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Taiwan’s TSMC mulls first Japan chip facility

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) could build its first fab in Japan given the Japanese government’s push to improve domestic chip manufacturing. [...] » More

Suga refers to Taiwan as a country, drawing fire from China

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo | 5:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga referred to Taiwan as a country, immediately drawing fire on Thursday from China, which regards the island as a renegade province. In [...] » More

Taiwan says AstraZeneca COVID shot production talks fell through

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Taiwan discussed with AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) producing its COVID-19 vaccine but the talks fell through as the government felt it could not produce the 300 million shots the [...] » More

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocks east Taiwan

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 1:12 p.m. this afternoon (June 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 13.2 [...] » More

Taiwan factory forces migrant workers back into dormitories amid Covid outbreak

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 5:02 AM

A major manufacturer in Taiwan is forcing some migrant workers out of private homes and back into shared accommodation at the height of the island’s worst Covid-19 [...] » More

Taiwan applies to produce Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwan’s health authorities said on Friday (June 11) the country is working to secure the right to produce COVID-19 vaccines developed by Moderna. Health and Welfare [...] » More

Coronavirus: Taiwan vaccine maker confident of success after phase 2 trials

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A Taiwanese Covid-19 vaccine developer said on Thursday that it would apply for emergency use authorisation to roll out its vaccine locally, as the island continues to [...] » More

Taiwan reports 286 local COVID cases, 24 deaths

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Friday (June 11) reported 286 new local coronavirus cases and 24 deaths. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced [...] » More

China invites Taiwanese to come to get vaccinated against COVID-19

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s government said on Friday that it welcomed Taiwanese to come and get vaccinated against COVID-19 and called on Taiwan to remove obstacles and allow its people [...] » More

Beijing repeats offer of Covid-19 vaccines as Taiwan reports 287 new cases

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Beijing has repeated an offer to vaccinate people from Taiwan against Covid-19, as the coronavirus continues to spread on the island. The Taiwan Affairs Office, [...] » More

Taiwan says Thailand prioritising AstraZeneca shots for itself

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Thailand is prioritising for itself AstraZeneca Plc’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccines produced in the southeast Asian nation because of the severity of the pandemic there, [...] » More

China ‘strongly dissatisfied’ after Japanese PM calls Taiwan country

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

China is “strongly dissatisfied” and has lodged “solemn representations” after Japan’s prime minister on Wednesday (June 9) referred to Taiwan [...] » More

Japan House of Councilors passes motion supporting Taiwan’s WHA bid

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

In an unprecedented move, Japan’s upper house of parliament on Friday (June 11) unanimously approved a motion calling for Taiwan’s attendance at the World Health [...] » More

Domestic manufacturers urge Taiwanese to have faith in their vaccines

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwanese should feel confident about the efficacy of the nation’s domestically developed COVID-19 vaccines, according to local manufacturers. Domestic manufacturers [...] » More

U.S., Taiwan officials discuss trade, plan meeting ‘in coming weeks’-USTR

U.S., Taiwan officials discuss trade, plan meeting ‘in coming weeks’-USTR

11-Jun-2021 Intellasia | | 9:03 AM

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed trade and investment issues with Taiwan’s chief trade negotiator John Deng on Thursday, agreeing to convene a [...] » More