On January 25, as the world was still waking up to the potential danger of the novel coronavirus spreading rapidly out of central China, two governments recorded four new infections within their territory.
Taiwan and the United States this week discussed how to get "closer coordination" between the island and the World Health Organization (WHO) during the coronavirus outbreak, drawing a rebuke from China for "political manipulation" of the epidemic.
In yet another telling aspect of Beijing’s response to the global coronavirus crisis, China is now busy bullying Taiwan. Beijing has always claimed sovereignty over the island, even though the democratic republic has largely dropped its claim to be the mainland’s legitimate government. But China’s rulers seem especially eager to intimidate Taiwan in the wake...
Anger at being confused with China amid the coronavirus outbreak and Beijing's stepped-up efforts to assert sovereignty is stirring heated debate in Taiwan about how to further distance itself from its giant and often threatening neighbor.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has not shared with member states information Taiwan has provided on the coronavirus including details on its cases and prevention methods, Taiwan's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, ratcheting up its complaints.
manufacturer Foxconn reported a 23.7% fall in profit
in the last three months of 2019 on Monday as it braces for the
impact from the coronavirus pandemic that has hit demand from
key customers such as Apple.
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