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#Taiwan leads way in #Coronavirus response

#Taiwan leads way in #Coronavirus response

| April 3, 2020

During the spring of 2003, the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus spread throughout most of East Asia. Taiwan was hit hard by the SARS, with 73 citizens killed, 346 infected and more than 150,000 quarantined, with the painful memory of the epidemic lingering to this day. Nonetheless, plans were quickly drawn up to ensure the country’s preparedness for […]

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Why #Taiwan can prevent rapid spread of #COVID-19

Why #Taiwan can prevent rapid spread of #COVID-19

| March 12, 2020

The outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated from Wuhan, China, has in recent weeks drawn the attention of the world. This epidemic has claimed over 4,000 lives, infected more than 118,000 people and spread to more than 100 countries, including all member states of the EU. Taiwan, with its proximity to China and frequent […]

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US ‘could learn from Taiwan’s #COVID-19 response measures’

US ‘could learn from Taiwan’s #COVID-19 response measures’

| March 7, 2020

In an article titled Response to COVID-19 in Taiwan: Big Data Analytics, New Technology, and Proactive Testing, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on 3 March,  scholars at Stanford University and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) praised Taiwan’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, adding that the US could learn […]

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Concerns raised over #Coronavirus impact on #Taiwan

Concerns raised over #Coronavirus impact on #Taiwan

| February 1, 2020

Concern has been voiced about the impact on Taiwan of the coronavirus virus and ask the country’s inability to take part in international efforts to tackle the deadly disease, writes Martin Banks. The virus has killed more than 210 people and more than 9,000 confirmed cases mainly in China. There have also been nine confirmed […]

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#Taiwan – Statement by the spokesperson on the elections

#Taiwan – Statement by the spokesperson on the elections

| January 12, 2020

“We congratulate the people of Taiwan for the high turnout on their elections. Our respective systems of governance are founded on a shared commitment to democracy, the rule of law and human rights.  “The European Union closely follows cross-Strait developments, and has consistently encouraged dialogue and constructive engagement.”

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Anti-Infiltration Act passed by #Taiwan legislature

Anti-Infiltration Act passed by #Taiwan legislature

| January 9, 2020

The Anti-Infiltration Act is passed by the Legislature 31 December in Taipei City. (CNA) The Anti-Infiltration Act was passed by the Legislature on 31 December 2019, underscoring the commitment of the government to safeguarding national security and Taiwan’s democracy. Described as an effective democratic defense mechanism by the Ministry of the Interior, the legislation complements […]

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#TaiwanNationalDay speech, Brussels

#TaiwanNationalDay speech, Brussels

| October 12, 2019

The following speech was delivered in Brussels on Wednesday 9 October in celebration of the National Day of Taiwan, R.O.C., by Representative Harry Tseng. “I am delighted to welcome you once again to celebrate Taiwan’s National Day. This is always a wonderful occasion to catch up with old friends, make new ones, and celebrate together […]

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