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Taiwan to resume forehead thermometer exports

| March 30, 2020 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei,  Taiwan will resume exports of infrared forehead thermometers in April, ending a one-month ban after an increase in production capacity, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Monday.

The ministry suspended exports earlier this …

214 Taiwanese back in Taiwan after long ordeal in Hubei province

| March 30, 2020 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei,  A second special flight carrying 214 Taiwan nationals who had been stranded in Hubei province in China because of the new coronavirus outbreak touched down late Monday at Taoyuan International Airport.

The government-contracted China …

President unveils memorial wall for Black Hawk crash victims

| March 29, 2020 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei,  President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) unveiled a memorial wall Sunday in memory of eight high-ranking military officers who lost their lives in a helicopter crash in January, including the late chief of the general staff, …

Airport MRT express trains to operate at reduced intervals

| March 28, 2020 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei,  The airport mass rapid transit (MRT) line will reduce the frequency of its express trains starting from April 6 until June 14, as demand has fallen due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Taoyuan Metro …

Taiwanese COVID-19 survivors urge quarantine compliance

| March 28, 2020 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei,  A Taiwanese father and son who endured a two-month ordeal in quarantine on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, being treated for the COVID-19 coronavirus in Japan, followed by self-isolation at home in Kaohsiung, have …

Taiwan blasts Tsai’s exclusion from U.N.’s Woman in Politics map

| March 14, 2020 | | 0

Taipei, The Presidential Office on Friday tweeted a blistering criticism of a United Nations entity that produced a map, in collaboration with another organization, showing the global rankings of women in government, executive and parliamentary …

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