Archive for March 3rd, 2018

ExxonMobil Provides $1 Million for Earthquake Relief Efforts in Papua New Guinea

ExxonMobil Provides $1 Million for Earthquake Relief Efforts in Papua New Guinea

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:38 AM

Company assisting in relief and recovery efforts; flies relief organizations to affected area Working closely with government agencies to determine where and how to direct [...]
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Citi’s HK chief, Weber Lo, quits to join non-financial firm

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong head of banking giant Citi, Weber Lo, has resigned to join a non-financial firm, according to an internal email seen by the South China Morning Post. He will [...]
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HK court denies bail for Indian-born man wanted overseas for jailbreaking and terrorism links

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An Indian-born Hong Kong resident wanted by Interpol for his alleged links to terrorism, political killings and a prison break in his native home, will remain in jail after a [...]
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Duelling exchangesHK and Singapore succumb to the lure of dual-class shares

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

The trend is a threat to the time-honoured idea of “one share, one vote” FOR Charles Li, Alibaba was the one that got away. The head of the Hong Kong stock [...]
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Homes made of concrete tubes could solve the housing crisis

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Tiny, metropolitan Hong Kong is packed with millions and many can’t afford a proper home. But one architect’s unusual plan could help. This story is from Living [...]
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President Tsai outlines strategy to boost Taiwan’s economic performance

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The government will target three key areas for attention, amid general optimism for growth On March 1, President Tsai Ing-wen spoke to a group of industry and business [...]
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China warns Taiwan playing with fire over US bill

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China warned Taiwan on Friday it would only get burnt if it sought to rely on foreigners, adding to warnings from state media the country could go to war over Taiwan if the [...]
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Taiwan Travel Act good news, needs wisdom: scholars

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The passage of the Taiwan Travel Act by US lawmakers that promotes visits by senior government officials of both sides is generally a positive development, but how to carry [...]
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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattles northeastern Taiwan

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Magnitude 5.9 quake jars northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan County A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan at 9:42 p.m. this [...]
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US, Taiwan look to expand defence industrial ties

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The US-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) is to hold a forum in Taiwan in May with a view to boosting defence industrial collaboration in supply chains. Lotta Danielsson, vice [...]
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Toilet Paper Price Rise Triggers Shortage In Taiwan

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Stores in Taiwan announced the price of toilet paper would be going up, triggering a massive run on stores and people hoarding toilet paper. DAVID GREENE, HOST: Good morning. [...]
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The tissue issueThe price of toilet paper triggers a panic in Taiwan

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

IN ANXIOUS times, political leaders try to assuage fears. So it was this week when William Lai, Taiwan’s prime minister, appealed for calm after a run on that most [...]
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China angry at US Senate passage of Taiwan Travel Act

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Legislation aimed at forging closer ties between the US and Taiwan, which China highly condemns China expressed anger and dissatisfaction on Thursday after the United States [...]
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US policy on Taiwan remains unchanged: State Department

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Despite the passage of the Taiwan Travel Act by the US Senate, Washington’s policy on Taiwan remains unchanged, the US State Department said Thursday. “Our policy [...]
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Beijing makes it easier for Taiwanese to work and study in China, and Taipei is freaking out over it

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Some Taiwanese have long feared that China would try to take back the island by force. This week China tried a far gentler approach: measures to make it easier for Taiwanese [...]
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