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Taiwan to appoint new premier after incumbent, Cabinet quit over poll defeats

Taiwan to appoint new premier after incumbent, Cabinet quit over poll defeats

12-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan will appoint the ruling pro-independence party’s former chair as premier, official media reported on Friday, a day after incumbent William Lai said he was [...]
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Chinese general issues ‘war criminal’ warning to Taiwan

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan independence supporters would be regarded as “war criminals” if China was forced to intervene militarily to retake the island, a Chinese general warned [...]
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Taiwan ranked 32nd in Democracy Index report: EIU

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan moved up a rank from 33rd to 32nd place in the Democracy Index 2018 report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The index, which is based on five [...]
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China is Changing the Status Quo in the Taiwan Strait

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

After forty years, US policy towards Taiwan should be recalibrated to better reflect objective reality. In the first major policy speech after Taiwan’s local elections [...]
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Tremendous demand for US beef in Taiwan pushes exports to new heights

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Beef Magazine | 6:00 AM

When final 2018 results are available, export value to Taiwan will exceed $540 million, more than doubling in just the past five years. In a year in which US beef exports are [...]
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Taiwan selected world’s fifth most friendly country in 2018

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan was selected the fifth most friendly country in the world in 2018 by customers of Booking.comone of the largest e-commerce travel companies in the globe. Erluanbi, the [...]
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Taiwan announces new-look military drills to counter China

Taiwan announces new-look military drills to counter China

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s military on Wednesday announced a series of newly designed large-scale military drills for this year aimed at countering China’s renewed threat to use [...]
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Taiwan, Korea, and Malaysia to be hardest hit by weak tech sales: Goldman Sachs

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Samsung shocked the market with a 29-percent decline forecast in quarterly revenue Taiwan will join South Korea and Malaysia in bearing the brunt of the impact inflicted by [...]
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BASF workers in Taiwan suspected of leaking company secrets

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is investigating six current and former employees of BASF’s local operations suspected of leaking corporate secrets to a rival Chinese company, an official said [...]
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Taiwan companies to hand out 1.27 months of pay for end of the year bonuses

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Average end of the year bonuses at Taiwanese companies drop to 1.27 months of wages Companies in Taiwan will give an average end of the year bonus of 1.27 months of pay for [...]
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Taiwan’s exports to mainland up 6.3 pct in 2018

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s exports to the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong rose 6.3 percent to 138.4 billion US dollars in 2018, accounting for 41.2 percent of its total exports, according [...]
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Taiwan’s domestic scrap prices steady this week, at weak levels

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | SP Global | 6:00 AM

Domestic ferrous scrap prices in Taiwan were unchanged this week, as scrap inventories for some major mills were still sufficient, although tethering amid the gloomy outlook [...]
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Fuel prices in Taiwan to rise NT$0.5 per litre this week

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Domestic gasoline and diesel prices will increase by NT$0.5 (US$0.02) per litre this week, ending a three-week falling streak, due to a rebound in international crude oil [...]
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Taiwan’s China-skeptic ruling party opts for moderate new leader

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Cho Jung-tai, a moderate concensus candidate, comfortably defeats a bid from an openly pro-independence rival who had called for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen not to stand [...]
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Taiwan will never accept ‘one country, two systems’

Taiwan will never accept ‘one country, two systems’

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:22 AM

This week, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a commemorative speech on the 40th anniversary of the so-called “Message to Compatriots in Taiwan,” and proposed [...]
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