The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly spread to 187 countries since the first outbreak of the disease in December of 2019. As of now, more than 9.21 million cases have been confirmed with 470,000 deaths reported worldwide.
announced Friday that it will require all passengers to board its flights via the current online check-in service from June 22, to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Passengers can use CAL's website or mobile app to check-in online from 48 hours to 80 minutes before their flight departs, the Taiwanese airline said, adding that it will also suspend all kiosk check-in service at airports in Taiwan.
China Airlines is planning to increase international flights in July. That’s after suspending flights on many routes in March, due to the pandemic. Beginning in July, China Airlines will also increase flights to cities in Asia, including Tokyo, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang. It will also increase flights to cities in the US and Europe, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Frankfurt.
More than 2,000 foreign students from 11 countries and areas, who are graduating this year, will be allowed to return to Taiwan soon, after being shut out for more than three months due to border control measures imposed by Taiwan in March at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A virtual meeting on the experience of fighting against COVID-19 will be convened by Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW), on 16th June, 2020. The meeting will be hosted by Dr. Shou-Mei Wu, the Director General of TFDA, and bring together the pharmaceutical regulatory authorities from Chile, European Union, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and the United States.
Careful risk assessment or testing should be implemented before Taiwan reopens its borders to international students amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, public health experts said on Monday.
Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering lifting its ban on international air passengers transiting through Taiwan on the condition that they not enter the country and board connecting flights within eight hours of arrival.
Over 150 members of the Indian community held a motorcycle and car rally on Saturday in northern Taiwan to thank the country for its success in containing the COVID-19 new coronavirus and giving the international community a safe environment to live in.
To provide better language learning services for foreigners who stay in Taiwan in a short-term, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has launched an online platform for Chinese learning, "Huayu 101"(線上華語教材—華語101), since May 2018, that is widely lauded by more than 30,000 national and foreign students and teachers.
"The hall is a good place to meet because it is comfortable and convenient," said the Indonesian caregiver in her 30s, who took the Taipei Metro from Luzhou, New Taipei. Her friend took the airport MRT from Taoyuan.