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    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,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings: A Convenient Way to Save Money

    Many Filipinos opted to save money at home because of banking fears especially when an ordinary account holder could not afford to maintain the transactions in financial institutions and the bank will take away every single centavo left because of dormancy charges. After successfully created a bank account with numerous requirements and high initial deposit, the next problem for a customer is the maintaining balance which is usually not below P3,000 or depending on the bank’s policy. Also, bank operations usually opens at 9:00AM and closes as late as 4:30 PM. What if you what to immediately deposit your hard-earned salary or withdraw more than P20,000 (usual allowable withdrawal amount…

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    Real Estate: The Career Move for You

    When thinking about a new career, perhaps the world of real estate has entered your mind. If the idea of making your own schedule, meeting new and interesting people and helping them find their dream home sounds appealing, then becoming a real estate agent may be your calling. Like many other professions, there are a few steps required before you can begin work. Here are some tips on how to get a real estate license and start your new journey. The Starting Steps To become a real estate agent in any state, there are three minimum requirements to start the process. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Have a high school diploma or…

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    eBooks Provide a Cost-Effective Option for Education

    Education costs never seem to go down, do they? While there may be many reasons for this, parents and educators have expressed growing concerns that financial burden may make it difficult for everyone to receive a quality education. Schools might cut back on extracurricular activities, hire less qualified teachers, or end up with overcrowding because larger school systems are difficult to maintain. One surprising way that schools are saving money for themselves and for students is by turning to eBooks instead of printouts and classic textbooks. How eBooks Work Most schools are able to provide students with their own iPad or other e-readers. Once a student has an e-reader, it’s simple…

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    5 Things You Should Know About Reverse Mortgages

    Reverse mortgages are often touted as an excellent option for older homeowners who need access to extra funds. However, like anything else in life, there are both benefits and drawbacks associated with taking a reverse mortgage out. In order to make a choice that is financially sound and viable for you, you will need to do careful research before making your decision. Here are five things that you should know about reverse mortgages to get you started. Are You Eligible? The first thing you should do is figure out whether or not you’re eligible for a reverse mortgage. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, reverse mortgages are…

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    The Importance of Educating Your Children About the Weather: What to do When They Hear a Weather Alarm

    Severe weather can be scary no matter what age you are. However, it is critical that you spend time educating your children about the weather in your area and what they can expect. By taking time to talk with your children or learning about weather in schools, they can be better prepared on how to handle the situation when the weather alarm goes off. Here are a few steps in helping your child be prepared for the weather. Learn the Weather Patterns of Your Area One way to help your children is to learn the weather patterns your area typically sees. Do you live in an area prone to tornadoes…