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Taiwanese tourists second highest spenders in Hawaii in 2019

01-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese tourists have spent more in Hawaii per trip in the first quarter of 2019 than visitors from any other country except for China, according to data released by the [...]
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Migrant workers protest brokerage system, call for direct hiring

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of migrant workers took to the streets of Taipei Sunday, calling on the central government to abolish the private foreign worker brokerage system and replace it with [...]
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Pro-independence activists to form new political party

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

A group of people who advocate Taiwan independence said Sunday they will establish a new political party that will focus on Taiwan’s sovereignty as its main agenda and [...]
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Malaysian tourist injured in Taiwan earthquake dies

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian tourist who was injured in an earthquake that hit Taiwan earlier this month died late Saturday (April 27) night, the country’s foreign affairs minister [...]
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President Tsai thanks US for continued support of Taiwan

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday expressed gratitude to the United States government for continuing to make arms sales to Taiwan and for its cooperation in helping Taiwan [...]
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US Navy ships pass through Taiwan Strait

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

The US military says it has sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait, risking further tensions with China. The US military says it has sent two Navy warships through [...]
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Taiwan’s GDP in 2019 to remain at 2.12pct

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

An economic think tank in Taiwan is upbeat about the country’s growth outlook in the second half of the year The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) reports [...]
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Taiwan to grant visa-free treatment for eSwatini nationals

29-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is to grant visa-free treatment for eSwatini nationals, effective June 1, in an effort to boost bilateral tourism and trade exchanges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [...]
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Taiwan’s F-16 fighter jet upgrade programme delayed

29-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Report cites lack of skilled manpower and internal leadership changes as reasons for schedule change The local upgrade programme for Taiwan’s F-16 fighter jet fleet is [...]
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Cabinet acknowledges AIT comments on rental car draft amendment

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Executive Yuan said Thursday that it welcomes comments from all sectors on a proposed draft amendment that will change the rules governing rental car service [...]
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Taiwan to review issue of Chinese government subsidies: MAC

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The government will look into the issue of subsidies from China and whether such developments are linked to Beijing’s ongoing efforts to influence Taiwan’s [...]
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Taiwan’s richest man says his run for president is divinely inspired

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

If rich businesspeople bring both strengths and liabilities to politics, then Terry Gou brings them in spades. He is Taiwan’s richest man, with an estimated fortune of [...]
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Gou may bring China and Taiwan closer economically if he wins

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Terry Gou, the founder of Foxconn Technology Group, is running for Taiwan president. If he wins, he may be able to bring Taiwan and mainland China closer in economic terms. [...]
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Netherlands top source of foreign direct investment in Taiwan: envoy

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The Netherlands has become the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Taiwan, providing $3.5 billion last year, amid growing economic ties between the two [...]
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Taiwan presidential hopeful Gou draws fire for ‘harem’ comment

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s wealthiest man Terry Gou has sparked criticism after he was quoted dismissing his wife’s opposition to his recently announced presidential bid by saying [...]
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