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            Taiwan's tourism & travel

 ranks 10th in Asia


Bloomberg, 2021-8-23: the economy remains depressed ...Buying enough vaccines has proven a challenge, Taiwan has one of the lowest fully vaccination rates among developed economies worldwide...Taiwan Rolls Out First Domestic Shots to Bypass Vaccine Woes  bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-22/taiwan-rolls-out-first-homegrown-shots-to-bypass-vaccine-woes   ps: domestic vaccine has not passed trial phase III

Reuters, 2021-7-23: Taiwan to ease CovID restrictions - dinning in restaurants with social distancing, entertainment sites (KTV, MTV, etc) still are closed reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/taiwan-lower-covid-19-alert-level-cases-drop-2021-07-23/
L.A. Times, 2021-5-16, New York Times, 2021-5-25: Taiwan faces worst outbreak; ...notice the irony here. The model citizen of the world now has become a bit of a problem child. 
Reuters, 2021-5-14: Taipei's bars, nightclubs, saunas and karaoke (KTV) halls would close.  ps: were closed in entire Taiwan since May.

2021  Michelin stars  comparisons among Asian countries

 Michelin cities

number of 3 stars

num. of 2 stars

number of 1 star

total num.

Tokyo (Japan) 12 42 158 212
Hong Kong 10 18 59 87
Kyoto (Japan) 7 19 84 110
Osaka (Japan) 3 12 81 96
Singapore 3 5 41 49
Seoul (Korea) 2 7 34 43
Shanghai (China) 1 10 32 43
Taipei (Taiwan) 1 7 21 29