Archive for October 14th, 2021

Danish artist hires lawyers to reclaim HK Tiananmen statue

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:53 AM

The Danish artist behind a Hong Kong sculpture mourning those killed in Tiananmen Square has instructed a lawyer to secure his work and bring it overseas after the [...] » More

HK’s Third-Highest Storm Warning Will Remain Until Dawn

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:53 AM

Tropical cyclone Kompasu halted after-hours trading on the Hong Kong stock market and prompted the territory to raise its third highest warning, which will remain in place [...] » More

HK: Arrests under Security Law, a serious concern

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | UN | 5:53 AM

The human rights lawyer, who was arrested on 8 September, was a member of the Hong Kong Alliance, an advocacy group which organised an annual candlelight vigil marking the [...] » More

Coronavirus HK: booster shots can proceed without local data on side effects and efficacy, top vaccination adviser says

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:53 AM

Hong Kong should start administering Covid-19 booster shots to high-risk groups without waiting for local data on side effects and efficacy, a top government adviser has said [...] » More

President urges EU to sign a bilateral investment agreement with Taiwan

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaipeiTimes | 5:53 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen has called on the EU to establish a bilateral investment agreement with Taiwan because of the role it could play as a democratic and economic partner. [...] » More

Think tank director urges Taiwan to focus on deterring conflict rather than predicting war

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:53 AM

Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting has called for Taiwanese officials to advance cooperation with like-minded countries and enhance regional security cooperation [...] » More

Chinese ‘shock’ troops storm beach near Taiwan in training exercise

Chinese ‘shock’ troops storm beach near Taiwan in training exercise

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:53 AM

China’s military has revealed it carried out beach-landing and assault drills “in recent days” directly across the sea from Taiwan. Tensions between Beijing [...] » More

President says Taiwan will stand up to ‘threats from authoritarian actors’

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:53 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday (October 13) released a video in which she said that her country vowed that her country will not give in to threats by [...] » More

Vice president sees sustainable development as Taiwan’s passport to the world

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:53 AM

Vice President Lai Ching-te on Wednesday (October 13) named the sustainable development of enterprises as part of a common global language forming Taiwan’s passport to [...] » More

Beijing accuses Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen of demanding equal ‘state-to-state’ treatment

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:53 AM

Beijing has accused Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen of reviving the “special state-to-state” theory that calls for mainland China and the island to be treated [...] » More

Xi is using Taiwan to distract from struggles at home-just like Putin did with Crimea

Xi is using Taiwan to distract from struggles at home-just like Putin did with Crimea

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:53 AM

Taiwan may be one-third the area of England, but Chinese aggression over the lush, tropical island threatens to throw the world into disarray, risking a repeat of 2014, when [...] » More

Taiwan reports 4 new imported COVID-19 cases; zero local cases, deaths

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:53 AM

Taiwan on Wednesday recorded four new imported COVID-19 cases but no new domestic infections and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command [...] » More

IMF raises GDP forecast for Taiwan to 5.9pct

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:53 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for Taiwan’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2021 despite a slight downward revision for global [...] » More

China: Military drills, flights were needed to defend Taiwan

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:53 AM

China’s recent increase in military exercises and warplane missions near Taiwan which have raised concerns around the region were necessary to defend the nation’s [...] » More

Taiwan labour ministry says minimum wage increase won’t impact employment

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:53 AM

An increase in minimum wage will not negatively impact employment and commodity prices, Taiwan’s Ministry of Labour (MOL) said on Wednesday (October 13), citing a Nobel [...] » More