Archive for April 20th, 2019

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:38 AM

Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5 percent in early [...]
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News of Ed Sheeran refund falls flat with HK fans who waited for hours in thunderstorm for concert that never happened

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Fans who stood for hours in the middle of a thunderstorm to see Ed Sheeran perform at Hong Kong Disneyland will be given a full refund after the gig was cancelled at the last [...]
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HK superstar Sammi Cheng sparks debate about Chinese traditions by forgiving husband Andy Hui for fling

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Sammi Cheng has sparked a heated discussion about why Chinese wives are indulgent after she publicly forgave her husband for cheating on her. The Hong Kong superstar and [...]
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HNA denies embezzlement claims as it fights for control of HK Airlines

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Embattled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has denied accusations of embezzlement and financial irregularity made by a rival group of shareholders in Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) [...]
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HK’s fugitive law could put press freedom at new low, says Reporters Without Borders

HK’s fugitive law could put press freedom at new low, says Reporters Without Borders

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

A proposed change to extradition law threatens the work of journalists and could drag Hong Kong’s press freedom rating to new lows lasting decades, a global media [...]
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HNA Group tells warring HK Airlines parties to behave as battle for control of airline continues

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

HNA Group, the de facto parent company of Hong Kong Airlines, has finally broken its silence after four days of boardroom and shareholder infighting played out in the public [...]
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2 People Are Claiming To Be HK Airlines CEO

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Simple Flying | 6:38 AM

Hong Kong Airlines is currently in a chaotic game of thrones inspired CEO battle, as two rivals in the company both claim to be the current leader of the airline. With both [...]
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Taiwan March export orders seen dropping for fifth straight month: Reuters poll

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Taiwan’s export orders likely declined for a fifth month in March but at a slower pace than in the previous month, a Reuters poll showed, as a prolonged downturn in [...]
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6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Journalgazette | 6:38 AM

A strong earthquake shook eastern Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and along the eastern coast. The 6.1 magnitude quake was [...]
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Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Taiwan’s Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the US state’s [...]
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Taiwan to impose stricter visa scrutiny on HK, Macau reporters

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:38 AM

At least six HK journalists on tourist visas found to be engaging in media work in Taiwan Reporters working for certain media outlets in Hong Kong and Macau will be subject [...]
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What To Expect If Taiwan’s iPhone Billionaire Wins The Presidential Election

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:38 AM

Billionaire Terry Gou, chair of the world’s largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, said Wednesday he wants to run for president of Taiwan next year. The [...]
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Taiwan makes advance in biofeul production technique

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Academia Sinica Thursday unveiled a technique that facilitates the production of more biofuel using cryo-electron microscopy, a technology that enables researchers to better [...]
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Taiwan to tighten screening of HK, Macao reporters

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) will tighten the screening process and granting of entry permits or visas to individuals who work in certain media outlets based in Hong [...]
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Young Women In Korea Are Driving An Era Of Change

20-Apr-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:38 AM

Not long ago in South Korea, it wasn’t uncommon for female students to feel embarrassed walking around campus with a physiology textbook. The functions of the body [...]
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