Archive for August 8th, 2019

China unseats parliamentary member for having nationality of Taiwan ally

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

Beijing has reportedly taken a zero-tolerance position against dual nationality in recent years A member of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) was unseated [...]
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Mainland China to boycott Chinese ‘Oscars’ in Taiwan

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

China’s national film board Wednesday ordered mainland directors and stars to boycott Asia’s top cinema awards in Taiwan, as relations between Beijing and the [...]
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Taiwan Jewellery and Gem Exhibition to showcase jewellery, rare dinosaur fossil

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

The Taiwan Jewellery and Gem Exhibition, hosted by the Taiwan Gemmological Association (TGA) will run August 17 to 18 in Taipei’s Xinyi District. The eighth edition of [...]
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Defend your home against radical protesters, Beijing urges Hongkongers amid ongoing extradition bill unrest

Defend your home against radical protesters, Beijing urges Hongkongers amid ongoing extradition bill unrest

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

China’s top government agency overseeing Hong Kong affairs has made clear it will be up to the city itself to restore law and order upended by two months of [...]
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Solomon Islands speaker leads delegation for regional meet in Taiwan

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:02 AM

The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan’s 17 diplomatic allies, has sent an eight-person delegation to attend a three-day gathering of regional legislators in Taiwan, [...]
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Taiwan Legislature seeks to join more international organisations

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

The Legislative Yuan is actively seeking to join more international parliamentary organisations and is hoping Taiwan’s global friends can support it, Legislative [...]
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Tear gas fired in Sham Shui Po, HK after student’s arrest amid long-running political unrest

Tear gas fired in Sham Shui Po, HK after student’s arrest amid long-running political unrest

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

The head of a Hong Kong university on Wednesday urged authorities to treat students fairly and respond to widespread public concern after its student leader was arrested a [...]
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China’s central bank to sell yuan bills in HK

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

The People’s Bank of China will sell 30 billion yuan ($4.26 billion) of offshore yuan-denominated bills in Hong Kong on August 14, it said on Tuesday. The PBOC is [...]
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N Korea’s Kim says missile launches are warning to US, Korea over drill: KCNA

N Korea’s Kim says missile launches are warning to US, Korea over drill: KCNA

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint [...]
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Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after N Korea warns of ‘new road’

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

US national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader’s pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of [...]
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Decades of distrust: Japanese firms may suffer in Korea row

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Tokyo’s curbs on tech exports to South Korea may score political points at home, but could hurt some top Japanese firms. This is the second of a two-part series looking [...]
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N Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programmes, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report. The [...]
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The Japan-Korea Trade Dispute: What to Know

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CFR | 6:02 AM

Japan and South Korea are showing no signs of backing down from a trade dispute that could disrupt global production of smartphones, computers, and other electronics. The [...]
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Kim sends missile ‘warning’ to Korea, US as tensions rise

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

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un says the country’s latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state news agency [...]
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Latest US-China tensions could be the trade version of ‘the end of the world as we know it’

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Economist Neil Shearing said the US-China trade dispute signals a potential big obstacle for globalisation and the potential for “the end of the world as we know [...]
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