Archive for May 6th, 2019

Business Briefs 06 May 2019

06-May-2019 Intellasia | | 11:53 AM

* Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (HAG) has reported revenue of over VND410 billion in the first quarter of this year, less than half the figure in the same period last [...]
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There’s a new chapter in HK’s struggle for democracy and autonomy

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

What happened to the Umbrella Movement leaders? And what is Beijing trying to do? On April 9, a Hong Kong district court convicted nine core leaders of the 2014 Umbrella [...]
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HK film student who stripped naked and tied red rope to genitals during Pride Parade performance denies indecently exposing himself

06-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong university student who stripped naked and tied a red rope around his genitals in a street performance during last year’s Pride Parade has denied committing [...]
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China tightens the screws on HK

China tightens the screws on HK

06-May-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s citizens have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest a proposed change to the city’s extradition laws that would allow for the transfer of [...]
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Here’s How Small a $1 Million Apartment Is in the World’s Most Expensive City

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Money | 6:00 AM

The fact that Hong Kong is an expensive place to buy a home might not surprise you. After all, the city is routinely ranked among the most expensive places to live in the [...]
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YAR: Let’s not abandon Taiwan on international stage

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Torontosun | 6:00 AM

On April 7, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) once again called on the UN to allow Taiwanese journalists and media to cover its events, including the World Health Assembly in [...]
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HK extradition law could instil climate of fear, says Taiwan official

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese-ruled Hong Kong’s push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city’s freedoms and rule of law and a instil a climate of fear, a [...]
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China is laying the groundwork for war with Taiwan

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

China is improving and increasing its options for a possible future invasion of Taiwan, with military reforms and investments in multi-domain military capabilities offering a [...]
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Taiwan official pledges boost in defense capabilities won’t be deterred by Chinese ‘coercion’

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan will step up efforts to become more “self-reliant” in its defense capabilities in the face of “increasing threats” from China, according to a [...]
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Taiwan’s infrastructure plan implementation ahead of schedule in Q1

06-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Implementation of the second phase of the government’s crown-jewel forward-looking infrastructure development plan was ahead of schedule in the first quarter of this [...]
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N Korea cuts rations after worst harvest in a decade: UN

06-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has cut food rations to their lowest level ever for this time of year and may be forced to further slash them without international aid, a United Nations report [...]
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N Korea fires short-range projectiles, raising tensions amid stalled US talks

N Korea fires short-range projectiles, raising tensions amid stalled US talks

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist [...]
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Trump and Putin discussed a new nuclear accord, Venezuela, and N Korea in an hour-long chat

Trump and Putin discussed a new nuclear accord, Venezuela, and N Korea in an hour-long chat

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean [...]
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N Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, UN says

N Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, UN says

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said [...]
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The Latest: White House monitoring N. Korean missiles launch

The Latest: White House monitoring N. Korean missiles launch

06-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on North Korea test firing short-range missiles (all times local): 6:50 a.m. North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill of long-range multiple [...]
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