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Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to thos...

DHL Global Forwarding promotes two executives to key leadership roles in Asia Pacific

Niki Frank will expand his remit from managing the business in India to the sub-region of South Asia Yvonne Lee, Head of Strategic Projects for ASEAN and South Asia, will assume a new role as Managing...

NEFIN in Partnership with Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary (HKBTS) Embrace Carbon Neutrality for a Green Campus

316 Solar Panels Built on 6 Rooftops of HKBTS Campus Buildings HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 5 January 2021 - NEFIN, a leading solar developer and investor in carbon neutrality solutions in Asia, i...

More EU nations ban travel from UK, fearing virus variant

BERLIN (AP) — A growing list of European Union nations barred travel from the U.K. on Sunday and others were considering similar action, in a bid to block a new strain of coronavirus sweeping ac...

NEFIN and Alliance Joined Hands to Generate Solar Power Offsetting 39 tonnes of CO2 Annually

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 December 2020 - NEFIN, leading solar developer and investor in carbon neutrality solutions, and Alliance Construction Materials Limited ("Alliance"), a joint venture...

Michigan professor placed on leave after racist remarks

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A science professor at a Michigan university has been placed on administrative leave and is being investigated after denying the severity of the coronavirus and using racist, ...

Over 20,000 volunteers sign up for Taiwan vaccine trials in one week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 20,000 people have signed up to participate in phase 2 clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines developed by Taiwanese researchers one week after an online platf...

The Latest: Mongolia restricts capital after 9 recent cases

BEIJING — Residents of Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar have been told to stay at home as part of nationwide lockdown measures due to remain in place through Tuesday following the detection of new co...

Taiwan seeks to recruit 20,000 volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) announced Wednesday (Nov. 11) that it is recruiting 20,000 volunteers for Phase 2 clinical trials of coronavirus vaccines develop...

644 European lawmakers back Taiwan's participation in upcoming WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 644 lawmakers from the European Union and elsewhere in Europe have called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to include Taiwan in its annual assembly, which...

Taiwan No. 1 for Covid response: Brookings study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A study published by the Brookings Institution has found that Taiwan was the sole country to experience economic growth during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). On Sept...

U.S. sets new record for increase in COVID-19 cases day after election

(Reuters) - The United States set a one-day record for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday with at least 102,591 new infections and as hospitals in several states reported a rising tide of patients, ac...

Pro-Taiwan Senator Cory Gardner loses race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-Taiwan Republican Senator Cory Gardner lost his race against Democratic rival John Hickenlooper in the state of Colorado on Tuesday (Nov. 3). As of 11:30 p.m. Easte...

Taiwan donates 100,000 masks to Yazidis in Iraq

Taiwan has donated 100,000 surgical masks to the Yazidi people in Sinjar, northern Iraq, through an international nonprofit organization, to help with the COVID-19 response there, the Ministry of Fore...

Video shows China's Xi suffer coughing fit during speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a speech in Shenzhen on Wednesday (Oct. 14) Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) suffered a coughing fit, prompting netizens to speculate on the health of the communis...