Archive for August 10th, 2019

Pro-democracy activists protest at HK airport

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy protesters demonstrated at Hong Kong’s airport Friday even as the city sought to reassure visitors of their welcome despite the increasing levels of [...]
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HK police refuse permission for three anti-government marches, organisers call it ‘shocking’ attack on Basic Law rights

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

Organisers of anti-government marches have accused police of a “shocking” clampdown on peaceful protest in Hong Kong after four applications were turned down. [...]
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Taiwan begins production of Cloud Peak missiles and mobile launch platforms

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

After months of research and upgrades to Taiwan’s domestically designed and produced medium-range Yun Feng or “Cloud Peak” missiles, the Ministry of [...]
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Taiwan to hike military spending ahead of election

Taiwan to hike military spending ahead of election

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is said to be prioritising military spending in her policy platform for reelection, with a strategy to confront her rival Kaohsiung [...]
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Taiwan’s new Central Bank chief receives his first A from Global Finance

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

Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long has received his first A from Global Finance magazine since taking office last year, continuing a tradition which saw his predecessor win [...]
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Bubble tea brawl: Taiwan brands face mainland boycott over HK gesture

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

Internet users on the Chinese mainland have blacklisted popular bubble tea brands from Taiwan after a Hong Kong franchise urged solidarity with street protesters in the Asian [...]
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Taiwan orders markets, schools to close Friday as Typhoon Lekima approaches

Taiwan orders markets, schools to close Friday as Typhoon Lekima approaches

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

Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday (August 9) as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and [...]
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Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts

10-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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Taiwan and Nauru sign cooperation pact to fight crime

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

Taiwan and Nauru on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement to combat cross-border crime, making the Pacific ally the sixth nation to sign such a deal with Taiwan. The pact, [...]
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Paid ‘news’: China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island sources

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

The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government programme to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland. China [...]
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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake leaves one dead

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

An elderly woman in New Taipei apparently died after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 5:28 a.m. Thursday, according to the city’s fire [...]
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Taiwan health care system ranked first by online business magazine

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

Taiwan’s health care system has been ranked best in the world out of 89 countries surveyed, according to the 2019 Health Care Index compiled by CEOWORLD, an online [...]
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Mysterious Chinese warship tried to force Taiwanese freighter to sail to China

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

Collision with mystery Chinese warship led to 1-hour standoff with Taiwanese freighter A week after a mysterious Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter, the [...]
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Korea taps new envoy to US as allies face N Korea, defence costs

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as Seoul steps up efforts to connect with the Trump [...]
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Samsung expands ties with AMD

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

Samsung Electronics is deepening its ties with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), an American semiconductor company, after starting mass production of solid-state drives (SSDs) [...]
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