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Trump is failing to counter China’s diplomatic assault on Taiwan

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The Chinese government is ramping up its worldwide effort to strip Taiwan of its international recognition, legitimacy and economic freedom, but the United States seems [...]
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Smartphone slowdown tests new leadership at Taiwan’s chip champion

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In late August, the new chair of chip-making titan Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (2330.TW), Mark Liu, got the sort of news that would make any boss smile: his biggest [...]
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Former Marine arrested in brutal machete killing in Taiwan left service as a private

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

A former Marine arrested last month in connection with a grisly drug-related homicide on Taiwan has ties to the nearby island of Okinawa and may have been disciplined prior [...]
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US senators introduce bill to help Taiwan keep its allies

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Republican and Democratic US senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to discourage Taiwan’s few remaining allies from switching their allegiance to China, after El [...]
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Taiwan President touts closer links with Guatemala

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s collaborative programmes in infrastructure construction, medical services and education in Guatemala, as well as visits by high-ranking officials in recent [...]
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Taiwan offers visa-free treatment to Russians

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan announced Thursday visa-free entry for Russian nationals as part of its efforts to promote closer exchanges. Russian nationals will now enjoy visa-free entry for [...]
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Taiwan’s monthly minimum wage to increase by 5pct in 2019

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s monthly minimum wage to increase by 5 percent, while hourly wage to rise by 7.14 percent on January 1, 2019 The monthly minimum wage will officially be [...]
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Taiwan’s military police to buy shoulder-launched missiles

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Military Police Command is discussing a plan to buy up to 445 locally produced portable anti-tank missile launchers. Sources say the lightweight, close-range [...]
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Taiwan proposes NT$1.5 billion in budget to counter Chinese hacking

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese cabinet level agencies came under 230,000 cyber attacks in 2018 An amount of over NT$1.5 billion (US$48.36 million) has been earmarked to strengthen Taiwan’s [...]
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Taiwanese suspect posted Instagram photo of bloody finger on night Canadian English teacher murdered

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese suspected accomplice in murder of Canadian English teacher posted Instagram photo of bloody finger on night of killing The Taiwanese-Canadian man who is suspected [...]
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Taiwan activists call for equal marriage rights for same-sex unions

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Activists submitted the signatures of almost one million Taiwan citizens to the island’s election commission calling for questions on two gay rights issues to be put up [...]
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Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian calls for island to vote on whether it wants to be part of China

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s disgraced former president Chen Shui-bian has called for a referendum on whether the self-ruled island wants to be a part of China. Chen, whose comments were [...]
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Taiwanese duo jailed for role in police impersonation scams

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

Millions of dollars are estimated to have been sunk by investors seeking a piece of the ‘Russian treasure ship’ ICO fronted by a South Korean [...]
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Taiwanese airlines cancel flights to Osaka due to typhoon

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese carriers announced Tuesday that all their flights to Osaka will be canceled the following day as Typhoon Jebi continued to batter Japan. China Airlines, EVA Airways [...]
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Taiwan’s northeastern coast to close for 10 days to investigate 6 deaths

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Uncommonly strong waves seized the lives of 6 people within two days Mystery Beach in Nanao of Taiwan’s Yilan County will close for examination for ten days, starting [...]
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