Taiwan real-time news

Kudos to those who have helped, but others should chip in too (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/10/2020 08:17:21

THE war against Covid-19 is a costly affair that puts enormous financial pressure and logistic demands on the government as well as non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that are doing their bit to he...

COVID and economic growth not a problem for Taiwan (source — www.smh.com.au) 21/10/2020 10:54:23

What if the government told you it could triple some of your money in a pandemic? And you don't have to isolate.

Australia defies 'race to the bottom' in Asia power stakes (source — www.smh.com.au) 18/10/2020 16:01:00

Middle powers Australia, Vietnam and Taiwan are the only countries to have gained influence in Asia during the coronavirus crisis, while China maintained its standing and the clout of the US, India an...

China’s reckless ambition could be the biggest threat to a Biden victory (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/10/2020 08:45:04

Donald Trump accuses his rival of being soft on China. If a crisis erupted over Taiwan he is not above exploiting it electorally How does Joe Biden lose? Dozens of national and swing-state polls datin...

Continual lockdowns are not the answer to bringing Covid under control | Devi Sridhar (source — www.theguardian.com) 10/10/2020 12:00:32

Countries such as Vietnam and New Zealand are reopening due to robust strategies. When will we learn from them?In April, cafes and restaurants opened in Vietnam full of bustle and life. In July, 10,00...

Taiwan's fast response to Covid means life already appears to be back to normal (source — www.cnn.com) 22/09/2020 07:33:34

New arrivals to Taiwan might be forgiven for thinking they've stepped back in time.

Taiwan offers a glimpse into a post Covid-19 world (source — rss.cnn.com) 22/09/2020 05:00:02

Taiwan's swift response to the virus means everyday life on the island is now very different from a lot of places worldwide where leaders weren't quick to act.

Taiwan offers a glimpse into a post Covid world (source — rss.cnn.com) 22/09/2020 04:39:01

Taiwan's swift response to the virus means everyday life on the island is now very different from a lot of places worldwide where leaders weren't quick to act.

Taiwan led the world in closing down for Covid, now it wants to do the same with opening back up (source — www.cnn.com) 22/09/2020 04:29:55

New arrivals to Taiwan might be forgiven for thinking they've stepped back in time.

Timaru restaurant Naruwan closes doors (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 17/09/2020 02:36:25

Covid-19 has claimed a Timaru restaurant which showcased Taiwanese food heritage and culture.

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