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Taiwan-Slovakia working holiday programme launched

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

A working holiday programme between Taiwan and Slovakia was launched Thursday, with young adults interested in working and travelling in each other’s country now able [...]
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Taiwan’s ocean programme reels from loss of ship, scientists

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Sciencemag | 6:00 AM

The sinking of Ocean Researcher V less than 2 years after its maiden scientific cruise and the loss of two scientists are a severe setback for Taiwanese oceanography and [...]
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Ebola could cost Taiwan $200000 per confirmed case

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

If the Ebola epidemic spreads to Taiwan, each confirmed case could cost the government up to NT$6 million (US$197,000), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday. [...]
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Taiwan, Philippines to hold economic meeting in Taipei

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

Taiwan and the Philippines were set to hold an annual economic meeting Thursday in an effort to build stronger economic ties in various areas, according to an official who [...]
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Taiwan set to purchase advanced trainers in 2017: defense minister

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is planning to purchase advanced trainers to replace its aging fleet of F-5E/F jet fighters and AT-3 jet trainers, Defense minister Yen Ming said Thursday. The plans [...]
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China linked to cyber attacks on Taiwan exploiting Windows vulnerability

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Microsoft has warned about a new, unpatched software vulnerability affecting almost all Windows machines, which is remarkably similar to a flaw used in recent cyberattacks on [...]
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Taiwan to send aritsts to CERN for science-meets-art programme

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

Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture and Switzerland-based European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) will soon work together to facilitate interaction between artists [...]
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Taiwan’s US representative highlights need for submarines

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

Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States has reiterated Taiwan’s need for new submarines and said American defense commitments are crucial to Taiwan. [...]
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Pork Politics Threaten the Taiwan Strait

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Relations between the US and Taiwan grow only more important as China’s power increases and the US “pivots” to Asia. It’s troubling, therefore, that [...]
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Taiwan needs to handle trade relations with China well: envoy

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

China remains Taiwan’s biggest market but also its biggest threat, and Taiwan has to tread carefully in maximising the opportunity while minimising the threat, [...]
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Taiwan remains popular destination among expats: HSBC

24-Oct-2014 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Thanks to friendly locals, an affordable cost of living and decent health care, Taiwan is ranked as the eighth most popular destination among global expats, based on the [...]
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Taiwan donates 100,000 euros to Vatican for Iraqi, Syrian refugees

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

Taiwan donated 100,000 euros (US$126,927) to the Holy See as part of bilateral efforts to help Syrian and Iraqi refugees displaced by Islamic State militants, Foreign [...]
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Philippines wants to boost ties with Taiwan despite challenges: leader

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

The Philippines would love to improve ties with Taiwan by moving ahead with an economic cooperation agreement despite an unfavourable political environment, the [...]
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Taiwan tycoon indicted over tainted cooking oil scandal

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese tycoon detained for involvement in a recent food safety scandal was Tuesday charged with fraud for his alleged role in a food scare last year, officials said. Wei [...]
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Taiwan Business Briefs

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Trans-Pacific cable planned Chunghwa Telecom Co (????) yesterday signed an agreement with leading carriers in Asia to build a multi-terabit submarine cable system that will [...]
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