Archive for November 14th, 2019

Chinese students flee HK as violence intensifies

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

University students from mainland China are fleeing Hong Kong, and classes in primary and secondary schools have been suspended as clashes turn increasingly violent in the [...] » More

Protest chaos leads to the most bank branch closings in HK’s history other than during typhoons

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

A third day of violence and traffic disruptions by protesters in Hong Kong led 250 bank branches to close Wednesday the most in the city’s history except during severe [...] » More

Shenzhen opens centres for mainland Chinese students fleeing HK

Shenzhen opens centres for mainland Chinese students fleeing HK

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

Organisations in Shenzhen are offering accommodation and assistance to students wanting to leave Hong Kong after campus clashes in the city. The students can stay up to seven [...] » More

HK stocks drop to three-week low as protests force closing of banks and suspension of school classes

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

Hong Kong’s stocks fell to their lowest level in three weeks, with volatility increasing and discounts to the mainland’s equities widening, as protests crippled [...] » More

US senators push for vote on HK rights bill as violence rises

US senators push for vote on HK rights bill as violence rises

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

The chair of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he wanted the Senate to pass legislation to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as violence [...] » More

Chaos in HK as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’

Chaos in HK as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’

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

Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a “blossom everywhere” campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international [...] » More

As HK descends into chaos, China mulls its options

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

A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China’s central government will respond: Will it deploy its armed forces, or allow [...] » More

Taiwan’s PFP Chair James Soong announces presidential bid

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

People First Party Chair James Soong announced on Wednesday (November 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic [...] » More

2019 HITCON cyberattack and defense competition focuses on corporate security

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

The 2019 HITCON DEFENSE enterprise cyberattack and defense competition took place in Taipei on Wednesday (November 13). Organised by the Hacks in Taiwan Conference (HITCON), [...] » More

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait in ‘routine’ operation

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait in ‘routine’ operation

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

A US Navy warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday in what it called a “routine” operation, continuing an exercise by Washington to exert influence in [...] » More

Google to suspend ads for political candidates in Taiwan starting November 15

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

Google to halt ads by political candidates in Taiwan for rest of 2020 election cycle Google announced on Wednesday (November 13) it has decided to suspend all advertisements [...] » More

China says Taiwan scaremongering with attack talk

China says Taiwan scaremongering with attack talk

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

China said on Wednesday Taiwan was scaremongering with talk of a possible Chinese attack, after Taiwan’s foreign minister said Beijing could resort to military conflict [...] » More

Pro-China Veteran’s Taiwan Election Bid Deals Blow to Beijing

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

A veteran China-friendly politician joined the race for Taiwan’s presidency in a potential blow to Beijing, ramping up the pressure on its preferred candidate as he [...] » More

University students from Taiwan to be flown home from HK as violence escalates

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

A number of Taiwanese students studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be flown back home Wednesday night (November 13) in a chartered flight as the [...] » More

Taiwan’s deputy FM calls on newly elected officials in Tuvalu

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

A high-level Taiwan foreign policy official recently visited Tuvalu, one of the nation’s four allies in the Pacific and met with newly elected government leaders to [...] » More