Archive for January, 2014

IMG Worldwide Invests in LiveClips

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 12:50 PM

IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company has acquired a minority equity stake in LiveClips, a company whose technology represents a paradigm shift in [...]
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FireMon Revenues Soar 80% in Record-Setting 2013

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 9:37 AM

FireMon, the leading provider of security management and risk analysis solutions, today announced its strongest business performance in company history. Fueled by robust [...]
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Bank of Montreal Receives Regulatory Approvals for Normal Course Issuer Bid

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 9:35 AM

Bank of Montreal (the Bank) (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) today announced that it has received approvals from the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the Office of the Superintendent of [...]
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EFMD Launch Business School Impact Survey

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 8:04 AM

Today at the 2014 EFMD Deans & Director General Conference in Gothenburg hosted by the University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law, EFMD officially [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares set to suffer, bonds benefit from risk aversion

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares seemed fated for a punishing session on Thursday after strains in emerging markets returned with a vengeance and the Federal Reserve further scaled back its [...]
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World markets slide anew on emerging markets

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

World markets fell Wednesday as jitters over the prospects for emerging economies resurfaced and investors expected the US Federal Reserve to announce another cut to its [...]
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Emerging economies hike rates to defend currencies

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It’s proving contagious. First it was the central bank of India. A day later, on Wednesday, its counterparts in Turkey and South Africa followed suit in raising [...]
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More emerging market turbulence despite rate hikes

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Interest rate hikes by Turkey and South Africa failed to stem falls in their currencies Wednesday and the US Federal Reserve piled more pressure on emerging markets by [...]
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Lesbian daughter of HK tycoon tells father: ‘Money won’t change my sexuality’

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Nydailynews | 6:00 AM

An out and proud Hong Kong socialite has a message for her flamboyant father who is offering over $100 million to any man who can woo her: Deal with it. Gigi Chao, 34, wrote [...]
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Investment Bank Defectors Fuel Startup Scene in HK

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

On the fringes of Hong Kong’s Central financial district, 11 stories above the warren of streets stocked with Chinese medicine, shark fins and hairy crabs, a technology [...]
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Li Ka-shing’s HK Electric Investments falls on HK debut

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The stock market debut of a utility trust owned by Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing went with a whimper not a bang Wednesday, despite being Hong Kong’s biggest IPO [...]
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HK to Destroy More Than 30 Tons of Ivory

HK to Destroy More Than 30 Tons of Ivory

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Following in the footsteps of China and the United States, conservation officials in Hong Kong announced that they will destroy their stockpile of confiscated ivory. Hong [...]
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Philippines arrests 11 over online child porn

Philippines arrests 11 over online child porn

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities said Wednesday they had detained 11 people in raids on two fake call centre businesses that sold child pornography online to global clients. The raids [...]
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HK imposes sanctions on Philippines over hostage drama

HK imposes sanctions on Philippines over hostage drama

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong announced Wednesday it was imposing sanctions on the Philippines because of its “unacceptable” failure to apologise for a deadly hostage crisis more [...]
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Taiwan joins Asia-Pacific asset recovery network

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Taiwantoday | 6:00 AM

Taiwan was inducted into the Seoul-based Asset Recovery Interagency Network of Asia and the Pacific, or ARIN-AP, according to the ROC Ministry of Justice January 28. [...]
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