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1,500 Taiwan Compal Electronics workers tested after 2 catch COVID at Tasty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Compal Electronics (仁寶電腦) factory in Taoyuan City has been closed for disinfection and 1,500 workers tested for COVID after a couple who works at the factory were found ...

Taiwan confirms 6 new local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed six local infections and a single-day record of 72 imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Jan. 15), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, accordin...

Taiwan bank cluster surges to 17, Tasty cases rise to 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cluster infection that started at a bank in Taoyuan on Friday (Jan. 14) rose to 17 cases, while a cluster infection tied to a steakhouse in the city climbed to five case...

Taiwan home care worker key link in Omicron cluster infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) denied that a residential service worker is a super spreader, she is a key link in a number of chains of transmission o...

Teen Tasty worker among Taiwan's 6 new COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced six new COVID cases on Thursday evening and Friday morning (Jan. 13-14), including a teen employee of a steakhouse, a Thai restaurant chef, and bank clust...

Taiwan's Taoyuan closes 7 schools amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the cluster of 14 COVID cases centered on a bank in Taoyuan, six schools and one cram school in the city have closed for one day as a precautionary measure. From W...

Bank COVID cluster in Taiwan's Taoyuan swells to 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 11 new COVID cases tied to a bank were reported Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 12-13), bringing the total number tied to the cluster infection to 14. On Wednes...

3 Union Bank clerks test positive for COVID in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three out of the four local COVID cases announced on Wednesday (Jan. 12) are employees of a bank in Taoyuan City. On Wednesday, Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) annou...

39 financial institutions honored by Taiwan's credit bureau for sustainable practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The country's only domestic credit-reporting agency gave out awards to dozens of financial institutions and their staff on Tuesday (Dec. 21). The awards recognize g...

James Madison gets 1st win in 12 tries against Virginia

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Takal Molson made a go-ahead basket with 1:10 remaining and James Madison held off Virginia 52-49 on Tuesday night for its first win against the Cavaliers in 12 attempts. ...

Millennial Money: 3 ways COVID-19 reshuffled our finances

The U.S. economy ground to a halt in March 2020 as state after state issued lockdown orders and shut down businesses to blunt the spread of the coronavirus. A year later, mask-weari...

Drexel's headed to NCAAs for the first time in 25 years

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Mate Okros scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and sixth-seeded Drexel is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 25 years after defeating eighth-seeded Elon 63-...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for quality credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) awarded 39 Taiwanese financial institutions on Tuesday (Dec. 29) for good practices that have safeguarded financial stability in...

Philippines is Among Asia’s Pioneers in Leveraging Distributed Ledger Technology for Bond Distribution

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 27 July 2020 - The Philippine Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), together with Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), is the fir...

UnionBank, PH Central Bank Governor and MAS Fintech Chief Talk Transformative Regulation in Fireside Chat

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 July 2020 - Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) recently hosted a digital fireside chat on "Transformational Regulatory Change to Accelerate Innovation" with the P...