Archive for December 30th, 2019

Business Briefs 30 December 2019

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:05 AM

* An Gia Real Estate Investment and Development Corporation has received approval from the Hochiminh Stock Exchange to float 75 million shares under the code AGG on January [...] » More

HK announces 336 arrests during Christmas protests

HK announces 336 arrests during Christmas protests

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

Hong Kong police arrested 336 people during the Christmas holiday as the city’s protest movement continues to simmer, an official said Friday. Chief police spokesman [...] » More

HK police paid $17 million in allowances related to protests

HK police paid $17 million in allowances related to protests

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

Hong Kong police have earned a total of HK$135 million ($17.3 million) in allowances during the past six months of anti-government protests, government figures show. The meal [...] » More

Breakingviews Beijing will dilute HK with Shenzhen

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

Anti-government protests in Hong Kong have weakened China’s gateway to international markets in the midst of a trade war. Past attempts to make neighbouring Shenzhen a [...] » More

HK judiciary moves a step closer to becoming paperless with bill on use of digital documents expected in legislature within weeks

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s judiciary is a step closer to becoming paperless as a bill which permits the use of digital documents and signatures in court is expected to be introduced [...] » More

China-Taiwan relations: Beijing keeps pressure on Taipei

China-Taiwan relations: Beijing keeps pressure on Taipei

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Tensions between China and Taiwan have further deteriorated this year and may only worsen in 2020. The result of the island’s presidential election in January could [...] » More

BERI ranks Taiwan as 4th-best investment destination

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

Taiwan has been listed as the fourth-best destination for investment by the latest US Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI) report, the Ministry of Economic Affairs [...] » More

Vice president departs for Palau to reinforce ties

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

Taipei, December 28 (CNA) vice President Chen Chien-jen departed for Palau on Saturday afternoon to attend celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties [...] » More

2020 Elections: Small parties need better identity to win: scholars

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

The number of small parties running in Taiwan’s 2020 legislative-at-large elections have reached a historic high of 19, but whether they can secure seats and exercise [...] » More

Law amended to encourage investment from Taiwan

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

An amendment to the law on the protection of investments by compatriots from Taiwan was adopted in Beijing Saturday to welcome more investment from Taiwan. The amendment [...] » More

Taiwan has ‘urgent’ need for infiltration law in face of China: president

Taiwan has ‘urgent’ need for infiltration law in face of China: president

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

Taiwan “urgently” needs to pass a planned anti-infiltration law to face threats from China to penetrate the island, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday, [...] » More

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder apologises for sexist remark

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

Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (???) apologised on Facebook Saturday (December 28) for calling a female legislative candidate “busy marrying and giving birth to [...] » More

Taiwan economy stable in Nov; leading indicators continue rising

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s economy has become stable in November on the back of higher domestic investment and a booming equity market, as well as reduced concerns over global trade, the [...] » More

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom to recruit 3,000 new staff

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

Chunghwa Telecom Co., one of the leading telecom service providers in Taiwan,announced plans to hire an additional 3,000 staff to make up for large scale retirements over the [...] » More

US base near N Korea accidentally sounds attack alarm instead of bugle call

US base near N Korea accidentally sounds attack alarm instead of bugle call

30-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

An American military base in South Korea accidentally sounded an alert siren instead of a bugle call, causing a scare that the base might have been under attack from North [...] » More