 16

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — In one of the most dramatic rise so far, Taiwan reported five additional 2019-nCoV cases on Thursday, bringing the...
A sign is seen at the Taoyuan International Airport on Feb. 6, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan to quarantine travelers with layovers in mainland China, HK and Macau

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Starting on Monday (Feb. 10), travelers who arrive in Taiwan via mainland China, Hong Kong or Macau will be...
People are seen wearing masks in Taiwan on Feb. 19, 2020. (CNA)

COVID-19 tally hits 24, Taiwanese with no recent travel history

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan reported another novel coronavirus infection late Wednesday night, bringing the total tally to 24. In a statement released by...
A person wearing a mask is seen in this photo taken in Taipei on Feb. 5, 2020. (CNA)

The Latest | Tourists can’t buy masks in Taiwan with new system

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — After two hectic days of mixed information, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) confirmed Wednesday that foreign tourists won't...

COVID-19 not a valid reason to extend Taiwan visa: MOFA

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) confirmed on Wednesday that foreigners residing in Taiwan must leave if their residency or...
Taiwan residents will only be allowed to buy two face masks per week at over 6000 designated pharmacies across Taiwan starting from Feb. 6(NOWnews)

Google map shows you the way to buy face masks in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan residents will only be allowed to buy two face masks per week at over 6,000 designated pharmacies across...

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