Archive for January 7th, 2019

Business Briefs 07 January 2019

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 1:42 PM

* Dak Lak Urban and Environment Company will auction nearly 2.9 million shares at the Hochiminh Stock Exchange on January 31, with the initial price set at VND11,500. The [...]
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Taiwan will never accept ‘one country, two systems’

Taiwan will never accept ‘one country, two systems’

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:22 AM

This week, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a commemorative speech on the 40th anniversary of the so-called “Message to Compatriots in Taiwan,” and proposed [...]
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Taiwan building ties with India to shake off dependence on China

Taiwan building ties with India to shake off dependence on China

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:21 AM

Taiwan officials and manufacturers in the country are encouraging business to follow their lead Taiwan External Trade Development Council Chair James Huang (黃志芳) has [...]
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Taiwan to donate $200,000 to Philippines after storm damage

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government will donate $200,000 (NT$6.18 million) to the Philippines to support relief efforts there after Tropical Depression Usman devastated the central [...]
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KMT rejects Xi’s plan for HK-style union with Taiwan

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

China-friendly party says ‘one country, two systems’ framework lacks public support Chinese President Xi Jinping’s proposal for a Hong Kong-style union with [...]
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Xi’s Taiwan Policy: China just made it harder to actualise a pragmatic cross-strait policy

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

In his first major speech about Taiwan, Chinese President Xi Jinping laid down a hard line that completely rejected independence and made re-unification the ultimate goal of [...]
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China warns pig trade against African swine fever cover-ups as Taiwan concerns grow

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has warned the country’s pork industry that covering up cases of African swine fever is a crime, days after a dead pig was found on a Taiwanese beach prompting [...]
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Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League vows to promote cross-Strait development

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League (TDSL), a participating political party in the Chinese mainland, has vowed to promote the integrated development across the [...]
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A looming threat to the US-Korea alliance

A looming threat to the US-Korea alliance

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

The alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States may be about to go off the rails. Two critical events occurred in December 2018 that do not bode well for the [...]
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View: To denuclearise N Korea, Trump should think small

View: To denuclearise N Korea, Trump should think small

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Year’s traditions differ across the Pacific. Americans break out bottles of champagne and wake up with headaches and fuzzy memories. Koreans try to maintain [...]
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Japan urges Korea to avoid unfair measures in forced labour case

Japan urges Korea to avoid unfair measures in forced labour case

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono on Friday urged his South Korean counterpart to take prompt steps to avoid measures unfair to Japanese companies in the wake of South [...]
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N Korea warns US to stop ‘meddling’ in its affairs with Korea

N Korea warns US to stop ‘meddling’ in its affairs with Korea

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea sent a warning to the US on Thursday to avoid “meddling” in its affairs with South Korea and criticised Washington’s “unreasonable [...]
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China’s moon landing sets the stage for a new space race

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CBS | 6:00 AM

A historic moon mission is setting the stage for a new space race, this time between the US and China. The Chinese Chang’e 4 lander captured the orange-tinted landscape [...]
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Court battle, trade war and 5G spell tough 2019 for Apple in China

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Apple Inc’s chief executive Tim Cook has his work cut out in China this year: the iPhone maker faces the looming threat of a court-ordered sales ban, the uncertain [...]
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China’s censors face a major test in 2019. But they’ve spent three decades getting ready

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The internet blackout began with no warning. Jesse, an English teacher living in Xinjiang, in northwest China, had been up until the early hours reading about deadly riots [...]
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