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Taiwan’s top envoy joins WWII commemoration event in US

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

In a highly symbolic move, Taiwan’s representative to the United States attended an event in Washington D.C. Wednesday to commemorate the Allied Forces victory in the [...]
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Taiwan earmarks $130m for submarines

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has allocated NT$3 billion (S$130.2 million) over four years, beginning next year, to launch a long-awaited programme for the island to build its own diesel-electric [...]
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Taiwan to closely monitor China’s military development

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of National Defense said Thursday that it will continue to closely follow the development of China’s military might after Beijing announced at a military [...]
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China building two aircraft carriers: Taiwan defense ministry report

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is building two aircraft carriers that will be the same size as its sole carrier, a 60,000-tonne refurbished Soviet-era ship, according to a new Taiwanese Defence [...]
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Taiwan Stock Exchange says keen to explore stock trading link with Malaysia

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s stock exchange is open to exploring setting up a stock-trading link with Malaysia if the Southeast Asian nation’s stock exchange is interested, a Taiwan [...]
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Lien Chan returns to Taiwan from China

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

Under criticism from members of his own party, as well as from opposition parties, Taiwan’s former vice president and former ruling Kuomintang’s (KMT) chair Lien [...]
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Taiwan stocks lower at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted down 1.18pct

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Investing | 6:00 AM

Taiwan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the, Optoelectronic and Trading & Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower. At the close in Taiwan, the [...]
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Five-star hotel in Taiwan to offer dog-friendly rooms: report

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Grand Hyatt Taipei hotel will begin offering new dog-friendly rooms on September 26, tapping into the flourishing pet business, a local newspaper reported Friday. Some of the [...]
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Lien Chan urges Xi to heed Ma’s East China Sea peace plan

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

Former Kuomintang chair Lien Chan has told China’s president, Xi Jinping, that all parties concerned should attach importance to a peace initiative broached by Taiwan [...]
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6 Reasons China Would Invade Taiwan

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense submitted its 2015 report on mainland China’s military to the Taiwanese legislature yesterday. The report noted a variety of [...]
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Oman-Taiwan trade touches $3.8b last year

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Times of Oman | 6:00 AM

Bilateral trade between Oman and Taiwan stood at $3.82 billion last year, up from $3.7 billion in 2013, says a senior Taiwanese official. “Taiwan is the second largest [...]
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Will a Visit From Taiwan’s Former vice President Lend Weight to China’s Revisionist WWII History?

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Global voices Online | 6:00 AM

Lien Chan, who served as vice president of Taiwan (Republic of China) from 1996 to 2000, has departed Taipei to attend a World War II military parade to be held in [...]
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Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.75pct

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Investing.com | 6:00 AM

The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Candmark (TW:5259), which rose 10.00 percent or 0.80 points to trade at 8.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Young [...]
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Taiwan says it will closely monitor China’s military development

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of National Defense said Thursday that it will continue to closely follow the development of China’s military might after Beijing announced at a military [...]
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Taiwan to launch homegrown submarine plan with initial T$3 billion budget

04-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has allocated T$3 billion ($92.55 million) over four years, beginning next year, to launch a long-awaited programme for the island to build its own diesel-electric [...]
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