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UK’s Taiwan representative office renamed

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Taiwan Today | 6:00 AM

The British Trade and Cultural Office was rebranded British Office May 27 as part of UK government efforts to better define the activities and functions of its representation [...]
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Taiwan’s Eternal Dilemma

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Nationalinterest | 6:00 AM

Tsai Ing-wen, leader of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and her party’s candidate for president of Taiwan, will have her work cut out for her when she arrives in [...]
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Beijing demands clarification of DPP’s ‘status quo’

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

China’s government on Wednesday demanded that the leader of Taiwan’s main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, Tsai Ing-wen, expound upon what she meant when [...]
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Taiwanese fishing boat escorted safely from Philippine waters

30-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Under the escort of a vessel belonging to Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration (CGA), a Taiwanese fishing boat is safe and has resumed normal operations after it was [...]
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TSMC to boost capacity by 11pct this year

30-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,???), the world’s largest contract chip maker, said Thursday that the company is expected to boost its production capacity [...]
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Tsai Ing-wen leaning on US for final stretch to presidency

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

Tsai Ing-wen’s road to Taiwan’s presidency has been very smooth after the ruling Kuomintang failed to even nominate a candidate, making her reply no surprise: [...]
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Cut in Taiwan’s MSCI weighting takes effect after market close Friday

30-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The weighting of Taiwan stocks in two indices will be lowered with effect from Friday after the market close, as Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) carries out [...]
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Commercial Times: Why Taiwan’s economy is not as good as expected

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The directorate general of Budget, Accounting and Statistics recently lowered its 2015 economic growth forecast for Taiwan to 3.28 percent. The revision was due mainly to a [...]
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Taiwan to allow foreign currency negotiable CDs in September -c.bank official

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

May 29 Taiwan’s central bank plans to allow trading of negotiable certificate of deposits in foreign currency from September, an official said, a move that will expand [...]
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China’s 2015 Defense White Paper: Don’t Forget Taiwan

29-May-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Yesterday, China’s State Council Information Office released a white paper on “Chinese Military Strategy” – a rarity for the People’s Republic. [...]
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Taiwan Pushes for New Weapons on All Fronts

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

China’s steady acquisition of advanced weaponry has driven ambitious Taiwanese requirements, including plans to procure stealth fighters, advanced jet trainers, [...]
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FBI probes bomb threat against flight from Taiwan

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has opened an investigation into a bomb threat to a flight between Taiwan’s capital Taipei and Los Angeles, where the [...]
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Taiwan rises in this year’s world competitiveness rankings

29-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan moved up two notches this year to 11th place in the annual global competitiveness rankings, which were released Wednesday by the International Institute for Management [...]
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US should make room for Taiwan in TPP: analyst

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

The US should open the door to Taiwan for future membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), strategist and international development expert Daniel Runde said. With [...]
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Taiwan places 11th in IMD world rankings

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Taiwan rose two places to rank 11th in the 2015 world competitiveness report released by the Lausanne-based International Institute for Management and Development (IMD) [...]
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