Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits a military base on Thursday, as her government unveiled measures to relieve the economic impact of the pandemic. Photo: AFPTaiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits a military base on Thursday, as her government unveiled measures to relieve the economic impact of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits a military base on Thursday, as her government unveiled measures to relieve the economic impact of the pandemic. Photo: AFP

Taiwan fights to save its tourism industry amid battering by coronavirus and Beijing

  • Self-ruled island seems to have contained its outbreak, but its ban on overseas tours followed Beijing halting mainland Chinese groups going there
  • Second phase of aid package will include bailouts for travel agents and workers, ministry announces
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits a military base on Thursday, as her government unveiled measures to relieve the economic impact of the pandemic. Photo: AFPTaiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits a military base on Thursday, as her government unveiled measures to relieve the economic impact of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits a military base on Thursday, as her government unveiled measures to relieve the economic impact of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
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