• Standpoint

    Why You Should Consider Buying New House Amid Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic that the world is experiencing now teaches every nation and everyone several lessons – discipline and responsibility towards other people, the importance of life and health and the importance of family and home. As more and more are getting infected with the virus infection, some nations are experiencing overwhelmed healthcare system. In the Philippines, there are hospitals in the National Capital Region that has more than 100% of hospital bed occupancy for COVID-19 patients and even the isolation and quarantine facilities are almost full. Healthcare workers are not enough to attend to all patients, and they too, got infected. It was very unfortunate to learned that some…

  • Business & Features

    Common Misconceptions About SEO

    While one might think that being an SEO expert simply requires taking a course and passing a test to get certified, it’s not all that cut and dried. There are no real certification processes as there isn’t a way to certify something that changes almost daily. Google wouldn’t publish the algorithms, as that could be used to game the system, among other reasons, so there is just no way to test one’s knowledge against what they contain.  Instead, SEO professionals must constantly keep up with changing SEO trends. They have to live and breathe algorithm changes which can amount to multiple different changes every day. In a recent Yahoo! Finance…

  • Business & Features

    3 Cool Old Acts You Can Hire Today

    There was a magic about how media used to be consumed and created.  The swaying voices of classic singers, the atmosphere of dedicated stage performers, and the warmth of nostalgia that can soak bone-deep all hit a visceral part of our minds.  The past doesn’t have to be left behind on old vinyl records and grainy video-; there are incredible live performers even today who can wow and astound any crowd. Here are the three types of acts you should hire if you want to bring a little class and classic intrigue to any gathering. Classic Lounge Singer Whether they’re sweet serenading like Tommy Tutone or punching out sharp notes…

  • Events

    Taiwan Health Ministry to hold Create a Healthy and Happy Life webinar

    One maybe wondering why would patients from nearly 40 countries worldwide mostly come to Taiwan to seek infertility treatment? How can “Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) half-matched hematopoietic stem cell transplantation” help patients regain their lives? Want to know how AI smart doctors can provide consultation and help? Is there any new treatment for neurovascular disease and depression? Find out the answers as Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan will organize a “Join hands with Taiwan to create a healthy and happy life” webinar on November 5, 2020 at 11 a.m. The event will be hosted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council and the Manila Taiwan Trade Center. The…

  • Events

    Digital Healthcare and Innovations from Taiwan Creates New Partnerships

    Amid a raging COVID-19 pandemic that has brought monumental challenges to the global healthcare industry, Taiwan Excellence initiated the Smart Medical Express. The Smart Medical Express is composed of product launches that seek to enhance cooperation within the international community while highlighting digital healthcare and innovations from Taiwan. The activities involved in Smart Medical Express included 5 online presentations that focused on technological advancements and innovations in surgical equipment, ophthalmology, assistive devices, dentistry, and innovative healthcare products, all aimed at capturing the attention of global healthcare practitioners. Just recently, over 300 medical practitioners from various medical institutions, medical colleges, and healthcare industries in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines,…

  • Business & Features

    Taiwan’s AI Solutions and Cyber Security Products Flourish amid Growing Global Trends

    “Taiwan Excellence,” the international promotional campaign run by the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) held recently a livestream press conference that showcased Taiwan’s breakthrough solutions in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cyber Security. “Taiwan has a very solid foundation in ICT and semiconductor industries. AIoT and cybersecurity are two of the Six Core Strategic Industries which are important parts of Taiwan’s industrial technology policy. We believe our rapid responsive solutions such as the eMask App are evidence that Taiwan has the capability and potential to provide the best software and hardware products for AI and cybersecurity.” explains BOFT Director General Cynthia Kiang. Presented…

  • Business & Features,  Events

    Taiwan Excellence launched innovative products for eyecare

    Four Taiwan Excellence Award winners from the ophthalmic medical equipment industry in Taiwan demonstrated their most innovative products during an online product launch held recently. The event was jointly organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the foremost trade promotion body in Taiwan, and Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade. According to estimates from IEK Consulting of the Industrial Technology Research Institute, the global ophthalmic medical equipment market is estimated to reach US$ 58.4 billion by 2023. The three major areas of this market are vision care, surgery, and diagnosis and monitoring. Bulk products of significance are optical lenses, contact lenses and “fundus” cameras, a complex optical system designed for…

  • Business & Features

    Taiwan launches Smart Medical Products through webinars

    A series of webinars on smart medical products from Taiwan will be held in Taipei with hopes of offering the world a better understanding about Taiwan’s smart medical industry. This was announced by the country’s trade representative recently as the global fight against the raging COVID-19 outbreak still continues. Over the past decade, medicine and technology have joined hands to help change people’s lives. Today, global medical-related expenditure had already reached US$8.7 trillion, making the integration of two industries even more essential than before. And the healthcare and medical industry has become a huge business potential worth more than US$158 billion in applications of medical Internet of Things (IOT). As…

  • Society

    Broadcasting Ethics, Responsibilities and Law

    This post is for academic purposes only. Credit is to the original author(s). Broadcast journalists are being held to high standards of ethics by their editors and owners or regulators. Ethics are now heavily considered in the reporting of news. Newsrooms do think carefully about suspicious websites, bad taste, offending the audience, upsetting the bereaved, the vulnerable or children, victims of crime or disaster, showing how a scam or crime can be carried out, showing the moment of death in accidents or war and terrorist executions. There used to be a consensus that if you see it or hear it happening, then it must carry more authority than the written…