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Taiwan closes borders to current, former Wuhan residents

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan tightened its border control Thursday, mandating a health declaration by all visitors from China and banning the entry of residents of the Chinese city of Wuhan, the [...]
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Avoid the crowds and discover Taiwan during Chinese New Year

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:02 AM

It’s New Year’s Eve on the Lunar calendar which falls on January 24 this year, and as Taiwan young and old, ceremoniously pray at their local temple or at home [...]
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Taiwan aware of Chinese fighters flying close to its territory: MND

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was closely monitoring military activity by China on Thursday, when several Chinese fighter jets flew over the Bashi [...]
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Taiwan says Chinese air force passes to island’s south in drills

Taiwan says Chinese air force passes to island’s south in drills

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese air force planes passed through the narrow Bashi Channel to the south of Taiwan on a long-range exercise on Thursday, Taiwan’s Defence Ministry said, the first [...]
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Snakes suspected source of Wuhan coronavirus: Chinese experts

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

According to a genetic analysis performed by scientists in China, snakes may be the source of the potentially deadly SARS-like virus that has taken several lives in the last [...]
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As Wuhan Virus Spreads, Taiwan Has No Say at WHO

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:02 AM

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) is convening an emergency committee of experts to assess whether the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, [...]
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US calls for Taiwan’s inclusion in WHO amid epidemic threat

US calls for Taiwan’s inclusion in WHO amid epidemic threat

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A senior American State Department official on Wednesday called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health Organization (WHO) amid escalation of a deadly new [...]
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China says Taiwan’s role in international bodies must be under ‘One China’ principle

China says Taiwan’s role in international bodies must be under ‘One China’ principle

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the central government cares for the health and well-being of its Taiwan compatriots more than anyone else. [...]
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Taiwan president appeals to Pope Francis over China’s ‘abuse of power’

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Angelus News | 6:02 AM

Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen has written to Pope Francis describing China’s aggression and persecution of religion as “obstacles to peace,” and detailing [...]
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The case for a Taiwan sovereign wealth fund

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Eastasiaforum | 6:02 AM

Taiwan needs to address a glaring gap in its financial toolkit the absence of a sovereign wealth fund (SWF). An SWF brings not just the potential for higher financial returns [...]
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Taiwan’s jobless rate down at 3.67pct in December

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s unemployment rate for December 2019 dropped slightly from a month earlier, indicating that the local job market remained stable, the Directorate General of [...]
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Taiwan’s industrial production up for 2nd straight month

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s industrial production rose in December 2019 for the second consecutive month, on increased investments by Taiwanese manufacturers, the Ministry of Economic [...]
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Taiwan’s minister of economic affairs discloses priorities

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (???) said on Wednesday that his work priorities for this year are to facilitate investment by reshoring Taiwanese businesses and [...]
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Transport minister calls for halt to Taiwan-Wuhan flights amid outbreak

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

After a Taiwanese woman tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus on Tuesday (January 21), Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lungHe said that he has also coordinated with [...]
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Taiwan’s GDP growth rate leaped to top of Asia’s 4 tigers in 2019

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Taiwan roared ahead of the rest of Asia’s four tigers in 2019 with a growth rate of 2.73 percent. On Tuesday (January 21), the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting [...]
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