Archive for December, 2016

Chinese aircraft carrier, 5 warships pass Taiwan on way to S. China Sea drills

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

A Chinese aircraft carrier along with five other vessels has passed through waters south of Taiwan on its way to what are reportedly the carrier’s first blue water [...]
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Chinese warships enter South China Sea near Taiwan in show of force

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

Beijing’s only aircraft carrier cruises past Taiwan’s Pratas Islands in an exercise state media said showed the country’s improving combat capabilities A [...]
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Thousands rally in Taiwan to protest, support same-sex marriage

Thousands rally in Taiwan to protest, support same-sex marriage

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The city of Taipei, Taiwan, issued same-sex partnership certificates after a weekend of protests and counter protests. Certificates of evidence of a same-sex relationship, [...]
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Taiwan ‘Nazi rally’ school principal resigns

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

The principal of a Taiwanese school whose students held a mock Nazi rally for a Christmas parade has resigned. Cheng Hsiao-ming, head of the Kuang Fu High School in Hsinchu, [...]
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Beijing lodges protest over Taiwan content in US defence Bill

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

China has lodged “stern representations” with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law a US defence policy Bill that suggests a plan to [...]
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High School Students in Taiwan Staged a Nazi-Themed Parade. It Wasn’t Received Well

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The school has now pledged to strengthen Holocaust awareness by screening films like Schindler’s List A high school principal in Taiwan has resigned after students at [...]
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Taiwan says Chinese carrier heading towards Hainan

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

Taiwan warned on Tuesday that “the threat of our enemies is growing day by day”, as Chinese warships led by the country’s sole aircraft carrier sailed [...]
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Taiwan warns of increasing threat as Chinese warships conduct drill

Taiwan warns of increasing threat as Chinese warships conduct drill

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

Taiwan warned on Tuesday that “the threat of our enemies is growing day by day”, as Chinese warships led by the country’s sole aircraft carrier sailed [...]
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Taiwan to insist on 3 principles if Uber wants to stay in Taiwan

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

Taiwan will insist on three principles if ride-sharing company Uber wants to continue to operate in the country, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications reiterated [...]
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Taiwan government launches Asia Silicon Valley plan

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Digi Times | 6:00 AM

The headquarters of the Taiwan government’s Asia Silicon Valley plan has begun operations with its main goal to maximise Taiwan’s Internet of Things (IoT) [...]
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Chinese Naval Movement Worries Japan, Taiwan

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Japan alleged Monday that China violated the international maritime law when three Chinese patrol vessels trespassed into sovereign Japanese waters. The alleged incursion [...]
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Taiwan moves a step closer to legalising same-sex marriage

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

Taiwan’s parliament on Monday passed the first draft of a controversial marriage equality bill, moving the island a step closer to becoming the first place in Asia to [...]
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Korea called in the army to help stop the spread of bird flu in the country

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

South Korea on Monday mobilised armed forces to play an active part in its biggest-ever poultry cull as the spread of a highly contagious strain bird flu continued, ordering [...]
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N Korean leader rebukes Party committees for incompetence

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reprimanded parts of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) Primary Committees for incompetence and “defeatism”, the [...]
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Lawmakers grill woman at heart of scandal at detention centre

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

South Korean lawmakers on Monday questioned the friend of President Park Geun-hye, who is at the centre of a scandal that led to the president’s impeachment, at a [...]
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