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Ben Blanchard

As Asia's tropical storm season arrives, grounded airplanes at risk of damage

11:45am IST

SYDNEY/TAIPEI Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually high damage as the region's tropical storm season begins, as hundreds of aircraft grounded by the coronavirus pandemic can't be moved easily.

As Asia's tropical storm season arrives, grounded airplanes at risk of damage

9:47am IST

SYDNEY/TAIPEI Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually high damage as the region's tropical storm season begins, as hundreds of aircraft grounded by the coronavirus pandemic can't be moved easily.

As Asia's tropical storm season arrives, grounded airplanes at risk of damage

9:11am IST

SYDNEY/TAIPEI June 3 Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually high damage as the region's tropical storm season begins, as hundreds of aircraft grounded by the coronavirus pandemic can't be moved easily.

Taiwan considers revoking Hong Kong's special status on law fears

25 May 2020

TAIPEI China's planned national security law may prompt Taiwan to revoke the special status it extends to Hong Kong, President Tsai Ing-wen said, a move that could anger Beijing and make it harder for Hong Kongers to visit and invest.

Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says 'reunification' inevitable

20 May 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its "one country, two systems" offer of autonomy , President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China's sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage for an ever worsening of ties. | Video

Foxconn quarterly profit hits two-decade low, sees growth from post-virus lifestyles

15 May 2020

TAIPEI Foxconn's first-quarter profit plunged to its lowest in two decades, all but wiped out, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the Taiwanese firm to suspend manufacturing operations in China and knocked demand from customers including Apple Inc .

Foxconn quarterly profit plummets, sees new growth from post-virus lifestyles

15 May 2020

TAIPEI Foxconn's first-quarter profit plunged to its lowest in two decades, all but wiped out, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the Taiwanese firm to suspend manufacturing operations in China and knocked demand from customers including Apple Inc.

Taiwan rejects China's main condition for WHO participation

15 May 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan's health minister rejected on Friday China's main condition for the island to be able to take part in the World Health Organization - acceptance that it is part of China - before a WHO meeting being held during the coronavirus pandemic.

Give us first-hand information to fight virus, Taiwan asks WHO

06 May 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan's health minister asked the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday to ensure the island had access to first-hand information about the coronavirus, saying that not having the full picture slows down epidemic-prevention work.

Taiwan says 'not yet' received invite for key WHO meeting

04 May 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan has "not yet" received an invitation to a meeting this month of the World Health Organization's (WHO) decision-making body, the World Health Assembly, but will strive take part, the government said on Monday.

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