Archive for November 20th, 2019

Taiwan schoolgirl at HK Polytechnic campus was’too scared to leave’

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

The Taiwanese girl trapped inside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University during a violent stand-off between radical protesters and police left the campus safely early on [...]
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Ex-New Taipei mayor to be named KMT’s presidential campaign manager: report

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

Former New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu has reportedly agreed to lead the campaign of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu. Chu has acknowledged having [...]
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Taiwan president says China interfering in election ‘every day’

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

China is interfering in Taiwan’s elections “every day” as it seeks to damage the island’s democracy, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, [...]
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23 Taiwanese arrested for alleged telecom fraud

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

Twenty-three Taiwanese suspects involved in cross-border telecom fraud in Japan, India and Southeast Asia have been arrested and a request for the detention of the main [...]
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Taiwan to expand capacity of high-speed trains

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s high-speed train operator has announced it will add eight trains to its fleet in 2024 to meet increasing passenger demand. Currently, the Taiwan High-Speed [...]
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US should stop its provocation over Taiwan and South China Sea, Beijing defence minister tells Mark Esper

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

China’s defence minister has warned the United States against making provocative gestures over Taiwan and the South China Sea, but added that inter-military relations [...]
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China’s aircraft carrier passes through Taiwan Strait

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

A Chinese aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday to conduct scientific research tests and routine training in relevant waters of the South China Sea, [...]
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Taiwan starts military exercises days after Chinese aircraft carrier sails by

Taiwan starts military exercises days after Chinese aircraft carrier sails by

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

The military launched a new series of exercises Tuesday (November 19), just two days after China sent its first domestically built aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. [...]
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China will not tolerate any Taiwan independence incidents: defense spokesman

China will not tolerate any Taiwan independence incidents: defense spokesman

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

China will not tolerate any Taiwan independence incidents, a spokesman for its defense ministry said on Monday, urging the United States to deal appropriately with the issue. [...]
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Taiwan election poll shows Tsai leads Han by 16 points

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

A poll shows incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has extended her lead over the Kuomintang’s (KMT) Han Kuo-yu to 16 percentage [...]
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Taiwan KMT politician doing business in China opts out of legislator list

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

Fang Chen-Lien, a member of the Central Standing Committee of the Kuomintang (KMT) party who is doing business in China, announced on Tuesday (November 19) that he is [...]
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Seoul to invest 4.8tr won for Incheon airport expansion

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea will invest 4.84 trillion won ($4.2 billion) to expand its main airport by 2024 to meet rapidly rising travel demand, the transport ministry said Tuesday. Incheon [...]
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N Korea dismisses drills delay and Swedish efforts

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States must end its joint exercises with Seoul “once and for all” to facilitate dialogue with Pyongyang, North Korea said Tuesday, just days after the [...]
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US, Korea resume defense cost-sharing talks amid protests of ‘robbery’

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

South Korean and US officials resumed talks on Monday to narrow a $4 billion gap in how much they want Seoul to pay for the cost of hosting the American military amid public [...]
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US, Korea break off defence cost talks amid backlash over Trump demand

US, Korea break off defence cost talks amid backlash over Trump demand

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korean and US officials broke off talks on Tuesday aimed at settling the cost burden for Seoul of hosting the US military, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said, [...]
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