Archive for February 7th, 2020

Ban on Chinese citizens entering Taiwan starts today

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

As the Wuhan virus continues to spread across China and the world, a ban on Chinese nationals entering Taiwan went into effect on Thursday (February 6), while Hong Kong and [...] » More

Virus Outbreak: Chunghwa Post to distribute masks

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

About 3,000 Chunghwa Post workers would deliver surgical masks that are to be sold at more than 6,000 locations nationwide starting today, the company said yesterday. The [...] » More

Taiwan announces 12th, 13th new cases of Wuhan virus

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

Taiwan on Thursday (February 6) announced its 12th and 13th confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), both of whom had returned from Wuhan in January, while the first [...] » More

UK tech awards open to Taiwanese firms

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

The UK Tech Rocketship Awards are open to Taiwan for the first time and six Taiwanese firms would be invited to join London Tech Week in June, the British Office Taipei said [...] » More

Taiwanese expert says washing hands more important than masks to fight Wuhan virus

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

A Taiwanese expert told a government meeting on Wednesday (February 5) that washing hands is more important than wearing a face mask when it comes to preventing the spread of [...] » More

Three major steps in Taiwan’s effective response to Wuhan coronavirus

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

Taiwan has managed to coordinate a quick and effective response to the coronavirus outbreak thanks to experience gained from SARS as well as three major decisions, according [...] » More

‘One China’ dispute means one big headache for Taiwan in coronavirus crisis

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | WashingtonPost | 6:02 AM

For nearly two weeks, Taiwanese officials appealed to their counterparts in Beijing to let them evacuate their people from the Chinese city at the epicenter of the [...] » More

Taiwanese vice president-elect meets with US Speaker Pelosi, national security advisor in Washington

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

Vice President-elect William Lai on Wednesday (February 5) met with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other high-ranking government officials as his trip to Washington, DC [...] » More

Taiwan’s new mask-rationing system goes into effect today

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

In an effort to stem the tide of panic buying, hoarding, and profiteering over face masks amid the Wuhan virus outbreak, the Taiwan government launched a new rationing system [...] » More

Taiwan condemns WHO for ‘Taipei and environs’ label

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

In the latest situation report of the Wuhan coronavirus on Wednesday (February 5), the World Health Organization (WHO) continued to include Taiwan as a region of China, [...] » More

Coronavirus: Taiwan restricts HK and Macau travellers amid outbreak crisis

Coronavirus: Taiwan restricts HK and Macau travellers amid outbreak crisis

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan will impose restrictions on Hong Kong and Macau citizens who plan to visit the island as the coronavirus outbreak forces authorities to raise a travel alert for both [...] » More

Taiwan says China feeding WHO wrong information about virus cases on island

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

China is providing the World Health Organization (WHO) with wrong information about the number of coronavirus cases in Taiwan, the island’s Foreign Ministry said on [...] » More

Taipei 101 lights up in tribute to medical staff

Taipei 101 lights up in tribute to medical staff

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

Taiwan’s tallest building displays gratitude to medical workers fighting Wuhan coronavirus The landmark Taipei 101 lit up with messages on Wednesday evening (February [...] » More

Taiwan bans foreigners who have visited China, HK, and Macau

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

New border control measures for visiting Taiwan extended to special administrative regions of China Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, [...] » More

S. Korea to release second fully recovered coronavirus patient from hospital

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea is set to discharge its second coronavirus patient from a hospital as she has made a full recovery and shows no symptoms of the illness, health authorities said [...] » More