CIFI's Contracted Sales of RMB25.13B in June 2020, Hit the Record High

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 3 July 2020 - CIFI Holdings (Group) Co. Ltd. ("CIFI" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 884) is pleased to announce that in June 2020, the Group achieved the cont...

Taiwan stores remdesivir vials for COVID-19 patients in critical condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Friday (July 3) that the country currently possesses 333 vials of remdesivir and will save them for emergency coro...

Three Taiwan Marines in critical condition after dinghy capsizes during drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three members of the Marine Corps are reportedly in critical condition after their dinghy capsized off Kaohsiung during military drills Friday (July 3). Initial reports...

Taiwan fended off China's cyber attacks on eve of presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An intense cyber war reportedly took place across the Taiwan Strait on the eve of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) swearing-in on May 20, as she embarked on a second ter...

UK scrapping quarantine for many visitors, but not from US

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Friday it is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from about 60 countries deemed “lower risk” for the coronavirus, including France, Spain, Germany...

Taiwan military holds rehearsal drill ahead of 36th Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military held live-fire rehearsal drills at Taichung’s Ta Chia river and Chia Nan beach on Thursday (July 2), ahead of the 36th Han Kuang exercise. Ove...

Israeli, UAE technology firms pen deal on virus research

JERUSALEM (AP) — A state-linked technology company in the United Arab Emirates has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defense firms to research ways of combating the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Taiwan Navy finds body at sea with effigy of Hindu monkey god Hanuman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy found the body of a man drifting off the coast of Taitung County Thursday (July 2) wearing a chain with an effigy of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman. A Navy vesse...

Taiwan's coronavirus test rule for ARC holders ends tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday announced that it will be discontinuing a requirement that foreign Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) holders f...

US vice president calls Beijing's Hong Kong security law a 'betrayal'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday (July 2) slammed the Chinese government for asserting its unchecked power in Hong Kong, calling implementation of the new nation...

Millions switch to homegrown apps after India’s TikTok ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Millions of Indians have migrated over to local social media platforms after the government banned 59 Chinese apps — including TikTok — amid growing tensions b...

PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in remote Ladakh region bordering China where the soldiers of the two countries have been...

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Taiwan reports new imported case from South Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (July 3) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), a man who had been living and worki...

Taiwan’s defense minister pledges combat preparedness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Defense Minister Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) has pledged the military will be combat ready in the face of China's military’s repeated provocations. Yen on...