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Taipei MRT set to operate Circular Line 1st section by year-end

TAIPEI (CNA) — The first section of the Circular Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit systems is scheduled to start operations by the end...

Taiwan stands firm on 2019-nCoV patients’ privacy, no stigmatizing

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) remained firm on Monday on not releasing neighborhood details of confirmed 2019-nCoV cases...
Chen Shih-Chung, Minister of Ministry of Health and Welfare speaks at a press conference on Tuesday. (CNA)

Taiwan reports first confirmed 2019-nCoV case

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The government's epidemic response command center reported Tuesday evening the first confirmed 2019-nCoV case in Taiwan. The epidemic response command center...
The virus, which was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan last December, has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization. (NOWnews)

Taiwan researchers successfully extract sample of coronavirus

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwanese researchers have successfully extracted a sample of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which could eventually lead to the development of a...

7-Eleven to close 400 stores at night due to cost

TAIPEI (The China Post) – “Always Open” stores won’t be opened 24/7 in the future. Around 400 stores nationwide will stop operating at night...

Legislature to vote on gay marriage bill next week

TAIPEI (CNA) — Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) announced on May 9 that the legislature will vote on a gay marriage bill at a...
China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA Air) rerouted their flights to Europe on Wednesday to avoid the airspace of Iran and Iraq after Iran fired missiles at military bases in Iraq but would not say if that will continue in the coming days.(Courtesy of EVA Air)

CAL, EVA Air avoid airspace of Iran, Iraq on Wednesday

TAIPEI (CNA) — China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA Air) rerouted their flights to Europe on Wednesday to avoid the airspace of Iran...
Chan Chang-chuan (詹長權) and Chen Hsiu-hsi (陳秀熙) attend a press conference on COVID-19 on Feb. 17, 2020. (CNA)

Expert warns COVID-19 could infect as many as 7,000 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — A public health expert warned on Monday that the novel coronavirus tally could reach 7,000 if Taiwan's epidemic prevention...
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) Chief Commander Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) and Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管署) Director General Chou Jih-haw (周志浩) attend a press conference on Feb. 9, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan reports family of four infected by 2019-nCoV

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan saw its first asymptomatic 2019-nCoV case over the weekend, as the latest member of a family of four...
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...

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