Archive for March 28th, 2020

Taiwan’s president acknowledges dedication of frontline medical staff

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese medical ‘heroes’ sacrifice everything to protect their home: Tsai Ing-wen While greeting frontline medical workers on Friday (March 27), President Tsai [...] » More

TAIPEI Act a loud message of US support for Taiwan: congressman

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

American Congressman John Curtis said Thursday that the United States’ legislation of a bill aimed at shoring up Taiwan’s international presence sends a [...] » More

MOEA launches hotline to help businesses access economic stimulus funds

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Friday launched a free hotline to help businesses determine whether they are eligible for special funding amid [...] » More

Taiwan government takes novel approach to fighting novel coronavirus

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s government agencies are gearing up to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) taking a cue from [...] » More

Taiwanese in Hubei can fly back on 2 CAL flights from Shanghai: SEF

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Two routine flights operated by China Airlines (CAL) between Taoyuan and Shanghai will be opened to transport Taiwanese nationals in Hubei Province home from this Sunday, the [...] » More

Taiwanese father, son sentenced in N Korea smuggling case

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A former judge and his son accused of renting a cargo ship to smuggle anthracite coal from North Korea to Vietnam received suspended sentences for forgery Thursday in Taiwan [...] » More

US playing dangerous game, China says, after warship sails through Taiwan Strait

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China accused the United States on Thursday of playing a dangerous game with its support for Taiwan, after a US warship passed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait following [...] » More

Taiwan denies BBC report British woman ‘incarcerated’ in quarantine

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

After a British woman alleged her daughter was being held in “prison-like conditions” during her quarantine, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) [...] » More

CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan confirms 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 267

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Fifteen new cases of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 were confirmed in Taiwan on Friday, bringing the total to 267 since the outbreak began, the Central Epidemic Command [...] » More

Taiwan’s carrot-and-stick approach to virus fight wins praise, but strains showing

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Health worker Huang Ching-yuan knows exactly what to do the moment her mobile phone sounds an alert that someone in home quarantine as part of Taiwan’s stringent [...] » More

WHO chief blames Taiwan for soiled reputation amid coronavirus failings

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

As a petition calling for the resignation of World Health Organization (WHO) director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus surpasses 580,000 signatures, the Ethiopian health [...] » More

Taiwanese accused of flouting coronavirus rules, money laundering in Paraguay

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

More than 30 Taiwanese have been confined to their residences in Paraguay for breaking the country’s health regulations aimed at containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) [...] » More

Generation next: How the young are changing Taiwan’s politics

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The generation that grew up in a democratic Taiwan are determined to promote and defend the island’s freedoms. Independent theatre producer Lin Chihyu, 29, originally [...] » More

Chill out and tomb sweep at home, Taiwan says amid virus fears

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan is promoting a “chill out” approach to next week’s important tomb-sweeping festival, telling people they should stay home as much as possible and [...] » More

US increases support for Taiwan in recognition battle with China

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump has signed into law an act that requires increased US support for Taiwan internationally, prompting a denunciation by China, which said it would [...] » More