Archive for October 23rd, 2021

Health ministry aims to loosen Taiwan’s border controls by November

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

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) announced on Thursday (October 21) that it will consider loosening border restrictions when the full vaccination coverage rate [...] » More

UN called out for excluding Taiwan for 50 years

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

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokeswoman Joanne Ou called on the United Nations (UN) Thursday (October21) not to misinterpret Resolution 2758 and exclude Taiwan [...] » More

China cries foul at EU report backing closer Taiwan ties

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

China on Thursday (October 21) lashed out at the European Parliament for “obstinately adopting” a report that calls for closer relations between the EU and [...] » More

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases

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

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Friday (October 22) reported two new local COVID-19 cases. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced six imported [...] » More

Biden vows to protect Taiwan in event of Chinese attack

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

President Joe Biden said Thursday the US was committed to coming to Taiwan’s defense if it comes under attack from China a stance that seems in opposition to [...] » More

Taiwan says will show firm determination to defend itself

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

Taiwan’s position remains the same, which is it will neither give in to pressure nor “rashly advance” when it gets support, the presidential office said on [...] » More

Biden says US has ‘commitment’ to defend Taiwan from Chinese attack

Biden says US has ‘commitment’ to defend Taiwan from Chinese attack

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

President Joe Biden on Thursday didn’t hesitate when asked whether the US would come to Taiwan’s defense if China attacked. “Yes, we have a commitment to do [...] » More

Taiwanese officials criticise retired general for ‘whitewashing’ China’s ADIZ incursions

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

Taiwanese government officials on Wednesday (October 20) denounced a retired general for “whitewashing” China’s military incursions into its air defense [...] » More

Biden says United States would come to Taiwan’s defense

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

The United States would come to Taiwan’s defense and has a commitment to defend the island China claims as its own, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday, though the [...] » More

Harpoon missile system delivery to Taiwan will be completed 2028

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

The delivery of a Harpoon coastal missile defense system will be completed in 2028, Defense minister Chiu Kuo-cheng said Friday (October 22). Taiwan is spending $2.37 billion [...] » More

China hounds Taiwan with ‘greysone’ war plane incursions

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

Chinese fighter jets crowding Taiwan’s radar screens are Beijing’s latest tool to ramp up pressure on the democratic island, sparking fears that one mistake could [...] » More

US says firms may meet chip data request amid Taiwan, Korea concerns

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

The US Commerce Department said on Thursday it had received indications from companies such as Intel and Infineon that they would cooperate with a voluntary request for data [...] » More

Samsung SDI, Stellantis to set up EV battery joint venture in US

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

South Korea’s Samsung SDI Co Ltd (006400.KS) said on Friday that it had entered an agreement for a joint venture with automaker Stellantis NV (STLA.MI) to produce [...] » More

S. Korea to hold nationwide shopping festival next month

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea will launch a nationwide shopping festival next month to boost domestic consumption amid the pandemic, the industry ministry said Friday. The annual Korea Sale [...] » More

US envoy on N. Korea to visit Seoul to discuss ways to resume dialogue

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

The top US envoy for North Korea will visit Seoul this weekend, with his arrival delayed a day for an unspecified reason, an informed source said Friday. Sung Kim, special [...] » More