U.S. to hold economic talks with Taiwan this month

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U.S. to hold economic talks with Taiwan this month: Pompeo

NOVEMBER 10, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Undersecretary of State Keith Krach, who angered China with a visit to Taipei in September, will lead economic talks with Taiwan this month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

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WHO members reject attempt to include Taiwan in meeting

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WHO members reject attempt to include Taiwan in meeting

NOVEMBER 9, 2020

By Reuters Staff

TAIPEI/GENEVA (Reuters) – World Health Organization member countries rejected a U.S.-backed appeal on Monday for Taiwan to be permitted to attend a meeting of the WHO’s decision-making body.

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Huge crowd joins LGBT march in Taiwan, where COVID is at bay

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Huge crowd joins LGBT march in Taiwan, where COVID is at bay

A huge and festive crowd has marched in Taiwan’s capital in an annual LGBT Pride event

By The Associated Press

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Two lesbian couples marry in mass wedding held by Taiwan’s military

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Two lesbian couples marry in mass wedding held by Taiwan’s military

Taiwan is the only place in Asia to have legalized gay marriage, with more than 4,000 same-sex couples marrying since the legislation passed in May 2019.

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Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

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Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

Taiwan has hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19, highlighting the island’s continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cases surge in other parts of the world

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