Archive for December 7th, 2019

Saudi Aramco IPO pushes Tadawul bourse to top exchanges for fundraising, but HK remains No 1 globally

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil producer of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has raised $25.6 billion in its much-anticipated initial public offering, propelling the Saudi [...] » More

Six months of sacrifice: HK’s protesters take stock

Six months of sacrifice: HK’s protesters take stock

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Some of them have lost their jobs, suffered life-changing injuries and even fled overseas. But six months into Hong Kong’s demonstrations, pro-democracy protesters say [...] » More

Injured journalist seeks answers from HK police

Injured journalist seeks answers from HK police

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

More than two months after being blinded in one eye by what she believes was a projectile fired by riot police, Indonesian video journalist Veby Mega Indah is still seeking [...] » More

Carrie Lam impeachment rejected by HK legislators

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A motion proposed by Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp to impeach Chief Executive Carrie Lam was rejected Thursday (December 5) after failing to win enough support from [...] » More

16 Taiwan-funded projects signed to promote Yangtze River Delta integration

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Sixteen Taiwan-funded projects were inked in Shanghai Thursday, the latest move to boost the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, one of China’s most [...] » More

Taiwan’s public broadcasting service recognised at Asian Academy Creative Awards

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A public broadcasting institution in Taiwan has claimed two awards at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA), a pillar of the Singapore Media Festival that celebrates [...] » More

EU foreign and security policy highlights support for Taiwan

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a resolution on its annual foreign and security policy, part of which highlighted the European [...] » More

Taiwan’s ex-president unwittingly aided by member of China’s CPPCC

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A court verdict on a case involving illegal political donations revealed that former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou was unwittingly aided by money from an adviser to the [...] » More

Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou talks Foxconn investment during US visit

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Foxconn’s billionaire founder Terry Gou Tai-ming met White House officials in Washington on Thursday to discuss the Taiwanese electronics company’s investments in [...] » More

Taiwan sees first snowfall of winter

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Snow fell on Xueshan, Taiwan’s second-highest peak, on Friday as seasonal northeasterly winds and a cloud system from the south brought abundant moisture to the [...] » More

Taiwan seen as low-profile, yet high potential investor in Burma

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | MMTimes | 6:02 AM

A Taiwan-led industrial zone half the size of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone is under construction northwest of Yangon. The 890-hectare Htantabin Technology Park aims to [...] » More

Taiwan challenges Thai government over new visa requirements for their citizens

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The Taiwanese government says it’s concerned about new Thai government visa rules being imposed on its citizens travelling to Thailand. A new application scheme [...] » More

Taiwan hopes to resume high-level trade talks with new agricultural division in US

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

With the addition of an agricultural division, Taiwan’s representative office in the US hopes to resume deputy ministerial-level trade talks with the US The Taipei [...] » More

Snow falls on Taiwan’s Xueshan, 1st of winter

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Snow fell today (December 6) on Taiwan’s Xueshan, the first snow seen in the country this winter. Due to a combination of a northeast monsoon and southern cloud system, [...] » More

SK Group chair’s wife files for divorce

07-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The wife of the chair of conglomerate SK Group filed for divorce on Wednesday, court records showed, and has demanded more than $1 billion worth of shares in the company as [...] » More