Archive for February 13th, 2020

Foxconn aims to resume half of output in virus-hit China by month-end source

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Foxconn hopes to resume half of its production in China by month-end, a source told Reuters on Wednesday, as the supplier to tech giant Apple and others [...] » More

Premier Su lauds Taiwan’s world first surgical mask rationing system

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanToday | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s world first rationing system for surgical masks is proving highly effective in safeguarding the health and well-being of the people, according to Premier Su [...] » More

Taiwan donates trees to Japan to celebrate new emperor

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

A donation ceremony was held Tuesday for tree seedlings that a Taiwan nongovernmental organisation is sending to Japan as gifts to celebrate the enthronement last year of [...] » More

All travellers to Taiwan required to fill out health declaration

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

All travellers entering Taiwan, regardless of nationality or where their trip originated, will be required to submit a health declaration on arrival in the country, the [...] » More

Taiwan says it didn’t need China’s permission for WHO meeting

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s presence at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting this week on the new coronavirus was the result of direct talks between the island and the body, and did [...] » More

Virus Outbreak: Work continues to resolve WHO name problem

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministry said it would continue efforts to secure the nation’s timely and complete participation in all events on the disease Taiwan is continuing efforts [...] » More

Taiwanese decry lack of warning about Philippines travel ban

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Some of the 150-plus Taiwanese who were denied entry to the Philippines Monday night on coronavirus fears complained Tuesday that they were given no warning about the [...] » More

Once again, N Korea is accused of enhancing its nuclear and missile programmes despite UN sanctions

Once again, N Korea is accused of enhancing its nuclear and missile programmes despite UN sanctions

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

North Korea illegally exported millions of tonnes of commodities like coal last year to enhance its ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons programmes, according to a [...] » More

N Korea enhanced nuke programme despite Trump overtures: report

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

North Korea spent the last year defying United Nations sanctions and continued its effort to enhance its nuclear and ballistic programmes, a report Monday said. Reuters, [...] » More

Korean Jobless Rises For Fifth Month Amid Manufacturing Woes

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s unemployment rate rose for a fifth month in January, casting a cloud over government efforts to stimulate the job market as the economy braces for fallout [...] » More

Trump to nominate envoy for N Korea to United Nations job

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump plans to nominate the State Department’s deputy special representative for North Korea to a post at the United Nations, the White House said [...] » More

Hyundai signs development deal with another electric vehicle startup

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co broadened its future transportation portfolio with an agreement to jointly develop electric vehicles with California startup Canoo, the [...] » More

Korea Has a Coronavirus Problem (And It’s Not What You Think)

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | NationalInterest | 6:02 AM

“Corona has become a proxy for the larger debate over South Korean grand strategy regarding China bend somewhat to pressure in hopes of avoiding a decisive choice [...] » More

Fewer students think Korean unification needed: survey

Fewer students think Korean unification needed: survey

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

More students think the reunification of the two Koreas is unnecessary and the Korean Peninsula is not peaceful, a survey showed Tuesday, amid stalled progress in [...] » More

S. Korea advises citizens not to travel to Malaysia, Singapore and four other Asian countries

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

The South Korea government has advised its nationals to refrain from travelling to Malaysia, Singapore and four other Asian countries in addition to China, in light of the [...] » More