Archive for September 4th, 2019

HK protests: the store that supplies protective gear to demonstrators in their face-off against police

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Tucked in an alley in Sai Ying Pun is the latest pop-up storefront for the National Disaster Hardware Shop, specialising in protective gear for Hong Kong’s young [...]
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Senior Chinese leaders lay down law in southern China amid ongoing protests across HK border

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Senior Chinese officials have paid a series of visits to the southern province of Guangdong in recent weeks amid the ongoing unrest across the border in Hong Kong. The most [...]
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A HK-based garment maker says it’s doing more than just moving out of China amid the trade war

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* “The thing to do is to continue to hedge our bets; knowing (President Donald Trump), he could easily next year decide to slap tariffs on Vietnam or they can do an [...]
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Protesters turned HK into a tinderbox. But it’s the government that holds the matches

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

As the violence continues to escalate, Hong Kong’s leaders have made clear they will not negotiate on any of the movement’s key demands, despite calling for [...]
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HK student activist to meet with party officials in Taiwan Tuesday

HK student activist to meet with party officials in Taiwan Tuesday

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosisto Joshua Wong will arrive in Taiwan Tuesday to meet with top officials from the New Power [...]
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Output of Taiwan’s PCB sector hits new H1 high

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Undeterred by escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, Taiwan’s printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers operating across the Taiwan Strait saw a [...]
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Government to give assistance to HK people in Taiwan: president

Government to give assistance to HK people in Taiwan: president

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen said Monday that the government will provide necessary assistance to Hong Kong people in Taiwan based on humanitarian considerations as anti-government [...]
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HK student activist to meet with party officials in Taiwan Tuesday

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosisto Joshua Wong will arrive in Taiwan Tuesday to meet with top officials from the New Power [...]
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Taiwan Denies Stoking HK Unrest and Blasts Communist Party for Refusing to Meet Protesters’ Demands

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Taiwan denied interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs to support protesters, rejecting such claims by Beijing as “talking nonsense.” The Taipei-based Mainland [...]
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Taiwan to waive aircraft landing fees to boost tourism

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications is planning to eliminate landing fees for international flights from certain destinations at airports in Taiwan other than [...]
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5,000kg in drugs seized at Taiwan’s ports of entry in first 8 months

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

More than 5,000 kilograms of illegal drugs were seized at ports of entry in Taiwan in the first eight months of 2019, with more than 90 percent coming from China and [...]
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Lithuania raps Chinese diplomats for role at pro-HK protest

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Lithuania said on Monday it had lodged a protest to the Chinese embassy after some of its diplomats were involved in disruptions at a pro-Hong Kong protest in the capital [...]
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Number of furloughed workers in Taiwan hits year’s high

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

The number of workers on unpaid leave in Taiwan as of the end of August hit a new high for 2019, at a time when the local economy has been affected by the escalating trade [...]
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Taiwan’s manufacturing activity contracts for 4th straight month

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s manufacturing activity remained in contraction mode for the fourth consecutive month in August as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China [...]
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Korea, Burma agree to enhance relations

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in agreed with Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s current de facto leader, Tuesday, to make joint efforts to enhance economic and trade cooperation. At the [...]
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