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Taiwan recalls 200000 passports after including photo of wrong airport

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Newshub | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has been forced to recall 200,000 new passports because they used an image of the wrong airport. The redesigned passports mistakenly used a picture of Washington [...]
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Two very different full moons expected in January

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A full moon will appear in the skies over Taiwan twice in the first month of 2018 with very different results, according to a forecast by the Astronomical Observatory under [...]
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Why talented Malaysian Chinese authors run off to Taiwan

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Malaysia does not recognise the works of Chinese writers as part of national literature and Malaysian Chinese fear retribution if they write about racial discrimination, says [...]
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Biggest supermoon of 2018 to shine over Taiwan tonight

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Supermoon to appear over Taiwan on January 2, while a lunar eclipse can be seen on January 31 The largest supermoon of the year will be visible in the skies over Taiwan this [...]
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Taiwan beverage buyers baffled by bag ban

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan drink sellers are selling baffling selection of bags, not necissarily line with bag ban rules As the new plastic bag ban went into effect yesterday, many beverage [...]
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Taiwan tells Nigeria to move office outside of Taipei

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has officially asked the Taipei-based Nigeria Trade Office to move to another location based on the principle of reciprocity after Nigeria ordered Taiwan last year to [...]
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Taiwan president warns China against military aggression

Taiwan president warns China against military aggression

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday China’s military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved [...]
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Taiwan to bolster defenses as Chinese fighters and bombers pass offshore

Taiwan to bolster defenses as Chinese fighters and bombers pass offshore

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Latimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said Friday she would raise the defense budget and develop more domestically manufactured weapons as its powerful political rival China steps up [...]
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Taiwan could be attacked under a second Korean War: expert

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

A renowned Canadian political expert recently gave a gloomy outlook for Northeast Asia for the beginning of 2018, and warned that Taiwan will fall prey to China’s [...]
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China’s Military Is a Threat to East Asia, Taiwan President Says

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Onstage, flanked by two models of fighter jets, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said China’s military ambitions were not only affecting Taiwan but all of East Asia during [...]
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Taiwan accidentally put Dulles Airport on its e-passports

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

An exterior shot of Washington Dulles International from the American capital made it onto the background of Taiwan’s newly issued digital passports. It was supposed to [...]
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Taiwan company did not transport N Korea oil: Presidential Office

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Presidential Office denied claims made by a South Korean news outlet that a Taiwanese company was behind a Hong Kong-registered vessel that secretly transferred oil to a [...]
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Taiwan, Korea raise working holiday quotas

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

Starting on Monday, Taiwan and South Korea will each offer 800 working holiday visas per year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Thursday. Since 2011, [...]
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Taiwan dollar finishes 2017 with big gain against greenback

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan dollar ended 2017 on a positive note on Friday, logging its biggest yearly gain against the US dollar since 1989, with an 8.14 percent increase. On the last day of [...]
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Internet usage in Taiwan up to 82.3pct

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Internet usage in Taiwan jumped from 62.7 percent in 2005 to 82.3 percent in 2017 due to the ubiquitous use of smartphones and other mobile devices, according to a National [...]
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