The section introduces to its audience five pieces of news of the week from June 14 to 20 with the aid of multiple media in order to keep the audience updated in a short period of time. (For the video please visit: 0618 NIA video news report-English)

News in Focus (June 14 - 20)

  • Taiwan Enforces Strict Epidemic Measures. People without a Mask will Be Immediately Fined.

Under the Level 3 Covid-19 Alert, CECC has announced that those without a mask on outdoors could face a fine ranging between NT$3,000 and NT$15,000. (More information: CECC reinforces measures and related penalties adopted under COVID-19 Level 3 alert)

  • MOI Shares with the Community Tips to Combat Coronavirus

The Ministry of the Interior (MOI, 內政部) shared with the public tips to combat coronavirus, in order to keep up with the community prevention policies. (More information: Five tips to avoid the coronavirus disease to spread in communities)

  • MOL’s Multilingual Advocacy Assists Migrant Workers in Seeking Medical Treatment

The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) launched multi-language hotline for foreign migrant workers, including English, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai, for the latest coronavirus updates, aside from the hotline 1955. (More information: MOL launches multi-language medical hotline for foreign workers)

  • Taiwanese Government Offers Subsidies of NT$10,000 for Children

Taiwanese Government put forth a plan to offer families with young children a one-off subsidy of NT$10,000 (US$357) per child, as part of a Covid-19 relief package that is currently under discussion. (More information: Taiwanese government offers subsidies during the level 3 alert)

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