Archive for August 1st, 2019

Damage to HK’s Legislative Council caused by protesters on July 1 will cost more than HK$40 million to repair, says boss Andrew Leung

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The cost of repairing the damage inflicted by protesters to Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on July 1 would amount to more than HK$40 million (US$5 million), according [...]
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Taiwan joins Asia digital banking push with three new online licenses

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan issued its first virtual banking licenses to three consortiums led by Taiwan and Japanese investors, its financial authorities said on Tuesday, following moves by [...]
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Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology invites TSMC founder to roundtable

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Friday summit part of discussions about the next 4 years of science policy The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has invited Morris Chang, the founder of Taiwan [...]
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Taiwanese visits to Philippines increase by 55pct in June

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese tourism to Philippines rose over 30 percent in first six months of this year Visits by Taiwanese tourists in the month of June increased by over 50 percent in [...]
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Taiwan joins Asia digital banking push with three new online licenses

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan issued its first virtual banking licenses to three consortiums led by Taiwan and Japanese investors, its financial authorities said on Tuesday, following moves by [...]
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Taiwan changes name of its office in Fiji under pressure from China

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Due to pressure from China, Taiwan has changed the official name of its office in Fiji to “Taipei Trade Office in Fiji” from “Trade Mission of the Republic [...]
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Taiwan reaffirms ties with Solomon Islands amid doubts

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reaffirmed diplomatic ties between Taiwan and the Solomon Islands on Tuesday amid media reports from the Pacific ally that claimed [...]
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Taiwan says F-16V deal still under review by US

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

MOFA rejects reports of US stalling due to China trade talks The likely sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan is currently still going through the usual review process by [...]
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China halts individual travel to Taiwan

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China stepped up pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announced the suspension of individual travel permits to the self-ruled democratic island “due to current [...]
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Taiwan, US mount air pollution control initiative for SE Asia

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

SSEA-AIR meeting being held in Taipei to assist SE Asia to combat pollution The annual meeting for “South and Southeast Asia Air Improvements in the Region [...]
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Taiwan fires over 100 missiles during China war drills

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan fires 117 missiles during China military exercises in Taiwan Strait In the midst of war games being held by China, Taiwan fired 117 missiles during two days of [...]
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Taiwan Raises Suspicion Rival China Is Influencing Elections

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:02 AM

China is using media, money and more to influence the January 2020 presidential election in Taiwan, a self-ruled democracy that Beijing calls its own, officials and experts [...]
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N Korea fires two ballistic missiles in second missile launch in a week

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BBC | 6:02 AM

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, according to South Korea’s military, the second such launch in a week. The two missiles [...]
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Samsung profit slumps more than half as chip market weakens

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics on Wednesday reported second-quarter net profits slumping by more than half in the face of a [...]
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N Korea official tells US counterpart talks to begin soon: senior US official

N Korea official tells US counterpart talks to begin soon: senior US official

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A North Korean official told a White House National Security Council counterpart last week that working-level talks to revive denuclearisation negotiations with North Korea [...]
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