Tag: Taiwan

China begins ‘illegitimate, irresponsible’ live-fire military drills near Taiwan, following Pelosi visit – ABC News

Key points:

  • China’s state broadcaster CCTV says the drills would be held from Thursday to Sunday
  • The exercises will include live firing drills to be held on the waters and in the airspace surrounding Taiwan
  • Taiwan says the drills invade the country’s territorial space and is a direct challenge to free air and sea navigation

China begins ‘illegitimate, irresponsible’ live-fire military drills near Taiwan, following Pelosi visit – ABC News

China begins ‘illegitimate, irresponsible’ live-fire military drills near Taiwan, following Pelosi visit – ABC News

War Talk from the Mad Monk: Tony Abbott goes to Taiwan – » The Australian Independent Media Network

When offered the title of Pivot of the Pacific whe he was PM. Europhile Abbott turned his back preferring to build monuments in France, shirtfront Putin, become a member of NATO and hail China as his new bestie. Today he shows what a self interested Pillock he’s always been. Don’t be surprised if he doesn’t want his old job back and he’s putting on a show for Rupert. He hasn’t defended France he’s cheered Boris on and he’s giving Xi the bird. Has Australia ever seen a worse effort by an ex PM playing  Statesman in it’s history?

No one can stop him. He can barely stop himself. The former Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, seems to be everywhere, fighting the poor cause. At the very least, he is everywhere with the press cameras, the niggling concerns, the irritations that make it into the twenty-four-hour news cycle before sinking with toxic charm. He is the perfect ingredient in a stew of conflict, the agitator, the irritant.

Source: War Talk from the Mad Monk: Tony Abbott goes to Taiwan – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Australian public fed nonsense as country heads to “irreversible” decision. | by Matt Barrie | Aug, 2021 | Medium

Everything Morrison’s Plan isn’t: Israel is sliding and failing Taiwan isn’t it’s back to ZERO

“Countries that consistently aim for elimination — ie, maximum action to  stop community transmission as quickly as possible — have generally fared better than countries that opt for mitigation targeted way to reduce cases so as not to overwhelm health-care systems.”  Countries opting for elimination fare better for health, economy & civil liberties. Source: The Lancet.

Joint modeling for the “opening up” strategy has been conducted by the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing at University of Western Australia, the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis at the University of Melbourne and an independent modeling expert. “If 70% of adult Australians (excluding children <16 years) were fully vaccinated, but with a 95% vaccination level for those aged ≥60 years, the AZ-mRNA strategy would eventually result in some 6.9 million symptomatic COVID-19 cases, 154,000 hospitalisations, and 29,000 fatalities.” It concludes: “The consequences of opening up prematurely could prove to be both irreversible and unacceptable. Aus

Source: Australian public fed nonsense as country heads to “irreversible” decision. | by Matt Barrie | Aug, 2021 | Medium

Coronavirus: Taiwan has population the same as Australia’s but a fraction of the cases

"We have had respiratory nursing homes for maybe 10 years": Taiwan's Professor Su Ih-Jen.

Professor Ih-Jen Su began annual rehearsals of a possible pandemic from China almost two decades ago after SARS killed more than 20 per cent of people it infected in Taiwan.

via Coronavirus: Taiwan has population the same as Australia’s but a fraction of the cases