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Viral Question | What type of mask should I wear?

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s the latest advice on the type of mask I should wear? It depends on your situation, but health officials say...

Analysis | Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing has toned down the...

Taiwan Made Simple | When is the best time to ask for a raise?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — If you are hoping for a pay raise before the end of the year, you should brace yourselves for...

Labor minister touts minimum wage hike of about 3% in 2022

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) hinted Thursday at a 3 percent increase in Taiwan’s minimum wage, one day...

Viral Question | Can I get the flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same...

NEW YORK (AP) — Can I get the flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same time? Yes, you can get the shots in the same...

Viral Question | Am I fully vaccinated without a vaccine booster?

Am I fully vaccinated without a COVID-19 vaccine booster? Yes, people who got a two-dose vaccine or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson shot are considered...

Taiwan needs to do this before it can join Trans Pacific trade pact

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan submitted on Wednesday an application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP, 跨太平洋夥伴全面進步協定), hoping...

Viral Question | Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?

Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids? No, experts say there's no strong evidence yet that it makes children and teens sicker...

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID?

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID? No, there is no scientific evidence showing masks cause harm to kids' health despite baseless...
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Hurricane, tropical storm or super typhoon? How to tell them apart

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A typhoon is a storm of damaging proportions. Also known as hurricanes across the Atlantic Ocean, the most dangerous...