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Taiwan halts NT$1 billion investment by Hong Kong firm with ‘extreme deep connections’ to Beijing on security grounds

A part of the largest property development project in Taipei has been halted, after Taiwan’s ministry of economic affairs blocked a key investor citing national security concerns.Hong Kong-listed Nan Hai Corporation had bid through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Nan Hai Development, along with Malaysian property developer Malton Berhad to develop a property worth NT$1 billion (US$32.2 million) connecting metro stations, office buildings and shopping malls near the Taipei railway station. The… Source link

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Gaining connections – or losing focus

[Sponsored Article] External bridging and internal bonding: unlocking the generative resources of member time and attention spent in online communities KIM, Yongsuk | JARVENPAA, Sirkaa L | GU, Bin  MIS Quarterly, 2018, Vol. 42, No. 1, 265-283    Along with the chance to access a myriad sources of knowledge, going online also opens up countless, and often enjoyable, opportunities for distraction from the task at hand. This, of course, is not a problem for individuals who, say, start off on a… Source link

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