Archive for June 10th, 2019

Clashes in HK after vast protest against extradition law

Clashes in HK after vast protest against extradition law

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:03 PM

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Hong Kong after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets in a massive demonstration against a proposed [...]
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Business Briefs 10 Jun 2019

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:41 AM

* Hoa Phat Group (HPG) sold 226,000 tons of construction steel in May, taking the total in the first five months to 1.16 million ton, up 22.4% year-on-year. Some 149,000 tons [...]
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Huge HK protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill

Huge HK protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow [...]
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Organisers hope half a million protesters or more will join mass rally against HK government’s controversial extradition bill

Organisers hope half a million protesters or more will join mass rally against HK government’s controversial extradition bill

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Organisers drumming up support for a mass rally on Sunday against the government’s extradition bill are hoping up to half a million people or more will join, matching [...]
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These are all the crimes HK is considering extraditing people for under a new law

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is gearing up for what is expected to be one of its most massive protests in years against a proposed extradition law that would make it easier to dispatch [...]
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HK Airlines Seeks $12 Million Of Damages From Shareholder And Permission To Restructure

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

It is unusual for a company to seek damages from its own shareholder, but the ownership dispute at Hong Kong Airlines is anything but ordinary. Management is pushing for a [...]
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Spain deports 94 Taiwanese to Beijing for telecom fraud

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ninety-four people from Taiwan landed in Beijing on Friday after being deported from Spain as part of a joint operation against telecom fraud launched three years ago, the [...]
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Filipino rap sensation arrives in Taiwan, encourages migrant workers

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Geo Ong, a rap sensation from the Philippines, said Friday that Filipino migrant workers in Taiwan who are pursing a music career should not give up no matter how hard their [...]
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US Ignores Chinese Warnings, Unveils $2 Billion Weapons Deal to Taiwan

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Antiwar | 6:00 AM

Earlier in the week, Chinese officials were warning the US against approving large weapons deals to Taiwan, warning the US actions are threatening regional stability and that [...]
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Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chair seeks Taiwan presidency

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct [...]
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Latvian banker accused of aiding N Korea hires ex-Trump official as lobbyist

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Opensecrets | 6:00 AM

A Latvian national accused of laundering billions of dollars for the world’s most dangerous regimes has a powerful new friend in Washington. Bryan Lanza, deputy [...]
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Using Huawei for 5G in Korea presents ‘little security risk’

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A top South Korean official on Friday said there was little security risk in using equipment by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei for his country’s 5G network, amid efforts [...]
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N. Korea’s missile launches didn’t warrant suspension of talks: FM

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

South Korean Foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha said her country and the United States determined that North Korea’s short-range missile launches in May did not [...]
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Commentary: Purges and other unverified reports on N Korea

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

News reports on the hermit kingdom too often confirm what the rest of the world thinks it already knows, says Dartmouth College’s Khang Vu. The North Korea-watching [...]
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Facebook to cut off Huawei to comply with US sanctions

10-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a [...]
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