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Mainland rejects Taiwan’s claims on African swine fever

Mainland rejects Taiwan’s claims on African swine fever

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The African swine fever epidemic on the Chinese mainland was effectively dealt with and is under control, said a mainland spokesperson on Sunday. Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesperson [...]
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Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen delivers CNY greetings, veiled barb at China

05-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivered Chinese New Year greetings in a video message released late on Sunday (February 3), as the island prepares for the arrival of the [...]
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Taipei mayor to visit US in March

Taipei mayor to visit US in March

04-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 7:10 AM

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is slated to visit the United States in March as part of ongoing efforts to promote city-to-city exchanges and enhance interactions with [...]
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Taiwan director Doze Niu charged with assaulting female crew member

04-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Acclaimed Taiwanese director Doze Niu has been charged with sexually assaulting a female crew member who was working on his latest film Pao Ma. In a statement announcing the [...]
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Taiwanese company axes 10,000 workers in Vietnam before Tet

04-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese textile company fires 10,000 workers in Vietnam before Lunar New Year A Taiwanese textile company has laid off over 10,000 workers at its plant in southern Vietnam, [...]
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US charges G Nova of Taiwan with price fixing conspiracy; Netbrands settles

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US government is pursuing charges against Taiwanese company G Nova Corp and its chief executive over allegations of fixing prices for promotional items marketed on the [...]
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Bank of Taiwan opens representative office in Manila

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Taiwan (BOT) officially opened a representative office in Manila, capital of the Philippines Thursday as part of its efforts to help Taiwanese businesses enter [...]
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Taiwan to defy referendum results, phase out nuclear power by 2025

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The government does not plan to extend the life of active plants, nor to reactivate the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant Taiwan will reduce its energy generated by thermal power [...]
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Bring home the bacon: the Taiwanese woman living with four pet pigs

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Every year is the Year of the Pig in Jenny Tsai’s ninth-floor apartment in Taiwan’s Taichung City which she shares with one fellow human and four pampered porcine [...]
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Manufacturing sector shows contraction for 2nd straight month

02-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The local manufacturing sector showed signs of contraction for the second consecutive month in December, at a time when the pace of the global economy continued to moderate, [...]
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Foxconn ‘adjusting’ Wisconsin factory plans hailed by Trump

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn said Thursday it was reassessing plans to build a cutting-edge factory in Wisconsin, which Donald Trump once hailed as part of flagship [...]
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Xi’s tough talk on Taiwan backfires, as Tsai support surges

Xi’s tough talk on Taiwan backfires, as Tsai support surges

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to push Taiwanese closer to unification with a new year speech mixing carrots and sticks. That hasn’t panned out. Instead, his [...]
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US will boost security ties with Taiwan, says ‘ambassador’ as he warns mainland China to stop strong-arm tactics

US will boost security ties with Taiwan, says ‘ambassador’ as he warns mainland China to stop strong-arm tactics

31-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States is expected to further increase security cooperation with Taiwan as part of its grand strategy to manage China’s military and economic expansion in [...]
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Taiwan ranking on global corruption index falls

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

Taiwan dropped two spots in the latest global corruption index, down to 31st out of the 180 countries and territories rated by Transparency International in 2018, [...]
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China bans wife of jailed Taiwan activist from visiting him

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

China has banned the wife of a Taiwanese human rights activist jailed in China from visiting him for three months due to alleged improper behavior, a government spokesman [...]
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