Archive for July, 2019

HK protests not yet causing ‘big movement of money’ to Singapore, says bank CEO

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* The ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong have ignited concerns about the city’s reputation, with several reports saying the rich have started to move funds to [...]
» More

Beijing says it backs HK’s leader despite public demands for her resignation

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Demonstrators in Hong Kong are continuing their protests for full democracy and autonomy in the city, clashing with authorities over the weekend. * China’s Hong Kong [...]
» More

Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuels HK violence: jailed activist

Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuels HK violence: jailed activist

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kongers are becoming more accepting of violent protests because the city’s pro-Beijing leaders have ignored years of peaceful demonstrations, a leading democracy [...]
» More

HK protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

HK protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters blocked train services during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, causing commuter chaos in the latest anti-government campaign to roil [...]
» More

Beijing Denounces HK Protesters After Unrest Enters Its Ninth Week

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

The top Chinese government department responsible for handling Hong Kong affairs denounced the ongoing unrest Monday, after another weekend of violent clashes between [...]
» More

Only Chinese intervention can save HK

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

There is no question that President Xi Jinping and his government would have been outraged by protesters storming the Hong Kong legislature on July 1. The 22nd anniversary of [...]
» More

HK protests ramp up as China arrests dozens and slams Western support of ‘violent crimes’

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CBS | 6:02 AM

China’s central government condemned ongoing protests in Hong Kong on Monday, following another weekend of unrest. Protesters clashed with riot police on Saturday and [...]
» More

Taiwan university to host Asia Pacific CHRIE 2020

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

NKUHT president invites hospitality industry academics to attend Kaohsiung conference The National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT) will host the Asia [...]
» More

8.38 million cigarettes preordered on 24 Taiwan presidential flights since 2006: CAL

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

CAL reports 41,904 cartons of cigarettes preordered for 24 flights of three Taiwan presidents since 2006 As the cigarette- scandal continues to smolder, China Airlines (CAL, [...]
» More

Taiwan responds to Beijing’s military exercises with drill of its own

Taiwan responds to Beijing’s military exercises with drill of its own

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Taiwan responded to Beijing’s military drill targeting the self-ruled island by deploying its most advanced fighter jets and firing 117 medium and long-range missiles [...]
» More

Taiwan holds live fire drill along southeastern coast

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:02 AM

The military-affiliated National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Monday conducted a live-fire drill at its coastal base in Pingtung County, [...]
» More

Taiwan seen still growing in second-quarter despite global tech slowdown: Reuters poll

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s economy likely grew at roughly the same pace in the second quarter as the first despite slowing global demand for technology products that has hit the [...]
» More

Taiwan’s stock market outperforms Korea’s

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

SocGen expects divergence in economic performances of Taiwan and South Korea to continue Both Taiwanese corporate returns and the stock market are outperforming their South [...]
» More

N Korea Hostage freed by Trump details his CIA work and torture in prison camp ‘I became a traitor overnight’

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

An American citizen whose release was secured by President Donald Trump has detailed his experiences in a North Korean prison camp after getting caught spying for the CIA and [...]
» More

US citizen released from N Korea says he spied for US, Korea

31-Jul-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

A US citizen convicted of espionage in North Korea and later freed from prison there has admitted he was indeed spying for the US and South Korea detailing how he [...]
» More