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Taiwan investigating Mega Financial after US money laundering-related fine

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is investigating whether Mega Financial Holding Co and its banking unit broke local criminal laws, as the company’s chair said it did not help customers launder [...]
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Protests as China official visits Taiwan

Protests as China official visits Taiwan

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese shouting anti-communist slogans staged protests at an airport and a school on Monday against a visit by a top Shanghai official which they see as intended to [...]
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China opposes any form of Taiwan independence

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CCTV | 6:00 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry has reiterated the country’s opposition to any efforts to achieve Taiwan independence. The statement comes after a former Taiwan official [...]
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Forum praises Tsai on China stance

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Academics at a forum held by a pro-independence organisation yesterday lauded President Tsai Ing-wen’s (???) refusal to recognise the so-called “1992 [...]
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Uber facing massive $6.3 million bill in back taxes in Taiwan

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

It’s tough times for Uber in Taiwan, as the company possibly faces a massive $6.3 million tax bill there. The government has reportedly asked the US ride-sharing firm [...]
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Indonesia asks for wage hike for migrant workers in Taiwan

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia wants to revise a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Taiwan to bring wages for its nationals working on fishing boats and as domestic helpers in line with [...]
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Taiwan starts annual live-firing drills after series of gaffes

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan on Monday (August 22) kicked off its largest annual live-firing military exercise – the first under new President Tsai Ing-wen – as the island’s army [...]
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Taiwan’s population to peak at 23.81 million in 5 to 10 years

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s population will peak between 2021 and 2025 when the country will have between 23.66 million and 23.81 million people, according to a report released by the [...]
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Taiwan’s export orders down for 16th straight month

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s export orders fell for the 16 consecutive month in July compared with a year earlier, according to statistics released Monday. Taiwan-based companies received [...]
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Chinese nationals part of alleged Taiwanese gang in Philippines

24-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Authorities in the Philippines announced Tuesday that a 25-member gang busted a day earlier for alleged drug trafficking and telecom fraud consisted of 17 Taiwanese and eight [...]
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Taiwan-Japan flights may be affected by storm: CAL

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan’s largest air carrier, said Sunday that seven flights between Taiwan and Japan could be delayed or cancelled the following day to the [...]
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Tropical storm Lionrock could bring rain to Taiwan this week

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Three tropical storms have formed in the Pacific, one of which has been named Lionrock and is expected to bring rain to Taiwan from August 25, the Central Weather Bureau said [...]
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Taiwan to hold annual live-fire exercise

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of National Defense announced Sunday the drafting of reservists ahead of the start of Taiwan’s annual live-fire exercise the following day. An unspecified [...]
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Taiwan bank fined $180m

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Shanghai Daily | 6:00 AM

NEW York financial regulators say Mega International Commercial Bank of Taiwan will pay a $180 million penalty and install an independent monitor for violating the [...]
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A Shanghai cadre’s visit takes centre stage in China-Taiwan ties

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A senior Shanghai official’s visit to Taipei next week for a forum on cooperation between the cities has come under the spotlight amid strained ties between China and [...]
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