Archive for September 19th, 2020

Hung Lung Group Commemorates its 60th Anniversary with Volunteer Activities across Hong Kong and Nine Mainland Cities

Hung Lung Group Commemorates its 60th Anniversary with Volunteer Activities across Hong Kong and Nine Mainland Cities

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 6:00 PM

Close to 1,000 Volunteers Offer Caring Support to 4,500 Beneficiaries HONG KONG, Sept. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To [...] » More

HK man jailed in Philippines for 40 years over drug charge loses final appeal

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | | South China Morning Post | 10:10 AM

A Hong Kong man serving a 40-year sentence in the Philippines for drug possession has lost his final appeal against his conviction in a case that drew the involvement of the [...] » More

Dozens of HK people write postcards to fugitives arrested by China

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:08 AM

Dozens of people in Hong Kong braved heavy rain on Friday evening to write postcards to 12 fugitives arrested by China at sea last month to offer comfort during the upcoming [...] » More

HK bars open to brisk business on Friday after two-month closure amid third wave of Covid-19 infections

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:07 AM

Hong Kong’s loss-making bars and pubs woke up to brisk business on Friday evening after weeks of closure as Covid-19 social-distancing restrictions were relaxed, with [...] » More

Taiwan pledges deeper US ties as Chinese jets harry island

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:06 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen pledged deeper ties with the United States at a dinner for a visiting senior State Department official, on the same day China sent 18 fighter [...] » More

US to ban TikTok downloads, WeChat use from Sunday

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:04 AM

The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform WeChat, saying they threaten [...] » More

The Integration and Development of Religion and Chinese Culture

The Integration and Development of Religion and Chinese Culture

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 10:02 AM

HONG KONG, Sept. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 14, Mr. Kwok Yat Ming, senior commentator and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong [...] » More

TikTok and WeChat: Chinese apps dogged by security fears

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:00 AM

The US Commerce Department has ordered app stores to remove popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok and the messaging and payment platform WeChat. The move, to be [...] » More

TikTok, WeChat bans starting Sunday will be limited in scope

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 9:59 AM

The restrictions the US government plans to impose on popular Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat will be limited in scope, and it has effectively pushed the deadline for TikTok [...] » More

Former British spy and European Commission official investigated for allegedly passing secrets to China

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 9:57 AM

A former British spy and European Commission official is being investigated by Belgian security services for allegedly spying for China. Fraser Cameron, understood to be a [...] » More

China aims to operate regular space flights by 2045, official says

China aims to operate regular space flights by 2045, official says

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:56 AM

China aims to set up a space programme operating thousands of flights a year and carrying tens of thousands of tonnes of cargo and passengers by 2045, state news agency [...] » More

Canada drops free trade talks with China: The Globe and Mail

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:51 AM

A trade agreement between Canada and China is no longer worth pursuing, Canada’s Foreign Affairs minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said in an interview [...] » More

Flexiv Brings the Latest Adaptive Robotics Technology and Applications to CIIF 2020

Flexiv Brings the Latest Adaptive Robotics Technology and Applications to CIIF 2020

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:50 AM

SHANGHAI, Sept. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 15, 2020, at the 22nd China International Industry Fair, Flexiv Ltd. showcased their [...] » More

US House to consider bills on Chinese goods made with forced labour: Pelosi

US House to consider bills on Chinese goods made with forced labour: Pelosi

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:49 AM

US lawmakers will consider two bills next week on goods made with forced labour from China’s Xinjiang region, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday, with one that [...] » More

Huge fire breaks out at Sembawang God of Wealth Temple, residents at elderly home evacuated

Huge fire breaks out at Sembawang God of Wealth Temple, residents at elderly home evacuated

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 9:43 AM

A fire broke out at the Sembawang God of Wealth Temple on Friday (18 September) night, leading to the evacuation of residents at a nearby elderly home amid an hours-long [...] » More