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Health minister vows to continue efforts to attend WHA

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung vowed Wednesday that he will work until the last minute to secure an invitation for Taiwan to attend this year’s World [...]
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Taiwan honored in India as ‘beacon of democracy’

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen and the Taiwanese people were awarded the 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for Social Achievement in New Delhi on Tuesday for [...]
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Belisean Senate president promises support for Taiwan

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Belise will continue its support for Taiwan and speak for it on the international stage, Belisean Senate President Lee Mark Chang pledged Wednesday at a ceremony launching a [...]
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Multinationals see benefits in Taiwan same-sex marriage

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Some of the world’s largest companies said on Wednesday that plans to grant equal marriage to LGBT+ couples in Taiwanthe first Asian nation to do sowould boost the [...]
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FAS: Taiwan trade mission not part of China negotiations

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Fencepost | 6:00 AM

The current Agriculture Department trade mission to Taiwan is not connected to US trade negotiations with the People’s Republic of China, USDA Foreign Agricultural [...]
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The ‘Taiwan Model’ of Adopting Human Rights Treaties Without UN Membership

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The NewsLens | 6:00 AM

Owing to political tensions with the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan dropped out of the United Nations in 1971 and became the very few states that does not [...]
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Exclusive: In rare move, French warship passes through Taiwan Strait

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A French warship passed through the strategic Taiwan Strait this month, US officials told Reuters, a rare voyage by a vessel of a European country that is likely to be [...]
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Foreign minister to visit eSwatini for king’s birthday

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:18 AM

Republic of China (Taiwan) minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu is to visit eSwatini, one of the country’s diplomatic allies, to celebrate its king’s 51st [...]
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Taiwanese job agencies accused of ‘illegally hiring’ for Chinese companies

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:18 AM

MAC accuses 104 Job Bank and 1111 Job Bank of illegally helping Chinese companies recruit Taiwanese talent The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced on Tuesday (April 23) [...]
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Power use in Taiwan hits record high for April

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:18 AM

A soaring mercury pushed peak electricity consumption in Taiwan to 33.18 million kilowatts Tuesday, setting a record high for the second consecutive day this year and for any [...]
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Taiwan develops new concrete for high-rise buildings

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:18 AM

Taiwan’s National centre for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) has successfully developed a new type of composite reinforced concrete (RC) that is up to 2.4 [...]
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Taiwan’s industrial production drops for 4th straight month in March

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:18 AM

Industrial production in Taiwan fell year-on-year in March for the fourth consecutive month as the country continued to feel the pinch from a decline in the global economy, [...]
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Beijing says Washington’s $500 million arms sale to Taiwan ‘damaged Sino-US relations’

Beijing says Washington’s $500 million arms sale to Taiwan ‘damaged Sino-US relations’

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:18 AM

Beijing has accused Washington of violating the one-China principle with its recent sale of a $500 million military package to Taiwan, saying the act seriously hurt relations [...]
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End of US sanction waiver on Iran oil to not hurt Taiwan: CPC

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Waiver exemptions the United States government gave to eight countries to allow them to continue buying oil from Iran despite sanctions will end in early May, but [...]
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Taiwan again rated world’s 4th best place to invest: BERI

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Taiwan has maintained its status as the world’s fourth best investment destination in the latest US Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI) report, the Ministry [...]
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