Archive for May 28th, 2019

Business Briefs 28 May 2019

28-May-2019 Intellasia | | 8:31 AM

* Nafoods Group Company (NAF) has approved a plan to issue 7.25 million shares for dividend payment and under an employment stock ownership plan (ESOP) this year. Of the [...]
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GOP Senator Splits With Trump On N Korea: ‘Those Strikes Are Disturbing’

GOP Senator Splits With Trump On N Korea: ‘Those Strikes Are Disturbing’

28-May-2019 Intellasia | | 6:54 AM

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on Sunday pushed back against President Donald Trump’s nonchalant response to North Korea’s recent missile strikes, calling for the US to [...]
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Thousands march in HK to mark 30th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown and protest against government’s fugitive bill

Thousands march in HK to mark 30th anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown and protest against government’s fugitive bill

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

More than 2,000 demonstrators took to Hong Kong’s steaming, rain-drenched streets on Sunday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Beijing’s bloody crackdown on [...]
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24,000 of HK’s poorest households set to get subsidy of up to HK$10,000 to help revamp subdivided flats

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

Some 24,000 Hong Kong households that live in cramped, subdivided flats may get a one-off payment of up to HK$10,000 to revamp their homes rather than the more popular call [...]
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China calls on Germany to correct ‘mistakes’ over asylum for HK independence activists

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

China has made “solemn representations” to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, [...]
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Former Executive Council member Anna Wu urges HK government to slow down on fugitive bill and carry out one-time deal with Taiwan on Chan Tong-kai murder case

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

A former executive councillor has urged Hong Kong to slow down on its controversial extradition bill and instead carry out a one-time deal with Taiwan to resolve a [...]
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HK extradition bill: justice chief backs human rights safeguards, but only on ad hoc basis

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

Hong Kong’s justice chief on Sunday said the government would consider adding more human rights safeguards to its controversial extradition proposal, including a [...]
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Four participants in Taiwan ocean swim event hospitalised

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

Four swimmers were hospitalised, one of them unconscious, after they were battered by rough waves in an ocean swim event in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday morning. The 2019 [...]
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Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan

28-May-2019 Intellasia | VentureBeat | 6:00 AM

Intel said it will show a number of new products, including its 10-nanometer mobile processor code-named Ice Lake. The big chip maker will make the announcement at the [...]
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National identity taking shape in Taiwan: study

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

The idea of Taiwan as a country is taking shape but there is no agreement on the cultural and political identities of the people, according to a recent study conducted by [...]
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Taiwan welcomes resumption of Russian flights

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

Taiwan on Saturday welcomed the arrival of Russian airline Royal Flight at its main airport, which meant a resumption of direct flights between the two countries after a [...]
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Taiwan to ban powdered medical gloves starting 2021

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

Taiwan will ban the importation and manufacture of powdered medical gloves, with effect from 2021, because the powder can cause adverse health effects, the country’s [...]
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Taiwan Will Train 10,000 AI Workers Per Year For Google, Microsoft And More To Meet Rising Demand

28-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

After a decade spent trying to remain competitive in the global high tech race, officials in Taiwan appear to have decided the answer lies in AI. Taiwan has been losing out [...]
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Planes to land, takeoff on freeway Tuesday in Taiwan’s military drill

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

Fighter jets and other combat aircraft will use Taiwan’s main highway as an emergency airstrip Tuesday, during this year’s Han Kuang series of military exercises. [...]
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Annual air raid drills to start Monday in northern Taiwan

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

The annual air-raid drills will begin Monday, with the first one scheduled for Monday 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in northern Taiwan, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said [...]
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