Archive for October 10th, 2019

HK’s Leader Warns ‘No Options Ruled Out’ If Protests Continue

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has issued a veiled warning that Beijing could intervene with force to quell the territory’s violent anti-government protests, but after months [...]
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Friend of Filipino helper who died of cancer sues her HK employer for damages and apology over ‘inhumane’ treatment

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

A Hong Kong employer accused of firing her late Filipino domestic helper two days after she was discharged from hospital for cancer treatment has been sued for damages and a [...]
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HK leader Lam does not rule out Beijing help, as economy suffers

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday did not rule out asking Beijing for help, as the Asian financial hub struggles to deal with months of often violent [...]
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Severely vandalised Mong Kok and Kwun Tong stations among seven still closed as HK MTR struggles to repair damage

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

Seven stations, including one which had its service centre burned down, remained closed on Wednesday morning as Hong Kong’s rail operator struggled to repair the damage [...]
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HK’s undercover medics reveal hidden toll of protests

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

As riot police fought anti-government demonstrators on the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend, two photos popped into the encrypted inbox of a group of volunteer medics [...]
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At least 77 arrested over anti-mask law, as HK police say weekend of protest unrest marked by ‘sharp escalation in vandalism and property destruction’

At least 77 arrested over anti-mask law, as HK police say weekend of protest unrest marked by ‘sharp escalation in vandalism and property destruction’

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

At least 77 people have been arrested over Hong Kong’s newly imposed anti-mask law since it came into force three days ago, with police saying the long weekend of [...]
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HK pro-democracy activist appeals against sentence as more protests loom

HK pro-democracy activist appeals against sentence as more protests loom

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

Hundreds of black clad pro-democracy demonstrators outside Hong Kong’s High Court on Wednesday chanted “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times”, as a [...]
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Taiwan deports mainland Chinese tourist who tore down messages of support for HK protests

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

Taiwan has expelled a mainland Chinese citizen for removing posters supporting the Hong Kong protests and banned the man from entering the island for 5 years. The man, named [...]
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Netherlands largest foreign investor in Taiwan

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

Following a motion in the Dutch Lower House of parliament supporting Taiwan, it has also to be noted that the small European country is the largest foreign investor in the [...]
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China’s isolation of Taiwan hinders regional stability: Tsai

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday condemned China’s ongoing efforts to isolate the country internationally, saying that such oppression hinders regional peace. Speaking [...]
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Taiwan media tycoon sentenced to 26 months for prison corruption scandal

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

Media tycoon Gary Wang was sentenced to two years and two months in jail Wednesday (October 9) for buying off a prison official, who received a 16-year sentence. Appeals [...]
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Taiwan fears China’s authoritarian threat in the Pacific after losing two diplomatic allies

Taiwan fears China’s authoritarian threat in the Pacific after losing two diplomatic allies

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has accused China of practicing “authoritarian expansionism” in the Pacific, pointing to reports of plans for Chinese military presence in two Pacific [...]
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Taiwan expels Chinese tourist for damaging ‘Lennon Wall’

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

Taiwan has expelled a Chinese tourist for damaging a “Lennon Wall” that was put up in support of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, a move likely to irk [...]
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President Tsai meets former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper in Taipei

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

2019 Yushan Forum guests included former Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon and former White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders A delegation of foreign representatives [...]
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Taiwan is second most popular investor in Vietnam: survey

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

Taiwan and Taiwanese businesses are the second most popular investors in Vietnam after the Japanese, a survey revealed Wednesday (October 9). The Taiwan-Asia Exchange [...]
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