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Beijing warns will cut contacts if Taiwan doesn’t toe line

24-May-2016 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:00 AM

Beijing warned Taiwan it would cut off critical contacts with the island if its new president Tsai Ing-wen does not state her support for the concept that there is only [...]
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Beijing threatens Taiwan: Acknowledge ‘One China’ or talks stop

24-May-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China has threatened to cut off regular communication with Taiwan unless the country’s new president acknowledges the so-called One China principle. According to a [...]
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President Tsai urges US support for Taiwan’s TPP bid

24-May-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen (???) on Sunday urged the United States to support Taiwan’s bid for the US-led trade bloc Trans-Pacific Partnership. Tsai said Taiwan and the [...]
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New Taiwan president showed will to maintain ‘status quo’ with China

24-May-2016 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

The following editorial appears in Sunday’s Yomiuri Shimbun: How will Taiwan work to build stable relations with China at a time when Beijing is heightening tensions [...]
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Southwestern Taiwan prone to quakes due to loose soil: CWB

24-May-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Southwestern Taiwan is prone to earthquakes because of its location and geological conditions, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday. “Southwestern Taiwan is [...]
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Taiwan banks’ deposits of yuan at 15-month low

24-May-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Chinese yuan-denominated deposits held by Taiwan-based banks last month fell to a 15-month low, reflecting a downbeat mood about the yuan’s strength at a time when [...]
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Taiwan to launch futures contracts for US, India benchmark indexes

24-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan will launch futures contracts for trading on the island of benchmark stock indexes from the US and India, a senior Taiwanese securities official said on Monday. The [...]
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Taiwan’s new president wants to revitalise the economy. Don’t expect much help from China.

23-May-2016 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s new president faces a tough task: balancing the demands of the Taiwanese electorate and the question of cross-strait ties with China. On Friday, in her first [...]
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Taiwan April export orders fall for 13th month as global demand slumps

23-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s export orders fell for the 13th straight month in April and at a far sharper pace than expected as demand in China and its other major global markets faltered, [...]
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Remarks on Current Cross-Straits Relations by Head of the Taiwan Work Office

23-May-2016 Intellasia | English.cri.cn | 6:00 AM

The current developments across the Taiwan Straits are becoming complex and grave. The Chinese on both sides of the Taiwan Straits are following closely the prospect of the [...]
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Beijing issues warning to Taiwan’s new president

Beijing issues warning to Taiwan’s new president

23-May-2016 Intellasia | AFFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing warned Taiwan’s new president Tsai Ing-wen against seeking independence Friday, cautioning that peace would be “impossible” if she made any moves to [...]
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China official media blackout on Taiwan inauguration

23-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Official mainland Chinese news outlets largely snubbed the inauguration of Taiwan’s Beijing-sceptic new president Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, while searches for her name [...]
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Tsai Inauguration: Paper urges Washington to boost ties with Taiwan

23-May-2016 Intellasia | Taipei times | 6:00 AM

“Taiwan is not a problem. It’s a friend,” the Washington Post said on Thursday on its op-ed page. American Enterprise Institute security studies expert Gary [...]
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President Tsai pledges to write new chapter for Taiwan

23-May-2016 Intellasia | Taiwan today | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in May 20 as the 14th Republic of China (Taiwan) president in Taipei City, vowing in her inauguration address delivered more than 20,000 [...]
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Taiwan export orders fall for 13th month in April

23-May-2016 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

Tawan’s export orders fell for the 13th straight month in April and at a far sharper pace than expected as demand in China and its other major global markets faltered, [...]
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