Archive for September 16th, 2021

Taiwan’s war games begin with response to simulated PLA biochemical attack

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

Taiwan has launched its most important annual war games to test its defences in the event of conflict with mainland China. The five-day Han Kuang live-fire drills began on [...] » More

Taiwan’s Medigen to run human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Colombia

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

Human trials for Taiwan’s homegrown COVID vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC) will be conducted in Colombia, sponsored by the World Health [...] » More

Taiwan’s manufacturing and construction sectors struggle to attract workers

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

Taiwan’s manufacturing and construction sectors are looking to hire more people than other domestic industrial sectors between October and December, according to a [...] » More

IC designers see Q2 revenue jump by 60pct

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

The 10 largest integrated circuit designers in the world saw their second-quarter revenue jump by 60 percent compared to the same period last year, with Taiwan’s [...] » More

Taiwan jets land on highway for Chinese invasion wargame

Taiwan jets land on highway for Chinese invasion wargame

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Fighter jets practised landing on a highway in southern Taiwan on Wednesday as part of an annual live-fire military exercise that simulates defending the island against an [...] » More

Taiwan holds anti-invasion drill as China threat heightens

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

An F-16 screeched across the sky then landed on a highway surrounded by pineapple fields in southwestern Taiwan to quickly refuel before taking off again. Four military [...] » More

Taiwan thanks Switzerland’s National Council for motion of support

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

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (September 15) thanked Switzerland’s lower house of parliament for adopting a motion calling for improved economic [...] » More

Taiwan reports 1 local COVID case, no deaths

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

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Wednesday (September 15) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced five new [...] » More

Taiwan lands fighters on highway as annual drills reach peak

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

Taiwanese fighter jets landed on a makeshift runway on a highway strip on Wednesday overseen by President Tsai Ing-wen as annual drills reached their peak, skills that would [...] » More

Taiwan president thanks Central America on 200th anniversary of independence

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

President Tsai Ing-wen marked the 200th anniversary of Central America’s independence Wednesday (September 15) by thanking its allies in the region for their support [...] » More

China warns US against adding ‘Taiwan’ to name of Taipei’s Washington office

China warns US against adding ‘Taiwan’ to name of Taipei’s Washington office

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

China has warned the United States against recognising a change of the name of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington to the Taiwan [...] » More

China’s Taiwan Affairs Office blames ‘political manipulation’ for Taiwanese celebrity controversies

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

Recent controversies surrounding Taiwanese celebrities such as Dee Hsu and Ning Chang may be the product of certain political forces’ manipulation, China’s Taiwan [...] » More

Amid rising Chinese threats, Taiwan launches campaign for UN bid

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York has launched an international campaign promoting Taiwan’s bid to participate in the activities, mechanisms [...] » More

Job prospects in Taiwan’s manufacturing sector expected to be positive in 4th quarter

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

The employment situation for the fourth quarter looks positive for the manufacturing sector, but the opposite is true for leisure, hotels, and restaurants, ManpowerGroup [...] » More

S. Korea eyes additional measures to curb household debt: finance chief

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Finance minister Hong Nam-ki said Wednesday the government will explore additional measures to curb household debt, including tighter lending rules at non-banking [...] » More