Archive for September 13th, 2019

Lawyers for woman injured in HK protest accuse police of going ‘behind her back’ to get medical records because they knew she would challenge warrant

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

Lawyers for the Hong Kong woman left with a serious eye injury after an anti-government protest, have accused police in court of obtaining her medical report “behind [...]
» More

HK Stock Exchange unveils shock GBP 32bn bid for London rival

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

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has bid almost GBP 32 billion for its London rival in a shock move Wednesday to bring together two of the world’s largest financial hubs in [...]
» More

HK’s Stock Exchange Won’t Find Love in London

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The audacious bid by Hong Kong’s stock exchange for its London rival is likely to fail and that’s no bad thing. Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd’s [...]
» More

Police issue letter of objection to rally planned for Sunday on the 15th straight weekend of HK anti-government protests, citing safety concerns

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

Police have objected to a march and rally proposed by the Civil Human Rights Front for Sunday, the second ban issued to the organiser of recent anti-government protests with [...]
» More

Former HK civil servant jailed for nine months for failing to declare HK$510,000 payment from his lover, whose aviation applications he handled

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

A married former Hong Kong official who misconducted himself by failing to declare a HK$510,000 payment from his lover while he was still in the government was jailed for [...]
» More

Mid-Autumn Festival lantern protests to light up HK

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

Hong Kong activists will combine anti-government protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent [...]
» More

Foxconn’s Gou quits Taiwan’s KMT, paving way for presidential bid

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

Terry Gou, the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, quit Taiwan’s main opposition party on Thursday, paving the way for a possible bid to stand in a presidential election [...]
» More

Taiwan calls for details of citizen detained in China

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

Taiwan’s government demanded Beijing Wednesday to give a full account of the detention of Lee Meng-chu, a Taiwanese citizen who went missing after reportedly crossing [...]
» More

The wisdom of Solomons: Taiwan and China’s Pacific power play

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | LowyinStitute | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Manasseh Sogavare offers an insight on the whys and why nots of diplomatic recognition. This article is based on the Little Red Podcast episode “Should I [...]
» More

Taiwan President Tsai sees closer AI, wind energy cooperation with Germany

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

The two countries can lead the way in digital development: Tsai Taiwan and Germany can work even more closely together to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and wind [...]
» More

Taiwan urges citizens to avoid HK and China after detention

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

Taiwan’s ruling party on Wednesday urged citizens to avoid visiting Hong Kong after a person from Taiwan was detained in China on state security charges, as Hong [...]
» More

Taiwan urges support for freedom of navigation in South China Sea

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

Taiwan’s Foreign minister Joseph Wu on Wednesday called on all nations in the region to recognise freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea, amid [...]
» More

Taiwan president hopes for regular Indo-Pacific democracy consultations

Taiwan president hopes for regular Indo-Pacific democracy consultations

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

US deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby visited Presidential Office Wednesday President Tsai Ing-wen told United States deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott [...]
» More

Masked man steals more than HK$60,000 from HK branch of Standard Chartered Bank in daring daylight robbery

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

A masked man stole more than HK$60,000 (US$7,600) from a Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong in a daring daylight robbery on Thursday. The hold up at the Yuen Long branch on [...]
» More

Taipei-Honiara relations facing challenges: Taiwan foreign minister

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

Foreign minister Joseph Wu said Wednesday that Taiwan has been working with like-minded countries on how to help with the national development of the Solomon Islands amid [...]
» More