Archive for November 8th, 2019

Taiwan President Tsai might pick ex-Premier Lai as running mate on November 14

Taiwan President Tsai might pick ex-Premier Lai as running mate on November 14

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

DPP officials predict choice will be announced soon, whoever the running mate President Tsai Ing-wen might announce her choice of former Premier William Lai as her running [...] » More

Taipei appeals to HK for help in hunt for Taiwanese robbery suspect

Taipei appeals to HK for help in hunt for Taiwanese robbery suspect

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has called on Hong Kong to cooperate with its legal authorities after a Taiwanese suspect allegedly robbed a watch store at Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon early last month [...] » More

Petitioner seeks greater understanding of Taiwan in Germany

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

The German man who launched a petition urging the German government to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan has explained he wanted to encourage public debate about [...] » More

PFP leader James Soong could change Taiwan’s 2020 election landscape: political observer

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Soong could syphon significant number of votes from KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu if he decides to run As People First Party (PFP) Chair James Soong is said to be [...] » More

Taiwan’s exclusion from ICAO ‘defies common sense’: AIT head

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Brent Christensen, director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Tuesday that Taiwan’s exclusion from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is [...] » More

Taiwan in talks over dairy farm migrant workers

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan is in talks with countries that supply migrant workers following an announcement in April that it would allow dairy farms to hire migrant workers on a trial basis. The [...] » More

Taiwan, US agency to cooperate more

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

Taiwan and the US Overseas Private Investment Corp (OPIC) are to collaborate extensively thanks to their joint projects in Paraguay, minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu [...] » More

Governor’s trade mission reaps rewards for Idaho ag

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | PostRegister | 6:02 AM

Idahoans who participated in a governor’s trade mission to Taiwan and Hong Kong called it a success and said it could open doors to more trade opportunities for Idaho [...] » More

Taiwan’s ex-President Ma Ying-jeou goes on trial in Taipei

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Ma appeared at district court charged with criminal breach of trust for sale of three KMT properties during tenure as party chair Taiwan’s former President Ma Ying-jeou [...] » More

Taiwan not alone in dealing with cyberattacks: AIT director

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

2019 Cyber Offensive and Defensive Exercises in Taipei enter second phase Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen affirmed US collaboration with [...] » More

US think tank advisor warns of intensified Chinese aggression toward Taiwan

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

CSIS senior advisor predicts China will adopt harsher approach toward Taiwan with failure of ‘one country, two systems’ in Hong Kong Bonnie Glaser, senior advisor [...] » More

Korea deports two fishermen from the North accused of killing 16 crew members

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Thursday deported two North Koreans who crossed the inter-Korean sea border to the South to avoid justice after killing 16 fellow crew members on their fishing [...] » More

US, S. Korea to conduct ‘scaled-down’ aerial drills

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

A government official said Thursday that the United States and South Korea will conduct a “scaled-down” joint air force exercise sometime later this month. [...] » More

If N Korea and Japan went to war, more Koreans would back Kim Jong Un poll shows

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

If North Korea and Japan went to war, more South Koreans would back their immediate neighbour, a new poll by a state-sponsored think tank in Seoul showed. The survey, [...] » More

USA, China, Japan and Korea to dominate 5G: study

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China, the United States, Japan and Korea will account for more than half of the world’s subscribers to super-fast 5G mobile networks by 2025, leaving Europe lagging, a [...] » More