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Sailor’s travel ban lifted after he pays fine for violating quarantine

Kaohsiung,  The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) on Thursday said it had lifted restrictions on international travel it placed on a Taiwanese sailor, after he paid a NT$1 million (US$35,696) fine for violating his home quarantine in November. The sailor, surnamed...
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Taiwan suffers NT$118 million in agricultural losses due to cold spell

Taipei,  A recent cold spell that gripped Taiwan has caused nationwide agricultural losses estimated at NT$118.14 million (US$4.2 million), the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursday. The most heavily damaged crop was wax apples, which accounted for over ...
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MediaTek to pay employees NT$100,000 after sales reach milestone

Taipei,  Taiwan-based MediaTek Inc., one of the leading integrated circuit designers in the world, on Thursday announced that it will pay each of its employees and the employees of its subsidiaries an additional NT$100,000 (US$3,571) after the company’s...
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The Journalist magazine to cease print publication, go online

Taipei,  The Journalist, a 34-year-old Chinese language weekly political magazine, issued a statement Thursday announcing that its last print edition will appear on Feb. 4, though the magazine will continue to publish content online. As a result of changing m...
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Lifting of U.S. restrictions gives Taiwan ‘free country status’: Krach

Taipei,  U.S. Under Secretary of State Keith Krach said Wednesday the recent lifting of restrictions on contacts between American and Taiwanese officials by the U.S. government gives Taiwan “free country status.” In a tweet, Krach praised Taiwan a...
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Exceleration Invests in the Future of Independent Music

Exceleration Music Unveils a World-Class Executive Team, a Partnership with Alligator Records, a Strategic Alliance with The Ray Charles Foundation, and The Relaunch of Candid Records NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Five of the independent music i...
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RoosterBio Partners with Sartorius to Advance Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing

RoosterBio’s innovative hMSCs and bioprocess media systems, coupled with Sartorius’s scalable closed system bioreactor, downstream processing, and analytics, offers end-to-end hMSC manufacturing solutions for the field of regenerative medicine. FREDERICK, ...
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Philips and Merck partner to advance personalized fertility treatment

January 14, 2021 Remote patient monitoring, cloud-based platform services and mobile, AI-enabled ultrasound diagnostics to support improved access to care and better outcomes in fertility treatment Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: ...
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Open Society Foundations Announce 2020 Puerto Rico Youth Fellows

San Juan, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Puerto Rico Youth Fellowships, which support young Puerto Rican leaders working to elevate justice, promote human rights, and help unde...
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