Month: October 2016

CHINESE STUDENTS IN TAIWAN FINALLY GET HEALTH INSURANCE … BUT THERE’S A TWIST

Red Brick Daily CNA reports that in a meeting on Monday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and other participants agreed that the legislative caucus of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party will move to revise the National Health Insurance Act along the following principles: Based on basic human rights, the treatment of Chinese students should be in line with that of foreign and overseas Chinese students … by including them into the National Health Insurance system. Due to limited government resources, foreign, overseas Chinese and Chinese students should pay the full amount of health insurance premiums themselves. Governmental agencies should allocate...

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