Archive for November, 2019

Taiwan’s president open to meeting with Xi Jinping

Taiwan’s president open to meeting with Xi Jinping

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:57 AM

Tsai Ing-wen says negotiations can be made to maintain cross-strait peace, unification not an option. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday (Nov. 28) [...]
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Asian markets drop as traders await next moves in China-US talks

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

Asian markets fell on Friday as investors wound down for the end of the month, while awaiting news of progress on China-US trade talks but with optimism tainted by the row [...]
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Asian shares slide on weak Japan data; US markets closed

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares retreated further in Asia in thin holiday trading but there was no indication that worries over China-US tensions might spark a “Black Friday” sell-off. US [...]
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HK war-gamer faces life behind bars after being found guilty of companion’s brutal murder, while accomplice is convicted of manslaughter

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong war-game enthusiast is facing life behind bars and his accomplice significant jail time after the pair were found guilty in the death of Bosco Kwok Wai-nok. [...]
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Alibaba spiked nearly 13pct in its debut week in HK

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

Alibaba’s Hong Kong shares stumbled past the finish line Friday as they wrapped their first week of trading in the Asian financial hub. But the stock has still managed [...]
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HK home prices fall for 5th straight month in October

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

Hong Kong private home prices slipped for a fifth consecutive month in October as the Asian financial hub grapples with its biggest political crisis in decades, although the [...]
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Beaten HK district council elections candidates to challenge results over claims of intimidation or voting irregularities

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Three pro-democracy candidates who lost in the district council elections by close margins have challenged the results, claiming election officials were intimidated or there [...]
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HK court suspends police search warrant to access medical records of teen who claims she was gang-raped by officers

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A teenager who claims she was gang-raped inside a Hong Kong police station has convinced a court to set aside a search warrant for her private medical records. Police had [...]
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HK police lift cordon around Polytechnic University to end stand-off that began almost two weeks ago

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Police lifted their cordon around a Hong Kong university shortly before noon on Friday, finally ending a stand-off with violent radicals that began almost two weeks ago. A [...]
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Thousands in HK praise Trump with ‘Thanksgiving’ rally as more protests loom

Thousands in HK praise Trump with ‘Thanksgiving’ rally as more protests loom

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong, some draped in American flags, have staged a “Thanksgiving” rally in the heart of the city after the approval by Donald [...]
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HK to allow airlines to keep airport slots despite cutting capacity

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

Airlines that fly to and from Hong Kong will be able to keep their prized airport slots even if they temporarily cut capacity due to weak travel demand through March, [...]
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Beijing threats over bill supporting HK ‘laughable,’ China expert says

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Gordon Chang, the author of “The Coming Collapse of China,” said Thursday that Beijing’s threats of taking “countermeasures” over the US law [...]
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HK Airlines fighting to survive as licensing authority calls crisis talks over carrier’s financial woes

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The future of ailing Hong Kong Airlines hung by a thread as it prepared for crunch talks on Friday with the airline licensing body, with its very existence under threat. [...]
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Batman poster lands DC Comics in HK protest controversy

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A new Batman comic book series has landed the Caped Crusader in the middle of a social media storm after publisher DC Comics was accused of using it to support Hong Kong [...]
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HK police to end siege, return campus to university

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Police in Hong Kong were preparing Friday to reopen access to a university campus after blocking it for 12 days to try to arrest protesters holed up inside. A team of about [...]
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