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Taiwan’s main opposition party to re-establish office in U.S.

Taipei,  The Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwan’s main opposition party, is planning to set up a liaison office in the United States to re-establish its connections with the U.S. government and establishments such as think tanks, a high-level KMT source told CNA...
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Taiwan’s top badminton players advance at Yonex Thailand Open

Taipei,  Taiwan’s top ranked badminton players entered the round of 16 at the Yonex Thailand Open in Bangkok on Wednesday, after winning their opening match. World No. 2 Chou Tien-chen (周天成) had a rough start against Thailand’s Tanongsak Sae...
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Taiwan university inks agreement to expand U.S. student exchanges

Tainan,  National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan signed a memorandum of understanding with the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan) on Wednesday to allow broader exchanges with American students. With the signing of the MOU, the univer...
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CORONAVIRUS/Japan tightens border controls to include Taiwan

Tokyo,  The Japanese government will tighten its border restrictions with effect from Thursday, temporarily banning the entry of visitors from all countries, including Taiwan, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Wedn...
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CORONAVIRUS/CECC eases rules for discharge of COVID patients on isolation wards

Taipei,  Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday it was revising its medical criteria for the discharge of COVID-19 patients in negative pressure isolation rooms in hospital, based on new scientific evidence. The new evidence show...
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Merlin: Strategically Guiding Independents During a Year of Unprecedented Upheaval

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 2020 was a disruptive year for the world. We all stood witness to a global pandemic that shook the entire music ecosystem, virtually shut down the live industry, and drove labels and distributors to explore the boun...
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Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization a...
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