Archive for October 6th, 2018

Key U.S. Allies Are Sending People To China’s Secret Muslim Internment Camps

Key U.S. Allies Are Sending People To China’s Secret Muslim Internment Camps

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 6:20 AM

After years of publicly criticizing China’s collective punishment of the Uighurs, a millions-strong ethnic and religious minority community, the U.S. is now finally [...]
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Asian markets sink on US yields, China row worries

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets suffered further losses Thursday, hit by mounting fears about the path of US interest rate hikes and the increasingly fraught relations between China and the [...]
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HK refuses to renew visa of Asia editor of Financial Times

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has declined to renew a work visa for the Asia news editor of the Financial Times, who is also the vice-president of the city’s Foreign Correspondents’ [...]
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Lenovo shares pummelled in HK after microchip report

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s Lenovo led a sharp tech sell-off in Asia on Friday after a report said Beijing had used microchips inserted in US computer goods as part of a drive to steal [...]
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Top HK school in Sha Tin ‘being looked at’ after accusation of misappropriation of funds for Australia trips

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s education authority is looking into the case of a top primary school in Sha Tin suspected of misappropriating funds collected from pupils for overseas trips [...]
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HK denies visa renewal for Financial Times journalist who chaired pro-independence talk at FCC

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has refused to renew the visa of the vice-president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) after he chaired a controversial talk by an independence [...]
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Maternity leave in HK: can Chief Executive Carrie Lam bring city in line with Singapore and Korea without riling the business community?

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Mother-to-be Erica Wong Wing-yan heaved a sigh of relief when her company increased maternity leave from the statutory 10 weeks to 14 weeks this year. The Hongkonger and her [...]
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HK researchers warn of health risks due to some chemicals used in sunscreen

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

New research in Hong Kong has found that UV filters commonly used in sunscreen are polluting surrounding waters and could endanger human health, one of the city’s [...]
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Taiwan pardons over 1,200 ‘White Terror’ victims

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan wiped the criminal records of 1,270 victims of the island’s “White Terror” purges on Friday, the first time the government has fully exonerated those [...]
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Taiwan buys 6 million tonnes of soybeans

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Post Bulletin | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese trade and business officials signed a letter of intent last week to purchase more than 6 million metric tonnes of soybeans from farmers in Minnesota and Iowa over [...]
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Taiwan’s Education Sector Is Under Siege by Beijing’s ‘United Front’

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Epoch Times | 6:00 AM

Unidentified officials from Taiwan’s National Security Bureau said that Beijing’s “united front” work has infiltrated schools at all levels, targeting [...]
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US will not use Taiwan as bargaining chip: Foreign minister Wu

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CCNA | 6:00 AM

Many of the senior officials in the administration of United States President Donald Trump are highly supportive of Taiwan, Foreign minister Joseph Wu said Thursday, [...]
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Book by Taiwan ex-spy chief outlines PLA espionage outfits

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

A book by a former Taiwanese intelligence chief claims to have uncovered Beijing’s covert organisations to infiltrate the island as well as its elaborate schemes to [...]
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Chinese dissidents seek asylum during Taiwan transit stop

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Two Chinese visitors reportedly applied for political asylum during a transit stop at Taipei’s Taoyuan Airport at the end of last month, newspapers in Taiwan revealed, [...]
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S. Korea ex-president Lee jailed for 15 years over corruption

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was jailed for 15 years for corruption Friday, becoming the latest of the country’s ex-leaders to be sent to prison. The [...]
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