Archive for December 10th, 2016

Taiwan’s views on Trump-Tsai phone call

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

It was a phone call that lasted for a little over 10 minutes, but it’s considered “historic” in Taiwan. It has given hopes to many Taiwanese people that [...]
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Trump and Taiwan: A little more ambiguity, please

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Last week, Tsai Ing-wen phoned Donald Trump. They spoke for about 10 minutes. The president-elect later referred to Tsai, who heads a government the United States does not [...]
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Taiwan-US, cross-strait ties equally vital: Tsai

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

The government attaches an equal amount of importance to Taiwan-US ties and cross-strait relations, President Tsai Ing-wen (???) said yesterday amid speculation that [...]
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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake off eastern Taiwan

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

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred off the eastern Taiwan county of Yilan at 12:09 p.m. Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. There were no immediate reports of [...]
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Taiwan Preps for Closer US Cooperation After Trump Phone Call

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

China and the United States are sniping at each other over President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call last week with the president of Taiwan, but the exchange of hard [...]
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‘Old Friends’ Aside, China Says Trump Must Toe Line on Taiwan

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

US President-elect Donald Trump will face “serious” consequences should he attempt to revise US policy toward Taiwan, a state newspaper China Daily said. The [...]
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Taiwan will continue to cooperate with new US administration

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

Premier Lin Chuan (??) said on Thursday that the government will continue to cooperate with United States President-elect Donald Trump’s administration in the areas of [...]
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LGBTQ Activists Take Fight for Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan Overseas

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese often joke ruefully about how westerners confuse Thailand with their democratic, self-ruled island off the coast of China. But the uninitiated got an unexpected [...]
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ANZ Names New CEO for Taiwan

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Finews | 6:00 AM

It is Peter Chan (pictured left) that will succeed Terry King as CEO Taiwan, according to a press release sent on Friday. Chan is currently CEO Philippines and since joining [...]
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Trump, Taiwan and the Weapons Deal

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

The president-elect stumbles over the protocols of geopolitics and war, tweeting all the way. It’s not just insane. It’s awkward. “Since 1979,” the [...]
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Time to Buy Taiwan ETFs?

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

aiwan ETFs – iShares MSCI Taiwan Capped ETF EWT and First Trust Taiwan AlphaDEX Fund FTW – gained almost 2.4 percent and 2 percent in the last ten days (as of [...]
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Korea’s Kia to start assembling cars in Pakistan: local partner

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

South Korean carmaker Kia Motor Co will start assembling cars in Pakistan, according to a local partner that is planning to invest 12 billion rupees ($115 million) to set up [...]
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Korea Sees its First Blockchain Consortium

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Cryptocoinsnews | 6:00 AM

A group of 21 financial investment companies and five blockchain technology firms have signed a memorandum-of-understanding (MoU) to develop distributed ledger solutions as a [...]
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N Korea removes buildings near ‘bridge to nowhere’

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

North Korea is slowly removing building infrastructure near the stalled Yalu River bridge project between Dandong and Sinuiju, satellite imagery shows. Originally several [...]
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N Korea nuclear scare: Kim regime joins warhead to missile

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un has conducted several nuclear and missile tests this year, outraging the international community. Officials in South Korea and the US said the last hurdle was [...]
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