Archive for August 16th, 2019

Donald Trump suggests meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to reach ‘humane’ response to HK protests

Donald Trump suggests meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to reach ‘humane’ response to HK protests

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

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to propose a face-to-face meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to find a “quick” and “humane” [...] » More

Crisis-hit HK: China’s gateway to the world

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

China’s economy has grown to dwarf Hong Kong’s since 1997, but the mainland remains deeply dependent on the crisis-stricken city as its primary economic gateway [...] » More

HK protests: Why Chinese media has been focusing on Britain’s colonial past

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:02 AM

Over recent weeks, mass protests against proposed changes to extradition law in Hong Kong have escalated into a major crisis. In the latest round of protests, tens of [...] » More

With tougher security, HK airport returns to normal after anti-government protests

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

Hong Kong International Airport was back to normal on Thursday morning, two days after bosses there got a court injunction against unauthorised demonstrations. The 70 or so [...] » More

Chinese paramilitary forces are gathered near HK border

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

China has deployed large numbers of paramilitary personnel close to the border with Hong Kong, in what observers say is intended to send a message to protesters in the Asian [...] » More

China slams HK airport protesters, US ‘deeply concerned’

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

Beijing on Wednesday slammed “terrorist-like” attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong during a second day of chaos at the city’s [...] » More

HK protests: Chinese military begins parade near border as Trump calls for ‘personal meeting’ with Xi Jinping to resolve crisis

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Thousands of Chinese military personnel began parading near the border with Hong Kong on Thursday, as Donald Trump suggested a “personal meeting” with president [...] » More

In ‘clear warning’, Chinese paramilitary forces exercise near HK

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

Hundreds of members of China’s People’s Armed Police could be seen conducting exercises on Thursday at a sports stadium in Shenzhen, as the US State Department [...] » More

Airline Cathay Pacific fires two pilots over HK protests amid pressure from Beijing

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has fired two pilots over incidents connected to the city’s anti-government protests. “Cathay Pacific wishes to [...] » More

HK law scholar Benny Tai, serving jail term for co-founding 2014 Occupy protests, gets bail

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

A Hong Kong law scholar jailed over the 2014 Occupy movement he co-founded was granted bail on Thursday pending appeal. Benny Tai Yiu-ting, 54, was given a break from jail by [...] » More

Louis Koo says HKPAG will assist in Ha Ping’s funeral

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:02 AM

Louis Koo recently expressed his sadness over the passing of veteran actress Ha Ping (also known as Teresa Ha). As reported on Mingpao, the actor, who serves as the current [...] » More

China’s online users lambast Huawei for Taiwan listing

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

China’s online users turned their patriotic wrath on Wednesday (August 14) on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing’s line when referring to [...] » More

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen invites 20 social influencers to stay at her palace

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s pro-independence president Tsai Ing-wen has announced a competition inviting 20 guests to stay at Taipei’s Presidential Palace free of charge. The offer [...] » More

Taiwan Will Easily Overcome China’s Ban On 82,000 Tourists Per Month

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

China quit issuing permits August 1 for independent tourists who want to visit Taiwan, indefinitely suspending a programme that had generated 82,000 arrivals per month in [...] » More

Taiwan-born businessperson to take control over NBA team Brooklyn Nets

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

Joseph Tsai still serves as executive vice chair at Alibaba Joseph Tsai is about to become the first Taiwanese to own a team in the United States’ National Basketball [...] » More