US Senate passes Bill to help Taiwan regain WHO status

7/8/2021 12:18:00 AM

US Senate passes Bill to help Taiwan regain WHO status

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US Senate passes Bill to help Taiwan regain WHO status

WASHINGTON: The US Senate passed a Bill late on Thursday calling on the State Department to submit a plan to help Taiwan regain its observer status at the World Health Organization, one of several US bids to boost Taiwan as it faces pressure from Beijing. Taiwan is excluded from most global organ

WASHINGTON: The US Senate passed a Bill late on Thursday calling on the State Department to submit a plan to help Taiwan regain its observer status at the World Health Organization, one of several US bids to boost Taiwan as it faces pressure from Beijing.

Taiwan is excluded from most global organisations such as the WHO, the UN health agency, because of the objections of China, which considers the island one of its provinces and not a separate country.The legislation, passed by unanimous consent, was sponsored by Senators Bob Menendez, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Jim Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Performance of two clowns, what economic strength does Taiwan have. Eventually this will happen Taiwan, Taiwan 👏👏 US is so desperate to create pressing conditions to look good before unilaterally cancel the imposed tariff. Sore loser ! Free world to shoot and kill. Return Hawaii, the island you stolen, to the kingdom of Hawaii and the lands you robbed from the indigenous people of america

Ok u passed Bill in US , does WHO care ? Nope , show WHO the funding and then discuss those options later Its hilarious , does the Senators know USA no longer in WHO ? Non member will not have any priviledges , its like a Country Club , u know ? I would like to see them accepted as a member nation by the United Nations community.

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Taiwan is excluded from most global organisations such as the WHO, the UN health agency, because of the objections of China, which considers the island one of its provinces and not a separate country. The legislation, passed by unanimous consent, was sponsored by Senators Bob Menendez, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Jim Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee. The funds, which were repatriated to Malaysia, had been laundered through major financial institutions worldwide, including in the United States, Switzerland, Singapore, and Luxembourg, the statement said. The two are also co-chairmen of the Senate Taiwan Caucus. From 11. "The US must continue to stand by Taiwan, and do more to reaffirm our support for our ally’s international engagement," Menendez said in a statement on Friday. The Department continues to litigate actions against additional assets allegedly linked to this scheme," it said. The measure directs the Secretary of State to establish a strategy for obtaining observer status at the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the WHO. The official's comments were the strongest signal to date that the White House sees a path to unwinding those restrictions.

The House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee approved a similar Bill earlier this year, but there has been no word on when the measure might come up for a vote in the full House. More than US$4. Short-term visitors with travel history to Taiwan in the 21 days before their departure for Singapore can apply for an Air Travel Pass with immediate effect, for entry into Singapore on or after Aug 12, MOH added. Source: Reuters/ec .