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Taiwan says ‘risk’ to its trade pact application if China joins first

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:23 AM

There is a “risk” to Taiwan’s application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) if China joins first, [...] » More

Taiwan reports 1 COVID case, 1 death

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Wednesday (September 22) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Deputy CECC chief Chen Tsung-yen on Wednesday afternoon announced [...] » More

Myth of ‘Asean Centrality’ lies exposed as Indonesian prominence on rise

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

In every official document issued by the Asean Secretariat, based in Jakarta since 2014, the concept of “Asean Centrality” has become increasingly ubiquitous. Dr [...] » More

TRA’s vintage ‘blue trains’ to resume operations on October 23

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:02 AM

The Taiwan Railways Administration’s blue-colored, diesel-powered trains, which were retired last December after Taiwan’s railway system went fully electric, will [...] » More

US dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:02 AM

The US dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.046 to close at NT$27.782. Turnover totalled $1.306 billion during the trading session. The greenback [...] » More

ADB raises Taiwan growth prediction to 6.2pct for 2021

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

While the Asian Development Bank (ADB) trimmed its forecast for Asia’s overall economic growth to 7.1 percent for this year, it nevertheless raised its growth [...] » More

Taiwan ranks 5th for internet freedom, China last

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwan ranked fifth in the world for internet freedom in its first entry on Freedom House’s list, while China finished in dead last place for the seventh year in a row. [...] » More

Taiwan’s immigration agency addresses resident certificate transition woes

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

After receiving complaints from foreign nationals about various challenges they encountered getting new identification numbers, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) says it [...] » More

Taiwanese will still be able to enter US in November: Premier Su

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Premier Su Tseng-chang said at the Legislative Yuan on Wednesday (September 22) that the new requirements for entry into the US starting in November are for countries that [...] » More

Nearly 1 million apply for digital format of new spending vouchers

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:02 AM

Nearly 1 million people applied for the digital version of government vouchers issued to stimulate consumer spending in the first few hours after they became available [...] » More

Taiwan shares dive below 17,000 points amid US volatility

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:02 AM

Shares in Taiwan took a beating Wednesday after the long Mid-Autumn Festival weekend, as investors were unnerved by the heavy losses on the United States markets in recent [...] » More

Taiwan’s TSMC tapped by Intel to produce GPUs

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Intel recently tapped its main competitionTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC)to produce its ARC Alchemist GPUs. In an interview with Japanese outlet ASCII, Intel [...] » More

Taiwan ranks 5th for internet freedom, China last

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwan ranked fifth in the world for internet freedom in its first entry on Freedom House’s list, while China finished in dead last place for the seventh year in a row. [...] » More

Taiwan’s 1st-dose vaccination rate to reach 70pct by end of October

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Premier Su Tseng-chang on Wednesday (September 22) told the Legislative Yuan that Taiwan’s 1st-dose vaccination rate will reach 70 percent in a little over a [...] » More

Taiwan hoping to use WTO norms to solve China fruit import ban

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:02 AM

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) said Wednesday it is hoping to resolve technical plant quarantine issues with China based on World Trade Organisation norms [...] » More