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AXA launches "SmartStudent Overseas" to provide comprehensive protection for overseas studies

Four market-leading features with medical coverage up to HKD2,000,000HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 July 2021 - AXA Hong Kong and Macau ("AXA") is pleased to announce the launch of "SmartStude...

Taiwan's schools to remain closed for rest of semester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Monday (June 7) announced that along with the extension of Level 3 restrictions to June 28, schools at all levels are to remain closed through July...

Over 300 students and school staff test positive for COVID across Taiwan in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Schools at all levels in Taiwan have been closed due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, while the number of infections has doubled despite a Level 3 alert. Taipei City has ...

All schools in Taiwan to extend closures to June 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Tuesday (May 25) announced that a nationwide closure of schools, which went into effect on May 18, will now be extended to June...

Tsannkuen insists laptops still in-stock amid school closures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Tsannkuen electronics and appliances chain on Wednesday (May 19) denied media reports that laptop computers were in short supply in some of its stores amid ...

All schools in Taiwan to close May 19-28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the country reported triple digits of COVID-19 cases for the fourth day in a row, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 18) announced that schools ...

Taipei, New Taipei to close primary, secondary schools for two weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei and New Taipei announced Monday (May 17) that primary and secondary schools will move to home-based learning from Tuesday (May 18) through May 28 to help curb the s...

Update: Closing of Taipei, New Taipei schools expanded citywide until May 28

[Update] Taipei City and New Taipei City have announced that all public and private schools, from kindergarten through high school, as well as cram schools and after-school centers, will be closed fro...

19,000 teachers face job losses as low birth rate causes school closures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 40 private schools in Taiwan are on the verge of closure due to the low fertility rate and up to 19,000 teachers face job losses, according to a private school c...

France's pandemic death toll set to pass 100,000 amid surge

PARIS (AP) — France's coronavirus death toll is expected to pass 100,000 on Thursday after a year of hospital tensions, on-and-off lockdowns and personal loss that have left families nationwide grievi...

France opens giant stadium for vaccinations amid virus surge

PARIS (AP) — France sought Tuesday to speed up its vaccine rollout by opening mass vaccination centers across the country, including the Stade de France stadium north of Paris, as infections surge and...

WHO: Europe's vaccination program is "unacceptably slow"

LONDON (AP) — European nations' immunization campaigns against COVID-19 are “unacceptably slow” and risk prolonging the pandemic, a senior World Health Organization official said Thursday. ...

Medics despair as France’s ‘third way’ virus strategy flails

AMIENS, France (AP) — (asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)Moves Thursday, April 1, as virus mainbar. Photos XFM501-14 are set for release at 0700 GMT.(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk) As Fra...

French President Macron announces 3-week nationwide school closure, domestic travel ban amid virus surge

PARIS (AP) — French President Macron announces 3-week nationwide school closure, domestic travel ban amid virus surge.

Portugal sets records in one of world's worst virus surges

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s new daily COVID-19 cases jumped to more than 14,600 to set a new national record Wednesday, as the country weathers one of the worst pandemic surges in the world. ...