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Taiwan is set to become the first Asian government to recognise same-sex marriage. Now voters could halt that

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | La Times | 6:00 AM

More than a year after a landmark legal ruling cleared the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to recognise same-sex marriage, Taiwanese voters could reverse [...]
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Taiwan in talks with Paraguay on $150 million investment: FM

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Joseph Wu confirmed Wednesday that Taiwan and Paraguay are discussing the details of $150 million in investment by Taiwan and that the matter was addressed [...]
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TSMC third-quarter profit slips 0.9pct amid trade war uncertainty

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) , the world’s largest contract chipmaker, reported a 0.9 percent fall in third-quarter net profit, amid worries over [...]
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US official backs Taiwan attending Interpol assembly

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

The US supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international organisations, including Interpol, a US Department of State spokesperson said on Tuesday. The [...]
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Mass rally in Taiwan to be held in rebuke to Beijing

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets on Saturday for what they hope will be a major rally in a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island’s [...]
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Interpol against Taiwan’s efforts to seek participation

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol), sent a message Wednesday that states unequivocally that it is not in favour of Taiwan’s efforts to seek [...]
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Taiwanese with mainland residence permits may be banned from public office

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taipei is considering barring Taiwanese with mainland residence permits from running for public office, one of two measures it may take to deter people from going to live [...]
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Taiwan to hold independence rally in challenge to Beijing

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets on Saturday (October 20) for what they hope will be a major rally in a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the [...]
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YouTube experiences 90-minute disruption around the world, and across Taiwan

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Video-sharing website YouTube appeared to be experiencing a widespread disruption on Wednesday morning Taiwan time, while it has resumed normal service after 10:40 a.m. Users [...]
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US Navy research vessel docks in Taiwan amid China tensions

US Navy research vessel docks in Taiwan amid China tensions

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Kansas | 6:00 AM

A US Navy research vessel has docked in Taiwan amid tensions with China over trade and arms sales. Taiwan’s official Central News Agency says the Thomas G. Thompson [...]
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Taiwan gov. denies tightening financial oversight on Taiwanese firms in China

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Head of Taiwan’s financial regulator denounces such reports as false news Financial Supervisory Commission Chair Wellington Koo on October 16 dismissed allegations that [...]
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US supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in Interpol

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The United States supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international organisations, Interpol included, a US State Department spokesperson said Tuesday. The [...]
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3 Taiwanese arrested in Korea for drug smuggling

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities have arrested six members of a drug trafficking syndicate, including three Taiwanese, in connection with smuggling 112 kilograms of methamphetamine [...]
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Taiwan war game to mimic Chinese aircraft carrier attack

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan will hold a war game on Tuesday aimed at simulating an attack by China’s only operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. Taiwan’s army has juggled several [...]
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181 caught smuggling Chinese meat into Taiwan during September1-August14

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

181 people fined for attempting to bring illegal Chinese meat into Taiwan, during African swine fever epidemic From September 1 to October 14, 181 people were caught trying [...]
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