Archive for July 7th, 2020

National security law: HK libraries pull books by some localist and democracy activists for review

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong libraries have taken at least nine titles written by localist or democracy advocates out of circulation pending a review of whether the books run afoul of the new [...] » More

National security law won’t affect overseas students much in HK’s universities, PolyU deputy president says

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s universities are likely to continue attracting international students despite the introduction of a sweeping national security law, according to Polytechnic [...] » More

HK: For those who stay, the fight is on as threats lurk

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Critics say China’s new national security law is a death sentence to city’s autonomy but young Hong Kongers press on. Since he was 19, Paul Lam has been joining [...] » More

Taiwan to launch volcano warning system by year’s end: CWB

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A warning system developed to monitor volcanic activity in northern Taiwan and guide disaster prevention measures will be launched by the end of this year, the Central [...] » More

Chinese military aircraft enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Saturday, before being chased off by Taiwanese patrol planes, according [...] » More

Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight to Penghu arrives Sunday morning

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight from Taipei to Penghu, which carried 180 passengers, was greeted by a spray of water when the aircraft arrived at Penghu Airport at 7:48 [...] » More

Dalai Lama wishes to visit Taiwan

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

On Sunday (July 5) the Dalai Lama expressed his wish to make another visit to Taiwan, a move that was welcomed by Taiwan’s government, but would likely anger China. The [...] » More

Taiwan legislative speaker suggests renaming Chinese medicine as ‘Taiwanese’

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Legislative Speaker You Si-kun on Sunday (July 5) suggested the term “Chinese medicine” should be changed to “Taiwanese medicine” to reduce the [...] » More

Taiwanese Navy rules out human, mechanical error in marine training accident

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Lieutenant general Sun Chang-te, director of political warfare at the Naval Command, said Monday (July 6) that a comprehensive assessment of Friday’s marine training [...] » More

HK activist book to be published in Taiwan over security law concerns

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A new book compiling interviews of Hong Kong activists in the anti-extradition bill movement will be published in Taiwan to avoid the risk of legal consequences if it is [...] » More

TSMC continues to thrive despite challenge from Samsung

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

While Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) currently controls half of the world’s contract chipmaking business, it is now facing an increased challenge from [...] » More

Ex-Taiwanese president equates Taiwan’s national security laws to HK security law

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Presidential Office spokesman Ting Yun-kung on Sunday (July 5) criticised former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou’s comparison of China’s recently passed Hong [...] » More

‘Not Free’ countries in UN back China’s oppression in HK

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

A total of 53 countries endorsed China’s national security law for Hong Kong at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday (June 30), many of which [...] » More

Sense of doom still hangs over Japan’s economy

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

According to a report published by the Japan centre of Economic Research (JCER) on July 1, Japan’s gross domestic product (GDP) will not return to its pre-coronavirus [...] » More

China’s Confucius Institute renamed amid global backlash

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

China’s Confucius Institute has seen its name changed to one that highlights “language exchange” amid mounting controversy over its alleged role as a [...] » More