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Quarantine violators in Taiwan could be slapped with NT$1 million fine

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Violators of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) home quarantine measures could face a fine of up to NT$1 million (US$32,900), according to a package of special measures proposed by [...]
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Taiwan’s export orders down 12.8pct year-on-year in January

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Total export orders received by Taiwan-based companies fell year-on-year in January due to fewer work days in that month because of the Lunar New Year holiday and the novel [...]
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Taiwan confirms two new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 26

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan on Friday (February 21) confirmed two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 26. The two new patients were a daughter and granddaughter of [...]
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Companies in Taiwan begin to furlough employees due to impact of Wuhan coronavirus

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The COVID-19 outbreak is taking a toll on Taiwan’s economy as furloughs have been reported in three major cities in Taiwan. The Labour Affairs Bureau of the Tainan City [...]
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Taiwan tech team wins $175,000 in US-funded competition to combat disinformation

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A Taiwanese tech team has been awarded $175,000 in a competition funded by the US Department of State to seek solutions to counter disinformation. A team of six members from [...]
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Taiwan bans Italian pig imports in quarrel over flight ban

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan on Wednesday imposed a ban on live pigs and pork product imports from Italy following Rome’s suspension of flights between the two countries in response to the [...]
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Taiwan issues travel alert for Korea as coronavirus cases soar

22-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Thursday issued a basic Level 1 travel alert for South Korea, advising travellers from Taiwan to exercise normal [...]
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Taiwan: 28pct use illegal streaming devices

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Advanced-Television | 6:02 AM

A study of the online content viewing behaviour of Taiwanese consumers has revealed that 33 per cent of consumers have accessed streaming piracy websites or torrent sites to [...]
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New Taipei resident to face severe punishment for avoiding quarantine

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

New Taipei city resident Kuo Fu-wen, who had escaped from home quarantine since his return from China February7, has been found in a hotel in Taoyuan City and will face heavy [...]
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WUHAN VIRUS/Taiwan reports new coronavirus case with unknown origin

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A woman in Taiwan with no history of overseas travel over the past two years has been infected with COVID-19 coronavirus, the Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) reported [...]
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Foxconn says cautiously resuming China output, warns coronavirus will hit revenue

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Foxconn said on Thursday it would “cautiously” resume production at its main factories in China as the major Apple Inc supplier warned revenue will [...]
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China threatened to harm Czech companies over Taiwan visit: letter

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Beijing threatened to retaliate against Czech companies with operations in China if a senior Czech lawmaker went ahead with a planned visit to Taiwan, according to a [...]
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Taiwan bans Italian pork to prevent African swine fever

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) announced Wednesday (February 19) that live pigs and pork products from Italy will no [...]
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US CDC puts Taiwan on coronavirus community spread list

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States included Taiwan on the list of destinations with an apparent community spread of the Wuhan [...]
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Taiwan rapper blasts WHO for excluding Taiwan during outbreak

20-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese rapper Dwagie has recorded a rap video that excoriates the World Health Organization (WHO) for excluding Taiwan to placate China as the Wuhan coronavirus spreads. [...]
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