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Taiwan bans senior officials from studying in China

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has banned its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing “national security” reasons. The ban, effective Thursday, applies [...]
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For Asia’s Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Waving rainbow flags and banners demanding same-sex marriage, the revelers set off from Taiwan’s presidential palace, drawing cheers and thumbs-up from spectators along [...]
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Taiwan to take delivery of first batch of Black Hawks in December

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan will begin taking delivery of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the United States by the end of this year, with the first batch of six of the 60 aircraft set to arrive [...]
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Taiwan caught between China, US, Japan: former security chief

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan maintains good relations with the United States, China and Japan, but its maneuvering space has been squeezed due to the competition and misgivings among the three, a [...]
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CORRECTED-Taiwan’s AU Optronics sees solid panel demand in Q4

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s AU Optronics Corp, the world’s No. 4 flat-panel maker, said Wednesday that demand for its products looks solid for the fourth quarter despite a weaker [...]
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Taiwan offers best, cheapest medical services in the world: survey

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan offers the cheapest and best medical facilities for expatriates compared with any other country in the world, according to a recent poll that surveyed expats from more [...]
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Taiwan tops Google survey on mobile phone shopping

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

More than half of Taiwanese consumers made their most recent online purchase using mobile phones, the highest rate in the world, according to the results of a survey released [...]
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Taiwan to take delivery of first batch of Black Hawks in December

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The United States will be delivering the first batch of six UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to Taiwan starting mid-December, the R.O.C. Army said yesterday. An unidentified Army [...]
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Ex-AIT head: Washington will not interfere in Taiwan elections

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A former chair of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday that the US is likely to make a statement ahead of Taiwan’s local elections next month based on [...]
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New movment in Taiwan advocates the Swiss option: Armed neutrality

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | World Tribune | 6:00 AM

Concerned that Taiwan’s security and sovereignty is being gradually negotiated away to Mainland China, a group of civic organisations has announced a new national [...]
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Taiwan’s Yani Tseng hoping to find confidence at Fubon LPGA

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Former world No. 1 Yani Tseng said Tuesday she is looking forward to playing on a familiar golf course in the upcoming Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship and hopes it will give [...]
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Taiwan: Tens of thousands march in Taipei Pride for equal marriage

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Pink News | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday, with many campaigning for the legalisation of same-sex marriage. Preliminary plans to legalise same-sex marriage [...]
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China, Taiwan trade barbs over student spying report

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and Taiwan have traded barbs about spying after a report in a Chinese state-run newspaper said that Taiwanese intelligence operatives had tried to recruit Chinese [...]
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Taiwan denies state media report on campus spies

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Beijing yesterday expressed concern after state media reported Taiwan was setting up a network of mainland students to gather intelligence for the island and said it should [...]
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AT&T to sell up to $1.5 billion of bonds in Taiwan

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US telecom carrier AT&T (T.N) will raise up to $1.5 billion via a bond sale in Taiwan, one of its underwriters said on Monday, making it the second such offering by a US [...]
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