Archive for April 11th, 2020

China Orders Re-test of Healed COVID-19 Patients, Intensified Screening of Asymptomatic Cases

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | News18 | 6:02 AM

China on Thursday unveiled a new trial protocol warranting re-testing of the recovered coronavirus patients besides intensifying the screening of asymptomatic cases as [...] » More

Coronavirus: Hongkongers rescued from Morocco spared double quarantine

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More than two dozen Hongkongers rescued from Morocco on a government-chartered flight amid the Covid-19 pandemic have managed to avoid spending four weeks in quarantine [...] » More

What it’s like inside a HK coronavirus quarantine camp

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

If you’d asked me a month ago what I thought I’d be up to on my 30th birthday, being confined to a government quarantine centre in Hong Kong wasn’t near the [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK government wants to create 30,000 jobs in technology, health care and welfare sectors

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

New positions in the information technology, health care and welfare sectors could fill a large part of the 30,000 job vacancies to be created by the Hong Kong government to [...] » More

Five of HK’s virtual banks miss target launch date as coronavirus slows preparations

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Five of Hong Kong’s virtual banks have missed a target launch date as the coronavirus pandemic drags on preparations, giving breathing space to the city’s [...] » More

China joins WHO in criticism of ‘venomous’ Taiwan

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has accused Taiwan of “venomously” attacking the World Health Organization (WHO), seeking independence and conniving with internet users to spread racist [...] » More

China says Taiwan attacks on WHO are ‘venomous’, aimed at independence

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has accused Taiwan of “venomously” attacking the World Health Organization (WHO), seeking independence and conniving with internet users to spread racist [...] » More

Taiwan Air Force and NCSIST conduct live fire exercises

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Both military maneuvers began in March and will continue through April The Taiwan Air Force and the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology (NCSIST) both [...] » More

Taiwan details aid to Ethiopia in wake of WHO head criticism

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Following accusations by the World Health Organization (WHO) chief that Taiwan has been behind racially abusive attacks made against him over the past three months amid the [...] » More

Taiwanese fundraise for ads to refute WHO chief’s accusations

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ claim that Taiwanese are racist is ‘world-class fake news,’ say campaigners Taiwanese are raising funds for a full-page [...] » More

Taiwan to donate medical masks to Singapore

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan says Singapore is on list of NSP countries it will donate over a million face masks to Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed on Wednesday (April [...] » More

Why Is Taiwan Fighting With the WHO, and Why Does Trump Care?

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Slate | 6:02 AM

An ugly spat this week between the World Health Organization and the Taiwanese government over racist trolls is the latest development in a much larger geopolitical dispute [...] » More

Taiwan trained medical staff from WHO chief’s native Ethiopia

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan projects assist education, women’s rights, water supply in East African country Following accusations of racism leveled at Taiwan by World Health Organization [...] » More

Beijing bars students from starting courses in Taiwan amid coronavirus fallout

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing will not allow university students from mainland China to start studying in Taiwan for the rest of the year, following Taipei’s temporary ban on students [...] » More

Coronavirus pandemic could force GDP growth below 1pct: Taiwan business leaders

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

If pandemic lasts until the end of the year, demand in the US and Europe for Taiwanese products will be weak If the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lasts beyond the [...] » More