Archive for September 18th, 2019

Taiwan cuts ties with Solomon Islands after China switch

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Taiwan severed ties with the Solomon Islands on Monday after learning the Pacific nation was switching diplomatic recognition to China, as Taipei accused Beijing of using [...]
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Korean visitors to face heavy fine for importing pork into Taiwan

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan will impose tighter border controls on visitors from South Korea starting at 1 p.m. on Tuesday (September 17), as the Northeast Asian country has confirmed its first [...]
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Police on alert as Taiwan’s flag lowered in the Solomons

Police on alert as Taiwan’s flag lowered in the Solomons

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Police maintained a strong presence on the streets of the Solomon Islands’ capital Honiara Tuesday but reported no unrest following the troubled Pacific nation’s [...]
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Taiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan accused China on Monday of trying to influence its presidential and legislative elections after the Solomon Islands cut off ties with Taipei. The Solomon Islands was [...]
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Taiwan accuses China of trying to sway elections after losing yet another ally

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has accused the Chinese government of trying to interfere in upcoming presidential and legislative elections on the island after Beijing lured another diplomatic ally [...]
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Former Foxconn chief abandons run for Taiwan presidency

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Former Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has given up on making an independent bid for Taiwan’s presidency, citing an “abominable election atmosphere” and bullying of [...]
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Foxconn founder Terry Gou will not run for Taiwan president

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Foxconn founder Terry Gou announced late on Monday (September 16) he would not take part in the 2020 presidential election. The former Foxconn chair was expected to run for [...]
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China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding ties with Taiwan [...]
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Beijing’s South China Sea Aggression Is a Warning to Taiwan

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

China’s increasingly assertive actions in the South China Sea have drawn plenty of attention. But its moves are important not just for Beijing’s ambitions there, [...]
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In a surprise move, Foxconn’s Gou drops Taiwan’s presidential bid

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Terry Gou, founder of Apple supplier Foxconn (2317.TW), in a surprise move on Monday said he will not contest in Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election.Gou, Taiwan’s [...]
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Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands on Tuesday confirmed it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, and observers say other Pacific [...]
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Trump declines to comment on report Kim invited him to N Korea

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump on Monday declined to comment on a newspaper report that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had invited him to visit Pyongyang and said conditions were [...]
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IBK CEO Kim visits Indonesia to facilitate M&A project

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) CEO Kim Do-jin is visiting Indonesia to participate in the inauguration event for PT Bank IBK Indonesia slated for September 19. IBK acquired [...]
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Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak

Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Tuesday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing [...]
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Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its [...]
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