TAIWAN ECONOMY: 2019 Q3 UPDATE

SUMMARY: Taiwan’sQ3economicgrowthwas 2.99%, which was higher than expected. The government credits this to trade diversion from the US-China trade war and companies relocating some production and investment back to Taiwan (though this is disputed by the opposition KMT). Taiwan’s stock market was on track for its best year for almost three decades. Taiwan’s presidential election […]

Three cities show interest in sister ties with Oxford

Hsinchu, Taichung and Tainan have expressed an interest in establishing sister-city ties with Oxford after the Oxford City Council on Monday passed a motion to establish a twinning agreement with a Taiwanese city. The Taichung City Government on Tuesday said that it would seek assistance from The Taipei Representative Office in the UK and from […]

UK GOV – Coronavirus (COVID-19): travel corridors

You do not have to self-isolate on arrival in England if these are the only places you have been to or stopped in during the previous 14 days. Coronavirus regulations mean that you must self-isolate for 14 days if you return to the UK from a country outside the common travel area. The government is satisfied that it is now […]

BCC – Official guidance from UK government

For the latest information and advice, UK employers and business owners should visit the official guidance for employers and businesses. Businesses should check for daily updates and subscribe to receive email alerts to ensure they are acting on the most up to date information. On 23 June, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out further changes to lockdown measures in […]

Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance for British people travelling and living overseas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Published 4 February 2020 Last updated 18 March 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office Exceptional travel advisory notice The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advises British people against all non-essential travel worldwide. This advice takes effect immediately and applies initially for […]