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January, 2020

  • 27 January

    Coronavirus turns Wuhan into a ghost town after lockdown

    A US tourist filmed the largely empty streets of the Chinese city of Wuhan on Monday, a city of 11 million people which is the epicentre of the coronavirus and has been placed on lockdown as the virus has spread worldwide. The new strain of coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 81 people so far and …

  • 22 January

    Coronavirus spreads: How is it an opportunity for China to open up to the World?

    Analyst Jean-François Di Meglio says it is positive for China to show it needs the help of the International Community as we discuss the authorities calling in three doctors from Taiwan to help with the situation in mainland China. to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Visit our website: https://www.france24.com …

  • 22 January

    Asia taking no chances with new China virus as WHO meeting looms

    Countries around the Asia-Pacific and beyond are stepping up their defences against a new coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in December and is now known to have infected at least 440 people on the mainland as well as a handful of others overseas. Cases of what is currently being called 2019-nCOV have now been confirmed …

  • 19 January

    Taiwan Tensions: In Conversation With President Tsai Ing-wen – BBC News

    In an exclusive interview, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, who has just been elected for a second term, talks to the BBC’s John Sudworth about how the island is responding to the rising threat from Beijing. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

  • 9 January

    Taiwan election seen as referendum on China influence

    After seven months of unrest in Hong Kong, people in Taiwan are taking notice. Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have fled to the island since the demonstrations began. And Taiwan’s presidential election this weekend is seen as a referendum on Beijing’s increasing influence. Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Taipei. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: …

  • 7 January

    These Airlines Are the Safest and Most Punctual

    Jan.07 — The world’s safest and most punctual airlines are all in the Asia Pacific region. Qantas Airlines was named the safest by AirlineRatings.com. Air New Zealand came in second. Taiwan’s Eva Airways, Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific all finished in the top 10. Separately, OAG Aviation says Garuda Indonesia is the world’s most punctual carrier.

July, 2017

  • 27 July

    iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to open factory in Wisconsin

    A Taiwanese electronics firm says it will build a factory in the US state of Wisconsin, following an invitation from US President Donald Trump. Foxconn is best known for making Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Most of its factories are in China, where allegations of workplace abuse and a series of staff suicides have tainted its reputation. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro …

  • 18 July

    Taiwan’s parliament resumes brawl – BBC News

    After a huge brawl on Thursday last week, fighting has resumed in Taiwan’s parliament. The opposition party got physical to challenge a proposed infrastructure budget. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

June, 2017

  • 14 June

    ‘Loving, 50 years later’

    Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN INTERNATIONAL PAPERS – Weds. 14.06.17: US troops and planes are on the scenes in Marawi offering “technical assistance” to the Philippine armed forces fighting against jihadists. Who’s arming the militants? Also, Emmanuel Macron visits Morocco, Panama cuts its diplomatic ties with Taiwan and …

  • 13 June

    Panama cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favour of China

    Panama cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favour of China Panama has cut its long-standing diplomatic ties with Taiwan, establishing relations with China instead. Chinese ships are the second biggest customer in the Panama canal. But Taiwan’s foreign minister is now accusing China of engaging in what he calls a diplomatic money game. Taiwan considers itself an independent nation but …