Archive for January 13th, 2017

Human rights in HK at worst level for 20 years: Amnesty

Human rights in HK at worst level for 20 years: Amnesty

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Human rights in Hong Kong are at their worst since it was handed back to China by Britain 20 years ago, activists said Wednesday, as Beijing stands accused of tightening its [...]
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Taiwan president meets likely Trump staffer

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

ment official who is seen as a leading candidate for a position in the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned from diplomatic sources [...]
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Taiwan, Guatemala reaffirm commitment to bilateral ties

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen and her Guatemalan counterpart, Jimmy Morales, reaffirmed their commitment to relations and cooperation between the two countries Wednesday, with Tsai [...]
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Taiwan says Nigeria wants it to move its trade office from Abuja

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan objected on Thursday to a Nigerian request to the island to relocate its representative office in the African country, a request Taiwan sees as more pressure by China [...]
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Taiwan And Others Scramble Jets As China Ramps Up Military Action

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Newsy | 6:00 AM

Tensions between China and Taiwan are getting worse. Taiwanese fighter jets and a frigate were deployed to the Taiwan Strait in response to China sending an aircraft carrier [...]
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Taiwan, China repatriate nationals under Kinmen Agreement

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan on Wednesday repatriated 10 illegal Chinese immigrants, while China sent back one Taiwanese, in an exchange that was carried out under the bilateral Kinmen Agreement. [...]
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Nigeria backs ‘One China’ policy, cuts ties with Taiwan

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dailytrust | 6:00 AM

Beijing sees Taiwan as a province and aims to deny it any of the trappings of an independent state. It has threatened to use force if Taiwan formally declares independence. A [...]
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Nigeria severes diplomatic relations with Taiwan, closes Abuja office

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vanguardngr | 6:00 AM

The Federal government on Wednesday says she will no longer recognise Taiwan as a country but rather pledged support for One China. The minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey [...]
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Taiwan urges calm as Chinese warship enters strait

Taiwan urges calm as Chinese warship enters strait

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has urged its citizens to remain calm after a Chinese aircraft carrier entered the Taiwan Strait in a highly symbolic show of strength. Taiwanese media said that F-16 [...]
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Taiwan to end nuclear power generation by 2025

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Digi Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s legislature has amended the Electricity Act, ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025 and liberalising the local electricity market. Taiwan [...]
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US secretary of state nominee reaffirms US commitment to Taiwan

US secretary of state nominee reaffirms US commitment to Taiwan

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for his secretary of state reaffirmed the US commitment to Taiwan, based on the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) and the Six [...]
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Taiwan Responds After China Sends Carrier to Taiwan Strait

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan scrambled F-16 fighter jets and dispatched a frigate to the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday after China sent its sole aircraft carrier into the waterway, Taiwan’s [...]
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Korea accuses 7 people of VW fabrications

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors indicted seven current and former employees of Volkswagen AG’s South Korean unit and a local business contractor Wednesday for allegedly fabricating [...]
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What can be learned by not shooting down a N Korean missile

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

While the US said this week it would shoot down any North Korean missile that posed a threat, don’t expect to see Pyongyang’s next launch blasted out of the sky. [...]
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Samsung’s Lee Summoned in Bribery Probe, Special Prosecutors Say

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Special prosecutors called Samsung Electronics Co. vice Chair Jay Y. Lee for questioning as a suspect in a bribery investigation, deepening an influence-peddling scandal that [...]
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