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Taiwan: COVID Testing Update - Fakhoury Global Immigration

From December 1st, 2020 to February 28th, 2021, passengers entering or transiting through Taiwan airports, regardless of the nationality (Taiwan or foreign nations) or purpose of coming...
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Apple is reportedly moving iPad production out of China for the first time ever because of Trump's trade war

Apple CEO Tim Cook. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Major Apple supplier Foxconn is moving some production of the iPad and Macbook from China to Vietnam, a source told Reuters. The source said Apple requested the move as a way of making its supply chain less reliant on China, following the trade war between the nation and President Donald Trump's administration.  This will be the first time the iPad has been manufactured outside of China. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Washington, Mexico, China, India, US, Trends, Taiwan, Macbook, United States, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Foxconn, Trump, Reuters


Three Taiwan nationals have received prison sentences of between 10 and 15 years in Vietnam for tricking elderly Vietnamese out of their...

Phone scamming operation led by Taiwan national tricked Vietnamese victims out of more than NT$12 million
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Taiwan's $1.3bn seafood industry hit by US 'forced labour' tag

Bumble Bee Tuna owner FCF faces renewed scrutiny
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Americans can now travel to 47 nations for vacation and tourism — here's the list of every open country and how to get there

The US passport has lost its strength significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic and Americans are left with few options on where to travel. ShutterLibrary/Shutterstock; Samantha Lee/Business Insider While many countries are not allowing US travelers during the coronavirus crisis, some nations are open to Americans. The United Kingdom, Caribbean countries, and select international locales are allowing tourists from the US. Many countries require you to show a negative COVID-19 test and air...
Tags: Transportation, BITranspo, Caribbean, Europe, Features, Travel, CT Visual Features, Air Travel, COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Flying, Tourism, Airlines, Aviation, BI Graphics


TAICCA Unveils the Taiwan Creative Content Fest, the Top International Market in Asia

Taiwan performed impressively amid the global pandemic, suppressing COVID-19 and creating space for creativity and technological innovation to flourish. That allowed the Taiwan Creative Content Agency to bring Taiwan’s cultural content to the international market in the first-ever Taiwan Creative Content Fest from Nov. 17 to Nov. 22. At the official kickoff press conference for […]
Tags: Asia, News, Taiwan, TAICCA TCCF, Taiwan Creative Content Agency


HomePod Mini Shipping Times Slip into January Across Europe as Global Stocks Dwindle

The availability of HomePod mini is now at its lowest since Apple's newest smart speaker went on sale last month, with shipping times across Europe having already slipped into next year in many cases. In the United Kingdom, France, and Spain, for example, the delivery time for a ‌HomePod mini‌ ordered today in either space gray or white is as long as five to six weeks, and in Germany has even slipped to between six and seven weeks, taking shipping into mid-January. In fact, with the excepti...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Europe, UK, Featured, Australia, Germany, India, Spain, Taiwan, Canada, United States, Asia Pacific, Hong Kong Japan, China Mexico, United Kingdom France


Foxconn Plant Championed By Trump Lands Google Server Contract

Foxconn plans to assemble key components for Google servers from its plant in Wisconsin, people familiar with the matter said, finally breathing life into a factory Donald Trump hailed as crucial to bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. Bloomberg reports: The Taiwanese company has decided to locate production for this new contract at the existing complex rather than make the components at home or in China, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing a sensitive move. The under-util...
Tags: Google, Washington, China, Tech, Taiwan, Shanghai, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Foxconn, Intel Corp, U S Bloomberg, Foxconn Industrial Internet Co, Trump Lands Google, Beijing Foxconn


Thousands march in Taiwan against U.S. pork imports

Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging...
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Trump’s US investment ban aims to cement tough-on-China legacy

Move is latest chapter in deteriorating relationship with Beijing and improvement under Joe Biden is unlikelyDonald Trump has banned US investment in a further 89 Chinese companies, and reportedly sent a navy admiral to Taiwan, as he seeks to secure a tough-on-China foreign policy legacy.Multiple media outlets have reported plans by the Trump administration for a series of confrontations with China before Biden’s inauguration on 20 January, and the moves were largely expected. Foreign policy and...
Tags: White House, China, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Taiwan, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


US Navy admiral visits Taiwan as Trump admin solidifies ties before exit

A senior United States naval official visited Taiwan Sunday, as the outgoing Trump administration continued to strengthen ties with the self-ruled island in its last weeks, further riling Beijing and potentially helping to shape how Joe Biden deals with this issue as president.
Tags: Asia, News, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, US Navy, Trump


America, Taiwan make semiconductors their top trade priority at first-ever 'Economic Prosperity Dialogue'

Do you see what I TSMC? The USA and Taiwan have emerged from their first "Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue" with an agreement that co-operation around semiconductors is their top priority.…
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USA and Taiwan make semiconductors their top trade priority at first-ever 'Economic Prosperity Dialogue'

Do you see what I TSMC? The USA and Taiwan have emerged from their first “Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue” with an agreement that co-operation around semiconductors is their top priority.…
Tags: Usa, Taiwan, Software, TSMC


Researchers propose to make new laser 'blade' for medical scalpels

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Saratov State University teamed up with colleagues from Taiwan and proposed to make a laser 'blade' for a medical scalpel with a specified curved shape using a photonic 'hook'.
Tags: Health, Taiwan, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Saratov State University


US Navy admiral visits Taiwan as Trump admin solidifies ties before exit

A senior United States naval official visited Taiwan Sunday, as the outgoing Trump administration continued to strengthen ties with the self-ruled island in its last weeks, further riling Beijing and potentially helping to shape how Joe Biden deals with this issue as president.
Tags: Joe Biden, Taiwan, Cnn, Beijing, United States, US Navy, Trump


Taiwanese Man Suing Girlfriend for Throwing out $3,400 Nezuko Figurine

A spiteful girlfriend who thinks she is allowed to control every aspect of her lover’s life and their belongings is being sued after she hatefully threw out her boyfriend’s RM14,000 ($3,400) figurine of Nezuko, a popular female character from the ravenously revered Kimetsu no Yaiba. The spurned man allegedly told those on the Internet about […]
Tags: Crime, Relationships, International, Taiwan, Courts, Anime, Otaku, Anime Figures, Kimetsu no Yaiba, Nezuko, Kimetsu


UK should tilt foreign policy to Indo-Pacific region, report says

Exclusive: Thinktank urges UK to build democratic counterweight to China’s growing influenceThe UK should make a major post-Brexit tilt towards the Indo-Pacific region, ploughing military, financial and diplomatic resources into building a major democratic counterweight to China’s growing threat to the post-1945 world order, a major report urges.The report, prepared by a group of UK politicians for the right of centre thinktank Policy Exchange, and endorsed by the former Japanese prime minister ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, UK, China, India, UK News, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Shinzo Abe, South and Central Asia, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Indo Pacific


Taiwan protesters march against US pork imports

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei in Taiwan.
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Thousands join Taiwan protest, anger focused on U.S. pork

Thousands of people took to Taipei's streets on Sunday for the annual "Autumn Struggle" protest march organised by labour groups, with...
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Thousands march in Taiwan against US pork imports

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork...
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‘My Missing Valentine’ Tops Golden Horse Awards

“My Missing Valentine,” a comedy drama directed by Chen Yu-hsun, won the top prize at the 57th edition of Golden Horse Awards. The prizes were presented on Saturday at an in-person ceremony in Taipei. Taipei Golden Horse Awards 2020 Winners Best film “My Missing Valentine” Best director Chen Yu-hsun for “My Missing Valentine” Best actor  […]
Tags: Asia, News, Awards, Global, Taiwan, Valentine, Taipei Taipei, Golden Horse Awards, My Missing Valentine, Chen Yu hsun


No lockdowns, no downturn: Taiwan attracts skilled expats with (mostly) COVID-free life

Taiwan has registered just 607 coronavirus cases this year and seven related deaths. Florida has a slightly smaller population but has recorded more than 897,000 cases and 17,600 deaths.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the...
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US and Taiwan sign five-year agreement on health, tech and security

Countries emphasise potential for cooperation and future partnerships, which Beijing opposesTaiwan and the United States have held their first high-level meetings under a new economic dialogue, inking a five-year agreement and pledging future cooperation on health, tech, and security.The talks, held amid a contentious US presidential transition period and high regional tensions with China, did not advance Taiwan’s hopes for a trade deal with US, despite the two countries growing closer under Don...
Tags: China, US, International Trade, Economics, World news, US news, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Global Economy, Donald Trump, Beijing Continue


UCLA, UC Riverside test smartphone technology to warn users of coronavirus exposure

University of California students and staff are working to contain the coronavirus pandemic with their smartphones. The California Department of Public Health, Department of Technology and UC are pilot-testing technology that uses smartphones to identify and notify users of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19. UC Riverside and UCLA are among the campuses in the trial. UC Riverside Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andres Gonzalez, who is overseeing a trial of a coronavirus contact tracing sma...
Tags: Health, Google, News, California, Singapore, Beck, Sport, Taiwan, Public Health, Soccer, Higher Education, Local News, Riverside County, UC, University Of California, Ucla


Scientists propose to make a laser scalpel with a 'curved' blade

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Saratov State University teamed up with colleagues from Taiwan and proposed to make a laser 'blade' for a medical scalpel with a specified curved shape using a photonic 'hook'.
Tags: Science, Taiwan, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Saratov State University


Taiwan’s Screenworks Asia Positions Itself as Development Hub for Regional Content

Newly-launched Taiwan production company Screenworks Asia is to be involved in a wide range of screen content. But it is to be particularly involved in development of international projects. The company was given its official launch in July and is jointly backed by quasi-government organization Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) and locally-based streaming platform Catchplay. […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Taiwan, Markets & Festivals, Catchplay, Screenworks Asia, TAICCA, Taiwan Creative Content Agency TAICCA, Taiwan Creative Content Fest, Development Hub


Golden Horse Film Festival Boss Wen Tien-hsiang on Keeping up With the Times

Wen Tien-hsiang is one of the few film festival bosses who have been able to go ahead with an in-person event this year. He spoke with Variety to describe the challenges that remain. Variety: What are the conditions that have allowed the GHFF to go ahead as an in-person event this year? Wen Tien-hsiang: Good […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Taiwan, Markets & Festivals, Times, Golden Horse Film Festival, Coronavirus, Wen Tien hsiang, Wen Tien


Taiwan’s Studio76 and Singapore’s MediaCorp Launch Rising Stories Screenwriting Contest

Taiwan’s Studio76 is joining hands with Singapore’s MediaCorp launch a new script competition to be launched in 2021. The mission is to boost Chinese-language storytelling in the pan-Asia region. Unveiled at the Taiwan Creative Content Fest, “Rising Stories” will begin accepting applications from Feb. 1, 2021 to April 15, 2021. Five winners will be selected, […]
Tags: Asia, News, Singapore, Global, Taiwan, Markets & Festivals, Feb, Mediacorp, Taiwan Creative Content Fest, Studio76


Taiwan Filmmaker Profile: Aileen Li Is Sticking With the Local Focus That Hatched Horror Hit ‘Detention’

Local stories will play an increasingly important role amid the accelerating globalization and exponential growth in OTT platforms, says Aileen Li, winning produce at the Golden Horse Film Project Promotion. “There have been lots of talks about co-production in the past, but I feel that local stories will take on a leading role. Characteristics of […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Taiwan, Spotlight, Markets & Festivals, Detention, Golden Horse, Aileen Li, SARStorm