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Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) raises his arm to take questions at a press conference on Feb. 20, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan confirms 2 more COVID-19 cases of unknown source

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two men in Taiwan with no history of overseas travel in recent years have contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central...

Picture-perfect Taipei 101 sunset is only here for a few days

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The iconic picture of Taipei 101 with the sunset situated perfectly atop the skyscraper can be recreated from Feb....
In a statement on its website, the publisher attributed its closure to the operational transformation of its parent company, Hong Kong-based media conglomerate Next Digital. (NOWnews)

Next Magazine to cease publication in Taiwan on Feb. 29

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Taiwan version of the tabloid Next Magazine confirmed Thursday that it will cease online publication on Feb. 29, less than...
The MOE has asked schools to provide disinfectant alcohol, face masks and thermometers on school buses, and to strengthen precautionary measures at all campus gatherings. (CNA)

Schools won’t record absences due to fever in student files: MOE

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday said absences from school due to fever or respiratory symptoms will not be reflected...
New Taipei Mayor Hou You-yi reacts to questions from the media on Feb. 19, 2020. (CNA)

New Taipei police on the hunt for 1 person who absconded from quarantine

TAIPEI (CNA) — One of two missing New Taipei residents who were supposed to be sequestered in 14-day home quarantine after entering the country...

Family Mart starts selling 75% rubbing alcohol

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Family Mart started selling rubbing alcohol on Wednesday for NT$45 per bottle. Owing to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus,...

Taipei to form cab fleet to transport home-quarantined residents

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Vivian Huang (黃珊珊) said on Monday that the city will form a fleet of cabs to help city...

Taiwan ramps up factory output to 5 million face masks per day

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — After two weeks of efforts, Taiwan has increased factory output to 5 million face masks per day, the Central Epidemic Command...
Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) attends a press conference on Feb. 17, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan reports two new COVID-19 cases, brings total to 22

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday evening, bringing the tally to 22. According to the...

Manila keeps travel history as visa requirement for Taiwanese

TAIPEI (CNA) — Despite the recent lifting of a travel ban imposed by Manila on Taiwan, Taiwanese visiting the Philippines are still required to...

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