Archive for November 9th, 2019

OSL leaps on new HK rules with crypto exchange license bid

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

Hong Kong-based OSL, part of BC Group, said on Thursday it had become the first cryptocurrency firm to apply for a digital asset exchange license from the Securities & [...] » More

HK protesters blame police after student dies in fall

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

A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters died Friday in a rare fatality after [...] » More

HK police launch manhunt after robbers grab HK$10 million in watches during daylight raid

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

Three robbers made off with HK$10 million worth of watches from a Hong Kong shop on Friday lunchtime, sparking a citywide police manhunt. Police were called to the Yau Ma Tei [...] » More

Singapore police investigate HK protest bar meeting

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

Singapore police said on Thursday they are investigating an alleged meeting at a bar last month held to discuss anti-government protests in Hong Kong, in a possible breach of [...] » More

HK body-in-cement murder suspect says he was only following orders by injecting alcohol into victim as defence begins at High Court

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

A Hong Kong man on trial for the alleged murder of his business partner, whose body was found encased in cement, has admitted to injecting the victim with alcohol but said he [...] » More

HK student who fell during protest clashes dies

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

A Hong Kong student who fell from a car park while police and protesters were clashing last weekend has died, hospital officials said Friday, in a development likely to [...] » More

HK student’s death triggers fresh outrage

HK student’s death triggers fresh outrage

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

A Hong Kong student who sustained head injuries when he fell during clashes with police died on Friday, triggering a fresh wave of outrage from the pro-democracy movement and [...] » More

Taiwan authority’s intension of political manipulation will not have its way: mainland spokesperson

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The intension of political manipulation by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration in Taiwan will not have its way, said a mainland spokesperson on Thursday. Ma [...] » More

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China’s economy slows down

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China’s economy slows down

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy that is suffering from [...] » More

English teacher in Taiwan resigns over TutorABC’s intrusive ‘one China’ policy

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

An email from the English teaching website TutorABC surfaced on Saturday (November 2), sent in response to the resignation of an instructor who refused to conform to new, [...] » More

China tries to deepen economic ties with Taiwan yet more

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:02 AM

Early this year China’s leader, Xi Jinping, grandly repeated his country’s longstanding vow to bring the democratic island of Taiwan back into the Chinese fold, [...] » More

Taiwan’s economy is stronger than expected despite the trade war. That could bode well for its president

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The US-China trade war has upset supply chains and affected the global growth outlook, but Taiwan’s economy has been unusually resilient a factor that may help [...] » More

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China’s slowdown ‘becomes serious’

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

Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world’s second largest economy amid trade war [...] » More

Chinese suspected of spying on emails of 10 Taiwanese university scholars for 3 years

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The email accounts of over 10 cross-strait researchers at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) have been hacked and spied on over the course of three years, and the [...] » More

US, Taiwan officials visit St. Lucia on investment mission

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A group of US and Taiwan officials has jointly visited St. Lucia to increase private sector investment in the Caribbean nation, the US Embassy in neighbouring Barbados [...] » More