Archive for May 14th, 2019

HK policeman shoots three times at driver trying to run him over in Tuen Mun

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

A policeman shot three times at a man who was trying to run him over on Sunday morning, after an operation in northern Hong Kong turned violent. Marco Philippe Cuzet, a [...]
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Boeing plane abandoned in HK by bankrupt Russian airline up for sale for $795,000 … but is it worth it?

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

An old Boeing plane abandoned in Hong Kong four years ago by a bankrupt Russian carrier is now available to any buyer willing to stump up $795,000 (HK$6.2 million). The [...]
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Foxconn’s chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group’s next chair: sources

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

iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chair to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is internally seen as a surprise [...]
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Taiwan’s China Airlines announces new fleet upgrades

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s China Airlines is preparing to upgrade its fleet with a lease of 14 Airbus A321neo aircraft this year, which are likely to be in service by 2021. The lease of [...]
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Taiwan gasoline prices rolled back after eight consecutive rises

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s two major fuel suppliers announced reductions in fuel prices for the coming week after eight consecutive weeks of price hikes because of a fall in [...]
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Petition backing Taiwan’s WHA participation gets support in Japan

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

More than 5,000 people from the Taiwanese community in Japan and Japan’s own medical, political and business sectors have expressed support for Taiwan’s [...]
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After US Tariff Increase, HK, and Taiwanese Firms Plan to Move Production From China

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Thee Poch Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and Taiwan businesses are planning to pull some of their production from China after the US administration announced that roughly $200 billion worth of [...]
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Taiwan to see temperatures hit 35 degrees over next week

14-May-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is to experience summer-like weather from Sunday (May 12) through next week as temperatures hit 35-degree highs in some regions, according to the Central Weather [...]
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For many young Koreans, dating is too expensive, or too dangerous

14-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Kim Joon-hyup recently went on his first date in three years. But the 24-year-old student wasn’t looking for a girlfriend, he was completing a college assignment. From [...]
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Korea’s latest big export: Jobless college graduates

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

Cho Min-kyong boasts an engineering degree from one of South Korea’s top universities, a school design award and a near-perfect score in her English proficiency test. [...]
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N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa

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

A North Korean cargo ship seized by the US because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it [...]
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Why US-China trade war’s latest escalation could be good news for Brazil, Mexico and Vietnam

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

Brazil, Mexico and Vietnam are among the countries that could make marginal gains in areas such as manufacturing and agriculture should US-China tensions continue after they [...]
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Why free traders and all Americans should back Trump on China policy

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

I’m a free trader, and I hate tariffs which are consumer taxes but if ever there was a right time to impose punitive tariffs, it is now, and it is against China. [...]
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Gold firms as US-China trade impasse fuels safe-haven demand

14-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,283.46 per ounce, as of 0351 GMT. * US gold futures slipped 0.2 percent to $1,284.40 an ounce. Gold prices dipped on Monday as Sino-US [...]
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Why tariff war threatens Beijing’s global economic ambitions

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

China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. [...]
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