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China mends N Korea ties, eyeing Taiwan

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

While based in Beijing, I observed China for nearly four years, from the first half of President Xi Jinping’s first term until the time his second term got into full [...]
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Taiwan donates to Guatemala volcano disaster relief

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

MOFA is considering more aid based on the diplomatic ally’s needs Following a volcano eruption which killed dozens in the Central American diplomatic ally, Taiwan [...]
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Magnitude 4.3, 4.5 earthquakes rattle southeastern Taiwan

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Magnitude 4.3, 4.5 temblors shook southeastern Taiwan’s Taitung County this morning A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattled southeastern Taiwan’s Taitung County this [...]
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Taiwan’s ‘Asian Silicon Valley’ is staying on track, official says

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The goal is for Asian Silicon Valley to help Taiwan create 5 per cent of the global IoT market Taiwan is moving ahead with plans to open a zone it will call Asian Silicon [...]
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Taiwan holds large-scale military drills amid China tensions

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Taiwan simulated repelling an invading force on Thursday and used civilian-operated drones for the first time as part of annual military drills on the self-ruled island amid [...]
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Taiwan terrorism suspect slapped with federal charges

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Taiwan terrorism suspect now facing federal charges for possessing ammunition An Tso “Edward” Sun, the Taiwanese student suspected of plotting a shooting at his [...]
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Taiwanese think tank floats South China Sea base plan for US troops

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A Taiwanese think tank has called on Taipei to lease part of a Taiwan-controlled islet to the US military, a highly explosive move certain to infuriate Beijing and escalate [...]
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Taiwan military drill repels ‘invasion’ as China tensions rise

Taiwan military drill repels ‘invasion’ as China tensions rise

08-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Fighter jets, helicopters and thousands of troops in Taiwan fought back a simulated Chinese invasion Thursday as the self-ruled island faces increasing military and [...]
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Taiwan telecom giants launch $2 unlimited overseas data plan

07-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 8:12 AM

Taiwan telecom giants are launching cheap data roaming plans to tap into demand from outbound tourists ahead of school’s long summer break Following the NT$499 4G deal [...]
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To avoid Bejing’s ire, Trump won’t send high-level officials to opening of de facto embassy in Taiwan

07-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 8:12 AM

This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on June 6, 2018. When the [...]
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China Rebukes Taiwan President for Tiananmen Comments

07-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 8:12 AM

China rebuked Taiwan’s president on Tuesday for “irresponsible remarks” about the 1989 Tiananmen protests, saying Taiwan should stop harping on about the [...]
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Newly naturalised Chinese dissident blogger plans to run for office in Taiwan

07-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 8:12 AM

Having received his Taiwanese citizenship, Chinese dissident blogger Zhou Shuguang plans to run for public office in the future A former Chinese citizen and dissident blogger [...]
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Taiwanese man jailed 6.5 years for role in nearly $1M police impersonation scam

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese man who was sent to Singapore to be a runner for a transnational syndicate that ran a police impersonation scam was jailed six and a half years on Monday (4 [...]
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Taiwan air force F-16 jet goes missing at start of annual live-fire military drills

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese fighter jet went missing in northern Taiwan on Monday at the start of the island’s biggest annual military drills, casting a shadow over exercises meant to [...]
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China urges United States to properly handle Taiwan issue

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States should properly handle the Taiwan issue, so as to avoid harming two-way ties and stability in the Taiwan Strait, China’s Foreign Ministry said on [...]
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