Taiwan-funded enterprises in Shenyang help epidemic prevention

Updated: 2020-03-19

In recent days, Taiwan-funded enterprises in Shenyang has actively resumed work and donated many supporting materials manufactured or purchased by them to local hospitals and communities, as a contribution to epidemic prevention and control.

The Shenyang branch of Want Want Group, a renowned Taiwan-funded enterprise, presented preventive materials such as disinfectant to a community healthcare center in Heping district, Shenyang, on March 13.

Gao Ying, the head of the branch, said that with the help of such departments as Shenyang Taiwan affairs office, the company obtained assistance, including subsidies and social insurance expense exemptions, and has resumed work. Faced with the epidemic, the branch employees wanted do their part in epidemic control.

Another well-known Taiwan-funded enterprise, Master Kong Holdings, has kept abreast of the epidemic situation in Shenyang through news bulletins and online updates. Jiang Keliang, director of the company's northeast branch in China, and the employees have donated supporting materials to local hospitals and communities several times. The northeast branch of Master Kong Holdings has resumed full production of instant noodles, drinking water and other food.

Jiang said that the northeast branch will continue to support medical staff and other people on the frontline of epidemic prevention. Valued at more than 15 million yuan ($2.1 million), such items as instant noodles, drinking water and flavored drinks will be donated to the frontlines all around China.

According to Wang Qingyu, director of Shenyang Taiwan affairs office, to solve such difficulties as employee shortages, heavy epidemic prevention tasks and clogged traffic conditions, Shenyang is promoting work resumption by Taiwan-funded enterprises by helping employees return to work, reducing and exempting social insurance expenses, and providing help in credit financing. By March 17, more than 380 Taiwan-funded enterprises in Shenyang, about 60 percent of the total, had resumed production.