Archive for May 6th, 2020

Taiwan confirms 1 new case of COVID-19; total at 437

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

One new case of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was confirmed in Taiwan on Monday, bringing the total to 437 since the pandemic began late last year, according to the [...] » More

Upcoming WHO key assembly to discuss Taiwan’s participation

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The issue pertaining to Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health Organization (WHO) will be discussed during a key assembly scheduled for mid-May, following official [...] » More

Taiwan reports no new COVID-19 cases Tuesday; total remains 438

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan reported no new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, with the total number of confirmed cases remaining at 438, according to the Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC). It [...] » More

Taiwan’s coronavirus vaccine proven effective on animal subjects

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese vaccine manufacturer Adimmune Corporation announced Monday (May 4) that one of the company’s candidate vaccines for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been [...] » More

Taiwanese self-discipline key to virus prevention success: Malaysian official

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

As Malaysia prepared to partially ease strict movement controls and allow most of its economic sectors to reopen Monday (May 4), the country’s defense minister Ismail [...] » More

US bombers fly near NE Taiwan

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

On Monday (May 4), the Twitter account Aircraft Spots, which tracks military air movements, revealed that two US B-1B supersonic bombers flew from Guam to the East China Sea, [...] » More

‘Too costly’: Chinese military strategist warns now is not the time to take back Taiwan by force

‘Too costly’: Chinese military strategist warns now is not the time to take back Taiwan by force

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Chinese military strategist has warned that the coronavirus pandemic should not be seen as a chance for Beijing to take back Taiwan by force, saying that was not the top [...] » More

China to set up ADIZ in South China Sea

China to set up ADIZ in South China Sea

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday morning (May 4) confirmed that China is planning to set up an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea. [...] » More

Taiwan takes part in PACAF teleconference on COVID-19 response

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan was among 19 countries that participated in a video conference on the response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, which was held last week by the United States [...] » More

Taiwan rebuffs WHO, says China has no right to represent it

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Only Taiwan’s democratically-elected government can represent its people on the world stage, not China, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday, calling on the World [...] » More

Investment from returning Taiwanese amid trade war to reach NT$1 trillion by May 20

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The total value of investments in Taiwan by Taiwanese businesses returning from overseas was likely to reach NT$1 trillion (US$33.55 billion) by May 20, government officials [...] » More

Draft proposal would bring Taiwan to the table at WHO, in bid to push back at China influence

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration has circulated a draft proposal that would bring Taiwan to the table at the World Health Organization in an effort to push back against China and [...] » More

Ex-NPP leader invited to join board of Taiwan home appliance maker Tatung

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Troubled home appliance maker Tatung Co. has invited former New Power Party (NPP) Chair Huang Kuo-chang to serve as an independent board member, reports said Tuesday (May 5). [...] » More

Two WHO members propose to discuss Taiwan WHA participation: WHO

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Two World Health Organization (WHO) members have proposed to discuss Taiwan’s participation in this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA), a WHO officer said Monday, [...] » More

Taiwan aims to create pandemic prevention product ecosystem

06-May-2020 Intellasia | financeYahoo | 6:02 AM

An ecosystem of pandemic prevention products and related industries has already been formed in Taiwan, aimed at offering assistance in the fight against the raging COVID-19 [...] » More