Archive for August 9th, 2019

Government advises people to reduce outdoor activities as HK’s air pollution reaches ‘serious’ level under impact of Super Typhoon Lekima

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

Air pollution reached a “serious” level in parts of Hong Kong on Thursday under the influence of a super typhoon, prompting the government to issue a public [...]
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China urges US to stop sending wrong signals to ‘violent separatists’ in HK

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

The Hong Kong office of China’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday lodged stern representations with the United States, urging US officials to stop sending wrong signals to [...]
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Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikes

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

A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck [...]
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St. Vincent’s prime minister unveils plaque for embassy in Taiwan

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

Embassy demonstrates mature diplomatic relations between the two countries: St. Vincent prime minister Gonsalves The plaque for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ new [...]
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Young Taiwanese reconnect with indigenous roots to heal trauma

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

The Truku elders of Taiwan still dream about their mountain home four decades after bulldozers tore it downa classic symptom of trauma as community members struggle to accept [...]
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China bans movies, actors from Taiwan Golden Horse Awards

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

The decision comes after controversial remarks about Taiwan’s independence at last year’s ceremony. China has said it is banning Chinese movies and actors from [...]
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Taiwan, Japan promote railway tourism

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

Part of the government’s efforts to diversify tourism in Taiwan, the initiative will see a ‘Year of Railway Tourism’ in 2022 Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau [...]
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Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts

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

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan’s northeastern coast on Thursday, the island’s weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power to around [...]
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Magnitude 6 quake rattles Taiwan as it braces for Typhoon Lekima

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

Over 1,000 families were left with no electricity in the country, which sits along the ‘Ring of Fire’ seismic fault. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has caused minor [...]
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Taiwan’s CWB expands land warning for Typhoon Lekima

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

CWB expands scope of land warning for Typhoon Lekima as it approaches N. Taiwan As Typhoon Lekima approaches Taiwan from the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has [...]
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CCP unlikely to dispatch PLA in HK for fear of impact on Taiwan: Retired US Admiral

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

Former NATO Commander James Stavridis says Beijing will use self-restraint out of consideration for Taiwan As the popular protests in Hong Kong continue into their second [...]
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Over 80pct of Taiwanese believe Taiwan to be sovereign state: poll

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

4.9 percent believe Taiwan is not an independent country More than 80 percent of Taiwanese consider Taiwan a sovereign state, according to a survey by the Taiwan New [...]
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N Korea’s Kim: Missile launches a warning

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday reportedly called his country’s latest missile test a “warning” to the US and South Korea over the [...]
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US approves $800 mn in helicopters for Skorea

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

The US government has approved the sale of $800 million worth of helicopters to South Korea, the Pentagon announced Wednesday, hours after President Donald Trump said Seoul [...]
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Feds: N Korea used front company to earn millions to pay for nukes

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NBCNews | 6:02 AM

Federal investigators believe North Korea used a China-based front company to evade sanctions and earn “hundreds of millions of dollars” to fund its nuclear [...]
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