Archive for April 23rd, 2021

Taiwan Wants Stealth Cruise Missiles

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Forbes | 5:02 AM

Of course Taiwan wants the latest American stealth cruise missiles. The island country is counting on a growing arsenal of long-range munitions to make it [...] » More

Taiwan begins to plan for zero emissions by 2050

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Taiwan has begun to assess how it can reach zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday, after environmental groups criticised the [...] » More

Taiwan ally Paraguay rejects ‘blackmail’ following Chinese attempt at vaccine diplomacy

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

President Mario Benitez of COVID-wracked Paraguay has publicly rebuffed China’s attempts to bribe his country into abandoning Taiwan in exchange for Chinese vaccines. [...] » More

Brave Eagle jet trainers tested at southeast Taiwan base

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Indigenous “Brave Eagle” advanced jet trainers (AJT) have appeared near Zhihang Air Force Base in Taitung County, drawing plane-lovers to their new home, reports [...] » More

Taiwan seeks to join UN mission monitoring Japan wastewater plan

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

Taiwan will seek to join an international mission to be deployed by the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog to monitor Japan’s plans to dump treated radioactive [...] » More

Apple supplier Quanta Computer from Taiwan hit by ransomware attack

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwan-based laptop and electronic hardware manufacturer Quanta Computer confirmed on Wednesday (April 21) it encountered a ransomware attack involving Apple assets but said [...] » More

Taiwan to include ‘spiritual warriors’ in reserve force to fight off China invasion

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwan’s military is planning on integrating members of temples into its new reserve force as China steps up its grey-zone warfare against the country and fears of an [...] » More

Taiwanese companies named Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Four Taiwanese companies and a research institution have been named Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators in recognition of their research and development and industrial [...] » More

Heavy rain alert issued as Typhoon Surigae comes closest to Taiwan

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain alert for two cities and one county in northeast Taiwan as Typhoon Surigae comes closest to the country today (April [...] » More

Book by Taiwanese author wins US prize for poetry in translation

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

A book of verse by Taiwanese poet Amang and American translator Steve Bradbury has been named winner of the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, a first for a Taiwanese [...] » More

Taiwan’s Foxconn to lower employment goal in Wisconsin under new deal

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn will be eligible for just $80 million in state tax credits under a new contract signed Tuesday (April 20) for its planned [...] » More

35 Taiwanese universities listed in THE Impact Rankings

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

A total of 35 Taiwanese universities have been listed in the Impact Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE), the only global performance tables that assess universities [...] » More

Four weddings and a fine: Taiwan couple maximise leave with repeat weddings

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Keen to make the most of a statutory holiday for newlyweds, a couple from Taiwan found a novel way to maximise their honeymoon by marrying four times in just over a month. [...] » More

Return the favour: Korea looks to US for COVID-19 vaccine aid

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

South Korea hopes its ally the United States will help it tackle a shortage of coronavirus vaccine in return for test kits and masks Seoul sent to Washington earlier in the [...] » More

Korean president: Trump ‘beat around the bush’ on N Korea diplomacy

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Politico | 5:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticised former President Donald Trump’s diplomacy toward North Korea and failure to achieve denuclearisation on the Korean [...] » More