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CORONAVIRUS/Quarantine, testing continue in bid to control Taoyuan COVID cluster

Taipei,  A total of 3,482 people linked to a cluster of COVID-19 cases at Taoyuan General Hospital are currently in quarantine, and more tests will be conducted among the medical staff in the coming weeks, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...
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MOTC mulls food ban on trains during Lunar New Year holiday

Taipei,  The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Wednesday it is considering whether to impose a ban on eating in Taiwan Railways Administrations and Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) trains during the Feb. 10-16 Lunar New Year holiday. The....
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CORONAVIRUS/Hospital visits banned in Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan

Taipei,  The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday announced a precautionary ban on inpatient visits at hospitals in Taipei, New Taipei and Taoyuan in northern Taiwan until Feb. 9. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who heads the CECC,...
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Australian’s new envoy to Taiwan to take up post Feb. 1

Taipei,  Australia’s new representative to Taiwan Jenny Bloomfield is set to assume her post Feb. 1, the Australian Office in Taipei announced Wednesday. Bloomfield was Australia’s Ambassador to Greece from 2011-2014 and has also served in Japan, ...
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One councilor detained, another granted bail in embezzlement cases

Taipei,  Taipei City Councilor Pan Huai-tsung (潘懷宗) was granted bail, while New Taipei City Councilor Tseng Huan-chia (曾煥嘉) was detained for alleged embezzlement of public funding budgeted to pay for their assistants, by district courts in their r...
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Virgin Hyperloop Unveils Passenger Experience Vision

Groundbreaking design shows end-to-end passenger experience for the 21st century Virgin Hyperloop Portal Virgin Hyperloop Pod LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just months after their first passenger testing, Virgin Hyperloop today unveiled it...
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AGF Management Limited Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reported mutual fund net sales of $88 million for the fourth quarter, a $269 million improvement over prior year  Completed the sale of Smith & Williamson, receiving $250.4 million in proceeds, resulting in a st...
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Philips integrates 3D ultrasound with innovative software for breakthrough in surveillance of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Jan. 27, 2021 Philips Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Model helps increase diagnostic confidence and improved patient experience compared to current standard of care Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in heal...
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RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER for SCAPA GROUP PLC by AMS HOLDCO 2 LIMITED

an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. to be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 Alpharetta, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTI...
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