Archive for October 20th, 2018

Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

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

Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei [...]
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Asian markets mixed but Shanghai rebounds on officials’ support

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

Asian markets were mixed Friday, with Shanghai bouncing back from early losses to end the week with a rally following a rare joint intervention by some of China’s top [...]
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First traffic to cross HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge on Wednesday

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

The cross-border mega bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai will open to the public on Wednesday morning, Hong Kong’s transport minister said on Friday. The [...]
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Fresh cover-up accusations hit HK’s MTR and contractor Leighton over more shoddy construction at Hung Hom station

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

Hong Kong’s railway operator and government have been accused of sweeping more shoddy construction under the rug involving a platform at Hung Hom station already [...]
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Three missing chairmen among top 10 most wanted fraud suspects in HK

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

Three former chairmen of Hong Kong-listed companies are among the 10 most wanted people on a new list of suspected fraudsters published by the city’s financial [...]
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Singapore outclasses HK when it comes to minimum home size

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

Singapore, which is smaller than Hong Kong in land area, is seemingly more generous when it comes to minimum standards for living space. The city state puts Hong Kong to [...]
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HK will have to restrict number of vehicles using mega bridge because of delay in building airport link road

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

Hong Kong should not expect a lot of traffic on the multibillion-dollar Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge when it first opens, the head of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office [...]
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World’s longest sea crossing is finally finished, but HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has come at a high cost

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

The world’s longest sea crossing linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai, and Macau will open to passengers soon, but its construction was blighted by accidents, corruption, delays [...]
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China’s engagement in Latin America aimed at isolating Taiwan: report

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

Washington, October 18 (CNA) A report released Wednesday by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) suggests that China’s increasing engagement with [...]
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Taipei mayor says Taiwan is ‘just a product on a shelf’ for US President Trump

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

Taiwan must focus on making itself more valuable to President Donald Trump and accept its status as a pawn in the great power game between the United States and China, Taipei [...]
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Political activities may soon be banned in national parks in Taiwan

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

Taipei, October 18 (CNA) Political activities, including campaigns that seek partisan support or promotion, could soon be banned in national parks across Taiwan, the [...]
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Taiwan to hold independence rally in challenge to Beijing

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

Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets Saturday (October 20) for what they hope will be a major rally in a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the [...]
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Taiwan confirms will not deport Chinese asylum seeking duo

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

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council confirms Chinese asylum seeking pair will not be sent back to China, irrespective of asylum application A Taiwan’s Mainland [...]
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Taiwan blames ‘arrogant’ China over Interpol snub

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

Taiwan said Friday that Interpol had rejected its request to attend next month’s general assembly meeting in Dubai as an observer, blaming Chinese pressure in the [...]
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Taiwan says will continue to push for papal visit

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

Taiwan said Friday it would continue to push for a papal visit to the island after the Vatican turned down its most recent invitation. Vice president Chen Chien-jen made the [...]
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