Archive for July 8th, 2019

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong take message to mainlanders

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong take message to mainlanders

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:58 AM

Tens of thousands of people, many wearing black shirts and some carrying British colonial-era flags, marched in Hong Kong on Sunday, targeting a mainland Chinese audience as [...]
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Business Briefs 08 Jul 2019

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:44 AM

* Viettel Global Investment JSC (VGI) expects its year-on-year revenue to grow 15%-20% this year. VGI looks to be profitable in 2019, an improvement from the 2018 audited [...]
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US-China trade officials aim to talk next week, officials say

US-China trade officials aim to talk next week, officials say

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:36 AM

US and Chinese officials are working to schedule a top-level trade talks by telephone next week but a face-to-face encounter has not been scheduled yet, US officials said [...]
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China says briefed by U.S. on latest Trump-Kim meeting

China says briefed by U.S. on latest Trump-Kim meeting

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:33 AM

China has received a briefing from the United States on the latest meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China’s Foreign [...]
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Taiwan President not planning to visit Washington, D.C.: Presidential Office

Taiwan President not planning to visit Washington, D.C.: Presidential Office

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:31 AM

Presidential Office rejects reports about speech for correspondents on Capitol Hill During her stopover in the United States next week, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) [...]
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Hong Kong and Taiwan Are Bonding Over China

Hong Kong and Taiwan Are Bonding Over China

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 6:30 AM

Hong Kong and Taiwan long had a relationship built around trade and tourism. But as China clamps down in Hong Kong, ties between the pair are strengthening. When Margaret [...]
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Japan PM Abe’s coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media

Japan PM Abe’s coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pacifist [...]
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Commentary: Jakarta’s air quality kills its residents – and it’s getting worse

Commentary: Jakarta’s air quality kills its residents – and it’s getting worse

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:25 AM

Choked up citizens have had enough and are taking the government to court over Jakarta’s chronic smog, Kate Walton points out. The end of the Ramadan fasting period is [...]
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Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:22 AM

In the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms and rights unheard of in mainland China. The territory was promised “a high [...]
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Mainland Taiwan affairs official meets visiting Taipei mayor

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Liu Jieyi, director of the Taiwan Work Office of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, met with a delegation led [...]
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Taiwan’s president is tired of getting trolled for being a childless, single woman

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Qz | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s president presides over a country of 23 million people, led her government to be the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, and just recently won her [...]
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Taiwan’s economics ministry approves three firms’ investments

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Economic Affairs said Thursday that it has approved applications from Hannstar Display Corp. and two unnamed firms to invest in Taiwan under a plan launched [...]
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New F-16V fighters could fly to Taiwan in 2020

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s years-long efforts to buy new F-16 jets to ramp up defense is now expected to bear fruit, as a squadron of the fighters in the series’ latest V configuration may [...]
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Taiwan’s marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

It was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When Taiwan passed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry, crowds in Taipei erupted into cheers, chanting: “First in Asia”. [...]
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Otto Warmbier’s Parents File Claim For North Korean Ship Seized By The U.S.

Otto Warmbier’s Parents File Claim For North Korean Ship Seized By The U.S.

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

The parents of Otto Warmbier, the American student who suffered lethal brain damage in North Korean custody, have filed a claim for a North Korean cargo ship seized by the [...]
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