Archive for September 13th, 2018

US senators introduce bill to help Taiwan keep its allies

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Republican and Democratic US senators have introduced legislation to discourage Taiwan’s few remaining allies from switching their allegiance to China. El Salvador [...]
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Taiwan braces for impact as super typhoon Mangkhut approaches

Taiwan braces for impact as super typhoon Mangkhut approaches

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is bracing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut, described by weather authorities as one of the strongest this year, which may hit the self-ruled island on the weekend. Mindful [...]
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Taiwan’s hiring outlook weakens in Q4

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s hiring outlook for the fourth quarter of this year weakened amid fears over escalating global trade tensions that could hurt demand and the pace of the world [...]
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Taiwan to host 16 nation flight safety conference

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taipei to host Accident Investigator Recorder conference on September 18-20, bringing together 40 experts Taiwan will play host to an international flight safety conference [...]
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Taiwan ranks as the 2nd best place to live for expats… China 55th, HK 56th

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Shanghai | 6:00 AM

In a new survey of the best places in the world for expats to live, Taiwan came in second, just a wee bit ahead of China and Hong Kong. This year, the annual Expat Insider [...]
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Taiwan, Poland hold economic forum, sign cooperation agreement

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and Poland held their 8th economic consultation forum Tuesday and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to forge closer economic ties. The forum was presided over [...]
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut plows toward the Philippines, Taiwan with damaging winds and flooding rain

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:00 AM

Mangkhut will bring the threat for flooding rainfall and damaging winds from the Philippines and Taiwan to China into early next week. The strengthening cyclone passed by [...]
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US reaffirms support for Taiwan after recall of ambassadors

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The United States reiterated its support for Taiwan Tuesday after recalling its top diplomats to three nations in Central America and the Caribbean for consultations related [...]
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Chinese tycoon banned from Korea after sexually assaulting two Korean employees on private jet

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese tycoon remains barred from ever again entering South Korea after a Seoul court rejected his plea to have the ban overturned on Sunday, ruling that Korea is better [...]
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Japan’s Abe says he wants to meet N Korean leader Kim

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he wanted to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but there had been no discussions to arrange any summit. Speaking in [...]
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MP Tan Wu Meng praises N Koreans’ ‘diligence and discipline’ after visit to DPRK

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The people of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have impressed Senior Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tan Wu Meng for their [...]
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US says special envoy’s Asia trip shows progress toward revival of N Korea denuclearisation talks

US says special envoy’s Asia trip shows progress toward revival of N Korea denuclearisation talks

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Trying to demonstrate that talks to denuclearise the Korean peninsula are continuing, the US State Department briefed reporters on Tuesday on the travels of the newly [...]
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Putin says N Korea doing a lot but Washington not responding

Putin says N Korea doing a lot but Washington not responding

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that North Korea was taking a lot of steps towards denuclearising the Korean Peninsula, but that Washington was not [...]
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Korea jobless rate hits highest since global financial crisis, adds to president’s woes

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s unemployment rate hit an eight-year high in August as mandatory minimum wages rose, adding to economic policy frustrations and political challenges for [...]
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Korea on MERS alert, struggles to search for 50 foreigners possibly exposed to virus

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

South Korean health authorities are still trying to track down about 50 foreigners who could have come in contact with a recently confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome [...]
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