Archive for September 6th, 2019

Lack of extradition process from HK to mainland China flagged by anti-money laundering body

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terrorism financing by an [...]
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HK withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests

HK withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdrew the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters’ demands in the hope of ending the [...]
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International human rights office opens in Taiwan

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

The Asia-Pacific office of a prestigious international human rights organisation was established in Taiwan on Tuesday, with the goal of focusing on regional issues such as [...]
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Preferential tariffs between Taiwan, Paraguay to take effect

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

Preferential tariffs between Taiwan and Paraguay will officially go into effect September 5, with Taiwan agreeing to remove or reduce tariffs on 31 categories of Paraguayan [...]
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Stronger domestic investment moderating Taiwan’s economic downturn: CDRI

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

However, the number of people employed in the service sector has become even lower Taiwan’s economic growth is predicted to continue to decline but at a slower pace [...]
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Taiwan Foodpanda deliveryman seen riding NT$400,000 BMW motorcycle

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

Taiwanese man spotted riding NT$400,000 BMW naked supersport motorcycle to make Foodpanda delivery Taiwanese netisens were shocked on Wednesday (September 4) to see a [...]
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Taiwan cabinet passes bill for F-16 fighter jets budget

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

Taiwan’s Cabinet passed a draft bill Thursday that paves the way for the purchase of a new fleet of advanced F-16 fighter jets from the United States at a cost of [...]
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Update: Typhoon Lingling continues to dump rain on Taiwan today

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

CWB issues heavy rain advisory for 4 counties, cities in N. Taiwan as periphery of Typhoon Lingling lashes the country Update: 09/05 5:30 p.m. The CWB said that Faxai was [...]
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Taiwan No. 1 spot for expats living abroad: 2019 Expat Insider Survey

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

Taiwan reclaims 2016 rank as best place to live for expats Taiwan has once again reclaimed its No. 1 rank as the best place to live according to expats, up from second place [...]
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China to offer development fund to Solomon Islands if it breaks with Taiwan

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

Solomon Islands taskforce chief sounds positive about China: Reuters In its latest move to try and lure away the Solomon Islands, China was offering a development fund to the [...]
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N Korea tells United Nations to cut international aid staff: letter

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body’s programmes have failed “due to [...]
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Moon vows to help economic boom in Laos

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to elevate ties with Laos by investing more in various business sectors in the Southeast Asian country. On the last stop of his [...]
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Regulations stunt business growth in Korea

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

Government urged to carry out rules following international standards President Moon Jae-in has vowed to reduce red tape since his inauguration but regulations still remain a [...]
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Typhoon Lingling to bring strong winds, heavy rain to Korean Peninsula

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

South Korea is bracing for Typhoon Lingling, a day after the storm lashed Taiwan with heavy rains. Lingling is forecast to bring downpours across the Korean Peninsula with [...]
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N Korean foreign minister will not attend UN gathering of world leaders

N Korean foreign minister will not attend UN gathering of world leaders

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean Foreign minister Ri Yong Ho will not attend the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations later this month “due to his schedule,” the [...]
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