Radio Taiwan International
Date: 28 August, 2020
By: John Van Trieste
Taiwan’s summer vacation is drawing to a close. A new school year is about to begin, and with COVID-19 under control in Taiwan, classes will go ahead as they normally do.
But the government is not taking any chances, and the new school year will bring with it new rules designed to keep COVID-19 at bay.
When Taiwan’s children go back to school next Monday, here’s what they can expect. New COVID-19 guidelines for schools say that students won’t have to wear a mask if they are in well-ventilated areas and maintain a proper social distance.
It’s a sign of Taiwan’s success in fighting off COVID-19. But Education Minister Pan Wen-chung says this doesn’t mean anyone’s letting down their guard. [FULL STORY]