Archive for October 13th, 2018

Markets rebounding on China data, report of Trump-Xi meet

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Share prices in Asia rebounded Friday on a report that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping may meet at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina in late [...]
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Asia stages market fightback after global rout

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

Asian and European stock markets rallied Friday after two days of ferocious selling sparked by higher US interest rates, trade war fears and attacks by President Donald Trump [...]
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Carrie Lam urged to end ‘institutional slavery’ in HK by acting on promise of support for city’s foreign domestic workers

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

A rights activist has called on Hong Kong’s leader to free foreign domestic workers from “institutional slavery”, while bringing an end to [...]
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Tencent Music delays $2 billion US IPO due to weak markets: sources

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

Tencent Music Entertainment has delayed its planned US initial public offering (IPO) until at least November as the owner of China’s most popular music apps prefers to [...]
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Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet about to leave HK after visa denial

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

The British journalist whose work visa was denied by the Hong Kong government has been forced to leave the city on Friday, as the press club he represented warned the [...]
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Rising sea levels, storm surges pose risks for HK’s artificial island project

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

As Hong Kong recovers from one of the strongest typhoons in decades, a controversial plan to build a vast artificial island is facing intense scrutiny from environmental [...]
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Most of British Airways’ axed cabin crew in HK accept improved redundancy packages, union says

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

Most of British Airways’ Hong Kong cabin crew have accepted an improved redundancy package as a bitter dispute over the sudden sacking of all flight attendants based in [...]
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HK’s expulsion of a British editor is a blow to its freedoms

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

“IT IS not like he is getting executed,” wrote a columnist for Ta Kung Pao, a leading newspaper in Hong Kong with close links to the Chinese Communist Party. The [...]
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China’s Political Elite Still Hold Luxury Property in HK

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

China’s financial and political elite are continuing to hold assets overseas in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, with relatives of President Xi Jinping still [...]
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Reclamation ‘the only way to form land’, HK leader Carrie Lam says, defending HK$500 billion ‘Lantau Tomorrow Vision’ plan

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

Hong Kong’s leader has said other land supply options would be “equally difficult, expensive and complicated”, as she continued to defend her controversial [...]
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Anti-Occupy campaigner Leticia Lee appears in HK court to hear corrupt election conduct charge. Crowd outside demands money back

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

Detractors of a well-known pro-Beijing campaigner have demanded she pay back her debts immediately after she was granted bail at a Hong Kong court over corrupt election [...]
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Taiwan environmental protection work a global example: US official

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Jane Nishida, principal deputy assistant administrator at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on Thursday lauded Taiwan’s contribution to environmental [...]
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Paraguay will always be Taiwan’s loyal friend: President Abdo

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Visiting Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez pledged Thursday that the friendship between his country and the Republic of China (Taiwan) will never change as Paraguay [...]
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Taiwan has 3rd fastest internet in world

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan ranked as having 3rd fastest internet in the world in 2017 Taiwan was ranked as having the third-fastest internet speed in the world in 2017, according to both [...]
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Taiwan advised to leverage Apec to advance New Southbound Policy

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is well-positioned to help regional countries to craft policy solutions to address health care challenges and can leverage the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) [...]
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