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What does US leaving the WHO mean for Taiwan’s campaign to rejoin?

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

As the US begins the process of withdrawing from the World Health Organization, it raises a big question for Taiwan: where does this leave its bid to rejoin the WHO’s [...]
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The Taiwan missile tech aimed at keeping a PLA attack at bay

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has a stockpile of missiles that by some estimates is the world’s biggest in terms of number per unit of area. Though the island’s defence ministry is [...]
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Taiwan to enhance scrutiny of HK, China investment, source says

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan plans to enhance scrutiny over investment from Hong Kong to prevent illicit money from mainland China “infiltrating” its economy, after Beijing imposed a [...]
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Government receives over 11 million pre-orders for stimulus vouchers

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

More than 11 million people in Taiwan have applied for the government-issued stimulus vouchers since pre-ordering opened on July 1, according to data from the Ministry of [...]
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Indonesian woman with HIV denies media reports of 4 Taiwanese boyfriends

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

An undocumented Indonesian migrant worker has denied unsubstantiated reports that she has four Taiwanese boyfriends, while authorities seek to trace the source of her HIV [...]
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Taiwan’s combined arms battalions to debut in annual war games

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang military exercises that begin Monday will feature the debut of Taiwan’s combined arms battalions. The Han Kuang exercises, aimed at [...]
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Taiwan to enhance scrutiny of HK and mainland Chinese investment

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Taiwan plans to enhance scrutiny over investment from Hong Kong to prevent illicit money from mainland China “infiltrating” its economy, after Beijing imposed a [...]
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Taiwan’s military tests defences against mainland China invasion in annual war games

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s military has begun five days of live-fire war games putting its defences to the test against a mainland invasion, as Beijing and Washington step up their [...]
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India selects key diplomat as new Taiwan envoy

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

India has selected a senior diplomat as its new envoy to Taiwan following recent border tensions with China. Gourangalal Das, currently joint secretary (Americas) in the [...]
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China’s July talks with Vatican will have Taiwan looming in background

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

This is the second in a three-part series examining the role of the Roman Catholic Church in China and how the difficult and complex relationship between the Vatican and [...]
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Taiwan to resume fresh pork exports to Macau after 24 years

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:39 AM

Taiwanese fresh pork exports to Macau are expected to resume next week after the country was declared a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) free zone without vaccination last month. [...]
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Taiwan-based EVA Air named world’s 4th best international airline: magazine

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:37 AM

Taiwan-based EVA Air was rated the world’s fourth best international carrier in 2020, one spot up from last year’s ranking, according to Travel+ Leisure magazine [...]
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Technology security to be major theme in Taiwan-US relations: New envoy

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 9:36 AM

Taiwan should play a crucial part as technology security moves to the forefront of the strategic competition between the United States and China, the island’s new envoy [...]
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Taiwan might be China’s next target, academic says

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan might be China’s next target after it has “walled off” Hong Kong from the rest of the world with its new national security legislation, Academia [...]
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The US has a lot to learn from Taiwan’s Covid fight

13-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Public health professionals around the world have lauded Taiwan’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Along with nearby countries such as South Korea and Singapore, [...]
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