Archive for September 10th, 2019

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested at HK International Airport, and says ‘ridiculous circumstance’ is result of bail mix-up

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested at HK International Airport, and says ‘ridiculous circumstance’ is result of bail mix-up

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

Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung was arrested at Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday morning for breaching his bail conditions, as he headed to [...]
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MTR bosses plead with HK protesters to ‘treasure and safeguard’ rail network, hours before more stations are vandalised

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

Top bosses at Hong Kong’s rail operator have said the company is “experiencing the most tremendous challenges” in its 40-year history. The civil unrest [...]
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Lawyer accuses HK Bar Association of siding with protesters after it condemned police abuse of power

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

Hong Kong’s top barristers have said it was their responsibility to speak up when they saw police using “excessive” force against civilians, after a lawyer [...]
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HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

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

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the US Consulate calling [...]
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Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

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

Rapidly greying Hong Kong is taking steps to let people decide the treatment they receive when they become terminally ill, and to choose where they prefer to die. Proposed [...]
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Marchers ask Trump to ‘liberate’ HK, as clashes erupt

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

Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong urged President Donald Trump to “liberate” the semiautonomous Chinese territory during a peaceful march to the US [...]
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Joshua Wong detained at HK airport days after trip to Taiwan

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

Wong reportedly taken into custody for violating terms of bond agreement by travelling abroad Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested at Hong Kong airport [...]
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Hundreds join NYC march for Taiwan

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of Taiwanese expatriates and others marched in the Manhattan borough of New York City on Saturday to call attention to Taiwan’s exclusion from the UN and [...]
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President says Taiwan’s democracy at stake in vote

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen yesterday said that the survival of Taiwan’s democracy is at stake in next year’s general elections. Tsai, who is seeking re-election for [...]
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US concerned about Taiwan’s ties with its diplomatic allies: representative

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

Stanley Kao emphasizes importance of diplomatic relations for Taiwan The United States and other like-minded countries have always been keeping a close watch on [...]
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Mets’ Taiwan Day features Tsai Ing-wen on big screen

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 6:02 AM

A video featuring President Tsai Ing-wen and showing off Taiwan’s natural beauty and culture was played on Saturday at the New York Mets’ stadium prior to an MLB [...]
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EU Parliamentarians support Taiwan’s participation at ICAO Assembly

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

Letter signed by 6 MEPs delivered to Intl Civil Aviation Organisation Six members of the European Parliament (MEPs) delivered a letter to the International Civil Aviation [...]
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Taiwan’s newest airline Starlux prepares to take flight

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

Starlux maiden flight confirmed for January 23, 2020 after company introduces pilots on Instagram Starlux Airlines is generating buzz as it prepares to take flight as a new [...]
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Taiwan to use name ‘Republic of China’ at 2020 World Drill Championships

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

Military to send 10-member team to Miami next year Taiwan’s military will for the first time use the country’s official name “Republic of China” to [...]
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Number of foreign nationals with combined Taiwan citizenship reaches 100

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

MOI gave Taiwan nationality to nine more foreigners due to their contributions to the country The total number of foreign citizens awarded Taiwanese nationality without [...]
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