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As China grapples with the coronavirus, the economic damage is mounting around the world.
In China, the iPhone and electronics manufacturer Foxconn even promised its employees a range of perks if they would just do one thing: brave the coronavirus and come back to work. (Fortune)
The coronavirus outbreak has set off a run on protective masks across China and in other major cities.
Taiwan is about to have a presidential election in two days. Voters in Taiwan are widely expected to deliver a victory on Saturday (1.11) to President Tsai Ing-wen, in defiance of China’s pressure campaign against the island democracy.
Before Taiwan’s 2020 elections, get to know these fun facts about these Taiwanese politicians’ nicknames to add to your election chit-chat.
The U.K. is about to hold a general election in one of the most charged political climates anyone can recall. Almost everything about this vote is unusual and unpredictable.
A couple of weeks before the start of the 2019-20 NBA regular season, the league finds itself involved in a controversy with China stemming from a ”now-deleted” tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey.
Taiwan lost another ally in one week as Kiribati cut ties after Solomon Islands. This leaves Taiwan with four allies in the Pacific region, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Palau and Tuvalu.
The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding ties with Taiwan and take up diplomatic relations with Beijing, which leaves Taiwan with 16 allies left.
Taiwan’s president Tsai accused China of engaging in “dollar diplomacy” in the region in order to undermine Taiwan.
Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee Hon. Peter Kenilorea Jr (FRC) says, “I am concerned because we are not marching to our own beat on this matter. We are in fact marching to China’s beat. We are being dictated by China already – even before we switch.”