Archive for September 11th, 2019

HK is having a leadership crisis

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

The late Chinese Communist leader, Deng Xiaoping, promised comrades and patriots that even after the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China, “horses will still run, stocks [...]
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HK rail operator MTR Corp releases images of station clashes in attempt to end online rumours that 3 protesters died in tussle with police

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

Hong Kong’s rail operator has released screenshots from security footage, and a timeline of events, surrounding an incident at Prince Edward station in a concerted [...]
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HK father who beat son with vacuum cleaner, putting him in hospital for two weeks, spared jail

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

A Hong Kong single father who put his son in hospital for two weeks by beating him with a vacuum cleaner tube was spared jail on Monday. Instead, the 52-year-old unemployed [...]
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Taiwan’s Foxconn adjusts dispatch workers’ ratio in China

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

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said Monday that it has been gradually adjusting the dispatch workers ratio in its factories in China to meet [...]
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Taiwan’s aging population continues to rise

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s aging population continued to rise as the island has entered the stage of an “aged society,” according to the latest statistics from its internal [...]
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Solomon Islands delegation holds off declaring any switch in diplomatic ties to Taiwan

Solomon Islands delegation holds off declaring any switch in diplomatic ties to Taiwan

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

A high-level delegation from the Solomon Islands has stopped short of saying the Pacific state could switch its diplomatic recognition to China from Taiwan, keeping open the [...]
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Aides to Foxconn founder and Taipei mayor visit election commission together

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

Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng’s secretary also joined the delegation Key aides to Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou and Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je [...]
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Taiwan requests WTO dispute consultations with India over duties

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

Taiwan has lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the increased tariffs on tech products imposed by India and requested dispute consultations, the [...]
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Taiwan offers NT$20 million prize to improve Chinese-language AI

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

The ‘dialogue with AI’ competition aims to facilitate dialogue between man and machine, in Chinese Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is [...]
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Taiwan lists Philippines as ASF-affected country

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

Taiwan on Monday included the Philippines among the countries deemed as affected by African swine fever (ASF), after the neighbouring country earlier in the day confirmed an [...]
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Canadian Navy frigate makes transit through Taiwan Strait

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

Halifax-class frigate HMCS Ottawa passes through Taiwan Strait less than 3 months after transit of HMCS Regina For the second time in less than three months, the Royal [...]
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Taiwan exports up 2.6pct year-on-year in August (update)

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

Taiwan’s exports rose by more than 2 percent from a year earlier in August, reversing a 0.5 percent decline seen a month earlier, largely on the back of the peak-season [...]
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Taiwan says it won’t pay century-old debt to US

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Taipei is backing US entities to recover money from Beijing, since it took over the railways funded by the bonds Does Beijing or Taipei owe the United States up to one [...]
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Philippine Navy sailed through Taiwan Strait escorted by Coast Guard

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

Mid-August encounter first reported to public by Taiwan Coast Guard on Monday Two vessels belonging to the Philippine Navy sailed through the Taiwan Strait in mid-August, [...]
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Uber Eats to pull out of Korea amid tough competition

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ReuTers | 6:02 AM

Uber Technologies Inc’s (UBER.N) restaurant delivery business will terminate its service in South Korea, Uber Eats said on Monday. Facing intense competition in the [...]
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