Archive for October 23rd, 2019

HK, Taiwan authorities tussle as fate of murder suspect in limbo

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

A murder case that led to mass street protests in Hong Kong should be handled independently by Taiwan, where the suspect allegedly committed the crime, authorities in the [...]
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Taiwan-American medical professionals issue statement defending Tsai’s Ph.D.

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

As some sources in Taiwan’s media stir controversy by questioning the authenticity of President Tsai Ing-wen’s Ph.D. dissertation, a group of professionals from [...]
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Minister of Justice: Taiwan and HK have jurisdiction over suitcase murder case

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

Premier Su Tseng-chang skeptical over murder suspect volunteering to turn himself in to Taiwan’s authorities, calling the move ‘unusual’ political [...]
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Taiwan relaxes rules for mountain hiking

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has unveiled policies of opening the island’s mountains and forests more to the public and streamlining application processes for hikers. All mountain and forest [...]
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Taiwan has not given up jurisdiction in murder case: Tsai

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

Taiwan has not given up jurisdiction in a 2018 murder case involving two Hong Kong citizens, President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday, amid an ongoing controversy over whether [...]
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Taiwan Global Health Forum looks at health and urbanisation

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

Scholars and government officials gather to exchange ideas and brainstorm solutions to health challenges and new sustainable goals The 15th Global Health Forum in Taiwan is [...]
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HK, Taiwan authorities tussle as fate of murder suspect in limbo

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

A murder case that led to mass street protests in Hong Kong should be handled independently by Taiwan, where the suspect allegedly committed the crime, authorities in the [...]
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Annette Lu calls on Taiwan govt to arrest and try HK killer according to law

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

Taiwan must take initiative as sovereign country, should not bar Chan Tong-Kai’s voluntary return, says Lu Following the news that self-confessed murderer Chan Tong-kai [...]
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UPDATE 1-Taiwan September export orders fall for 11th month, rebound seen ahead

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

* September orders -4.9 percent y/y vs -4.9 percent in Reuters poll * Orders from China drop -3.0 percent y/y; US down 1.8 percent * Ministry sees orders rebounding in [...]
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‘Guatemala will stand with Taiwan’: incoming President Giammattei

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

Visiting Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei on Monday said his country will continue to stand with Taiwan by deepening relations between the two [...]
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US expects no interference in Taiwan presidential election

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

Taiwan deputy minister meets with top US diplomat for East Asia, David Stilwell, to discuss Taiwan’s diplomatic isolation and 2020 election Deputy Foreign minister Hsu [...]
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US wins forfeiture of N Korean cargo ship used to evade sanctions

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Justice Department officials on Monday announced the forfeiture of a North Korean ship used to sell coal and haul heavy machinerya violation of economic sanctions imposed on [...]
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Korea’s third quarter GDP quarter-on-quarter growth seen slowing, no quick recovery seen: Reuters poll

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

South Korea’s economy continued to grow in the third quarter but at a slower pace than in the second, when government spending lifted the pace following a contraction [...]
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US awarded ownership of seized N Korean vessel

US awarded ownership of seized N Korean vessel

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

A New York court has formally handed the US ownership of a North Korean cargo ship seized for violating international sanctions, the Justice Department said. The 17,061 tonne [...]
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Seized N Korean cargo ship awarded to United States

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:02 AM

The United States won a federal court battle on Monday to take ownership of a North Korean ship that was seized last year for violating UN economic sanctions. It’s the [...]
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