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Taiwan director Doze Niu accused of sexual assault

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Acclaimed Taiwanese director Doze Niu has been accused of sexually assaulting a female crew member working on his latest film, “Pao Ma”. The alleged assault [...]
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Taiwan protests after nationals arrested in Cambodia sent to China

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government on Thursday strongly protested Cambodia’s decision to deport 46 Republic of China (Taiwan) citizens, arrested last month for their alleged [...]
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Uruguay temporarily halts visa free entry for Taiwanese: MOFA

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Uruguay has decided to suspend its visa-free treatment for Taiwan passport holders due to technical issues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday. The [...]
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People in Taiwan lack knowledge about energy issues: survey

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus taiwan | 6:00 AM

Energy transition is an issue of concern among 82.6 percent of Taiwan’s public, but most do not know the make-up of the nation’s energy mix, with 43.6 percent [...]
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In Taiwan’s upset election, a complicated message for Beijing

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CS Monitor | 6:00 AM

Some say midterm elections that sharply boosted the China-friendly KMT party give China confidence ahead of a 2020 presidential poll. But others paint a much more nuanced [...]
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Chinese asylum seekers still stranded at Taiwan airport

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Two Chinese citizens who applied for political asylum in Taiwan during a transit stop in September have not been allowed to enter the country and are still at the [...]
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Taiwan’s local elections, explained

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Brookings | 6:00 AM

By all accounts, Taiwan’s nine-in-one local elections on November 24 was a significant defeat for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The New York Times [...]
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US-Taiwan ties unchanged following elections: experts

US-Taiwan ties unchanged following elections: experts

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The United States will continue to maintain a strong relationship with Taiwan despite a shift in Taiwan’s political map following elections for local government [...]
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2,500 people in Taiwan diagnosed with esophageal cancer every year

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Like the late Yulon Group Chair Kenneth Yen, 90 percent of patients with esophageal cancer are male, and most are in their 50s or 60s Following the death of Yulon Group Chair [...]
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China to continue working on luring Taiwanese talent across strait

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

A representative said China will ‘open wider and wider to Taiwan’ amid growing concerns on internal issues Chinese politician Wang Yang said at a cross-strait [...]
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War games: Taiwan military release army drill pictures as China tensions SKYROCKET

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

TAIWAN’S military has released its calendar for 2019 as relations with its largest neighbour China continue to worsen. Titled Around the Clock: Defending our Country, [...]
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Taiwanese domestic shipbuilder gets bid to build 11 corvettes, 4 minelayers

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese domestic company Lung Teh Shipbuilding awarded contract to build 11 Tuo Chiang-class corvettes and 4 minelayers Military officials on Sunday (December 2) announced [...]
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Taiwan is willing to help combat climate change: President Tsai

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday that Taiwan has the ability and willingness to help combat climate change, amid an ongoing climate conference being [...]
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12 suspects arrested in central Taiwan for alleged telecom fraud

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Twelve people were arrested recently in central Taiwan on suspicion of telecommunications fraud that targeted ethnic Chinese expatriates in the United States, the Criminal [...]
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44pct of Taiwanese mistakenly believe most of Taiwan’s energy comes from nuclear power

06-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Survey finds nearly 44 percent of Taiwanese erroneously believe majority of Taiwan’s energy comes from nuclear power A survey published by the Risk Society and Policy [...]
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