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State Department approves renewal of $500 million Taiwan military training programme

State Department approves renewal of $500 million Taiwan military training programme

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:38 AM

The State Department has approved a possible deal with Taiwan to renew a $500 million training programme in the US for Taiwanese F-16 pilots and maintenance crews. The [...]
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Foxconn’s Gou to ‘follow order of sea goddess’ in Taiwan vote; yet to declare presidential run

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Terry Gou, chair of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of [...]
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Parliamentary friendship groups in EU back Taiwan’s bid to attend WHA

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Heads of the Taiwan friendship groups in the European Parliament and the parliaments of Germany, France and the United Kingdom expressed support Monday for Taiwan’s [...]
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‘Sea goddess’ backs Foxconn chief’s bid for Taiwan president

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Tech giant Foxconn’s boss Terry Gou said Wednesday a goddess had told him to run in Taiwan’s presidential election. Gou dropped a bombshell on the island’s [...]
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Taiwan expresses sorrow as fire ravages Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Taiwan’s public and private sectors and France’s de facto embassy in the country voiced heartfelt sadness and sympathy after a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in [...]
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Taiwan reports 3 imported dengue fever cases from Maldives

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Three Taiwanese tourists who have just returned from a group tour to the Maldives have been confirmed as having contracted dengue fever, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) [...]
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Taiwanese tycoon Gou thanks Chinese sea goddess for inspiration as he ponders 2020 presidential run

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou said the chances of him challenging Tsai Ing-wen in the election for the self-ruled island’s presidency next year would improve if he [...]
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McDonald’s Taiwan to stop serving chocolate sundaes today

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:38 AM

McDonald’s Taiwan on Tuesday (April 16) announced that it will stop serving chocolate sundaes today (April 17) after the item had been on the fast food chain’s [...]
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Taiwan’s Richest Man Says He May Run For President

18-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:38 AM

Foxconn’s billionaire founder and chair, Terry Gou, said on Tuesday that he is considering running for Taiwan’s presidency in 2020. Speaking on the sidelines of [...]
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Taiwan president says Chinese drills a threat but not intimidated

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Taiwan has not been intimidated by China’s military drills this week, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after the latest Chinese manoeuvres were denounced by a [...]
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US approves F-16 support for Taiwan in face of pressure from Beijing

US approves F-16 support for Taiwan in face of pressure from Beijing

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

The United States has approved the sale to Taiwan of a multimillion-dollar training and maintenance programme for its F-16 fighter jets. The Pentagon’s announcement [...]
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Foxconn says Gou will remain chair, to withdraw from daily operations

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Foxconn’s Chair Terry Gou said on Tuesday he is considering whether to run for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon [...]
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US denounces Chinese military drills around Taiwan as ‘coercion’

US denounces Chinese military drills around Taiwan as ‘coercion’

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:38 AM

A senior US official on Monday denounced Chinese military exercises around Taiwan as “coercion,” Reuters reported. “Any attempt to influence Taiwan through [...]
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Foxconn’s Gou says may run for Taiwan president, step back from daily business

Foxconn’s Gou says may run for Taiwan president, step back from daily business

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Foxconn’s Chair Terry Gou said on Tuesday he is considering whether to run for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon [...]
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Taiwan’s Foxconn chief hints at presidential run

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Tech giant Foxconn’s boss Terry Gou hinted Tuesday that he is considering running for president of Taiwan in elections early next year. The 69-year-old said Monday that [...]
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