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How to Find a Job Teaching in Spain

Posted: 2/22/2020 | February 22nd, 2020 Teaching overseas is one of a great way to earn money while you travel, stay in one place longer, and get to deeply experience another culture. I spent years teaching in Thailand and Taiwan and they were some of the most impactful experiences of my traveling. Living in a foreign culture, trying to get by day to day, and learning to create a life for yourself is a surefire way to become a more confident you and give you a deeper understanding of yourself. ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, London, Interviews, Australia, Boston, India, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Spain, Barcelona, Taiwan, Chicago, Austin, Thailand


Hyatt And Marriott Extends Elite Status For Members In Asia Pacific Region Due To Coronavirus

Update: Marriott has matched Hyatt’s elite extension policy for members who had an account address in China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan as of 2/1/20. Originally posted on 2/19: Related: The World of Hyatt credit card is an excellent card and comes with 50,000 points in addition to annual free nights, elite status, and promotions. You can read more […]
Tags: Deals, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Marriott, Hyatt, Elite Status, China Hong Kong


Marriott Extending Status, Waiving Cancel Fees and Points Expiration For Chinese Members

Following a similar move already announced by Hyatt, Marriott is extending elite status by a year for residents of China and its Special Administrative Regions (as well as Taiwan so as not to get in trouble by differentiating it) due to the coronavirus outbreak and concomitant drop in travel to and from the region. This is based on account address date as of February 1, 2020. Marriott is also extending Suite Night Awards and Free Night awards for these customers won't expire points in these memb...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, China, Taiwan, Marriott, Hyatt Marriott, Marriott Bonvoy, Coronavirus


Solomon Islands seeks $100-billion loan from Chinese interests - documents

The Solomon Islands is seeking a $100-billion loan from Chinese interests in talks begun soon after the small South Pacific archipelago switched diplomatic ties to Beijing from Taiwan last year.
Tags: Money, Taiwan, Beijing, businessNews, South Pacific, Solomon Islands


Marriott’s Updated Statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization's statements regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and following the guidelines from these agencies and the local health departments. The wellbeing of our guests and associates is of paramount importance. We have extended the date that we are waiving cancellation fees for hotel stays through March 15, 2020 for guests with reservations at our hotels in Mainland China, Hong Kong...
Tags: Travel, Taiwan, Marriott, Mainland China Hong Kong SAR Macau SAR


Modular Coffee Lake system has SUMIT and optional PCIe expansion

Ibase’s “MAF800” industrial AI PC runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on an 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPU with 3x GbE, 2x SATA, 6x USB 3.0, and 2x SUMIT slots for an optional 4x PoE module. Other models offer PCIe x16, x8, and x4 slots. Last week, Taiwan-based Ibase announced it was pulling out of next […]
Tags: Taiwan, Linux, Ibase, 8th gen Coffee Lake, Modular Coffee Lake


Japanese Prime Minister Abe Under Increasing Fire for Handling of Coronavirus-Stricken Cruise

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has so far managed to keep the coronavirus outbreak from damaging his hard-won relationship with China. That’s getting even more difficult with each new case confirmed in Japan. Abe has taken a softer approach to China over the virus than the Trump administration, winning Tokyo praise in Beijing. That chimes with his efforts to nurse Japan’s relationship with its giant neighbor and biggest trading partner back to health since he took office in 2012 amid the worst c...
Tags: Asia, Twitter, Japan, News, Australia, China, Uncategorized, Taiwan, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Shinzo Abe, Tokyo, Xinjiang, Trump, Democratic Party, Yomiuri


Linux-driven ADAS computer features 6x FAKRA cameras

VIA’s rugged “VIA Mobile360 M810” in-vehicle computer runs Linux on a Snapdragon 820E and offers 6x FAKRA camera ports plus software for ADAS, driver monitoring, surround view, and DVR. Taiwan-based VIA Technologies, which appears to be increasingly focused on automotive and other vision processing applications, has launched an ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) computer primarily […]
Tags: Taiwan, Linux, ADAS, VIA Technologies


Virus Surge in Japan Risks Undoing Abe’s Efforts to Woo China

(Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has so far managed to keep the coronavirus outbreak from damaging his hard-won relationship with China. That’s getting even more difficult with each new case confirmed in Japan.Abe has taken a softer approach to China over the virus than the Trump administration, winning Tokyo praise in Beijing. That chimes with his efforts to nurse Japan’s relationship with its giant neighbor and biggest trading partner back to health since he took office in 2012 amid th...
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Australia, China, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Shinzo Abe, Tokyo, Xinjiang, Trump, Democratic Party, Yomiuri, Liberal Democratic Party


Cruise Passenger Whose Coronavirus Infection Went Undetected Shows It May Not Be Possible to Stop the Outbreak From Spreading

Just the rumor that there could be coronavirus aboard the Westerdam led five ports to deny the luxury cruise ship entry earlier this month. When Cambodia finally agreed to let the vessel dock at Sihanoukville on Feb. 13 , the Holland America cruise line and public health officials took precautions to determine if anyone on board was infected with the deadly disease. The ship had already been at sea for 12 days, toward the end of what experts believe to be the incubation period f...
Tags: Travel, Japan, News, China, Uncategorized, Taiwan, Malaysia, Middle East, Cambodia, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wuhan, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Holland America, Sihanoukville, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


Foxconn says cautiously resuming China output, warns coronavirus will hit revenue

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Thursday it would "cautiously" resume production at its main factories in China as the major Apple Inc supplier warned revenue will be hit this year by the coronavirus epidemic.
Tags: Money, China, Taiwan, businessNews, Foxconn, Apple Inc


Taiwan: Patent-Related Protection To Pharmaceutical Products After Obtaining Marketing Approval - Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices

In order to more extensively protect pharmaceutical products and to encourage the development of pharmaceutical industry, the current legal system provides two specific patent related protections to pharmaceutical products ...
Tags: News, Taiwan


Foxconn warns of negative revenue impact from virus outbreak

Taiwan's Foxconn on Thursday said a coronavirus outbreak will lead to lower full-year revenue and the company will "cautiously" resume output at its main factories in China that were shut because of the outbreak.
Tags: Money, China, Taiwan, businessNews, Foxconn


“Hong Kong is at an Existential Crossroads.” Joshua Wong on the Future of His Homeland.

In the early summer of 2016, for a single minute every night the facade of the tallest building in Hong Kong, the International Commerce Centre (ICC), transformed into a giant digital timer. Second by second, the clock counted down to 1 July 2047, the expiration date of the ‘one country, two systems’ framework that guarantees Hong Kong’s semi- autonomy. The light installation was the handiwork of two young local artists who wanted to express their anxiety over the looming deadline and Beiji...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Books, News, China, Uncategorized, Taiwan, World, Beijing, Ideas, United States, Xi Jinping, Shanghai, World Trade Organization, Chinese communist party, Joshua Wong


Google Cloud opens its Seoul region

Google Cloud today announced that its new Seoul region, its first in Korea, is now open for business. The region, which it first talked about last April, will feature three availability zones and support for virtually all of Google Cloud’s standard service, ranging from Compute Engine to BigQuery, Bigtable and Cloud Spanner. With this, Google Cloud now has a presence in 16 countries and offers 21 regions with a total of 64 zones. The Seoul region (with the memorable name of asia-northeast3) w...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Enterprise, Indonesia, Cloud Computing, Tech, Taiwan, Computing, Korea, Web Services, Las Vegas


steamed cabbage in 100% whole wheat dough

steamed cabbage in 100% whole wheat dough Submitted by joe_n on February 18, 2020 - 10:06pm. Steamed cabbage adds a wonderful softness to 100% whole wheat doughs!Try it!1.1/4 head of cabbage (American or Taiwan) -wash and chop into medium chunks, drain.   Steam it until pretty soft.  Cool and then process until fine in a food processor.  Squeeze out as much water as you can.  Set aside.2.  Finely chop 2-4 green onions.3.  Make an 85% whole wheat dough:Mix the following together unti...
Tags: Taiwan, Baking


China threatened to harm Czech companies over Taiwan visit - letter

The Chinese government threatened to retaliate against leading Czech companies if a senior Czech official made good on a planned visit to Taiwan, according to a diplomatic message reviewed by Reuters.
Tags: Money, China, Taiwan, businessNews


Coronavirus outbreak: passengers prepare to leave Diamond Princess – live updates

Deaths in China from the virus have risen above 2,000 after a 40% spike in fatalities in Hubei province – but new cases in the province are down. Follow all the latest news here China’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreak 12.17am GMT Reuters has the latest health commission numbers. It says 2,004 people have died from the virus in mainland China, making a total around the world of 2,009 by my reckoning.Confirmed ca...
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Japan, UK, Science, China, Economics, UK News, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Global Economy, Tencent, Chinese Economy, Reuters, Johns Hopkins University, Hubei Province


China's handling of coronavirus is a diplomatic challenge for WHO

Beijing’s draconian measures to contain outbreak have delayed global transmissionThe World Health Organization is having to perform a diplomatic balancing act over the new coronavirus outbreak, caught between China – whose draconian measures to contain the disease have delayed transmission to the rest of the world –and China’s critics, who say its behaviour is typical of its disregard for human rights.At every press briefing, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has defended China’s h...
Tags: Health, Science, China, US, Society, World news, Taiwan, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, United Nations, Who, World Health Organization, Tedros, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Coronavirus outbreak


Apple sees $45 billion in market value wiped out after warning that the coronavirus will push revenue below forecasts (AAPL)

Apple shares sank as much as 3.2% early Tuesday after the company announced it would miss its fiscal second-quarter revenue expectations because of the coronavirus outbreak. The outbreak has "temporarily constrained" global iPhone supply and dragged on demand in China, Apple said in a Monday press release. Apple said that "work is starting to resume around the country" but that its production lines "are experiencing a slower return to normal conditions than we had anticipated." The stock tumbl...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hong Kong, Japan, France, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Netflix, Philippines, Shanghai, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Foxconn


Apple sees $45 billion in market value wiped out after warning the coronavirus will push revenue below forecasts (AAPL)

Apple shares sank as much as 3.2% early Tuesday after the company announced it will miss its fiscal second-quarter revenue expectations due to coronavirus fallout. The outbreak has "temporarily constrained" global iPhone supply and dragged on demand in China, according to a Monday press release. Work "is starting to resume around the country," Apple announced, yet its production lines "are experiencing a slower return to normal conditions than we had anticipated." The stock tumble saw Apple er...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hong Kong, Japan, France, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Netflix, Philippines, Shanghai, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Foxconn


Apple sees $33 billion in market value wiped out after warning the coronavirus will push revenue below forecasts (AAPL)

Apple shares sank as much as 2.3% early Tuesday after the company announced it will miss its fiscal second-quarter revenue expectations due to coronavirus fallout. The outbreak has "temporarily constrained" global iPhone supply and dragged on demand in China, according to a Monday press release. Work "is starting to resume around the country," Apple announced, yet its production lines "are experiencing a slower return to normal conditions than we had anticipated." The stock tumble saw Apple er...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hong Kong, Japan, France, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Netflix, Philippines, Shanghai, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Foxconn


Apple sees $43 billion in market value wiped out after warning the coronavirus will push revenue below forecasts (AAPL)

Apple shares sank as much as 3.1% early Tuesday after the company announced it will miss its fiscal second-quarter revenue expectations due to coronavirus fallout. The outbreak has "temporarily constrained" global iPhone supply and dragged on demand in China, according to a Monday press release. Work "is starting to resume around the country," Apple announced, yet its production lines "are experiencing a slower return to normal conditions than we had anticipated." The stock tumble saw Apple er...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hong Kong, Japan, France, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Netflix, Philippines, Shanghai, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Foxconn


US Mulls Cutting Huawei Off From Global Chip Suppliers

The Trump administration is considering changing U.S. regulations to allow it to block shipments of chips to Huawei from companies such as Taiwan's TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker. Reuters reports: New restrictions on commerce with China's Huawei are among several options to be considered at high-level U.S. meetings this week and next. The chip proposal has been drafted but its approval is far from certain, one of the sources said. The measure would be a blow to the world's no. 2 sm...
Tags: Apple, China, US, Tech, Taiwan, Huawei, TSMC, Trump, Reuters, HiSilicon, Huawei U S


'Don't be kidnapped by China': Taiwan tells WHO in bid for separate virus tally

Taiwan urged the World Health Organization on Tuesday not to be "kidnapped" by China, as more countries put travel curbs on its citizens because the health agency groups the island's coronavirus cases with China in the battle on the outbreak. Taiwan has reported just 22 cases, versus China's figure of more than 72,400, but the self-ruled island shares the agency's classification of China as "very high risk", since the WHO considers Taiwan as part of China. "Taiwan is not ruled by China and cer...
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, World Health Organization, Don, Foreign Ministry, China Taiwan, Joanne Ou


Philippines to Allow Workers to Return to Hong Kong, Macau

(Bloomberg) -- The Philippines will allow citizens employed in Hong Kong and Macau to return to their jobs, partially lifting a ban imposed earlier this month to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.A government task force decided to exempt those working in Hong Kong and Macau from the travel ban “subject to certain formalities,” Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Brigido Dulay said on his Twitter account on Tuesday. The government also lifted on Feb. 14 a days-old travel ban on Taiwan.Filipi...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Philippines, Macau, Manila, Hong Kong Macau, Salvador Panelo, Andreo Calonzo, Cecilia Yap, Bloomberg The Philippines, Brigido Dulay


Coronavirus Has Reduced China’s Aviation Market to Smaller Than Portugal’s

China’s aviation market, projected to overtake the U.S. this decade and become the world’s biggest, has shrunk to such an extent due to the coronavirus outbreak that it’s fallen from third to 25th, behind Portugal. Airlines have slashed capacity because of the epidemic centered in Hubei province, leaving the industry reeling. About 1.7 million seats — almost 80% of capacity — were dropped from China services from Jan. 20 to Feb. 17 by global carriers, according to OAG Aviation Worldwide. Me...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Portugal, Aviation, Kazakhstan, Grant, Oag, Hubei, John Grant, Overnight, China Southern Airlines Co, China Eastern Airlines Corp


Map of Areas Most Often Missing During Handwashing

With news of more than 70,000 confirmed cases and 1700 deaths from the COVID-19 virus, the importance of handwashing is once again front and center. Using data from a 1978 study on the hygiene of health professionals, this is a map of the most missed areas when washing hands. This more recent paper contains a short review of various studies of missed areas, most of which conclude that people often forget to wash their fingertips: In 2008, the WHO designed a handwashing leaflet, making refere...
Tags: Cdc, Taiwan, Who, Taylor, Jason Kottke, Scaron, Vanyolos


Coronavirus outbreak updates: China deaths rise by 98 amid Cambodia ship concerns – latest

UK trying to track passengers who disembarked from MV Westerdam and Apple warns of iPhone shortages as economic impact deepens. Follow the latest developments hereApple warns of iPhone shortages amid factory shutdownUK trying to contact passengers who left MV WesterdamVirus causes mild disease in four out of five patients, says WHO 12.22am GMT Those national health commission figures have been released in the last few minutes.98 new fatalities were recorded on Monday, the commission said on ...
Tags: Apple, Business, Japan, UK, Science, China, Economics, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Global Economy, Cambodia, Wuhan, Macao, Hubei, Coronavirus outbreak


'Now We Are Refugees': A Family in Limbo Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

These days, Chloe Chang, a Taiwanese woman stranded at the center of China's coronavirus outbreak, says she wakes up every half-hour during the night. Sometimes she breaks down in tears.She and her family are effectively trapped in her grandmother's apartment building, where a man recently died from the virus. Workers in hazmat suits haunt the surrounding streets, and the neighborhood has a strong police presence. There are shortages of food and other essentials throughout Yichang, the H...
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Beijing, New York Times, Wuhan, Macao, Hubei, Chang, Tsai Ing, Xinhua China, China Hong Kong, Central Epidemic Command Center, Yichang, Chloe Chang, Calvin Fan