Archive for May 19th, 2020

Taiwan’s Navy upgrades drone fleet

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

The military announced on Sunday (May 17) that in response to the January 2019 drone crash and other mechanical failures, its entire fleet of Albatross unmanned aerial [...] » More

Taiwan marks anniversary of Asia’s first gay marriage law

19-May-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Taiwan on Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of legalising same-sex marriage, as gay couples and rights groups called for full recognition of unions involving foreigners. [...] » More

Not Just Taiwan! US Warns China It Could Reassess HK’s Status; Fires Warning At Xi

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday warned China that the United States could change its view of Hong Kong’s status in light of alleged interference by Beijing [...] » More

Taiwan says membership won’t be discussed at WHO meeting

19-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Taiwan on Monday said its exclusion from the World Health Organization will not be raised at the global health body’s annual policy meeting this week because allies [...] » More

Taiwan announces new Straits Exchange Foundation chair

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

As part of the cabinet reshuffle ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen’s inauguration Wednesday (May 20), long-serving diplomat David Lee has been appointed as the new [...] » More

Taipei Main Station could permanently ban sitting on lobby floor

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

After banning people from sitting on the Taipei Main Station lobby floor in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said Monday [...] » More

China’s Xi Jinping to give opening speech at WHA

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

Despite heavy criticism of communist China’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and his unwillingness to allow an independent investigation into the [...] » More

SK Hynix shares fall on demand worries after US curbs on Huawei chip supply

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

Shares of South Korea’s SK Hynix , the world’s No.2 memory chip maker and supplier to Huawei [HWT.UL], fell as much as 3.3 percent early on Monday after a US move [...] » More

More than 100 infections linked to fitness classes in Korea, study finds

19-May-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Indoor fitness classes could provide a route for spreading coronavirus, researchers in South Korea report. They found evidence that a single, intense dance workshop led to [...] » More

Korean football team apologises for using sex dolls to fill stands

19-May-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

A professional football team in South Korea has apologised after “mannequins” it used as substitute fans during a match at the weekend turned out to be sex dolls. [...] » More

Korea’s Moon honours Gwangju Uprising victims

19-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in honoured victims of the pro-democracy Gwangju Uprising on Monday, speaking at the spot where protesters were killed 40 years ago. [...] » More

Asean becomes key for Seoul’s financial hub vision

19-May-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asia has been mentioned as the place where the Korean financial industry should expand its presence over the next three years to accomplish the country’s [...] » More

Korea reports single digit domestic coronavirus cases; plans to reopen schools

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

South Korea on Sunday reported five new domestic cases of coronavirus, all linked to a cluster of cases centred around bars and nightclubs in the capital which has raised [...] » More

Korean Air’s Sleek New Credit Cards End Boring Airline Designs

19-May-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Out are boring credit card designs with random motifs and patterns. In are Korean Air’s new designs from sleek to geek: window views of a sunrise or the aurora [...] » More

China says opposed to latest US rules against Huawei

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

China’s commerce ministry said on Sunday it is firmly opposed to the latest rules by the United States against Huawei and will take all necessary measures to safeguard [...] » More