Archive for December 1st, 2018

Asian dealers trade carefully before Trump-Xi, oil extends gains

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:14 AM

Asian markets were mixed Friday with dealers moving cautiously at the end of a broadly upbeat week with focus turning to the much-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and [...]
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Asian markets mostly rise ahead of Trump-Xi, oil extends gains

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:14 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Friday bringing a broadly upbeat week to a positive end as attention turns to the much-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. [...]
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Five dead, 32 injured in HK coach crash

Five dead, 32 injured in HK coach crash

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:14 AM

Five people were killed and 32 injured when a coach carrying Cathay Pacific staff to Hong Kong’s airport collided with a taxi on Friday, police said, with passengers [...]
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HK to license 1st online-only insurer in fintech push

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:14 AM

Hong Kong is set to license its first online-only insurer under a “fast-track” system next month, the regulatory head said, as it fights off criticism for being [...]
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Coach driver in HK crash that claimed five lives had been suspended for accident earlier this year

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:14 AM

The driver involved in a fatal coach crash in Hong Kong had been suspended for careless driving following an accident earlier this year, his employer revealed on Friday. The [...]
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A day out in Shenzhen, with food, shopping and karaoke: just like HK, but quieter and cheaper

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:14 AM

Riki Leung looks around Wong Tee Plaza, with its well-lit stores displaying brand-name clothes and cosmetics and music in the air, and says: “This feels like Hong Kong, [...]
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HK flu vaccine samples found clear of impurities after white particles were detected in Taiwan

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:14 AM

Flu vaccine samples in Hong Kong were tested and cleared by local health authorities after white particles were found in doses from the same batch which had been supplied to [...]
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Taiwan activists: Marriage-equality movement setback not the end

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:14 AM

Despite ballot-box failure, proponents say it’s only a matter of time before same-sex marriage is written into law. “Every defeat is a deeper blow. But [...]
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Taiwan’s LGBT community will have to settle for equal but different marriage laws

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | QZ | 6:14 AM

Taiwan’s LGBT community won’t be getting true marriage equality. Following the defeat of referendums in support of same-sex marriage last weekend, Taiwan’s [...]
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Taiwan hints F-16V fighter jets are back on its defence shopping list

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:14 AM

* F-35s not an option amid concerns of a backlash from Beijing * Taiwan might try again to buy 66 lower grade warplanes from the US Taiwan has left open the possibility of [...]
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Taiwan president says ‘status quo’ policy on China won’t change after election drubbing

Taiwan president says ‘status quo’ policy on China won’t change after election drubbing

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:14 AM

Taiwan’s policy of maintaining the status quo with China won’t change despite a drubbing at local elections for the ruling party, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen [...]
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China expresses concerns over US warships in Taiwan Strait

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:14 AM

China said Thursday that it had expressed concerns to the US over the passage of a pair of Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait, days ahead of a planned meeting between [...]
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Beijing urges Taiwan to lift barriers to cross-strait ties

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:14 AM

China will expand exchanges with Taiwan if the island removes obstacles hindering cross-strait communications, a Chinese spokesman said on Wednesday, after many newly elected [...]
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Joseph Wu: Taiwan is a model of democracy

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:14 AM

Insight into Taiwan’s election results, living in China’s shadow and the difficult job of selling Taiwan overseas. Taiwan has been a self-governing nation for the [...]
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HK flu vaccine samples found clear of impurities after white particles were detected in Taiwan

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:14 AM

Flu vaccine samples in Hong Kong were tested and cleared by local health authorities after white particles were found in doses from the same batch which had been supplied to [...]
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