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US moves closer to sale of frigates to Taiwan; Beijing protests

US moves closer to sale of frigates to Taiwan; Beijing protests

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | LA times | 9:07 AM

President Obama has signed a measure allowing the U.S. government to sell four used frigates to Taiwan, the Defense Ministry in Taipei said Friday. The news prompted an angry [...]
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Obama opens door for sale of four warships to Taiwan

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

Barack Obama has signed into law legislation authorising the sale of up to four guided missile frigates to Taiwan. Selling arms to Taiwan is a ‘crude interference [...]
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Taiwan F-16 Radar Upgrade Moving Forward

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Defensenews | 6:00 AM

The US government awarded a $308 million contract modification Tuesday to Lockheed Martin to supply Taiwan with 144 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars for the [...]
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Uber Declared Illegal in Taiwan After 63 Fines Issued

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. is violating Taiwan’s laws and will continue to attract penalties after more than 60 fines were issued against the company and its drivers, the [...]
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China threatens ‘further action’ as Obama okays sale of frigates to Taiwan

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Chinese government is bristling with anger over US President Barack Obama’s decision to authorise the sale of guided frigates to Taiwan, which China regards as part of [...]
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The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines

The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

After waiting more than thirteen years for the US to meet its offer to update Taiwan’s aged submarine force, Taipei recently announced plans to develop its own [...]
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China Opposes US Arms Sale to Taiwan

22-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CRI | 6:00 AM

China on Friday expressed resolute opposition after US President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authorising the sale of four Perry-class guided missile frigates to [...]
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Taiwan named by Singapore travellers as top New Year destination: Survey

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taipei is where most Singaporeans looking to travel during New Year’s Eve will flock to, while London emerged tops among global travellers polled, according to [...]
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President Ma’s Honeymoon With Beijing Is Over: Implications for Taiwan

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The vagaries of democracy being what they are, it was almost inevitable that President Ma Ying-jeou’s honeymoon with Beijing would come to an end at some point. While [...]
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US president signs legislation to transfer frigates to Taiwan

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a piece of legislation that authorises the sale of up to four Perry-class frigates to Taiwan. Taiwan wants to purchase [...]
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Taiwan shares soar in mid-morning session

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan shares on Friday continued their momentum from the previous session as investors took cues from Wall Street’s sustained climb overnight, dealers said. Led by a [...]
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Taiwan gas blasts blamed on ‘multiple human errors’

Taiwan gas blasts blamed on ‘multiple human errors’

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors said deadly gas explosions in Taiwan were caused by “multiple human errors” Thursday as they charged 12 people over the blasts, including the head of [...]
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Solar flares: US slaps new tariffs on China, Taiwan imports

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

The United States on Tuesday confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan, in a decision that could inflame trade tensions between the two countries. [...]
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US finalises anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan-made solar cells

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Digi Times | 6:00 AM

The US Department of Commerce on December 16 determined final anti-dumping tariff rates on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells either directly exported to the US or [...]
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Taiwan finds 73 food products tainted with banned dye

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has been hit by another food safety scandal, the third in four months, as authorities pulled tainted dried bean curd off the shelves across the island. Taiwan [...]
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