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Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chair seeks Taiwan presidency

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

Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chair Terry Gou seeks to [...]
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Taiwan on ‘high alert’ after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop

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

Taiwan is on “high alert” for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the [...]
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Taiwan’s DPP and KMT launch primaries for 2020 presidential elections

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party and the opposition Kuomintang have begun selecting their presidential candidates, setting the stage for a showdown between [...]
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As US-China relations sour, Taiwan’s value as a ‘chess piece’ may rise

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* The self-governed island which Beijing deems to be a renegade Chinese province is one of many flashpoints in the rivalry between the world’s two superpowers. * Taiwan [...]
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Indonesia continues sending college graduates to study in Taiwan: MOE

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and Indonesia have maintained a trial programme to encourage Indonesian junior college graduates to study in two-year institutes of technology in Taiwan, after Jakarta [...]
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Taiwan’s cable companies can no longer use semiconductors from China in TV boxes

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

In a further blow to Huawei, National Communications Commission reveals Taiwanese companies are shopping in Europe, US for chips and wafers Taiwan’s National [...]
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Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

In the foothills leading to Dasyueshan National Park in eastern Taiwan, Mei-Hsiu Hwang points to the pear, tea and betel nut plantations patchworking the slopes. “All [...]
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As primary begins, DPP legislator asks party to resist factionalism, rally behind winner

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Tuan Yi-Kang issues plea to DPP supporters ‘Poll results must be accepted as final’ no matter who wins or loses Monday evening will mark the start of four days of [...]
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Taiwan government urged to support migrant assistance centre

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The Taipei-based Garden of Hope Foundation urged the government Sunday to provide inter-agency support to a new migrant assistance centre, as some migrants, such as migrant [...]
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DPP presidential primary polls for Tsai, Lai start in Taiwan today

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Public opinion polls to select Tsai or Lai as DPP presidential candidate start today Five days of public opinion polls to select whether President Tsai Ing-wen or former [...]
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2019 Taiwan LGBTQ Film Festival held in Bangkok

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan LGBTQ Film Festival in Bangkok kicked off Saturday, with a forum hosted to highlight the process Taiwan went through to legalise same-sex marriage. The festival opened [...]
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Taiwan flag, general appear at US Indo-Pacific Command symposium

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan general attends US Indo-Pacific Command symposium in Hawaii In a move sure to cause China to cry foul, a Taiwanese military leader and the Taiwanese Marine banner [...]
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Taiwan may lose another Pacific ally to Beijing as Solomon Islands begins 100-day assessment of priorities

Taiwan may lose another Pacific ally to Beijing as Solomon Islands begins 100-day assessment of priorities

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Last month, after heated elections in the Solomon Islands, the Taiwanese combat support ship Pan Shi arrived on the shores of Taipei’s main ally in the South Pacific. [...]
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HK students in Taiwan protest against extradition bill

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Hong Kong students gathered in front of the Hong Kong representative office in Taipei Sunday to express their objection to a proposed bill in Hong Kong that would [...]
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Taiwan bans China-made semiconductors from cable TV boxes, in line with new cybersecurity law

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s telecoms regulator has banned cable television providers from sourcing components made by Chinese firms for use in digital set-top boxes, a move that adds to [...]
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