Taiwan scraps new year festival after rare coronavirus outbreak
23 January 2021 | 10:30 am
Taiwan has called off its largest Lunar New Year lantern festival for the first time, as authorities rush to stem a Covid-19 cluster in one of the few places to survive the pandemic largely unscathed.
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