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Former health ministers back petition on Taiwan’s WHO admission

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

A cross-party group of five former Taiwanese health ministers on Thursday (February 13) urged the public to support a petition calling for Taiwan’s admission to the [...]
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Covid-19: Ban on children of Taiwanese with Chinese spouses from entering Taiwan

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:02 AM

The non-citizen children of Taiwanese with mainland Chinese spouses have been temporarily banned from entering the island as medical care and resources are stretched thin [...]
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Virus Outbreak: US senators honor doctor and call for Taiwan at WHO

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:02 AM

The resolution called on Beijing to ensure that the world has free access to information about the outbreak of COVID-19 Four US senators on Tuesday introduced a resolution [...]
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MECO to refund visa fees for Taiwanese hit by Philippine travel ban

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

After the abrupt inclusion of Taiwan in a travel ban for China left hundreds of Taiwanese stranded at Philippine airports, the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) [...]
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Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology and Yulon to develop electric cars together

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture vehicles together, CommonWealth Magazine reported. Foxconn, [...]
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Taiwan government extends requisitioning of masks, ban on exports

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Taiwan government said Thursday that it will continue to requisition all domestically produced surgical masks and maintain its ban on their export until the end of April. [...]
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Taiwan travel ban unrelated to ‘One China’: Duterte spokesperson

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Philippine Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo denied Thursday that the ban on Taiwanese visitors to the country was connected to Manila’s “One China” [...]
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Taiwan emerges as 2nd largest face mask producer to fight epidemic

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan is ramping up production of protective gear amid the threat of the Wuhan coronavirus, with factories going into overdrive manufacturing surgical masks and [...]
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Taiwan plans NT$2 billion coupon stimulus as coronavirus weakens economy

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Ministry of Economic Affairs considering number of options to help domestic companies and national economy Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is considering [...]
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TSMC becomes first Taiwan individual stock added to Global Islamic Indexes

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the first individual stock in the country to be listed in the Global Islamic Indexes of American finance company [...]
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Taiwan plans $2 billion package to soften coronavirus hit to economy

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s cabinet proposed on Thursday a T$60 billion ($2 billion) package to help the economy deal with the impact of the coronavirus. Export-reliant Taiwan lowered its [...]
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Philippine says travel ban stays even as Taiwan plans countermeasures

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejected on Thursday Taiwan’s appeal to lift a ban on its citizens visiting the country, saying his primary concern was the safety [...]
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Taiwan says US flies B-52 bombers near island after Chinese drills

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:02 AM

The US military flew three Air Force planes including two B-52 bombers near Taiwan on Wednesday morning, the country’s Defense Ministry and the US Pacific Air Forces [...]
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Foxconn says recent Reuters reports on factory resumption in China were not factual

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Foxconn said on Thursday that recent Reuters reports on its plant resumption plans in China were not factual. Foxconn made the comment in a statement to the [...]
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China crossing into Taiwan airspace was ‘completely inappropriate,’ says State Department official

China crossing into Taiwan airspace was ‘completely inappropriate,’ says State Department official

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China’s military drills near Taiwan on two consecutive days this week were “completely inappropriate,” a US State Department official said on Wednesday. On [...]
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