Archive for September 17th, 2016

Asian stocks rise as weak data crimp Fed hike chances, oil slips

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks firmed on Friday after weak US data reduced already low expectations of an interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve next week, sending the Treasury yield [...]
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HK Journalists Condemn Violence Against Reporters in Wukan

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Journalists Association on Thursday strongly condemned Chinese security officials for the violent treatment of journalists reporting on confrontations between [...]
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HK once again ranked first in the world in economic freedom

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | 7thspace | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government today (September 15) welcomed the Fraser Institute’s recognition of Hong Kong as the freest economy in the world [...]
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HK Youth Vote Paradigm

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Emorywheel | 6:00 AM

Fifty-three percent. Just 53 percent of eligible voters participated in the 2012 US presidential election, lagging far behind most of the developed world, according to a [...]
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HK journalists ‘detained and beaten’ in China

HK journalists ‘detained and beaten’ in China

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong journalists covering violent protests in the rebel Chinese village of Wukan said they were detained and beaten by police as state press slammed “foreign [...]
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HK Airlines buys 9 Airbus aircraft for $2.31 bn

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Airlines said Thursday it had bought nine Airbus aircraft for a catalogue price of $2.31 billion, seeking to bolster its Asian network as an expanding Chinese [...]
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Justice Ministry says Taiwanese in Japan not subject to Chinese law on citizenship issues

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

The Justice Ministry denied Thursday that Taiwanese residing in Japan are subject to Chinese law when it comes to matters of determining citizenship. The legal conundrum was [...]
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Rising Japanese politician asks Taiwanese to root for her

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Renho Murata, a half-Taiwanese, half-Japanese journalist-turned-leader of the opposition, told CNA Thursday that she hopes Taiwanese will lend moral support to her endeavors [...]
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Taiwan planning to downsize overseas representative offices

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is planning to close some of its overseas representative offices in an effort to improve the overall efficiency of the country’s overseas presence, in response [...]
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Fighting International Isolation, Taiwan Seeks Admission to Aviation Forum

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Free Beacon | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese officials are fighting international isolation by pushing to be allowed into a UN assembly focusing on international civil aviation that the island has been locked [...]
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Taiwan-affairs think tank launched in Washington

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

A new think tank was established in Washington on Wednesday with the aim of promoting Taiwan-US relations and perpetuating the goal of strengthening bilateral ties. The [...]
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Taiwan’s President Must Prove She Can Lead

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

After an unremarkable first 100 days, it’s time to get results on economic reform, international trade and relations with China. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen [...]
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Typhoon Meranti leaves 1 dead, 51 injured in Taiwan

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

One person was killed and 51 others were injured since Wednesday as Typhoon Meranti has traveled across southern Taiwan, according to local authorities on Thursday. A [...]
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Half-Taiwanese woman to lead Japan opposition

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s main opposition party chose a half-Taiwanese former model and TV anchorwoman as its new leader Thursday, as it looks to reboot its fortunes after four years in [...]
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Four ways N Korea’s nuclear test impacts the world

17-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s recent nuclear test, its largest one to date, could have consequences for players ranging from South Korean cosmetics firms to Chinese banks. Stringent [...]
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