Archive for October 17th, 2020

Taiwan’s Foxconn and Yulon aim to supply 10pct of world’s electric cars

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan electronics giant Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group said Friday (October 16) their joint efforts to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) will likely [...] » More

Taiwan prepares fresh measures to counter coronavirus

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

With the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic registering a renewed surge in Europe, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) said Friday (October 16) it was [...] » More

TSMC keeps mum over Huawei licence amid rising demand for chips on 5G smartphones, mobile networks

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chip maker, said on Thursday that it did not ship any products to Huawei Technologies after [...] » More

48 Taiwan nationals missing in China amid ‘spy confessions’

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday (October 15) the authorities have failed to locate 48 citizens who went missing between 2016 and 2019 after [...] » More

Taiwan’s economy ranks 5th in innovation potential

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has been ranked as having the fifth-greatest potential for economic innovation in the world, according to a new index released by Bloomberg Economics. In its latest [...] » More

Beijing will crack down over Taiwan’s ‘crazy yet futile’ spy attempts: Communist Party mouthpiece

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing will crack down and punish Taiwanese efforts to infiltrate and damage Chinese interests, according to a commentary by Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily [...] » More

US destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait, provoking China

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

A US warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait in what the American military described as a “routine” passage Wednesday, but enraging China, which claims [...] » More

Taiwan confirms 4 Indonesian students as imported coronavirus cases

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Four students from Indonesia have tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Taiwan’s total number of cases up to 535, the Central Epidemic Command [...] » More

Taiwan government announces visa extension for foreign visitors

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan will grant an additional 30-day extension of stay to foreign visitors who entered the country on or before March 21 and have no record of overstaying, the National [...] » More

Apple assembler Foxconn aims to supply to about 3 million EVs by 2027

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Foxconn aims to provide components or services to 10 percent of the world’s electric vehicles (EVs) by between 2025 and 2027, and has been in talks with multiple car [...] » More

E-commerce platform Taobao Taiwan to close on the island after being asked to register as Chinese-backed or leave

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

E-commerce platform Taobao Taiwan will stop services on the island by the end of this year after the local government two months ago gave the operator, a British-registered [...] » More

TSMC raises 2020 revenue forecast on strong 5G demand

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) raised its 2020 revenue forecast on Thursday (October 15) based on strong demand for 5G phones and high-performance [...] » More

Taiwan and the US Are Building on Strong Relationship

Taiwan and the US Are Building on Strong Relationship

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Heritage | 6:02 AM

The United States and Taiwan have long been strong partners that are committed to free markets, the rule of law, and democracy. Cooperation continues to grow, pragmatically, [...] » More

Parents of girl murdered in Taiwan urge Taipei to speed up surrender process of suspect still in HK

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong parents of a girl murdered in Taiwan more than two years ago have urged authorities on the self-ruled island to simplify procedures to allow suspect Chan [...] » More

Foreigners can apply for work permits in Taiwan via new website

17-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Foreign students and professionals can now file applications for work permits in Taiwan through the EZ Work Permit website launched by the Ministry of Labour (MOL). To [...] » More