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2020/02/13 | Roy Ngerng

Why Taiwan Handles Coronavirus Outbreak Better Than Singapore

Singapore has adopted decent preventive measures for the coronavirus outbreak, yet the lack of public trust in the government still trigged panic buying. What can Singapore learn from Taiwan?

2020/02/06 | James X. Morris

What Taiwan Has Done to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Despite being excluded from the World Health Organization, Taiwan has moved quickly to adopt measures to curb the domestic spread of the coronavirus.

2020/03/05 | TNL Staff

Coronavirus Interactive Map and Taiwan Updates

Stay informed with an interactive map of the global coronavirus outbreak and what Taiwan is doing to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

2021/06/07 | Bryan Chou

Foreign Professionals Are Leaving Taiwan. Just Don’t Accuse Them of Fleeing Covid-19.

Some gold card holders are leaving Taiwan to avoid restrictions on life and work from Covid-19. Others are returning home for vaccination.

2018/10/12 | Cat Thomas

Is Taipei American School Sitting on a Pot of Gold?

Asian flush is more serious health condition than many believe, but a team at TAS has derived a handy solution that has the potential to be a commercial success.

2020/11/26 | Bryan Chou

Taiwan Secures 15 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses With Native Development Underway

Taiwan has signed the first bilateral deal for a Covid-19 vaccine and is negotiating for three others. Native vaccine development is in progress.

2021/03/06 | TNL Staff

Taiwan’s Health Minister Lowers Expectations on Vaccine Passports

Taiwan’s health minister suggests that the government is not easing restrictions by rolling out vaccine passports any time soon.

2021/03/13 | Patrick Ng

With Vaccines in Hand, What’s Next for Taiwan’s Covid-19 Response?

Patrick Ng speaks on what may be the final stages of Taiwan’s pandemic response — and how the healthcare system will be irrevocably changed.

2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong

Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage

Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?

2020/02/07 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Cruise Ship Carrying Taiwanese Passengers in Limbo Over Coronavirus Measures

A cruise ship carrying over 1,700 Taiwanese passengers has been sent back and forth between the ports of Taiwan and Japan.

2021/05/21 | Yaneer Bar-Yam

The Case for Snap Lockdowns in Taiwan

The growing outbreak of community transmission in Taiwan requires a different approach from current practices.

2020/03/10 | TNL Staff

Taiwan's Second Wave Response to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Taiwan is pursuing new preventive and disease control measures against the COVID-19 outbreak, despite exclusion from the World Health Organization.

2021/04/12 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Expands Vaccine Eligibility

Taiwan expanded the access of Covid-19 vaccines to government officials and workers involved in disease prevention, as well as non-medical workers who are highly likely to be exposed to the coronavirus.

2021/04/01 | Bryan Chou

First Taiwanese-Developed Vaccine May Be Available as Early as July

Taiwanese biopharma company MVC said Tuesday that it is looking to offer one to two million Covid-19 vaccine doses as early as July after receiving the Taiwanese Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization.

2021/05/25 | TNL Staff

Taiwan’s Level 3 Covid-19 Alert Extended Until June 14

Taiwan's nationwide Level 3 alert for Covid-19 has been extended to June 14.

2021/05/31 | TNL Staff

‘The Pandemic is Ebbing:’ Taiwan’s Health Minister

Taiwan's recent outbreak of Covid-19 is slowly coming under control, with the reproduction number for the virus steadily declining, health officials say.

2021/05/19 | TNL Staff

Taiwan’s Level 3 Covid-19 Alert Expanded Nationwide

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said the alert for the entire country will be in place until next Friday.

2020/11/19 | TNL Staff

Taiwan To Tighten Rules After a Rise in Imported Covid-19 Cases

Taiwan, a success story in containing the spread of novel coronavirus, is tightening regulations in response to a rise of imported cases.