Asia

  1. Government expects Taiwan to record over 1.8% GDP growth in 2020

    Government expects Taiwan to record over 1.8% GDP growth in 2020

    The forecast is higher than the 1.56 percent estimated by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics, NDC Minister Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) told reporters before attending a Legislative Yuan hearing on Monday.

    Region:
    Asia
    Category:
    Economy
    Author/s:
    By Focus Taiwan
  1. US and Taiwan sign five-year agreement on health, tech and security

    Countries emphasize potential for cooperation and future partnerships.
    The EPP Dialogue also generated a memorandum of understanding-- signed between the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S.-- that will lay the groundwork for future high-level annual EPP Dialogues, said Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮).

    Region:
    Asia
    Category:
    Economy
    Author/s:
    By Focus Taiwan, The Guardian
    US and Taiwan sign five-year agreement on health, tech and security
  2. Vaccines that can help India in its fight against Covid-19

    The global race to create vaccines against the novel coronavirus has entered a critical stretch, with Pfizer and Moderna releasing very promising final trial data that has raised the hopes of nations struggling to fight the pandemic. Pfizer, which reported 95% efficacy, has now sought early regulatory approval.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Society
    Vaccines that can help India in its fight against Covid-19