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Acer Mulls Reorienting India Manufacturing Plants

PC maker Acer Inc (宏碁) yesterday said that it might turn some of its PC assembly plants in India into laptop manufacturing facilities due to a demand from the Indian government regarding its “Make in India” initiative. Acer Pan Asia-Pacific regional operations president Andrew Hou (侯知遠) told a media....

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Virus Outbreak: CECC Reports One New COVID-19 Case

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) yesterday reported one new COVID-19 infection, adding that three travelers from Taiwan tested positive in other countries. It also said that samples from case Nos. 530 and 536, which were reported earlier, had been mixed up.

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Trump’s Taiwanese-American Supporters Stand By Their Man

Among independence-leaning Taiwanese, support for Trump is pronounced. A poll by the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation released on Tuesday showed an 80-20 split in Trump’s favor among supporters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party. For the opposition Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT), the figures were 70-19 for Biden.

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Facing A COVID-19 Culture Shock

International travel during this age of COVID-19 can induce a jarring culture shock. Recently, I flew out of the UK, a state with one of the worst cases and deaths per million population figures, and into Taiwan, a country with one of the best records for containing the spread of the disease.

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EDITORIAL: Tsai Must Pursue India Cautiously

Some time ago, an article was published in the Chinese-language media about a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairperson’s low-key visit to meet members of Indian think tanks, and the business and industrial communities, to discuss how Taiwan-India exchanges could help both nations.

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Win Semiconductors Eyes 5 Percent Revenue Hike

Win Semiconductors Corp (穩懋半導體), the world’s largest pure-play gallium arsenide foundry, yesterday said that it expects a 5 percent growth in revenue this quarter from last quarter’s NT$6.57 billion (US$227.29 million) on rising demand for wafers for premium smartphones.

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Microsoft Q3 Profit Soars Due To Cloud Demand Rise

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said its profit last quarter continued to soar as the COVID-19 pandemic boosted a trend toward business being taken care of in the Internet cloud. The US technology company’s profit rose to US$13.9 billion, up 30 percent from the same quarter last year, earnings figures showed.

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Local CEOs Confident About Economy Despite Pandemic

A majority of Taiwanese CEOs voiced confidence about the economy, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, surpassing than peers in the region and around the world, thanks to enhanced operating models and the nation’s quick control of its COVID-19 outbreak, a survey released yesterday by KPMG Taiwan showed.

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Presale And New Housing Dip Slightly Amid Upward Trend

Developers and builders last quarter introduced NT$349.5 billion (US$12.09 billion) of presale and new housing to the market, an 8.7 percent quarterly decline, while benefiting from a modest increase in selling prices and sales rates, a survey by Cathay Real Estate Development Co (國泰建設) showed yesterday.

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Retailers Gear Up To Push Sales After COVID-19 Slump

Major retailers are gearing up for sales next month, confident that people are ready to “revenge shop” after COVID-19 suppressed consumption in the first half of the year. Far Eastern Sogo Department Store (遠東Sogo百貨) plans to launch its anniversary sales event Thursday next week, which will run through Nov.

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Government To Issue NT$30bn In Bonds For CAA Fund

Government bonds would be issued to increase the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) Operating Fund by NT$30 billion (US$1.04 billion), CAA Director-General Lin Kuo-hsien (林國顯) confirmed yesterday. Lin made the statement at a meeting of the legislature’s Transportation Committee, which was....

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Virus Outbreak: Ministry To Hold Webinars On Virus

The Ministry of Education is to hold two Webinars next month to explore how young people from around the world can collaborate on disease prevention during the COVID-19 crisis. The Webinars are to feature Minister Without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) and 18-year-old Web developer Avi Schiffmann.

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A Few Days Ago, The Central Epidemic Command Center Detected A Confirmed Case (case 530) Who Returned To Taiwan From Jiangsu, China. Because Of The Case 530, The Test Changed From Positive To Negative Within One Day. The Command Center Investigated The Inspection Process...

A few days ago, the Central Epidemic Command Center detected a confirmed case (Case 530) returned to Taiwan from Jiangsu, China. Because of the case 530, the test changed from positive to negative within one day. The command center investigated the inspection process and announced the findings today.

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Lai Pig War!

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20:45 Food And Drug Administration Tightens Clinical Trial Conditions Guoguang's New Crown Vaccine May Wait Until June Next Year

In order to curb the spread of new coronary pneumonia, the world is speeding up the development of new coronary pneumonia vaccines. China has also entered the first phase of clinical trials. However, the Food and Drug Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced yesterday that it will strictly review the results of clinical trials, and the second phase of clinical trial subjects

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Xinjiang: Basically Ruled Out The Possible Spread Of Kashgar Epidemic Is Actively Tracing The Source 2020/10/28 19:39

CNA Taiwan News

Recently, 183 cases of asymptomatic infections of COVID-19 were newly added in Kashgar, Xinjiang, of which 22 cases were confirmed as confirmed yesterday.

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20:14 The World's Largest ETF Lost Blood Because Of This

The world's largest index equity funds (ETFs) are outflowing funds rapidly and faster than other ETFs. One of the reasons is that investors are looking for lower-cost investment targets under the trend of cost cutting.

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"Black Face" Physician Finally Returned For Nothing.

CCTV reported that this is the first time Yi Fanyu has reunited with Wang Chen since then. Both of them are very emotional.

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CECC Reports 1 New COVID-19 Case; 3 Test Positive After Leaving

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday reported one new imported case of COVID-19 and said it had received notifications from Japan and Thailand of three people who were diagnosed with the disease after arriving from Taiwan. The new patient is an Indonesian woman under the age of 20 who entered Taiwan on Oct.

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Work On Taoyuan Airport's New Terminal Set To Be Completed By 2026

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) A project to build a new terminal at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is scheduled to be completed by 2026, while construction work for a third runway at the airport is set to be completed by 2030, according to the airport operator Wednesday.

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Kaohsiung And Tainan PK Minced Pork Rice!

And Tainan PK minced pork rice!

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CECC Continues To Investigate Other Countries' Notifications Regarding Travelers Testing Positive For COVID-19 After Their Departure From Taiwan

On October 28, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that Taiwan recently received notifications from the Japanese and Thai authorities through the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point that travelers had tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after their departure from Taiwan.

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Marketing National Delicacies Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau Invites Cruise Passengers To Eat Minced Pork Rice 2020/10/28 17:59

CNA Taiwan News

The "2020 Battle of Kaohsiung Minced Pork Rice Contest" is about to debut lively. In order to market this national delicacy, the City Tourism Bureau invites cruise passengers to taste minced pork rice to experience the delicacy of Hong Kong, and promoted that the minced pork rice competition has a total prize of 240,000 yuan.

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Taiwan, Japan, The United States And Australia Co-sponsored A Workshop And Exchanged Opinions On Measures Against Corona-related Crimes

(Taipei Chuosha) On the 28th, a workshop was held online inviting police officials from 38 countries and regions to exchange opinions on crime prevention and hoax measures related to the new coronavirus.

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The Nantou County Council Held A Regular Meeting Today. The County Magistrate Lin Mingqin’s Policy Statement Pointed Out That Due To The Impact Of The New Crown Pneumonia Epidemic, The Number Of Tourists In Nantou County Has Decreased. The County Government Actively Cooperates With The Launch Of Various Marketing Supplements...

The policy statement pointed out that due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the number of tourists in Nantou County has decreased. The county government has actively cooperated with the launch of various marketing subsidy programs to enhance the tourism prosperity of Nantou, including

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National Symphony Orchestra Names Jun Märkl To Take Helm In 2021 The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Has Named Jun Märkl, A Guest Conductor From Germany Set To Conduct Two In A Series Of Three Upcoming Concerts In Taipei, As Its New Artistic ... 10/28/2020 04:08 PM

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) has named Jun Märkl, a guest conductor from Germany set to conduct two in a series of three upcoming concerts in Taipei, as its new artistic adviser from summer 2021, the NSO said Tuesday. "I'm coming with a lot of happy, positive ideas for....

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Taiwanese Tennis Star Hsieh Su-wei Ruled Ineligible For Tokyo Games Taiwan's Chance To Win A Medal In Tennis At The Tokyo Olympics Next Year If They Are Held Suffered A Major Blow Recently After Women's Doubles World No. 1 Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) Was ... 10/28/2020 05:33 PM

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) Taiwan's chance to win a medal in tennis at the Tokyo Olympics next year if they are held suffered a major blow recently after women's doubles world No. 1 Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) was ruled to be ineligible for the games by the sport's governing body.

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How Much Does Dongyang Wuhan Pneumonia Vaccine Buy?

CNA Taiwan News

(Central News Agency reporter Zhang Mingxuan, Zhang Xiongfeng, Taipei 28th) The purchase amount of the Wuhan pneumonia vaccine from Dongyang has not yet been determined.

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Deborah Birx, Coordinator Of The White House Epidemic Prevention Working Group, Recently Visited North Dakota And Criticized The State's New Crown Pneumonia Epidemic That Has Worsened The Fastest, But The State Government Is Not Strong...

The Coordinator of the White House Epidemic Prevention Working Group, Deborah Birx, recently visited North Dakota and criticized that the state’s new crown pneumonia epidemic has worsened the fastest, but the state government has not forced people to wear masks. “Whoever is infected or you are infected

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16:47 The Research And Development Of The Grape King Was Affirmed Again, And The Polish Invention Exhibition Won 2 Golds

Biotech (1707) participated in the <2020 Poland International Invention Exhibition and Invention Competition> with two works and won 2 gold medals, which shows the R&D strength of Taiwan's industry and the high demand for functional food.

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16:48 Keelung Flu Vaccine Has Thousands Of Doses Left For Distribution, And 1 Case Of Adverse Reaction Is To Be Determined

This year, the flu vaccine had a "rush to fight" craze. Now that there have been many reports of adverse reactions, some people worry about side effects from vaccination.

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"I Don't Want To Regret In Life!" Apple Engineers Abandoned The Year To Collect Millions And Returned To Taiwan To Become YouTubers

The two people’s life in the United States is not only stable and comfortable, but after gaining years of work experience in the workplace, they consciously "this kind of life seems to be missing something", and the two people who have always moved forward in accordance with their life plans began to think "this is what we want to live."

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Global Pandemic Repeats China's Fourth Quarter GDP Forecast Revised Down To 5.8% 2020/10/28 14:59

CNA Taiwan News

Foreign media reported that China’s economy was the first to recover. However, due to the uncertainty of the global epidemic, according to the estimates of multiple agencies, China’s economic growth in the fourth quarter of this year was revised down to 5.8%, but the GDP forecast for next year was revised up by 0.4%

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Life 14:27 Jiangsu Taiwanese Commercial Inspection Body Was Wrongly Removed From The Infected List Chen Shizhong: Related Personnel Will Not Be Punished

CNA Taiwan News

(Central News Agency reporter Zhang Mingxuan and Zhang Xiongfeng, Taipei 28th) The commander of the Epidemic Command Center Chen Shizhong confirmed today that the specimens of the Taiwanese businessmen in Jiangsu (Case 530) diagnosed a few days ago should have been mistakenly obtained from the French entry case (Case 536).

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A Man Surnamed Li In Changhua County Was Short Of Money To Buy Online Game Coins. Knowing He Did Not Have A Mask, He Lied On The Internet That He Had A Mask To Sell. He Sold Masks For Three Boxes Of 1,000 Yuan. A Total Of 7 Buyers Followed Him...

A man surnamed Li in Changhua County was short of money to buy online game coins. Knowing he did not have a mask, he lied on the Internet that he had a mask to sell. He sold masks for three boxes of 1,000 yuan. A total of 7 buyers remitted money according to his instructions2

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In Order To Clarify The Doubts Of The Outside World, The Command Center Accidentally Found That A Male Of His Nationality Who Entered France Was Diagnosed On The Same Day That A Taiwanese Businessman From Jiangsu Who Was Positive And Turned Negative On The Same Day Was Confirmed By Comparing The Sample DNA...

In order to clarify external concerns, the command center accidentally found that a male of the nationality who entered France was diagnosed on the same day that the Taiwanese businessmen in Jiangsu who turned negative on the same day entered the country, and compared the sample DNA to confirm that the specimen was misplaced. It may be the first explosive inspection so far.

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2020-10 28 The Command Center Explains The Misplacement Of Case 530 And Case 536

The command center announced today (28) that the 530 cases of COVID-19 (Wuhan pneumonia) imported from China and abroad should be from France on the same day as the virus-positive saliva specimens of the 530 cases of COVID-19 (Wuhan pneumonia) imported from China and abroad.

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2020-10 28 One New Case Of COVID-19 Imported From Abroad In China Is An Asymptomatic Indonesian Migrant Worker

The Central Epidemic Command Center announced today (28) a new case of COVID-19 (Wuhan pneumonia) imported from abroad, an Indonesian female migrant worker in her teens (Case 551), on October 7, 2020

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In Order To Clarify The Doubts Of The Outside World, The Command Center Re-examined 31 Cases Of Taiwanese Businessmen In Jiangsu Who Entered The Country On The Same Day And Turned Negative On The Same Day, And The Test Was Carried Out In The Same Laboratory. The Original...

In order to clarify external doubts, the command center re-examined 31 cases of Taiwanese businessmen from Jiangsu who entered the country on the same day and turned negative on the same day, and the test was carried out in the same laboratory. It was accidentally found that a male of French nationality who originally reported negative was diagnosed.

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14:09 People In Taichung Also Like To Visit Yizhong Street And Fengjia Night Market?

Under the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the night market has recently experienced a sharp drop in crowds, and the tourism industry has been extremely bleak. For example, Taiwan’s well-known downtown areas, Taipei Shilin Night Market and Kaohsiung Liuhe Night Market, have reported severely shrinking crowds.

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During The Lai Pig War, The Central Government Wanted Local Autonomy Regulations To Be Amended, And The Zero Detection And Penalties Violated The Central Regulations. The Ministry Of Health And Welfare Stated Today That If The Local Authorities Do Not Review, The Autonomy Regulations Will Be Directly Invalidated Next Year.

During the Lai Pig War, the central government wanted local autonomy regulations to be amended, and the zero detection and penalties violated the central regulations. The Ministry of Health and Welfare stated today that if the local authorities do not review, the autonomy regulations will be directly invalidated next year.

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During The Lai Pig War, The Central Government Wanted Local Autonomy Regulations To Be Amended, And The Zero Detection And Penalties Contradicted The Central Regulations. The Ministry Of Health And Welfare Stated Today That If The Local Authorities Do Not Review, The Autonomy Regulations Will Be Directly Invalid Next Year.

Lin Youchang said that the most important thing about this topic is management, and the most important thing is management at the source, entry management, and market management. The mechanism is well established, and there are layers of checks. When it comes to consumption, it is clear that domestic and foreign

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If A New Coronary Pneumonia Vaccine Is Successfully Developed In The Future, Its Safety Must Be Tested.

If a new coronary pneumonia vaccine is successfully developed in the future, its safety must be tested.

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Digital Account Doubled To Break 5 Million

The new crown pneumonia epidemic has unexpectedly increased the popularity of digital finance. Even though the domestic epidemic has slowed since June, bank digital accounts have continued to grow steadily every month.

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Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission Launches Health Consultation APP, Legislators Question Low Usage Rate 2020/10/28 13:20

CNA Taiwan News

The Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission and the Ministry of Health and Welfare jointly launched the "Health Benefits" APP to allow overseas Chinese to consult remotely. However, the legislator pointed out today that the APP has been downloaded more than 500 times and requires an overseas Chinese card to use related services. It should be opened for use first

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Information Policy Council: The Global Semiconductor Market Is Expected To Grow By 8% To 12% Next Year 2020/10/28 12:24

CNA Taiwan News

(Central News Agency reporter Zhong Rongfeng, Taipei 28th) Hong Chunhui, director of the MIC agency of the Information Industry Council, estimates that next year the global semiconductor capital expenditure will increase by 17.8% annually, the semiconductor market will grow by 8% to 12%, and the smartphone market will grow by 7% to 12%.

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A Man With Multiple Convictions, Cai Mengxiu, Broke Into Lottery Shops And Supermarkets Four Years Ago. He Failed To Steal In A Cypress Shop One Day. He Saw A Female Foreign Caregiver Sleeping And Sexually Assaulting A Female Caregiver With A Knife...

A man with multiple convictions, Cai Mengxiu, broke into lottery shops and supermarkets 4 years ago. He failed to steal in a cypress shop one day. He saw a female foreign caregiver sleeping and sexually assaulting a female caregiver with a knife.

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The Overseas Chinese Affairs Committee And The Ministry Of Health And Welfare Jointly Launched The "Health Benefits" APP, Which Allows Overseas Chinese To See Doctors Through The APP And Video Visits By Doctors In Taiwan. DPP Legislator Wang Dingyu Said In A Question Today That A...

In cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the "Health Benefits" app was launched, allowing overseas Chinese to see doctors through the app and video of doctors in Taiwan. DPP legislator Wang Dingyu said in a question today that the app has been downloaded about 500 times, but there are more than 80,000 overseas Chinese

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National Brigade Kills A Lot!

Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the border continues to be strictly controlled. However, the national travel season is gradually entering the off-season, and the Ministry of Transportation's peace of mind tourism will also end at the end of the month.

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Taoyuan Airport's Third Runway Is Expected To Be Completed By The End Of 119 2020/10/28 10:50

CNA Taiwan News

(Central News Agency reporter Yu Xiaohan, Taipei 28th) According to the report submitted by Taoyuan Airport Company in the Legislative Yuan, the construction and design of Taoji's third terminal area is expected to be completed by the end of 115; the third runway is expected to be completed in 110 in the comprehensive planning and basic design, 119

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Alleviate The Difficulties, Trump Elects The New Revitalization Policy On The Front End, The Beef Hopes Are Dashed 2020/10/28 10:57

CNA Taiwan News

(Central News Agency, Washington, 27th Comprehensive Foreign Telegraph Report) The US presidential election has entered the countdown stage, and negotiations on the epidemic relief plan continue to be stalemate. President Trump said today that the agreement may not be finalized until after the election, which seems to announce a new revitalization policy this week.

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Chen Shizhong Submits A Book From Malaysia: Global Health Network Should Accept Taiwan 2020/10/28 10:33

CNA Taiwan News

Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shizhong submitted a letter to Malaysia’s “Malay Mail” on the 27th. Taiwan’s success in fighting the COVID-19 disease (COVID-19, Wuhan pneumonia) proved that the World Health Organization needs Taiwan’s participation.

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300 More Quarantine Beds For Migrant Workers, All Open For Lottery 2020/10/28 10:00

CNA Taiwan News

(Central News Agency reporter Wu Xinjun, Taipei, 28th) In response to the epidemic, Taiwan has strengthened border controls and released only a limited number of quarantine beds for inbound migrant workers. Many migrant employers wailed and couldn’t get the beds. The Minister of Labor Xu Mingchun said today that it has secured more than 300 beds.

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09:59 Seven Days To The End Of The General Election, Biden Rushes Straight To Trump's Central And Western Regions

Raise a white flag to surrender to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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08:51 French Media: The Epidemic Is Out Of Control, And The Country May Be Closed Again

President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Jean Castex held two defense meetings in succession today and tomorrow to discuss with various government departments how to combat the severe epidemic.

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