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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes off east Taiwan USGS

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

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck off Taiwan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings in the capital, Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of [...]
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Third passenger denied entry to Taiwan after failing to pay pork fine

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

A third passenger, a Chinese national, was denied entry to Taiwan Tuesday after failing to pay a fine of NT$200,000 (US$6,487) for bringing pork products into the country, [...]
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5.7-magnitude earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

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

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The temblor struck at 1:21 p.m., its epicenter 84.8 [...]
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Wife of jailed Taiwan activist condemns China visitation ban

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:17 AM

The wife of a Taiwanese democracy activist jailed in China condemned Beijing on Tuesday after she was banned from visiting him in prison for three months in a case that has [...]
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Taiwan’s economy shows signs of contraction in December

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 8:13 AM

Taiwan’s economy continued to weaken as the key economic indicators for December 2018 flashed a “blue” light for the first time since April 2016, indicating [...]
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Taiwan pledges to work with Paraguay on trade, infrastructure

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 8:12 AM

Taiwan expects to work hand in hand with Paraguay to advance bilateral trade and investment and develop public infrastructure to create a win-win situation for both [...]
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Taiwan arrests 15 over alleged cryptocurrency investment scam

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Coingeek | 8:12 AM

Cryptocurrencies are still proving rife for scamming opportunities. Fifteen suspects have been arrested by the New Taipei police for a multi million dollar scam, reports [...]
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New Missile Launchers Won’t Save Taiwan’s Navy

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | National Interest | 8:12 AM

Taiwan has acquired vertical launchers that could enhance the firepower of its warships. But in pouring precious resources into conventional weaponry such as the Mk. 41 [...]
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TSMC says chemical defect hurts production

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:11 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, contract chipmaker for Apple Inc and Qualcomm, said on Monday a defect of chemical used in manufacturing chips hit production at [...]
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Searching for the soul of US-Taiwan relations

Searching for the soul of US-Taiwan relations

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Brookings | 7:10 AM

While the societal connections between peoples in the United States and Taiwan have been tight and unwavering for decades, the strategic rationale for the relationship has [...]
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Taiwan at risk of paralysing cyberattacks from mainland China, security think tank warns

29-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s internet system is vulnerable to attacks from mainland China that could paralyse the self-ruled island, a government think tank has warned. In the latest [...]
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China’s might is forcing Taiwan to rethink its military strategy

China’s might is forcing Taiwan to rethink its military strategy

28-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

TAIWAN “MUST and will” be reunited with the mainland, declared Xi Jinping, China’s president, on January 2nd. Chinese leaders have been saying such things [...]
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Taiwan should brace for Chinese cyber threat: report

28-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

The likelihood of China damaging or corrupting submarine fiber cables and related communication infrastructure that connect Taiwan to the outside world should not be [...]
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Mainland officials visit Taiwan compatriots on mainland before Spring Festival

28-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Ahead of the forthcoming Spring Festival, several mainland officials visited and expressed their best wishes to compatriots of Taiwan who reside, work and study on the [...]
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China reprimands US for sending warships through Taiwan strait

China reprimands US for sending warships through Taiwan strait

28-Jan-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The United States has sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait in the first such operation this year, the Taiwanese government said, as it increases the frequency of [...]
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