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Taiwan-based StarLux to start service with three routes

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 10:16 AM

StarLux Airlines Co. Ltd, a newly established Taiwan-based carrier, said Saturday it will fly to three destinations when it begins operations in January 2020, with flight [...]
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Taiwan remains world’s fifth biggest creditor at end of 2018

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 10:16 AM

Taiwan remained the fifth largest creditor in the world at the end of 2018 by having the fifth strongest net international investment position of any country, according to [...]
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36 arrested for working illegally, overstaying visas in Taiwan

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 10:16 AM

Thirty-six foreign nationals were arrested in separate raids in Yunlin County and Taichung carried out by the National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Saturday as part of a [...]
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‘One country, two systems’ in Taiwan ‘over my dead body’: Han Kuo-yu

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 10:16 AM

Kaohsiung mayor and presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu vowed Saturday that China’s “one country, two systems” formula for unification with Taiwan will never be [...]
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Fuel prices in Taiwan to rise due to Middle East tensions

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 10:16 AM

Taiwan’s two major fuel suppliers announced small hikes in fuel prices in the coming week after global crude prices rose amid tensions in the Middle East. CPC Corp., [...]
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Taiwanese companies hit by US-China trade war lured back home by Taipei

Taiwanese companies hit by US-China trade war lured back home by Taipei

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:31 AM

One of Taiwan’s biggest paper manufacturers, which for the past 22 years has done most of its business on the Chinese mainland, is planning to shift the bulk of its [...]
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Taiwan mulls relaxing residency law for divorced Chinese spouses

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) has drafted an amendment bill that will allow Chinese nationals who divorce Taiwanese spouses, but are denied custody of their children, to [...]
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HK unrest alarms Taiwan with wary eye on China

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Images of riot police battling protesters in Hong Kong this week have reverberated in nearby Taiwan where many recoil at what they fear could be their future if Beijing has [...]
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Taiwan takes action to eliminate, stop spread of crop-eating pest

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

Premier Su Tseng-chang has ordered government agencies to step up efforts to eliminate and prevent the spread of fall armyworms (FAW) after the crop-eating pest was found on [...]
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Tsai wins DPP primary, beating Lai by 8.2 points

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen is to represent the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the 2020 presidential election after beating by 8.2 percentage points her sole [...]
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Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen gets party nod to run for re-election

Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen gets party nod to run for re-election

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Ruling DPP opts for Tsai Ing-wen, known for her hawkish stance on China, to run in January election. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a hotly-contested ruling [...]
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Taiwan says HK’s planned extradition law triggers human rights concerns

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday Hong Kong’s planned extradition law has triggered concern about human rights. Hong Kong has this week been rocked by [...]
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Taiwan sees significant growth in free trade zones

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

There has been significant growth in both the value and volume of trade in Taiwan’s free trade zones (FTZs) in the first four months this year thanks to the presence of [...]
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German parliamentarians urge support for Taiwan amid HK turmoil

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

A group of visiting German parliamentarians on Thursday called for Germany and democracies around the world to support Taiwan amid China’s increasing repression of [...]
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Taiwan complains about Spain’s extraditions to China

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese [...]
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