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Taiwanese Passengers Freed From Quarantined Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

Taiwanese Passengers Freed From Quarantined Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

After a nightmarish two weeks in quarantine following the coronavirus outbreak, passengers are finally disembarking the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan. Hopefully the cruise industry has
Taiwan Targets Regional Content Creators

Taiwan Targets Regional Content Creators

An influx of global and regional streamers looking to create content for Chinese-language audiences at a lower price point, and without the creative restrictions at play in censorious China, have led
Watch: Brave Chinese Woman Risks Her Life to Denounce ‘Evil’ Regime’s Handling of Coronavirus

Watch: Brave Chinese Woman Risks Her Life to Denounce ‘Evil’ Regime’s Handling of Coronavirus

An anonymous Chinese woman courageously posted a video message to her fellow citizens on Sunday in which she called for resistance to the Communist Party, accusing it of destroying countless lives by
Google Cloud opens its Seoul region

Google Cloud opens its Seoul region

Google Cloud today announced that its new Seoul region, its first in Korea, is now open for business. The region, which it first talked about last April, will feature three availability zones and

Apple moves production of some high-demand devices to Taiwan

Apple is shifting a portion of AirPods, iPad and Apple Watch production from China to Taiwan as the tech giant continues to deal with coronavirus-related delays in China. The virus, called COVID-19,
China's handling of coronavirus is a diplomatic challenge for WHO

China's handling of coronavirus is a diplomatic challenge for WHO

Beijing’s draconian measures to contain outbreak have delayed global transmissionThe World Health Organization is having to perform a diplomatic balancing act over the new coronavirus outbreak, caught

‘Now We Are Refugees’: A Family in Limbo Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

The family of Chloe Chang, a Taiwanese woman, is effectively trapped in Hubei Province, and in the middle of a spat between China and Taiwan.

‘Now We Are Refugees’: A Family in Limbo Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

The family of Chloe Chang, a Taiwanese woman, is effectively trapped in Hubei Province, and in the middle of a spat between China and Taiwan.
Taiwan’s Military Is a Hollow Shell

Taiwan’s Military Is a Hollow Shell

The end of conscription has left the army critically undermanned.

Why Security Token Offerings Are a Big Yawn in Parts of Asia

Security token offerings were supposed to be the next big blockchain-based investment vehicle. But investors in Thailand and Taiwan aren't so interested.
Chinese Military Bullies Taiwan in Response to Coronavirus Criticism

Chinese Military Bullies Taiwan in Response to Coronavirus Criticism

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China conducted naval and air drills near Taiwan on Monday in an intimidation operation against Taiwanese “secessionists.” The bullying came after Taiwan
Coronavirus Deaths Pass 1,000; Single-Day Deaths Break Records Again

Coronavirus Deaths Pass 1,000; Single-Day Deaths Break Records Again

The official number of people dead after contracting the newly discovered Chinese coronavirus surpassed 1,000 on Tuesday, bolstered by the deaths of over 100 people in the 24-hour window, the largest
Chinese Media: Taiwan 'Despicable' for Wanting U.N. Help with Coronavirus

Chinese Media: Taiwan 'Despicable' for Wanting U.N. Help with Coronavirus

China's Foreign Ministry and its state-run propaganda newspaper Global Times disparaged the government of Taiwan on Friday for urging the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow the country to
'What's Wrong with You?': Taiwan Excoriates WHO for Coronavirus 'Fake News'

'What's Wrong with You?': Taiwan Excoriates WHO for Coronavirus 'Fake News'

Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Wu of Taiwan erupted against the World Health Organization (WHO) on Twitter Wednesday for its deliberate exclusion of the country from the ongoing coronavirus response
The WHO can’t seem to figure out what to call Taiwan in its coronavirus updates

The WHO can’t seem to figure out what to call Taiwan in its coronavirus updates

The UN body's repeated snafus reflects the complicated status of Taiwan in the international arena, where China attempts to block its participation.
Issues raised by coronavirus in geopolitics, science and economics | Letters

Issues raised by coronavirus in geopolitics, science and economics | Letters

The World Health Organization should not exclude Taiwan from efforts to tackle the outbreak, writes David YL Lin of the Taipei Representative Office. David E Hanke says an anthropomorphic explanation
China Diagnoses 30-Hour-Old Baby with Coronavirus

China Diagnoses 30-Hour-Old Baby with Coronavirus

Doctors in Wuhan, China, identified the youngest known carrier of coronavirus on Wednesday: a 30-day-old infant whose mother tested positive for the virus while pregnant.
Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

A two-week quarantine has left Masako Ishida and hundreds of others dealing with inconveniences and trying to figure out how to pass the time.
Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

A two-week quarantine has left Masako Ishida and hundreds of others dealing with inconveniences and trying to figure out how to pass the time.
Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

A two-week quarantine has left Masako Ishida and hundreds of others dealing with inconveniences and trying to figure out how to pass the time.