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Taiwan 2Q18 estimated economic growth adjusted to 3.30pct

21-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Digi Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has updated its estimate for Taiwan’s second-quarter 2018 economic growth at 3.30 percent, 0.01pp higher than the 3.29 percent estimated on July 31, 2018. The [...]
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China protests to US over stopover by Taiwan’s president

21-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Startribune | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign ministry said Monday it has protested to the United States over a stopover by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during which she toured the National [...]
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Taiwan wishes to defend economic freedom with US: President

21-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed hope that her country and the United States can work together to defend free market economy and protect business [...]
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Taiwan’s president visits Nasa space centre, in a move likely to anger Beijing

21-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Tsai Ing-wen, the Taiwanese president visited Nasa’s space centre in Houston on Sunday, in a move that indicates deepening ties between Taipei and Washington, but which [...]
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Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

20-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is responding to China’s arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing’s military advantage over the self-ruled [...]
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Taiwan’s president lauds Belise amid dwindling support

20-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen thanked the government of Belise on Friday for backing Taiwan’s claim to independence from China for 29 years. Before a joint session [...]
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Chinese military steps up strike strength against US targets and Taiwan, says Pentagon

20-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

The improvements ‘pose major challenges to Taiwan’s security’, Congress is told in week of new act authorising greater US support to the self-ruling island [...]
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China police detain man for asking why can’t Taiwan be called a country

China police detain man for asking why can’t Taiwan be called a country

20-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police in China have detained a man who asked on social media what law prevented anyone calling self-ruled Taiwan a country, questioning a fundamental principle of [...]
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Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

20-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is responding to China’s arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing’s military advantage over the self-ruled [...]
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US company to pay damages for dumping cancer-causing chemicals in Taiwan

18-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Punchng | 6:14 AM

Taiwan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a US electronic company to pay 500 million dollars in damages to 486 workers and families for dumping cancer-causing chemical [...]
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Taiwan cafe chain that irked Beijing vanishes from food platforms

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

A Taiwan coffee chain that faces pressure in China after serving the island’s president has disappeared from Chinese meal-ordering platforms, as Beijing warned it would [...]
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Taiwan still pushing Japan on ‘comfort women’ issue: MOFA

Taiwan still pushing Japan on ‘comfort women’ issue: MOFA

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:27 AM

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the “comfort women” issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the [...]
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Taiwan hotel axes Marriott contract over China naming row

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The owner of a Starwood-branded hotel in Taiwan said Thursday it will terminate its contract with Marriott International, in protest over the US group caving in to Beijing [...]
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Taiwan, Paraguay to join on infrastructure projects

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:27 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday arrived in Paraguay, where she and Paraguayan president-elect Mario Abdo Benitez agreed to further expand cooperation. Tsai and Abdo Benitez [...]
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Taiwan company bows to China after boycott threat

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:27 AM

A Taiwanese coffee chain has become the latest business to bow to pressure from Beijing after Chinese web users threatened a boycott over a visit to one of its stores by the [...]
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