Archive for October 9th, 2019

Lam says Chinese military could step in if uprising gets bad

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:25 PM

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months [...] » More

HK leader Carrie Lam may not deliver annual speech in person as violent protests put Legislative Council on high alert

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:24 PM

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor may not deliver her annual policy address in person next Wednesday as the city’s Legislative Council remains on [...] » More

HK summit of global women’s group Zonta International goes ahead despite escalation of violence at weekend

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:23 PM

The regional arm of global women’s empowerment organisation Zonta International pressed ahead with its advocacy work in Hong Kong even though a high-profile summit at [...] » More

Rise in Hongkongers applying for Australian emigration amid protests boosts recovery in Melbourne, Sydney property markets

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:21 PM

A recovery in the Melbourne and Sydney property markets is being boosted by Hong Kong investors fleeing anti-government protests, experts said. The number of Hong Kong [...] » More

Intel CEO visits Taiwan for first time in 7 years

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:11 PM

New Intel head Bob Swan promises to continue partnership with Taiwanese companies After taking office at the world’s leading processor company in January, Intel’s [...] » More

Korean judge turned MP sparks row with personal insult

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:06 PM

A prominent South Korean judge turned senior lawmaker sparked a political row by personally insulting a rival MP during a live-streamed meeting. In a divisive political [...] » More

Seoul to become free WiFi city

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:05 PM

Wherever people travel in Seoul, they will stay WiFi connected, after the Seoul Metropolitan government announced a plan Monday to provide free WiFi networks in all public [...] » More

Hyundai E&C sells high-quality residential, office spaces in Gwacheon

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:03 PM

Hyundai Engineering and Construction (E&C) is selling “Hillstate”-branded high-quality residential studios, offices and commercial spaces in Gwacheon, [...] » More

Justice minister unveils prosecution reform plan

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:02 PM

Justice minister Cho Kuk announced a set of reform measures for the prosecution, Tuesday, mostly focusing on reducing its power and instead reinforcing that of the ministry. [...] » More

Japan protests to NKorea over sea collision, vows firm steps

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 2:01 PM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that Tokyo has lodged a protest with Pyongyang over a collision between a North Korean fishing boat that illegally entered [...] » More

Traditional Chinese companies’ shares are a safe bet amid HK unrest, says Citic Securities

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 1:54 PM

Shares of Chinese companies engaged in traditional industries trading in offshore markets could provide a hedge against the political unrest in Hong Kong in the fourth [...] » More

US-China strains over HK and minority rights hinder chance of trade deal

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 1:52 PM

Prospects for progress in US-China trade talks dimmed on Monday after Washington blacklisted Chinese companies over Beijing’s treatment of predominantly Muslim ethnic [...] » More

China, asked about Bidens, says it has no intention to intervene in US affairs

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 1:52 PM

The Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday China had no intention of intervening in US domestic affairs when asked about US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that [...] » More

Chinese tourist banned 5 years for destroying National Taiwan University Lennon Wall

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 1:51 PM

The Chinese tourist arrested on Monday (October 7) for ripping down a Lennon Wall at National Taiwan University (NTU) will be deported on a charge of vandalism and denied [...] » More

HK ‘won’t rule out’ Chinese help over protests: leader

09-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 1:50 PM

Hong Kong’s under-fire leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said China intervening to end months of pro-democracy protests is an option following a particularly violent week of [...] » More