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July 31, 2021
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Taiwan suspends referendums amid COVID-19 concerns

TAIPEI (TAIWAN) – Taiwan will suspend four referendums due late next month due to fears about the spread of COVID-19, the election commission said on Friday, as the government raced to contain a new outbreak at a Taipei wholesale food market. Taiwan has been dealing with a cluster of community infections since mid-May, but numbers […]

Taiwan’s daily domestic COVID-19 cases dip below 100

TAIPEI (TAIWAN) -Taiwan’s daily domestic coronavirus infections dipped below 100 on Monday for the first time in more than a month as the pandemic continues to become less intense. Since last month, Taiwan has battled a rise in domestic cases, tightening curbs on private gatherings and closing entertainment venues. Officials have signalled the measures may […]

US sends 2.5 million worth COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan

TAOYUAN (TAIWAN) – As Taiwan deals with a cluster of domestic infections, the country has been sent 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States. The gesture of friendship has doubled the major semiconductor-producing island’s arsenal of shots. Washington, competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through “vaccine diplomacy,”