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Shuanglong Rainbow Bridge to open June 20 with online booking system

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Tickets for the Shuanglong rainbow suspension bridge in Xinyi Township, Nantou County, which will officially open to the public...

President hopes Tiananmen history will not be forgotten

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that she hopes history can be remembered in every corner of the world on Thursday, the...

High temperatures hinder students’ learning performance in Nantou: principals

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Classrooms in Nantou County are reaching temperatures as high as 40 degrees Celcius, negatively impacting the performance of students...

Former 5566 member caught cheating with hostess

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Rio Peng, a former member of Taiwanese boy band 5566, was caught cheating with a long-haired woman on Wednesday. The...

Surgical masks sold out within minutes on Taiwan shopping sites

TAIPEI (CNA) — Thousands of surgical face masks that went on sale on the open market in Taiwan Wednesday in the wake of a rationing...

COVID-19 rules to be eased after June 7 on trains, domestic flights

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Wednesday that it plans to relax its COVID-19 control measures on trains and domestic...

Taiwan continues lucky streak with no new COVID-19 cases

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, keeping...

Chunghwa Telecom receives first 5G license in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) — Chunghwa Telecom Co., one of five telecom operators that spent a total of roughly NT$138 billion (US$4.6 billion) in an auction that...

Taiwan economy forecast to shrink 1% in 2020

TAIPEI (CNA) — Singapore-based DBS Bank on Wednesday retained its forecast of a 1 percent contraction of Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020, citing...

Taiwan may enter clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine by year-end: CECC

TAIPEI (CNA) — Five research facilities and biotechnology companies in Taiwan are currently developing vaccines for the COVID-19 coronavirus, most of which are expected to...

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