Archive for August 20th, 2019

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful HK protest

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

Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, [...]
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Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday as pro-democracy demonstrators rallied against the slowly tightening grip [...]
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No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

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

Hong Kong has not yet warranted any call for Beijing to send troops to the city for security purposes amid ongoing protests against the now-abandoned extradition bill, top [...]
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Three nights of tear gas-free protests as HK’s anti-government movement gives peace a chance

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

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters braved torrential rains on Sunday as they marched along the main thoroughfares of Hong Kong Island, determined to show the [...]
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HK police launch manhunt for burglar who ransacked luxury home on The Peak

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

A citywide manhunt was under way on Monday for a burglar who ransacked a luxury home on The Peak while a domestic helper was inside. Police were called to the Mount Kellett [...]
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Cathay Pacific investigating rumours of anonymous letter from staff reiterating support for HK protests

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

Cathay Pacific Airways said on Sunday it was investigating online rumours about an anonymous letter said to be from its employees, reiterating their support for the ongoing [...]
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HK protesters show no sign of backing down in the face of countless threats

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers took to the streets Sunday to demand governmental reforms amid military threats from Beijing, the specter of mob violence, and increasing [...]
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Taiwan president tell China not to blame nonexistent forces for HK tension

Taiwan president tell China not to blame nonexistent forces for HK tension

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

On Monday (August 19), President Tsai Ing-wen urged Beijing and the Hong Kong government to resolve the civil unrest in Hong Kong properly instead of laying blame on a [...]
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The coming crisis in Taiwan

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsRoom | 6:02 AM

The battle between police and protesters on Hong Kong’s streets continues to rage on. Some fear how China may respondbut is a potentially more dangerous situation in [...]
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National Taiwan University develops smart agricultureNational

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

Taiwan University (NTU) has joined hands with the drone industry to establish the Apex Agri-Intelligence Lab on Monday (August 19). NTU’s College of Bio-Resources and [...]
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Magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

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

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked Hualien in eastern Taiwan at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. There were no immediate reports of damage or [...]
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Chinese director Zhu Yu withdraws film from Taiwan’s Golden Horse awards

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

Chinese documentary director Zhu Yu, who previously was ready to defy Beijing’s boycott of Taiwan’s Golden Horse awards, has withdrawn from the film festival. The [...]
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China lashes out at Taiwan over HK asylum offer

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

China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands [...]
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New pro-independence political party launched in Taipei

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

The Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA) was launched Sunday in Taipei, with the main goal of making Taiwan a normal, independent country, its leaders said. As part of that [...]
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Taiwan starts checking carry-on baggage from PH due to alleged African Swine Fever

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

The Taiwan government has started checking carry-on baggage of travellers coming from the Philippines for entry of pork and pork based products. The new policy was announced [...]
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