Archive for December 7th, 2016

The Taiwan call was no ‘courtesy’ – Donald Trump means to wreck US – China relations

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Dailykos | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump can pretend that what happened in his chat with Taiwan’s president was “a courtesy call,” “To be honest with you, the waters here seem [...]
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Military denies it plans to retire fighter jets

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

Taiwan’s military on Monday denied a report that it plans to decommission its Mirage 2000 fighter jets earlier than originally planned due to France’s alleged [...]
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Kissinger says impressed by China’s ‘calm reaction’ to Trump’s Taiwan call

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

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Monday he was impressed by the Chinese leadership’s calm reaction to US President-elect Donald Trump’s call [...]
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Former Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman Says Trump ‘Absolutely Right’ to Take Taiwan Call

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, newly on Donald Trump’s expanded list of contenders for secretary of state, praised the president-elect’s decision to take a call [...]
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Chinese aircraft circled around Taiwan for first time: MND

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

Chinese aircraft circled around Taiwan on November 25 for the first time on a long-distance training mission, deputy National Defense minister Lee Hsi-ming (???) confirmed [...]
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Are Trump’s aides playing him on Taiwan?: Gabriel Schoenfeld

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Vladimir Putin. Now we are uniquely qualified to apply our analytic techniques to what’s taking place behind the walls of Trump Tower. Donald Trump’s conversation [...]
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CNN’s Zakaria gives unexpected defense of Trump’s Taiwan call

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says that President-elect Donald Trump’s call with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan was “not a bad idea.” Zakaria – a [...]
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Gingrich: Trump’s phone call with Taiwan leader ‘a very tough signal to Beijing’

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich defended President-elect Donald Trump’s phone conversation with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, saying the break with decades-long [...]
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Trump advisers Stephen Yates visits Taiwan to meet ‘friends’

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Stephen Yates, a former deputy national security adviser to vice President Dick Cheney and the current chair of the Idaho Republican Party, is visiting Taiwan this week. As [...]
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White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call

White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The White House says it has sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. The call last week sparked [...]
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Why is Donald Trump’s chat with Taiwan such an issue?

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A breach of protocol by the president-elect has caused much agitation, and confusion as to whether Taiwan is even a country. The answer is… not straightforward When it [...]
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Uber Drivers Face $780,000 Fines as Taiwan Lawmakers Get Tough

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

Investors and companies are getting a preview of how the Taiwan government’s plan to become “Asia’s Silicon Valley” might fare. Uber Technologies [...]
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Trump’s Break From Taiwan Policy Puts Businesswoman in Spotlight

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

A Taiwanese-American businesswoman and her commercial ties to US President-elect Donald Trump have been thrust into the spotlight since he broke with almost four decades of [...]
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Guatemala says Taiwan’s Tsai to visit, no word on any US stop

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

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen will visit diplomatic ally Guatemala next month, the foreign minister said on Monday, but it was unclear if she would also go to the [...]
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Taiwan stocks gain tracking overseas markets

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

Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday taking its cues from gains in Asian stocks and led by technology heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC). The main [...]
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