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Taiwan’s government Says No To Bitcoin ATMs

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Techcrunch | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) will not allow the installation of Bitcoin ATMs in the country because it believes Bitcoins are not a currency and [...]
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Taiwan’s Sub-launched Harpoons Pose New Challenge to China’s Invasion Plans

Taiwan’s Sub-launched Harpoons Pose New Challenge to China’s Invasion Plans

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Defensenews | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense has acknowledged the Navy took delivery last year of long-awaited submarine-launched Harpoon Block II anti-ship cruise missiles, a [...]
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Taiwan association lists top 10 cross-strait business stories of 2013

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

The effective start of cross-strait pacts on investment protection and customs cooperation has made the top of a list of the 10 most important news items for China-based [...]
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Winston & Strawn to launch in Taiwan

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thelawyer | 6:00 AM

Winston & Strawn is set to launch an office in Taiwan after hiring a four-partner team from rival Washington DC firm Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner last [...]
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Sailor survives shark attack, four missing from Taiwanese boat

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian sailor has been rescued despite suffering a shark attack but four other crewmen are missing after their Taiwanese fishing boat apparently caught fire in the [...]
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Taiwan’s HTC back to profit in Q4

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s leading smartphone maker HTC said Sunday that it had swung to profit in the three months to December after a quarterly net loss, the first since listing in [...]
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Taiwan journalists strive for more independence

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

A new group in Taiwan wants to address the threats independent reporting in the country faces on multiple fronts. New advertising models and a series of buyouts by Chinese [...]
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Taiwan Beer survive late run to down Dacin Tigers

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

After nearly squandering a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter, Taiwan Beer came up with a strong finish in the final two minutes to down the Dacin Tigers in an 81-76 [...]
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Taiwan seeking to participate in RIMPAC: envoy

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taipei, January 5 (CNA) Taiwan is seeking to participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, in an [...]
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Irish parliamentarians visiting Taiwan to promote bilateral ties

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taipei, January 5 (CNA) A group of Irish parliamentarians are visiting Taiwan to learn more about the country’s public health, democratic development and investment [...]
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Emotional reunion for Brazil-Taiwan custody row orphan

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A Brazilian-Taiwanese orphan who was at the centre of a bitter international custody battle a decade ago returned to Taiwan Friday for the first reunion with his relatives. [...]
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No, Taiwan Is Not Ready For Political Talks With China

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

There are reports that Ma Ying-jeou is interested in ending the political standoff with China. Don’t believe it. Reuters reported Thursday that Ma Ying-jeou, [...]
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Taiwan faces tough challenges joining trade blocs: ex-VP

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is the “loneliest” in the economic arena, compared with its trade partners, and faces tough challengs trying to join regional trade blocs, former vice [...]
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O’Bryant leads Taiwan Beer over Bank of Taiwan

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan Beer easily handled Bank of Taiwan in a 66-50 final at the Sinjhuang Sports Complex in New Taipei City last night to jumpstart the new year in grand fashion. Patrick [...]
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US-Taiwan team discovers new marine sponge

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

Researchers from the US and Taiwan have allegedly discovered an new species of marine sponge that helps feed coral reef communities around the island of Siaoliouciou (???), [...]
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