A Chinese anti-submarine helicopter has been spotted in waters off Taiwan's east coast for the first time. Amnesty International has criticized Taiwan for its rules preventing COVID-19 patients from voting in this weekend's elections. And in our series on the race for Taipei mayor, we put the spotlight on Chen Shih-chung, the former health minister who has found himself under attack for his record during the pandemic. Also:
- Agricultural authorities are finding creative ways to help farmers hit by China's ban on fruit imports
- Alishan Forest Railway locomotive goes on loan to U.K.
- Men caught illegally logging century-old protected trees