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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...

Civic group, lawmaker call for stricter regulation of e-bikes

TAIPEI (CNA) — A member of Taiwan's Legislature and a civic group urged the government on Wednesday to set age, insurance and vehicle registration...

92 Taiwanese indicted for cross-border telecom fraud in Montenegro

TAICHUNG (CNA) — Ninety-two Taiwanese suspects accused of cross-border telecom fraud in Montenegro were indicted Wednesday in Taiwan, after they were repatriated in several...

Taiwanese gambler contributes 3% to Macau casino revenue in May

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Taiwanese gambler contributed to nearly 3 percent of Macau casino City of Dream's (新濠天地) revenue in May, according...

School campuses in Taipei, New Taipei to reopen to public

TAIPEI (CNA) — School campuses in Taipei and New Taipei will reopen to the public next week, following the stabilization of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Shoppers clearing out shelves of face masks at convenience stores

TAIPEI (The China Post) — shoppers swept convenience stores’ shelves clean of face masks in minutes on Tuesday amid soaring demand and rumors of...

Vietnamese workers end protest at Compal’s Taoyuan plant

TAOYUAN (CNA) — A sit-in staged by hundreds of migrant workers from Vietnam at a Compal Electronics Inc. factory in Taoyuan came to an end...

11 win NT$10 million in March-April uniform invoice lottery

TAIPEI (CNA) — Eleven people won the top prize of NT$10 million (US$334,156) in the March-April 2020 uniform invoice lottery, the Ministry of Finance...

Stimulus vouchers to be available on July 15: Premier

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Tuesday that Taiwan's revitalization vouchers will be available from July 15 until the...

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