Archive for December 2nd, 2016

Japan and Taiwan ink 2 MOUs at talks

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

aiwan and Japan on Wednesday signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on language exchange and product safety cooperation, as annual trade and economic talks between [...] » More

Taiwan promises increased investment in Indonesia

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has once again expressed its intention to increase investment in Indonesia following a series of economic policy reforms under President Joko “Jokowi” [...] » More

Taiwan values friendship with Singapore: Presidential Office

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan cherishes its long-standing relations with Singapore, the Presidential Office spokesman said Wednesday, in the wake of an incident in which Singaporean armored [...] » More

Marriage equality in Taiwan isn’t a done deal

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

In October 2014, a crowd at one of many LGBT rallies in Taipei lobbed four large red balloons emblazoned with the Chinese characters for marriage equality into the fenced [...] » More

Mainland spokesperson rebukes de-sinicisation activities in Taiwan

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Some pro-independence activists are pushing de-sinicisation in Taiwan in the name of “internal development,” which will be met with nothing but firm opposition [...] » More

Taiwan working to improve environment for Chinese students: MAC

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The government is continuing its efforts to improve conditions for Chinese students in Taiwan, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Wednesday. As Taiwan pushes ahead with [...] » More

Taiwan should push changes in US Taiwan policy: ex-AIT head

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and its friends in the United States should help the new US administration improve its knowledge of Taiwan’s geo-strategic importance to any US policy toward [...] » More

Taiwan’s Appier raises fresh funds, brings total Series B round to $42.5 million

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Appier is an AI company that helps marketers make data-driven business decisions about multi-screen behavior Appier CEO and co-founder Chih-Han Yu Appier, a Taiwanese [...] » More

Beijing stays calm despite Taiwan S. China Sea drills

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan held rescue drills on Tuesday off the coast of its sole outpost in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea, but the biggest claimant in the disputed area kept [...] » More

Trilateral leaders’ meeting cancelled following unrest in Korea

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CCTV | 6:00 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry has said that the country pays close attention to cooperation between China, Japan and South Korea. It comes after a trilateral leaders’ [...] » More

Trump, N Korea, bombs and burgers

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

The Obama administration, supposedly representing the pinnacle of responsible elite forethought and expert decision-making, is about to handle the cowboys of the Trump [...] » More

S. Korea to hold forum on N.K. nukes, human rights in Washington

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s unification ministry said Wednesday it plans to hold a forum in Washington later this week to discuss North Korea’s nuclear standoff and human [...] » More

UN imposes new sanctions on N Korea to slash cash from exports

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday aimed at cutting the Asian country’s annual export revenue by a quarter in [...] » More

Korea Household Debt Evokes 1997 Crisis, Says Ex-BOK Member

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The most vulnerable holders of more than $1 trillion in household debt could spark a financial crisis in South Korea that rivals the one seen during the Asian crisis two [...] » More

Korean lawmakers delay presidential impeachment vote

Korean lawmakers delay presidential impeachment vote

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An impeachment vote against South Korea’s scandal-hit president will be postponed by at least a week, lawmakers said Wednesday, after Park Geun-Hye announced she was [...] » More