The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) says the government is currently formulating a policy aimed at re-opening the island's borders to business travellers
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung says the government will only consider loosening border restrictions once 70% of the island's population has received at least one coronavirus vaccine shot and over 60% are fully vaccinated
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) says strict border control measures will remain in place until the national vaccination rate rises.
The Mainland Affairs Council says it will reopen Taiwan's borders to Chinese tourists entering from a third location from 1 September.
The cabinet says the face mask mandate will likely remain in place until the end of this year.
Several foreign missions here in Taiwan are urging the government to ease its border control measures
Taiwan is once again closing its borders to foreigners, except legal residents.
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) says the government could re-open Taiwan's borders quarantine-free for arrivals in October. However, center spokesman Zhuang Ren-xiang says that will not likely in the early part of the month.
CECC mulling easing quarantine & border controls
Travellers from Europe, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan's 14 diplomatic allies are now allowed to enter Taiwan visa-free.
The Central Epidemic Command Center says the island's border controls will not be tightened, despite concerns about the Omicron coronavirus variant
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says foreign relatives of Taiwanese citizens and some residency holders can now apply for a visa to enter Taiwan
Taoyuan International Airport is gearing up for the lifting of border control on Thursday after enduring more than two years and seven months of emptiness.
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung says the government could begin easing face mask mandates in July, when it also hopes to lift at least some border controls