Archive for November 18th, 2019

‘If HK falls, Taiwan is next’: former US diplomat

‘If HK falls, Taiwan is next’: former US diplomat

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

As tensions between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong continue to escalate, former American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is warning that [...]
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Taiwan halts Huawei smartphone sales in sovereignty row

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TechCentral | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has suspended sales of three Huawei smartphone models that identify Taiwan as part of China, striking a fresh blow in a long-running conflict over references to [...]
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Facebook blames technical glitch for mass post removals in Taiwan

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

Facebook on Friday night blamed a technical glitch for a mass removal of posts that the platform had said violated its standards. Storm.mg, an online Chinese language media [...]
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Taiwan financial sector’s exposure to HK up despite chaos

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

Exposure of Taiwan’s financial sector to Hong Kong increased to top NT$1 trillion (US$3.79 billion) as of the end of September, even as the territory was threatened by [...]
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Dead pig infected with African swine fever washes ashore in Taiwan

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

A floating dead pig infected with African swine fever washed up in Taiwan last week, according to a UN report, which also recorded a fresh mainland China outbreak and an [...]
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China releases Japanese professor accused of spying

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

Hokkaido University Nobu Iwatani was released by the Chinese government Friday (November 15) after being detained on suspicion of spying for two months. According to the [...]
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N Korea say U.S will make South pay more and use its troops to fight wars around world

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

North Korea warned its southern neighbour Friday that the United States was planning to charge its ally more money for military protection and to force its troops to [...]
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Spotlight: Japan, Korean business lobbies agree to deepen ties through dialogue

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

Business lobbies from Japan and South Korea agreed here on Friday that the continuation of dialogue was important as is the cooperation by both sides towards future-oriented [...]
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Trump demands five-fold increase in costs from Korea to keep US troops, reports say

Trump demands five-fold increase in costs from Korea to keep US troops, reports say

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday pressed Washington’s case that longtime ally South Korea must pay a bigger share of the cost of having US troops on its soil. [...]
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Korean, Chinese students face off over HK protests

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

Kim Ji-mun, a 23-year-old South Korean university student, had just put up a banner on campus with his friends in support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests when a [...]
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US defense chief pushes Korea for ‘substantial increase’ in troop funding

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper began an eight-day trip to Asia on Friday in South Korea, where he called on the close American ally to contribute more money to maintain the [...]
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Trump wants Korea to pay more for defense. He shouldn’t stop there

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

It turns out President Donald Trump’s long-running demand that NATO countries pay more for their own defense isn’t just about Europe. Now, the administration is [...]
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N Korea calls Biden ‘rabid dog’ that ‘must be beaten to death’

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

North Korea launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a “rabid dog”while also [...]
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Pro-China protesters to rally amid HK chaos

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

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rallied in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city and support the police who [...]
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Korean, Chinese students face off over HK protests

Korean, Chinese students face off over HK protests

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

Kim Ji-mun, a 23-year-old South Korean university student, had just put up a banner on campus with his friends in support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests when a [...]
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