Archive for September 7th, 2021

HK Democratic Party may breach security law if it tells members not to run in election, warns pro-Beijing figure

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s opposition Democratic Party might be in breach of the national security law if it forces members not to run in upcoming elections, according to a [...] » More

Speed, decisiveness, cooperation: how a tiny Taiwan village overcame Delta

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 5:02 AM

The work day in Fangshan starts before dawn and finishes at midday, when fishers or farmers of mango and onion sit together in the shade, sharing a bucket of cooked prawns [...] » More

Taiwan Air Force conducts rehearsal drill ahead of Han Kuang exercise

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

The Air Force on Monday (September 6) conducted a takeoff and landing rehearsal drill ahead of the annual Han Kuang exercise. Monday’s drill began at 5 a.m. in Pingtung [...] » More

Taiwan Air Force conducts rehearsal drill ahead of Han Kuang exercise

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

The Air Force on Monday (September 6) conducted a takeoff and landing rehearsal drill ahead of the annual Han Kuang exercise. Monday’s drill began at 5 a.m. in Pingtung [...] » More

European Parliament VP calls for closer Taiwan-EU ties

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

European Parliament vice President Fabio Massimo Castaldo has called for more European support for Taiwan and warned that the EU cannot sit back as China violates human [...] » More

Taiwan reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

Taiwan on Monday reported 16 new COVID-19 cases nine transmitted domestically and seven contracted overseas and zero deaths from the disease, according to the Central [...] » More

Taiwan extends Level 2 COVID alert, but eases train restrictions

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

Taiwan will extend its current Level 2 alert against COVID-19 to at least September 20 as sporadic domestically transmitted cases with unknown causes continue to be reported, [...] » More

19 Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan’s ADIZ

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Over a dozen Chinese fighter jets, four bombers, and one surveillance aircraft intruded into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday (September 5), [...] » More

Chinese star cuts ties with Swiss watch brand over Taiwan

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Chinese singer and actor Lu Han, a former member of popular K-pop boy band EXO, said Sunday he would cut ties with Swiss luxury watch brand Audemars Piguet after its CEO [...] » More

Taiwan shares end down amid global economic concerns

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

Shares in Taiwan closed lower Monday, hurt by disappointing job data released in the United States on Friday that raised concerns over the global economic recovery, dealers [...] » More

Honduran left-wing opposition party pledges to establish relations with China if elected

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

The major left-wing opposition party in Honduras, a diplomatic ally of Taiwan, has said it plans to establish diplomatic relations with China “immediately” if it [...] » More

SMIC to build 28nm chip plant to compete with Taiwan’s TSMC

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

China’s largest semiconductor manufacturer announced on Friday (September 3) that it intends to build an almost $9 billion facility to produce low-end chips in a bid to [...] » More

New round of AstraZeneca vaccination to start next week

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

A new round of COVID-19 vaccination, using the AstraZeneca brand, will begin in Taiwan on September 15, allowing some 1 million people to get either their first or second [...] » More

Taiwan’s TSMC stock price hits new 6-month high, price target now eclipses NT$1,000

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Share prices for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) stock reached a new six-month high of NT$626 (US$22.69) during Monday morning’s (September 6) [...] » More

EVA Air pilots confirmed as delta infections in 2nd such outbreak in Taiwan

07-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Three EVA Air pilots and one family member have all been confirmed to have contracted the delta variant of COVID-19, according to Taiwan’s coronavirus task force. The [...] » More