Archive for October 10th, 2020

HK developer NWD says it will ‘create shared value’, as it takes control of State Theatre Building site

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The conservation of the 68-year-old State Theatre in Hong Kong’s North Point district will be the highlight of property company New World Development’s (NWD) [...] » More

Diabetes alert for Hongkongers as researchers find alarming sixfold rise in incidence among ‘high-risk’ individuals

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Health experts have urged Hongkongers to be vigilant to the threat of diabetes after a study found an alarming sixfold increase over 15 years among those deemed at high risk [...] » More

HK protests: telecoms worker earns city’s first criminal conviction for doxxing during anti-government unrest

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong telecoms worker has become the first person found guilty of doxxing during last year’s anti-government protest movement. District Judge Frankie Yiu Fun-che [...] » More

‘Operation Melter’ credited with seizing HK$35 million in gold bars during smuggling crackdown on HK-mainland border

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong customs officials seized HK$35 million (US$4.5 million) worth of gold bars during the course of “Operation Melter”, a recently wrapped, four-week [...] » More

Taiwan confirms 3 imported coronavirus cases from Ukraine, Philippines

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) confirmed two Philippine nationals and one Ukrainian man as the country’s latest Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) patients Friday [...] » More

HK government accused of colluding with China to surveil and catch fugitives fleeing for Taiwan

HK government accused of colluding with China to surveil and catch fugitives fleeing for Taiwan

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

When 12 Hong Kongers boarded a speedboat in the tiny fishing village of Po Toi O on August 23, they didn’t realise they were headed for a world of trouble. But high in [...] » More

US warplane appears to ‘draw’ median line between Taiwan and China

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

China’s declaration that the median line in the Taiwan Strait does not exist was upended when Taiwanese aviation enthusiasts saw an American warplane appear to [...] » More

Investors return NT$80 billion more than expected to Taiwan

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese investors overseas have returned NT$210 billion (US$7.32 billion) to the island nation since August 2019, exceeding the government target by NT$80 billion, Premier [...] » More

Taiwan-Indian think tanks signs memorandum

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) signed a memorandum with India’s National Maritime Foundation (NMF) Thursday (October 8) in order to foster cooperation in [...] » More

[Interview] Taipei strives to accelerate industrial transformation in post-COVID era

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Considering that the global economy has been shaken by COVID-19 since early this year, Lin Chung-chieh, commissioner of the Taipei City government Department of Economic [...] » More

Taiwan emerges as most popular destination

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

As the COVID-19 situation has improved in many countries, with some of their social distancing measures being lifted, the travel itch that has been subdued for months now [...] » More

China tells Indian media not to call Taiwan a country, Taiwan says ‘get lost’

China tells Indian media not to call Taiwan a country, Taiwan says ‘get lost’

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China was accused by Taiwan of trying to impose censorship in India after its embassy in New Delhi advised journalists to observe the “one-China” principle after [...] » More

Investors unsatisfied with KEPCO, Samsung C&T’s coal exit plans

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Investors in Samsung Construction & Trade (C&T) and Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) are still unsatisfied with the companies’ comments to curb participation [...] » More

Hyundai Motor, LG Chem in spat over Kona EV fires

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Hyundai Motor and its electric vehicle (EV) battery supplier LG Chem are in a spat over the former’s decision to recall more than 77,000 Kona EVs sold around the world, [...] » More

Seoul government tells Korean Air it now owns an expensive park

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaJoongangDaily | 6:02 AM

The Seoul Metropolitan government has designated a large plot of land owned by Korean Air in the centre of Seoul as a public park. On Wednesday, the city government announced [...] » More