Archive for August 22nd, 2020

Taiwan confirms one new imported coronavirus case

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan confirmed one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) Friday (August 21), but officials were not available to provide further details. The latest case is [...] » More

Taiwan rejects general coronavirus testing for arrivals from 12 countries

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Contrary to media reports, there are no plans to introduce general Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for passengers arriving from 12 high-risk countries, the Central [...] » More

Taiwan upgrades Hawkeye early warning aircraft to E-2D level

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

China’s J-20 stealth jets will soon have nowhere to hide as Taiwan is upgrading its six E-2K Hawkeye early warning aircraft to E-2D level, reports said Friday (August [...] » More

US halts imports linked to Taiwan-based fishing vessel

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Accounts of abusive conditions and forced labour have prompted the US to halt imports from a Taiwan-based fishing vessel that reportedly has supplied the global tuna trading [...] » More

Taiwan shows military might in slick video as China circles

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

China should not underestimate Taiwan’s determination to defend itself, and military threats will only cause Taiwan’s people to be even more resolute, the [...] » More

Taiwan tightens up on investment from mainland China

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan is tightening rules on mainland investment on the island, barring individual and corporate mainland Chinese investors with links to the government, political parties [...] » More

Taiwan CWB warns of new tropical disturbance brewing near Philippines

Taiwan CWB warns of new tropical disturbance brewing near Philippines

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday (August 21) that a new tropical disturbance is brewing in the West Pacific Ocean and is likely to intensify into a tropical storm [...] » More

TSMC celebrates 1 billion defect-free 7-nanometer chips

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) passed an impressive milestone in July, producing its one billionth, defect-free 7-nanometer chip. According to a TSMC blog [...] » More

China offers high salaries to recruit Taiwan researchers

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on Friday (August 21) announced a technical exchange programme on its website, seeking to recruit 10 Taiwanese [...] » More

Amid heightened tensions, Taiwan tells China not to underestimate its resolve

Amid heightened tensions, Taiwan tells China not to underestimate its resolve

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China should not underestimate Taiwan’s resolve to defend itself, and China’s military threats will only cause Taiwan’s people to be even more resolute, the [...] » More

Taiwan to stop local sales for Chinese TV streaming services, not block them

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan plans to stop local sales for Chinese internet television streaming services operated by the likes of iQiyi and Tencent Holdings, according to regulations released [...] » More

Taiwan’s Military Has Flashy American Weapons but No Ammo

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | EP | 6:02 AM

As China builds up military forces across the Taiwan strait and vows to take back the island through “any means” necessary, the United States and others hope for [...] » More

Taiwan’s InfoBoom reveals innovative mobile app for personal data protection

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan start-up tech company InfoBoom earlier last week showcased its advanced cybersecurity solutions and products at the CYBERSEC 2020, in front of President Tsai Ing-wen [...] » More

US Democrats reaffirm commitment to Taiwan Relations Act

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The US Democratic Party has reaffirmed its commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act in its latest party platform passed on Tuesday (August 18). The Democratic National [...] » More

Taiwan tells China it can protect itself

22-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) warned China not to underestimate the country’s ability to defend itself, in a video released on Thursday (August 20) [...] » More