Archive for November 28th, 2019

HK university says it failed to find any radicals hiding on campus and insists police should lift their cordon

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

Police were under increasing pressure on Wednesday to lift their cordon of a Hong Kong university after faculty members entered their devastated campus for a second straight [...]
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Trump lukewarm on HK as trade talks enter ‘final’ stage

Trump lukewarm on HK as trade talks enter ‘final’ stage

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

President Donald Trump offered lukewarm support to Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters Tuesday, saying he trusts President Xi Jinping to resolve the crisis, as US-Chinese [...]
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HK-based investors still show appetite for investment in the city survey

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

Most Hong Kong-based investors are maintaining a positive investment appetite for 2020 despite a challenging local market including an economic slowdown and social unrest, [...]
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HK university siege winds down as hunt for protesters comes up empty

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

As the final searches for any pro-democracy protesters still hiding in Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University came up empty on Wednesday, academic authorities prepared for [...]
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HK had a brief reprieve from protests. That’s about to end

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

You couldn’t ask for a better symbol of Hong Kong returning to relative normality after two weeks of chaotic unrest than traffic flowing through the Cross Harbor [...]
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hammers China on HK and Xinjiang

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

America’s top diplomat poked at two of Beijing’s pressure points on Tuesday, calling on China to let democracy reign in Hong Kong while urging the Asian giant to [...]
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HK police under pressure to lift PolyU siege as university sends 100 faculty to search for last remaining radical protesters

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

Police were under increasing pressure on Wednesday morning to lift their blockade of a Hong Kong university as faculty members entered their devastated campus for a second [...]
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Taiwan KMT candidate’s wife denied entry to Singapore

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

Taiwan KMT candidate’s wife Lee Chia-fen barred from entering Singapore due to ban on ‘foreign political activities’ Lee Chia-fen, wife of Kuomintang (KMT) [...]
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China accuses Taiwan’s ruling party of using ‘absurd’ spying claims to win votes

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

China likened claims by a Chinese asylum seeker in Australia who said he was a spy for Beijing to an absurd screenplay, accusing Taiwan’s ruling party on Wednesday of [...]
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Taiwan president comments on China spy case

Taiwan president comments on China spy case

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

KMT presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu says he suspects ruling DPP concocted spy story President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday (November 26) people should not speculate about the [...]
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Taiwan presidential challenger’s wife skips Singapore after being told no campaigning

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

The wife of Taiwan’s main opposition candidate in a presidential election has canceled a campaigning trip to Singapore after the government said it did not permit [...]
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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen looks for boost from claims ‘Chinese spy’ helped her rival

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

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s re-election campaign has been given a fresh boost after a self-professed mainland Chinese spy claimed that he had worked on [...]
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Taiwan probes two executives over China spying allegations

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

Authorities in Taiwan confirmed on Tuesday that two senior executives from the Hong Kong-listed company China Innovation Investment Limited were being investigated by [...]
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Taiwan’s breakaway from China was during Neolithic Age: tech minister

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

In response to Beijing’s tired trope about Taiwan being a “breakaway territory,” the minister Without Portfolio responsible for digital technology, Audrey [...]
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Some HK Protesters Are Seeking Refuge In Taiwan. For Taiwan, It’s Complicated

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Living quietly in Taiwan are several dozen young Hong Kong protesters who, one night in July, vandalised Hong Kong’s legislature during ongoing anti-government [...]
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