Archive for August 6th, 2019

Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in HK

Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in HK

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

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a “very dangerous situation”, the city’s leader warned Monday as train travel and [...]
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HK being dragged down ‘path of no return’ says Carrie Lam, as she calls protests an attack on Beijing’s sovereignty

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has warned anti-government protesters they are dragging the city down a “path of no return”, and [...]
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HK stocks set to match longest losing streak since 1997

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong equities are rapidly turning into a losing bet as economic woes and escalating street protests hammer sentiment. The MSCI Hong Kong Index slumped as much as 2.6 [...]
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President Tsai responds to Mayor Han’s accusation she doesn’t love Taiwan

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

Tsai observed that Han has acted ‘unpatriotic’ by signaling endorsement of ‘one country, two systems’ to Beijing On Sunday (August 4), President Tsai [...]
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Taiwan envoy to Canada urges Ottawa to pursue closer ties

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

Winston Chen’s pitch for increased trade, closer diplomatic ties published in Globe and Mail Taiwan’s official representative in Canada Winston Chen has been busy [...]
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Taiwan protests over UN Women’s label as ‘province of China’

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A United Nation’s entity has labeled Taiwan as a “province of China” in a graphical representation of countries that recognise same-sex marriages, prompting [...]
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Taiwan to roll out eBus subsidy in September

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

Government hopes 100 percent e-bus by 2030 The Ministry of Transportation and Communications has passed a new guideline that provides up to NT$3,338,000 (US$105,703) in [...]
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Taiwan negotiating with US on new location of F-16 joint training programme

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

US relocating programme from Arizona, Ministry of Nat. Defense asks Pentagon for training site on Pacific Coast The US Department of Defense recently announced that Luke Air [...]
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Taiwan pitches Ottawa on closer relationship as dispute with China drags on

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheGlobeandMail | 6:02 AM

Scaled-down military drill comes after Pyongyang tested a series of short-range projectiles in recent weeks. Taiwan’s chief representative in Ottawa is pitching Canada [...]
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Over 30 Taiwan, HK flights canceled due to general strike

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

More than 30 flights between Taiwan and Hong Kong were canceled on Monday as the territory was hit by its first general strike in decades, according to Taiwan’s two [...]
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Fewer Chinese tourists make Taiwan more attractive to Japanese travellers

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

Japanese tourism in 2019 expected to increase after news of China’s tourist ban On August 1, the Chinese government announced that it would be suspending all individual [...]
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Beijing using ‘agents’ to spread disinformation on social media in Taiwan

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

China is using local ‘agents’ to proliferate disinformation as Taiwan election nears: report As the 2020 Taiwan general elections grow near, a report by a [...]
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With Seoul’s new export restrictions, Japan looks to Taiwan for semiconductor supply

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

Report says South Korea’s retaliatory measures to have ‘no major impact’ on Japanese industry Following Japan’s decision to remove South Korea from a [...]
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Korea-Japan trade row to hurt Tokyo’s 5G bid

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The worsening trade conflict between Korea and Japan is expected to hurt Japanese telecom companies that are pushing to commercialise fifth-generation (5G) network services [...]
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Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports

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

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in [...]
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