A new round of TIFA talks, extended vaccinations in the 7th priority group, more tests for travelers heading and leaving quarantine, some light at the end of the tunnel for Taipei night markets, and family fun during the semi-lockdown.
Here is our top five this week.
台美TIFA復談 深化雙邊經貿議題 | TIFA prepares Taiwan in entering the int’l trade stage: President Tsai
Taiwan and the United States held bilateral trade talks on Wednesday aimed at strengthening supply chains and increasing access to their respective markets.
最新一批41.8萬劑莫德納疫苗 指揮中心提前7／5配發 | 418,000 Modern vaccine doses to be distributed on July 5
The Central Epidemic Command Center announced on Friday that more than 400,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine will be distributed to local authorities on Monday.
週五起強化入境措施！全部採檢3次、陽性者病毒基因定序 | Taiwan sets additional entry and quarantine measures against variants
Travelers arriving in Taiwan must take a PCR test upon arrival since Friday, followed by a antigen rapid test between the 10th and 12th day of their quarantine and another PCR test before they go home.
台北夜市「微解封」 經濟部：僅外帶、禁止現場飲食 | Taipei reopens night markets; orders limited to food takeouts
Taipei reopened some night markets this week in a bid to lift the financial pressure off the shoulders of business operators.
孩子宅在家超崩潰！富豪女星出大招 買2隻驢「陪玩」| Taiwanese celebrity buys donkeys to keep children busy during semi-lockdown
Taiwanese celebrity Yo Wang (王宥忻) took entertainment to the next level last month, buying two donkeys to keep her children company during these difficult times.
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陳建仁與外媒聊台灣疫情 曝疫苗取得困難原因 | Taiwan struggles over vaccines in geopolitical power play: Dutch media
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