Archive for October 30th, 2019

HK Turmoil Slams AIA as Mainland Visitors Decline

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

More than four months of turmoil in Hong Kong and the chilling effect on Chinese tourism to the city have taken their toll on insurer AIA Group Ltd, with policy sales [...] » More

HK bars democracy activist Joshua Wong from local election

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

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was barred Tuesday from standing in upcoming local elections after months of huge and frequently violent protests in the city. Wong, [...] » More

HK enters recession, official says, as protests again erupt in flames

HK enters recession, official says, as protests again erupt in flames

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

Hong Kong has fallen into recession, hit by five months of anti-government protests that erupted in flames at the weekend, and is unlikely to achieve any growth this year, [...] » More

HK is in a recession as five months of protests take a toll

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is in a recession, as five months of protests send tourism and retail numbers plunging. The Asian financial hub is expected to report negative economic growth on [...] » More

HK activist Joshua Wong says barred from election

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

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was barred Tuesday from standing in an upcoming local election, after months of huge and frequently violent protests in the city. [...] » More

China dust storm could hit Taiwan by tomorrow

China dust storm could hit Taiwan by tomorrow

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

Dust storm from China could blast into Taiwan by October 30 A Taiwanese weather forecaster on Monday (October 28) uploaded an ominous photo of a massive dust storm spotted [...] » More

Taiwan continues economic sluggishness

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

Taiwan’s economy continued to show signs of sluggishness in September as indicated by the latest index gauging the business climate on the island. The composite index [...] » More

Taiwan president meets with Luxembourg delegation for first time

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

The president said relations between the two countries have improved over the past three years and hoped they would continue to do so President Tsai Ing-wen met with a [...] » More

Taiwan official attends refugee aid event on Thai-Burma border

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

An official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is attending a 35th anniversary event for a refugee camp on the border between Thailand and Myanmar with [...] » More

Young leaders from Pacific Islands begin Taiwan training programme

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

Trainees from Pacific Island nations began a six-week study programme as part of the Taiwan leg of an annual leadership programme for young leaders from the region in Taipei [...] » More

Export figures reveal Taiwan’s strength as a cycle manufacturing nation

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CyclinginDustry | 6:02 AM

In the wake of the European Union renewing anti-dumping duties on e-Bikes imported from China for another five years, coupled with the latest 10 percent tariff slapped on [...] » More

Petition solicits support for Australian recognition of Taiwan

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

A petition submitted to the Australian House of Representatives is gathering signatures to urge the Australian government to establish formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan. [...] » More

StarLux’s first Airbus aircraft arrives Taiwan

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

Taiwanese startup carrier StarLux Airlines’ first aircraft, an Airbus A321neo, arrived in Taiwan Monday as the company’s founder outlined his ambitions for the [...] » More

Travel to HK or Macau restricted for Taiwan submarine personnel

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

Staff involved in construction of the IDS are privy to highly classified information and face travelling restrictions due to security reasons Personnel working on the [...] » More

Taiwan, Philippines discuss key issues at labour meeting in Taipei

Taiwan, Philippines discuss key issues at labour meeting in Taipei

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

Taiwan and the Philippines negotiated several key issues involving the welfare of Filipino workers in Taiwan at an annual labour meeting in Taipei on Monday, but agreement [...] » More