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Taiwan’s foreign minister slams Beijing for damaging cross-strait status quo

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has accused its Chinese counterpart of destabilising the cross-strait status quo through its recent remarks refusing to [...] » More

Taipei MRT fare evasion increases 13-fold in 5 years

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taipei City Councilor Wang Hao said Monday (September 21) that violations at Taipei MRT stations have risen over the last five years, with cases of fare evasion increasing by [...] » More

China denies existence of median line in Taiwan Strait

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

In a highly controversial move, Beijing on Monday (September 21) claimed that there is no median line in the Taiwan Strait, adding to the already tense situation in the [...] » More

Philippine carrier test-lands at southern Taiwan’s Hengchun Airport

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A Philippine charter flight arrived at Hengchun Airport in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County on Monday (September 21), becoming the first passenger airliner the airport [...] » More

Taiwan will not permit Chinese saber-rattling to continue in its airspace: Tsai

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday (September 22) emphasized that the Air Force will not allow China to engage in any form of saber-rattling in Taiwanese airspace, saying she [...] » More

Labour group details struggle facing Taiwan’s migrant workers

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Located on the edge of Taipei’s Little Manila in a narrow residential lane, the Taiwan International Workers’ Association (TIWA), established in 1999, forges ties [...] » More

Taiwan president drops by beverage shop to order 150 cups of tea

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The employees of a beverage store in the island county of Penghu received a surprise Tuesday (September 22) when a guest dropping by to order 150 cups of winter melon lemon [...] » More

Taiwan exports in August grew by stellar 13.6pct

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s exports in August totalled $45.5 billion, rising for the sixth consecutive month and representing an annual growth of 13.6 percent. August was the month with [...] » More

Eswatini voices support for Taiwan’s UN membership

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Swazi prime minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini on Monday (September 21) spoke up for Taiwan at the UN, calling on the international body to fulfill its promise to leave no one [...] » More

Taiwan says missiles sufficient to survive Chinese saturation attack

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (September 21) denied reports that it lacked sufficient missile supplies to defend against a “saturation [...] » More

Taiwan president calls for investment agreement with EU

23-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

At the first-ever European Union Investment Forum held in Taiwan on Tuesday (September 22), President Tsai Ing-wen called for the opening of negotiations on an investment [...] » More

China ‘must back off’, says Taiwan

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 2:18 PM

Taiwan on Tuesday demanded that China “back off” and accused it of threatening peace, after a Beijing official rejected a largely respected marine boundary [...] » More

Taiwan president praises ‘heroic’ pilots who intercepted Chinese jets

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:17 PM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praised on Tuesday the “heroic performance” of air force pilots who have been intercepting Chinese jets that have approached the [...] » More

Taiwan military to allow forces to fire back after mainland Chinese air incursions

Taiwan military to allow forces to fire back after mainland Chinese air incursions

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 1:41 PM

Taiwan has redefined its rules of engagement with mainland Chinese forces, allowing its military to fire back in self-defence. The announcement comes after People’s [...] » More

Taiwan announces 2 coronavirus cases from Indonesia, Burma

22-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Monday (September 21) announced two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus from Indonesia and Myanmar. During a press [...] » More