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Taiwan behind Korea in China deal: Duh

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

The progress of signing a trade-in-goods agreement across the Taiwan Strait has fallen far behind that of the negotiation of a free trade agreement (FTA) between China and [...]
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Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways offers record compensation of $621k to victims of plane crash

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways said on Monday it had offered record compensation to the families of each passenger killed in a domestic flight even though the cause of the [...]
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Taiwan’s China Development Financial unit buys Singapore broker AmFraser

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s China Development Financial Holding Corp said on Monday its brokerage unit is buying Singapore’s AmFraser Securities Pte Ltd, a move that the Taiwan [...]
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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Taiwan’s Wei family to buy cable TV operator CNS for $2.4b – sources

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Wei family, best known for controlling Hong Kong-listed noodle maker Tingyi Cayman Islands Holding Corp, is diversifying into telecoms and media. Its new 4G wireless [...]
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World’s largest floating library makes port call in Taiwan

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

The MV Logos Hope, the ship that carries the largest floating book fair in the world, has docked in Taiwan for the first time, bringing 5,000 different books and hundreds of [...]
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Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular kicks off 4G operation

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Digitimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan Star Cellular, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, on August 25 announced the launch of commercial operations and is offering [...]
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Qantas navigates China sensitivities in Taiwan code share

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Crikey | 6:00 AM

Qantas is to fly, courtesy of a code share, to Taiwan, where in the past to stay on the right side of China, it had to invent a special Australia Asia Airlines entity. The [...]
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Now that Taiwanese can petition Beijing, why not Hongkongers?

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Frank Ching considers how Beijing’s new office for handling petitions from Taiwanese may work, and what grievances may arise In traditional China, aggrieved people from [...]
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Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways offers record compensation to victims

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways offers record compensation to victims

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways said Monday it had offered record compensation to the families of each passenger killed in a domestic flight even though the cause of the [...]
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Taiwan gambling millionaire found murdered after being abducted

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Taiwan businessperson who reportedly accumulated a fortune worth tens of millions of US dollars through illegal gambling has been murdered by kidnappers including his [...]
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Two suspects detained in abduction killing

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Two suspects involved in the death of a Taichung-based businessperson were arrested Monday by police in Pingtung and Yunlin counties, southern Taiwan, respectively. A [...]
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The Economist explains Why China and Taiwan are divided

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

THIS YEAR senior officials from Taiwan and China have held two meetings in each other’s territory. Both meetings were the first formal contact between the two [...]
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Different Tycoons, Better Outcome for MBK’s Taiwan Sale?

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

For most companies seeking buyers, a connection to Chinese deep-pockets can be a boon. Not so in Taiwan. Asia’s biggest private equity exit in over half a year is [...]
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Taiwan businessperson murdered by kidnappers including his chauffeur

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A Taiwan businessperson who reportedly accumulated a huge fortune through illegal gambling has been murdered by kidnappers including his chauffeur, in a case that has rocked [...]
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Taiwan industrial output hits record high

27-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s industrial output hit a record high last month, largely driven by global demand for components of smartphones and other mobile devices. The index that measures [...]
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