Archive for September 10th, 2021

Slovak representative calls for closer Taiwan ties

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

Slovakian representative to Taiwan Martin Podstavek has said that there are still many areas that Slovakia and Taiwan can cooperate on, and he urged Taiwan to expand [...] » More

Taiwan Cabinet approves NT$160 billion COVID-19 relief budget plan

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

A government proposal to allocate an additional NT$160 billion (US$5.78 billion) in funding for COVID-19 relief and prevention in Taiwan was approved by the Cabinet on [...] » More

Taiwan’s annual LGBTQ pride parade to be held virtually in 2021

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

The Taiwan Rainbow Civil Action Association (TWRCAA) said on Thursday that Taiwan Pride, the nation’s annual LGBTQ pride parade, will be held online this year, in [...] » More

Taiwan reports 4 local COVID cases, 1 death

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

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Thursday (September 9) reported four new local COVID-19 cases. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced six new [...] » More

Boris Johnson says backing US ‘only way forward’ to address Taiwan Strait challenges

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

British prime minister Boris Johnson has said he believes the only way to address China’s increasing pressure on Taiwan is for the UK to continue supporting the [...] » More

Taiwan has no immediate plans to raise COVID-19 alert: health minister

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

The Taiwan government does not plan to elevate the nationwide Level 2 COVID-19 alert at this time, despite a growing cluster of domestic infections in New Taipei, Health [...] » More

Taiwan president calls for national farm export marketing team

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

In order to promote Taiwan’s agriculture overseas, the country should set up a national farm export marketing team, President Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday (September 8). [...] » More

Taiwan, US, Japan co-host conference on post-COVID labour issues with Slovakia

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

The Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF), which is co-organised by Taiwan, the US, and Japan, kicked off a two-day online conference with Slovakia Thursday [...] » More

Taiwan Navy commissions new Tuo Chiang-class warship

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

Taiwan on Thursday commissioned a Tuo Chiang-class stealth multi-mission corvette, a new domestically built naval vessel equipped with modern weaponry and capable of making [...] » More

46pct of businesses in Taiwan have recruitment plans amid stimulus push

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

Over 40 percent of companies in Taiwan are launching hiring drives as the government prepares to give out vouchers to boost the economy, according to a survey by job bank [...] » More

Taiwan’s president commissions domestic-made naval warship

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

Taiwan’s president oversaw the commissioning of a new domestically made navy warship Thursday as part of the island’s plan to boost indigenous defense capacity [...] » More

IOC suspends NKorea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show

IOC suspends NKorea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show

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

North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the [...] » More

N. Korea shows off civil defense units in toned-down parade

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

Civil defense forces carrying rifles and health workers wearing gas masks and red hazmat suits paraded in North Korea’s capital in a celebration of the nation’s [...] » More

Analysis: Korea blazes new path with ‘most potent’ conventional missile submarine

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s development of a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) is a ground-breaking move, analysts said, with implications for North Korea, the [...] » More

Hospitals ‘forced to evict’ COVID-19 patients early to free up beds

10-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Some hospitals in Korea have come forward in recent days saying they are being forced to move patients out of COVID-19 wards earlier than they should be in order to comply [...] » More