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Brother gets life term in Taiwan for ‘pickled head’ murder

02-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s top court on Thursday upheld a life sentence handed down to a man who murdered his sister and pickled her head in a gruesome crime that shocked the island. [...]
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Taiwan’s economy holds up in first quarter

02-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s economy grew 3.46 percent in the first three months of the year, data showed Thursday, as a rise in exports and private-sector consumption cushioned it from a [...]
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Taiwan has a problem, and it’s not just the government

02-May-2015 Intellasia | Chinapost | 6:00 AM

Chen Ting-chi might look just like another senior Taiwanese man but he is in fact Taiwan’s answer to Colonel Sanders. Four decades ago, he invented Taiwan fried chicken [...]
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Fading liquidity in Taiwan stock rally raises worry of U-turn

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

Taiwanese stocks may have risen to 15-year highs this week, but it is a market that is bleeding liquidity despite boasting some of the world’s biggest tech companies, [...]
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Taiwan, US exploring ways to cooperate for Nepal quake victims

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

The United States and Taiwan are exploring ways in which they can cooperate to assist survivors in the wake of a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated large areas of the [...]
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Quake-hit Nepal declines help from Taiwan, New Zealand

01-May-2015 Intellasia | Indiatoday | 6:00 AM

Overwhelmed with the foreign aid pouring in and finding it difficult to direct it to the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit the Himalayan nation, Nepal has [...]
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Taiwan president defends China policy ahead of Xi meeting

01-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou Wednesday defended his policy of rapprochement with China ahead of a meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and the chair of the [...]
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Dell Taiwan fined NT$2 million for restraining competition

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

The Taiwan branch of Dell Inc., the world’s third-largest PC maker, was fined NT$2 million (US$65,600) Wednesday by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) for [...]
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Analysts see Japan, Taiwan joining China-led AIIB

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

Analysts say it is only a matter of time before Japan and Taiwan come on board the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). However, two of the world’s [...]
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Switzerland to return Chen Shui-bian’s $6.74 mil. slush fund to Taiwan

01-May-2015 Intellasia | Chinapost | 6:00 AM

Switzerland will return $6.74 million to Taiwan from a slush fund used by the island’s graft-tainted former President Chen Shui-bian (???) to stash bribes from a [...]
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Taiwan proposes using ‘Chinese Taipei’ to join AIIB: Ma

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

President Ma Ying-jeou said Wednesday that Taiwan has proposed joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) based on the Apec model and would rather not [...]
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Taiwanese aid teams leave for Nepal

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

Dozens of Taiwanese disaster relief and healthcare workers, representatives of charity groups and a medical team led by government officials yesterday left for Nepal, but [...]
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Taiwan pursues ‘corrupt’ arms dealer’s family after he dies

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Andrew Wang was indicted for corruption in 2006 over his involvement in a slush fund linked to a $2.8 billion contract for Taiwan to buy six Lafayette-class warships in 1991. [...]
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Kerry reiterates US commitment to Taiwan Relations Act

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

Washington, April 28 (CNA) US Secretary of State John Kerry recently reiterated Washington’s commitment to helping Taiwan defend itself under the Taiwan Relations Act [...]
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Taiwan’s HTC warns of weaker outlook despite new models

30-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Ngrguardiannews | 6:00 AM

HTC on Tuesday forecast lower-than-expected revenue in the second quarter after a disappointing launch of its new model, as the smartphone maker struggles to compete with [...]
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