Archive for April 14th, 2020

Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation open to changing China Airlines’ name

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

As Taiwan’s national carrier China Airlines (CAL) gains international attention and confusion over its name grows, the head of the Ministry of Transportation and [...] » More

Poll: People in Taiwan Feel China is Unfriendly, Prefer Independence, and Favour Slower Pace of Cross-Strait Exchanges

Poll: People in Taiwan Feel China is Unfriendly, Prefer Independence, and Favour Slower Pace of Cross-Strait Exchanges

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | NationalInterest | 6:02 AM

The results of the newest government poll on public views toward China’s unfriendliness continued a multi-year increase in the number of Taiwanese who view China as [...] » More

153 Taiwanese from Wuhan released from quarantine

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A total of 153 Taiwan nationals evacuated from Hubei Province, the coronavirus epicenter in China, in late March completed their 14-day quarantine Monday morning. The 153 [...] » More

Nikki Haley calls for probe into WHO’s handling of Taiwan’s coronavirus warning

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Former US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called for an investigation into the World Health Organization’s (WHO) handling of Taiwan’s warning of the Wuhan [...] » More

Taiwan medical worker in Spain with COVID-19 discharged from hospital

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A Taiwanese frontline medical worker in Spain who became infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been discharged from hospital after being successfully treated, [...] » More

Chinese, US warships steam past opposite sides of Taiwan

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning was spotted prowling the waters to the east of Taiwan on Saturday (April 11) as a US warship cruised through the Taiwan Strait. [...] » More

76pct of Taiwanese consider China ‘unfriendly’: MAC poll

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A new poll released by Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) shows a majority of Taiwanese consider China “unfriendly,” and over 90 percent oppose the [...] » More

Mobile convenience stores pop up in remote areas around Taiwan

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Convenient store and supermarket operators have begun to send out mobile convenience stores in an attempt to meet the shopping needs of people living in remote areas around [...] » More

Wife of Singapore PM apologises to Taiwan after controversial comment

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Ho Ching seeks forgiveness for her ‘Errrr’ comment, says she is forever grateful for Taiwan’s mask donation After being criticised for her impolite response [...] » More

Taiwan premier approves NT$4 billion plan on disease prevention centre

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Premier Su Tseng-chang has approved a 7-year NT$4 billion plan to set up a disease prevention centre in Taipei’s Nangang District to carry out sampling, testing and [...] » More

Taiwanese professor included on Forbes’ list of ’50 Leading Female Futurists’

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Tamkang University professor Mei-Mei Song was included on the list of “50 Leading Female Futurists” put forth by Forbes. The list was part of the business [...] » More

US military aircraft fly south of Taiwan after PLA training mission

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Two United States military aircraft were reported close to Taiwan’s southern airspace on Monday, one day after the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed a [...] » More

Taiwan scrambles warships as PLA Navy aircraft carrier strike group heads for the Pacific

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan scrambled warships on Saturday night to monitor the movements of a mainland Chinese carrier strike group after it was spotted by Japan heading towards the western [...] » More

Taiwan parents report difficulty finding masks for small children

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Parents in Taiwan have been complaining about the problem of finding surgical masks in the right size for their children, under the government’s mask rationing [...] » More

Taiwan announces 5 new coronavirus cases

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Monday (April 13) confirmed five new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 393. During his [...] » More