Archive for December 4th, 2018

China Is Using US ‘War On Terror’ Rhetoric To Justify Detaining 1 Million People

China Is Using US ‘War On Terror’ Rhetoric To Justify Detaining 1 Million People

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | HuffPost | 7:12 AM

China is holding 1 million people in secretive indoctrination camps, separated from their families in conditions that have led to suicide attempts and deaths. The reason, it [...]
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Asia stocks in relief rally after China-US deal

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong and Shanghai led a surge across global markets Monday after the United States agreed to suspend imposing tariffs on China for three months, while oil prices soared [...]
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HK could put health warnings on alcoholic drinks, health minister says after new rules on sales to minors

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Health warnings could be put on beer cans and other alcoholic drinks in Hong Kong as the government considers its next step in an effort to curb binge drinking. That comes [...]
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Is reclamation the way to regain control of HK’s land supply from developers?

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

In three weeks, Hong Kong’s town planners will scrutinise a huge private housing project in Sai Kung where a developer is seeking to double the number of units to 9,500 [...]
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Young girl found dead in HK Customs and Excise Department staff quarters

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong police were investigating whether foul play was involved in the death of a young girl found dead at home in the Customs and Excise Department’s staff quarters [...]
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HK pro-democracy lawmaker barred from contesting local election

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong authorities have barred a pro-democracy lawmaker from running in a local election for “implicitly” supporting Hong Kong’s independence from China, [...]
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HK lawmaker Eddie Chu’s ban from village election based on shaky argument, legal scholar Johannes Chan says

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

The decision to ban lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick from running in a rural representative election was based on a shaky argument that could be struck down in court, a leading [...]
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More than 30 hectares of Lantau Island enclaves could become parts of country park under HK government moves

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

More than 30 hectares of country park enclaves on Hong Kong’s biggest island could soon be incorporated into the protected zones which surround them, officials have [...]
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HK business leaders welcome 90-day trade truce between China and US but some are still considering relocating factories

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Hong Kong’s business leaders are cautiously optimistic about a 90-day trade truce agreed by China and the US, hoping the disputes can be settled within the time frame [...]
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Taiwan 3Q18 economic growth estimated at 2.27pct

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Digi Times | 6:10 AM

Taiwan’s economic growth rate for third-quarter 2018 is estimated at 2.27 percent, 0.09pp lower than 2.36 percent forecast in August 2018, according to the directorate [...]
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One unfortunate factory manager, and N Korea’s command economy

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | 38north | 6:10 AM

These days, with much interest in changes in the North Korean economy, it’s easy to get the impression that under Kim Jong-un, the entire system has been changed beyond [...]
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Why denuclearisation is less important for Korea

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:10 AM

One of the most commented upon elements of this year’s outreach effort toward North Korea is the possible drift in the US-South Korean alliance. It has been widely [...]
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Banks in Korea are more vulnerable to terrorist financing than crypto

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Chepicap | 6:10 AM

Business Korea reported, that according to a risk assessment report by the South Korean financial authorities, it is suggested that banks are more vulnerable to illegal [...]
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Trump wants Kim to know he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, Korean leader says

Trump wants Kim to know he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, Korean leader says

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Donald Trump wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to know that he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday, a day after [...]
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Ban Ki-moon urges N. Korea to take denuclearisation steps

Ban Ki-moon urges N. Korea to take denuclearisation steps

04-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:10 AM

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearisation and gain the trust of the [...]
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