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S. Korea Marks First ‘Comfort Women’ Day, Joined by Protestors in Taiwan

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | VOA | 6:36 AM

People in South Korea and Taiwan unveiled monuments and staged protests on Tuesday to mark Japan’s wartime use of “comfort women,” a euphemism for girls and [...]
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Taiwan leader makes rare US speech

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:13 AM

Taiwan’s president has given a speech in the United Statesthe first time in 15 years that a leader of the island has spoken publicly on American soilprompting a rapid [...]
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Taiwan nursing home fire kills nine people, authorities confirm

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 7:13 AM

A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left nine people dead and 16 injured. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the blaze that broke out before 5am, and was [...]
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Foxconn profit below forecast on soaring operating costs, shares fall

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

Foxconn posted second-quarter net profit well below expectations as a rise in component costs and unsold inventory weighed on the performance of the Apple supplier and [...]
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Deadly hospital fire kills nine people in Taiwan

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | News Agencies | 7:13 AM

Patients’ relatives say they heard a blast and suspect an oxygen tank might have exploded. A fire at a hospital in Taiwan’s most populous city killed nine people [...]
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Senior US politician calls for Taiwan’s president to be granted trip to Washington

Senior US politician calls for Taiwan’s president to be granted trip to Washington

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 7:13 AM

A trio of pro-Taiwan US House representatives in California joined Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen during her stopover in Los Angeles with one of them calling on the US government [...]
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No one can ‘obliterate’ Taiwan’s existence, president says on departure for US

No one can ‘obliterate’ Taiwan’s existence, president says on departure for US

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vowing that “no one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence,” President Tsai Ing-wen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipei’s remaining [...]
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Taiwan’s Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Sfchronicle | 6:02 AM

When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she’ll be travelling to a region she’s already visited three times in two years. She [...]
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Can Taiwan counter China’s mounting pressure?

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

As China increases its pressure on Taiwan, Taipei is taking countermeasures to promote itself as a regional haven for democracy and civil rights. But is it sufficient to deal [...]
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Qualcomm reaches settlement in anti-trust case with Taiwan regulator

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) will settle an anti-trust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million, and has also pledged to invest $700 million in Taiwan [...]
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Taiwan to invest NT$8.8 billion in social innovation

11-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Taiwan government to support social innovation and social entrepreneurs through new action plan Taiwan minister without Portfolio, Audrey Tang said Taiwan will invest NT$8.8 [...]
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Taiwan to donate $250,000 for post-quake relief in Indonesia

10-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s government Wednesday announced plans to donate $250,000 to Indonesia to help with relief work in the wake of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that left scores dead [...]
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Taiwan, HK, and Macau residents no longer need work permits to work in mainland China

10-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Shanghai | 6:02 AM

Life has been made a good bit easier for those residents of Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan with jobs in mainland China who will now no longer need to worry about applying for [...]
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US Airlines Say Further Amending Websites to Change Taiwan References

10-Aug-2018 Intellasia | US News | 6:02 AM

The United States’ three largest airlines said they are in the process of amending their systems to address Chinese requests over how they refer to Hong Kong, Macau and [...]
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Taiwan prepares to acquire close-in weapon system

10-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Taiwan on the defensive, prepares to purchase more anti-aircraft defense missiles In light of the continued encroachment and military drills carried out by the People’s [...]
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