Taiwan Weekly is a newsletter released every week by Fair Winds Foundation, Taipei Forum, and Association of Foreign Relations that provides coverage and perspectives into the latest developments in Taiwan.

Taiwan Bars Foreigners from Entering, Prohibits Students from Leaving Amid Pandemic

On March 18, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that, beginning from 12 AM on March 19, foreign nationals will not be allowed to visit Taiwan.

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Pandemic Impacts Global Markets, Taiwan Shares Extend Losses

U.S. Stocks in Bear Market, Taiwan Shares Tumble

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Taiwan's KMT Elects New Chairman to Launch Generational Reform

The results of the Kuomintang (KMT) by-election came out March 7, and Legislator Johnny Chiang, who won nearly 70 percent of the votes, was elected chairman.

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With Hospital Infection, Mazu Tour Halt, Taiwan Must Stay Vigilant

The first nosocomial cluster infection emerged since the novel coronavirus appeared in Taiwan.

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Taipei City Challenges Tsai Administration's Withholding Contact History of Confirmed Virus Cases, Causing Fears

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je claimed that not disclosing the contact history of confirmed novel coronavirus patients might trigger widespread panic.

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Taiwan Imposes Entry Ban on Non-Citizen Children of Mainland Spouses

The coronavirus continues to spread on the Chinese mainland. Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) previously announced suspending entry of mainland Chinese people into Taiwan.

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Cruise Ships Quarantined and Face Masks Short As Coronavirus Spreads

Good news has arrived! The Central Epidemic Command Center boarded the Aquarius Starship yesterday afternoon for quarantine inspection where it employed 360 inspectors and screened more than 2,400 people.

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Wuhan Virus Fears Trigger Anti-Chinese Sentiment

Fear spreads and a global xenophobia grows as the outbreak of coronavirus continuing in China’s Wuhan.

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After Defeat, KMT Looks to Adjust Cross-Strait Policy

Former President Ma Ying-jeou recently proposed four prerequisites to give new meanings to the “1992 Consensus”.

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Tsai Ing-wen Re-Elected President, DPP Secures Parliamentary Majority

PresidentTsai received more than 8.17 million votes, unprecedented in history

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