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5.7 kilogram pork found on Chinese fishing boat poaching in Taiwan waters

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

As Taiwan has geared up to ward off African swine flu (ASF) virus, some 5.7 kilograms of pork were found on a Chinese fishing boat poaching in Taiwan waters by the Coast [...]
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0.008pct of foreigners in Taiwan granted dual citizenship over 2 years

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

A mere 65 foreigners, or 0.008 percent of foreign residents in Taiwan, granted dual citizenship over past 2 years Over the past two years since an amendment to the [...]
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Donations flood in for Taiwan driver who smashed into three Ferraris

21-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An exhausted Taiwanese delivery driver who smashed into three Ferraris has been inundated with donations after his plight and eye-watering repair bill sparked a deluge of [...]
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Merger of Japanese low-cost carriers to affect Taiwan-Japan travel

20-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

A merger between All Nippon Airways low-cost subsidiaries Peach Aviation and Vanilla Air will affect Taiwan-Japan travel from next May as Peach took over Vanilla-operated [...]
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Taiwan fab equipment spending forecast to grow over 24pct in 2019

20-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s spending in fab equipment for the semiconductor sector is expected to grow more than 24 percent from a year earlier in 2019, according to a research report [...]
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South China Sea and Taiwan among flashpoints for armed conflict in 2019, survey warns US policymakers

South China Sea and Taiwan among flashpoints for armed conflict in 2019, survey warns US policymakers

20-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Armed conflict over territorial disputes in the South China Sea could be one of the major crises for US President Donald Trump’s administration in 2019, according to an [...]
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Taiwan GDP forecast to grow 2.34pct in 2019: think tank

20-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan Research Institute, one of Taiwan’s leading economic think tanks, said it has forecast that the gross domestic product of the country is expected to grow [...]
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Taiwan seeks to offset imminent labour shortage

20-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

With Taiwan’s population aging at a steady rate, the nation’s economy is set to suffer the blow of an imminent shortage of manpower and labour. A report from the [...]
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Taiwan’s former president urged to amend memoir for improper description

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Outspoken lawyer Lin Hsien-tung has requested Ma Ying-jeou refrains from releasing his memoir Just days prior to the scheduled release of a memoir from former Taiwan [...]
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Tsai invites Pope Francis to visit Taiwan in birthday message

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen sent a congratulatory message to Pope Francis on his 82nd birthday Monday and invited him to visit Taiwan. Tsai said in her message that on behalf of [...]
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Heavier fines to be imposed on meat smuggled into Taiwan

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The Council of Agriculture (COA) has announced stiffer fines on people smuggling meat into Taiwan to prevent African swine fever (ASF) from being spread inside the country. [...]
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Almost 2,000 visitors unaccounted for after visa free entry to Taiwan

19-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Nearly 2,000 people from countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia and Oceania who entered Taiwan visa free between August 1, 2016 and March 31 this year cannot be accounted [...]
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Shanghai and Taipei rebuild city-to-city cross-strait ties after Taiwan’s local elections

18-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Mainland China is sending its largest delegation in two years to the self-ruled island of Taiwan for a city-to-city forum which has been rejuvenated after a period of rising [...]
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STRONG 5.1 magnitude earthquake STRIKES TaiwanRing of Fire hit

18-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

A STRONG 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck off Hualien County in Taiwan, causing ripples to be felt across the Asian country, according to the United States Geological [...]
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Everyone’s a winner: Taiwan’s claw crane craze

18-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

As Taiwan’s economy stagnates, claw crane arcades where customers lower a grabber to try to pick up a prize from a glass box are booming as affordable entertainment, [...]
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