Day: March 8, 2020

Suspect charged in bank fraud case repatriated to Taiwan

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Taipei, March 8 (CNA) A Taiwanese woman accused of defrauding nine banks of NT$38.6 billion (US$1.27 billion) in loans has been repatriated to face trial after she was arrested in the United States late last …

Mercury to drop by 6 degrees Tuesday as monsoon turns stronger

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Taipei, March 8 (CNA) The current warm sunny weather is forecast to change Tuesday due to the arrival of a frontal system and as northeasterly winds turn stronger, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday, …

Taiwan moves closer to developing COVID-19 rapid screening reagent

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Taipei, March 8 (CNA) Taiwan's Academic Sinica has synthesized monoclonal antibodies that are able to identify the protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an important step in the direction of …

Rally demands better work conditions for migrant caregivers

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Taipei, March 8 (CNA) A women's rights group and a coalition of migrant rights groups staged a rally in downtown Taipei Sunday to demand better work conditions for women migrant domestic helpers and caregivers on …

DNA test shows Taiwanese woman likely caught COVID-19 in Egypt

| March 8, 2020 | | 0

Taipei, March 8 (CNA) Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday said DNA testing showed that a Taiwanese woman was most likely infected with the COVID-19 virus while traveling in Egypt last month and …

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