Taiwan to ease virus border controls to let in some business people

first_img“We will simplify quarantine measures, starting from low risks areas.”International flights have continued to operate to and from Taiwan throughout the border restrictions, though on a much reduced scale. Previously the only foreigners allowed in where those with residence permits, diplomats and a few other exceptions.Taiwan has reported 445 cases, the majority of which were in people who get infected overseas, and just seven deaths. It has only four active cases remaining. Taiwan will from the start of next week ease border controls put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and will allow in business travellers from some lower-risk countries, though they will have to be tested and quarantined.Taiwan has never gone into total lockdown and life has continued largely as normal due to its early and effective prevention work and a first-rate public health system.While it has largely lifted domestic restrictions, Taiwan has been more cautious about opening up its borders, which have been shut to most foreign visitors since mid-March. Topics :center_img Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Centre said starting from Monday it would allow in business people coming from lower-risk areas including New Zealand, Australia, Vietnam and Thailand, plus those from South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau, which it judged medium to low risk.Travellers will have to provide details of where they are going in Taiwan, be able to provide proof of testing negative for the virus three days before flying, and prove they have been invited by a company, the center said on Wednesday.They will still be subject to 14 days of quarantine, as are all those coming into Taiwan, but will be able to shorten that if they pay for a coronavirus test and test negative.”To foster the opening of foreign business activities in a timely manner, we are announcing the relaxation of some border control measures,” Health Minister Chen Shih-chung told reporters.last_img read more

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Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations

first_imgGreensburg, In. — Nominations for three awards from the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce are currently being accepted until Oct. 18, 2018. Those awards include the Entrepreneur of the Year, the Chamber’s Small Business Grant, and the prestigious Don Horan Community Service Leader of the Year Award.Established fulltime in 1975, (the first presentation was in 1961), the Chamber’s Community Service Leader of the Year Award is considered the top award in the community.  The award is to recognize citizens who have participated actively and continuously in community service activities in Greensburg and Decatur County, making a difference for our community and county.In 2013, to commemorate the contributions business leader and philanthropist Don Horan left behind following his death, the Community Service Award was renamed The Don Horan Community Service Leader of the Year Award. Don was instrumental in bringing new business to our community and he was active in promoting the Greensburg/Decatur County area. He also contributed greatly to causes in our area, and preferred to stay out of the spotlight of those contributions.It is intended that such activity of those nominated be diverse and that the recipients be selected without regard to age, gender, occupation, political or religious affiliation. The record of the community participation of the nominee should be described. Such participation could include involvement with family, church, social work, civic groups, business, elderly, youth and other forms of volunteerism.Since the award was first established, there have been 72 winners, with some years having more than one winner. Previous winners have included, but not limited to the likes of Walter Lowe, Gilman Stewart, John Stewart, Hugh Miller, Cleo Duncan, Morgan Miers, Frank Braden, Mike Gasper, David Fry, Bill and Jackie Blasdel, Jim Saler, Bryan Robbins, Cliff Byard, Joe and Susan Rust, and John Corya, just to name a few.The Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce is also seeking nomination for Entrepreneur of the Year, an award first established in 2006 by the Chamber. Previous winners have included Bill Obermeyer of Obermeyer Agri Group, Denim and Honey, Cutting Edge Sporting Goods, Neal’s Chop Shop, Steir Heating and Cooling, as well as others of course.Finally, the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce presents an annual Small Business Grant of $1,000 to a Chamber member business in good standing as selected by a committee who reviews the applications.Applications for each award are available on the Chamber website here. They are also available at the Chamber office or at the front desk of Greensburg City Hall, 314 W. Washington St., Greensburg, IN 47240.Deadline to submit applications and nominations is 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16.Winners will be recognized at the Chamber’s annual banquet being held this year on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Chamber member and supporter Indiana Grand Racing and Casino in Shelby County. More information about tickets to the event will be released soon.last_img read more

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Betinvest launches sportsbook solution specific to esports

first_imgShare Submit StumbleUpon GG.Bet scores ESL Counter-Strike & Dota 2 global partnerships July 15, 2020 Winning Post: UK racing must put its best foot forward … July 20, 2020 BetInvest: The benefits of separating esports betting markets August 7, 2020 Related Articles Betinvest has put its esports clients in control of the technical, technological and trading aspects of the business through its industry-first customisable Sportsbook iFrame solution.The solution’s sportsbook management function, which gives operators the opportunity to create business reports, teasers and promotions, as well as being able to see the turnovers for both main sports and other activities, is not a new thing for the industry.However, the Sportsbook iFrame technology from Betinvest is unique in that allows customisation specifically for esports. Those targeting this vertical can therefore operate in any region, and with the unique design and branding to suit the market requirements.Valentyn Kyrylenko, VP of Business Development at Betinvest, said: “For every Sportsbook iFrame client, we create a system tailored to them. The success of this product is all down to our flexibility when it comes to the technical aspects. “Sports betting products are our speciality: we know what the sportsbook needs to be successful, and through our iFrame solution, we can offer our whole range of products with the simplest way to start using them. We have also made one of the best solutions on the market for mobile devices, which scales down automatically from the desktop version.”To emphasise this speed to market, even for the provision of esports betting markets, Kyrylenko explained: “With the Sportsbook iFrame solution, operators can launch sports betting – including esports markets –  in just a matter of hours.“These operators can quickly change the frontend view and the display of information because these changes don’t affect the core aspects of the client’s platform.”Despite these more obvious front-end benefits, cyber security – including the safe storage and appropriate usage of of personal data, which remains on the operator side – has been another core focus for the Sportsbook iFrame development.“iFrame means that our clients are in control – they can apply any necessary settings or customisations to ensure the safety of the business themselves,” added Kyrylenko. “All the data we exchange is encoded, not personalised, so even in the event of a data breach, information about customers and their transactions won’t be compromised.”Meanwhile, the third key component of the iFrame technology is the enhanced marketing potential, through the autonomous creation of teasers, promotions and interface changes.“Operators will swiftly and easily be able to control and adapt to the specifics and trends of the market or sports schedule through their back-end settings,” Kyrylenko concluded. “In addition, we provide our partners with very important tools for analysing the operational aspect of their business, which is very rarely found in iFrame based products.” Sharelast_img read more

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