Archive for August 21st, 2019

China plans to make Shenzhen a ‘better place’ than HK

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

China’s government has unveiled plans to boost the mainland city of Shenzhen and make it into what state media called a “better place” than neighbouring [...]
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HK group buys UK’s largest pub chain

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

Britain’s biggest pub chain Greene King agreed Monday to a multi billion-pound takeover from Hong Kong property giant CKA Group. The cash deal, pitched at 850 pence per [...]
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Finnair joins ranks of companies distancing themselves from HK anti-government protests

Finnair joins ranks of companies distancing themselves from HK anti-government protests

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

Finland’s biggest airline has become embroiled in the political unrest rocking Hong Kong, distancing itself from anti-government demonstrators as the effects of Chinese [...]
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HK leader sees ‘way out’ of chaos through dialogue

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent [...]
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HK Express gets first female CEO as Mandy Ng steps into the hot seat at HK budget airline

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

The small club of female CEOs running airlines just got bigger on Monday as Mandy Ng Kit-man was appointed to the top job at the Cathay Pacific budget airline HK Express. Ng [...]
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HK billionaire tycoons call for end to protests as unrest affects their profits

HK billionaire tycoons call for end to protests as unrest affects their profits

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

Hong Kong’s property tycoons are hurting, the share market is tanking and the tourism sector has taken a beating as the pro-democracy movement continues to strangle the [...]
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HK protests: city’s leader Carrie Lam commits to ‘creating a platform for dialogue’ but again dismisses calls for independent inquiry into police

HK protests: city’s leader Carrie Lam commits to ‘creating a platform for dialogue’ but again dismisses calls for independent inquiry into police

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

Hong Kong’s leader has said she is willing to create a platform for dialogue, but will not sanction an independent investigation into police actions during a political [...]
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HK immigration to Taiwan surges 28pct

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

One person was planning to move because it was too costly to live in Hong Kong; another said they were scared, as police are not protecting people anymore As unrest in Hong [...]
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Taiwan’s offer of Amnesty for HK protesters draws fire from mainland China

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

As demonstrations continue in Hong Kong, Taiwan’s offer to provide political amnesty to protestors has angered officials in Beijing. Protests have rocked the streets of [...]
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US will ‘bear all consequences’ if it closes $8B fighter jet deal with Taiwan, China says

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday the US Opens a New Window. must halt the sale of Lockheed Martin F-16 V fighter jets Opens a New Window. to Taiwan or “bear [...]
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Heavy rain warning issued for western Taiwan

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

A heavy rain warning has been issued for western Taiwan Monday as a weather depression continues to affect the whole island, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). [...]
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Taiwan thanks Trump for approving F-16V sale amid China’s threats

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

Taiwan’s government expressed appreciation Monday to US President Donald Trump for approving the sale of F-16V multi-role fighter jets amid increasing threats and [...]
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Taiwan and Vietnam deepen medical ties

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

The Joint Commission of Taiwan (JCT), Taiwan’s Cathay general Hospital, and Vietnam’s Viet Duc Hospital have joined forces in a medical workshop and signed a [...]
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First offshore wind farm in Taiwan to be fully operational by end of year

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

Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin, announced on Tuesday (August 20) that 20 more wind turbines will be implemented at the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm (FOWI) [...]
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Komatsu signs multi-year deal with DHL in Australia to import over a million kilogram of machinery parts

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

Komatsu, one of the world’s leading global manufacturers and suppliers of technologically innovative construction and mining equipment, has signed a new multi-year [...]
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