Archive for September 11th, 2021

Taiwan’s MediaTek announces Kompanio 900T for affordable tablets

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

MediaTek announced a new chipset designed for mid-range 5G tablets and notebooks, the Kompanio 900T, on Thursday (September 9). The new chip is built using Taiwan [...] » More

Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall set to lose authoritarian symbols and giant statue of former KMT leader

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A Taiwanese government body has released plans to transform the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall one of Taipei’s most prominent landmarks by removing all symbols [...] » More

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases, 1 death

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

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Friday (September 10) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced seven new [...] » More

Twin tropical storms threaten flooding, mudslides in Taiwan and Vietnam

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

Vietnam and Taiwan are bracing for twin tropical storms which are expected to make landfall over the coming days, with typhoon Chanthu strengthening into a Super Typhoon in [...] » More

Fitch Ratings raises Taiwan to AA level for first time since 2012

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

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Taiwan’s long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to “AA” level from “AA-” for the first time since [...] » More

Taiwan prepares for office, school closures ahead of Super Typhoon Chanthu

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

Green Island and Orchid Island were the first parts of Taiwan to announce school and office closures for Saturday (September 11) as Super Typhoon Chanthu barrels toward the [...] » More

4 schools in Taipei closed after middle school student tests positive for COVID

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

Four schools in three districts across Taipei suspended classes on Friday (September 10), a day after a middle school student in the metropolis tested positive for COVID-19. [...] » More

Biden, Xi hold first phone call in 7 months, Taiwan discussions unconfirmed

Biden, Xi hold first phone call in 7 months, Taiwan discussions unconfirmed

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

US President Joe Biden spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time in seven months on Thursday (September 09). “The two leaders had a broad, [...] » More

Chinese military spotter plane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

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

A Chinese military plane entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday afternoon (September 9), marking the eighth intrusion this month. A single [...] » More

Military expert cautions Taiwan to address China’s regional military maneuvers carefully

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

Following a Japanese military report pointing out that China is dispatching multiple ships off Taiwan’s east coast, Taiwanese military expert Lu Li-shi has said that [...] » More

Vegetable prices skyrocket as Super Typhoon Chanthu bears down on Taiwan

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

For the second time in as many months, extreme weather is playing havoc with Taiwan’s vegetable prices as Super Typhoon Chanthu whirls closer. The average price of [...] » More

MOFA welcomes Japan’s interest in Taiwan Strait peace

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

Japanese Defense minister Kishi Nobuo and House of Councillors member Sato Masahisa both expressed this week that Japan must pay attention to developments in Taiwan. Kishi [...] » More

Taiwan says China using Honduras election to ‘create controversy’

Taiwan says China using Honduras election to ‘create controversy’

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

Taiwan accused China on Friday of seeking to use the Honduran election to “create controversy” and undermine Taiwan’s long-standing ties with the country, [...] » More

Chinese diplomat slams Japan legislator for saying Taiwan’s security its own affair

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

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Zhao Li-jian spoke out strongly against Japan deputy Defense minister Yasuhide Nakayama’s statements this week on [...] » More

Thinner, energetic Kim stands out at N Korean parade

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

At an unusual North Korean parade showcasing military dogs and virus workers in orange hazmat suits, leader Kim Jong Un still stood out by looking thinner and more energetic [...] » More