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Vietnam Veteran John Melillo Finds Healing Through Art
Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected]
China Mobile Hong Kong Triumphs Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award by Ookla® | Taiwan News | 2021-08-27 16:30:00
Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds
How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders
Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people
China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path
Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy
‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour
How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror
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Vietnam Veteran John Melillo Finds Healing Through Art Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected] China Mobile Hong Kong Triumphs Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award by Ookla® | Taiwan News | 2021-08-27 16:30:00 Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy ‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror
Jun
2021
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The chipmaking factory of the world is battling Covid and the climate crisis

Taiwan — which accounts for more than half of the world’s output of chips — has been grappling for months with its worst drought in more than 50 years, an event experts say could become more frequent due to the effects of climate change. “There is clearly pressure in the semiconductor industry,” wrote Mark Williams, chief Asia economist at Capital Economics, on Thursday in a note that referenced the water shortages and coronavirus cases, along with rolling power outages. Manufacturers…
Jun
2021
11

Top U.S., Taiwan Trade Officials to Talk as Early as Thursday

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Capitol Hill last month Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images By Bob Davis Close Bob Davis Biography @bobdavis187 [email protected] June 9, 2021 3:34 pm ET WASHINGTON—U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai plans to speak with her Taiwanese counterpart as early as Thursday as the two governments move to restart trade and investment talks that were suspended during the Trump administration, people familiar with the discussion said Wednesday. Secretary of State Antony Blinken disclosed plans for the talks…
May
2021
29

Taiwan reports new rise in domestic COVID-19 cases

Soldiers in protective suits disinfect a street following the recent surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in the Tucheng district of New Taipei City, Taiwan May 27, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Taiwan reported 486 new domestic COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 166 cases added to the totals for recent days as it continues to readjust its infection numbers following delays in reporting positive tests. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.…
May
2021
29

Fake news alert: Taiwan fights disinformation as COVID surges

Taipei, Taiwan – Rinsing your mouth with hot water for 30 minutes and swallowing will allow your stomach acid to kill COVID-19. Taking a hot bath regularly will also prevent you from getting the virus. These are just some of the pieces of advice given in a seven-minute audio clip of a woman claiming to be Taiwanese legislator Tsai Pi-ru circulating on the social messaging app LINE over the past week. It comes with the accompanying note in traditional Chinese:…
May
2021
28

Taiwan struggles with testing backlog amid largest outbreak – Associated Press

Taiwan struggles with testing backlog amid largest outbreak  Associated Press Taiwan, once a COVID-19 success story, is now struggling with a spike in cases and vaccine shortages  ABC News Taiwan tech execs look to buy COVID vaccines as cases surge  Nikkei Asia Worker at Taiwan’s TSMC confirmed with COVID  Taiwan News US interested in arms sales, not COVID-19 vaccines, to Taiwan  Global Times View Full Coverage on Google News…
May
2021
20

Taiwan was a Covid success story. Now it’s fighting its biggest outbreak

The democratically-ruled island off the coast of China, widely praised as a success for its handling of Covid-19, reported 335 new cases Monday — a record single-day rise. All but two are locally transmitted, the island’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported. According to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control, 155 out of 158 cases in the capital, Taipei, were linked to hostess teahouses. Monday’s numbers follow a previous record 207 new cases reported Sunday. Taiwanese authorities imposed new social…
May
2021
20

Why Taiwan, long a COVID success story, is seeing a record surge in cases

Hong Kong — Nearly a year and a half after COVID-19 started its surge across the planet, the streets of Taiwan’s capital Taipei only now stand strangely empty. Bustling night markets for post-sunset stir-fry and steaming noodles, streets with constant streams of buzzing mopeds and the raucous bar district of Ximending, where locals and foreigners drink under the skies, have all fallen silent.  It’s a stark reversal of fortunes.  Throughout 2020, Taiwan was held up as one of the world’s…