Covid-19: Ban on children of Taiwanese with Chinese spouses from entering Taiwan


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  • Friday, 14 Feb 2020

The move, announced by the Centres for Disease Control on Feb 12, 2020, reversed a decision made just a day before by Taiwan's Cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council to allow such children to enter the island. - EPA

TAIPEI (The Straits Times/ANN): The non-citizen children of Taiwanese with mainland Chinese spouses have been temporarily banned from entering the island as medical care and resources are stretched thin amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The move, announced by the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) on Wednesday (Feb 12), reversed a decision made just a day before by Taiwan's Cabinet-level Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) to allow such children to enter the island.

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