Archive for February, 2014

Business Briefs February 28

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | | 11:29 AM

* VietJetAir will officially open the HCM City-Da Lat route on March 22 with seven flights per week departing from Da Lat at 9:45 a.m. and from HCM City at 11 a.m. The [...]
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Americas Petrogas Tests Another Unconventional Well on Los Toldos II Block, Discovers More Oil and Gas in Vaca Muerta

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 9:50 AM

Americas Petrogas (TSX VENTURE: BOE) (“Americas Petrogas” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the discovery of oil and gas at its Agua de Afuera [...]
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iView Systems’ iTrak(R) Business Intelligence Delivers Dynamic Dashboard Risk Analytics & Reporting

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 9:25 AM

iView Systems, a leading provider of loss prevention solutions for the security and surveillance environment, is excited to announce the most recent addition to the iTrak(R) [...]
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Arkadin Wins Stevie Sales & Customer Service Award for Excellence in White Label Partnerships

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 9:24 AM

Arkadin, one of the largest and fastest growing Unified Communications and CollaborationService Providers, announced today that it won a Bronze Stevie® Award in the 2014 [...]
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Asia: Broadly up, Qantas hit by huge net loss

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:03 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Thursday February 27 in cagey trade following a positive close on Wall Street and before the congressional testimony of US Federal Reserve [...]
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Asian shares soft as Ukraine dampens risk sentiment

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares struggled to find a solid footing on Thursday as escalating tensions in Ukraine sent investors scurrying to the safety of the dollar and US Treasuries. Japanese [...]
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Asian Stocks Slip as Won Drops; Copper Falls With Aussie

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Australian (GACGB10) dollar weakened against major peers and shares in Sydney dropped after private investment fell the most since 2009. Gold held a decline from a [...]
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Birmingham City boss Yeung faces money-laundering verdict

Birmingham City boss Yeung faces money-laundering verdict

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong businessperson and Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung faces up to 14 years in jail if found guilty at the close of his multi million dollar money-laundering trial [...]
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UPDATE 2-HK posts mild budget surplus amid calls for fiscal prudence

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong unveiled a modest package of measures for its working class in its budget on Wednesday, as it tries to ease pressure on its finances while appeasing voters [...]
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HIGHLIGHTS-HK budget for fiscal 2014/15

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The following are highlights of Hong Kong’s budget for the 2014/15 fiscal year starting in April. Hong Kong, which has handed out billions, including tax concessions [...]
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HK Cautious on Future Social Soending

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Jounal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s finance minister on Wednesday said the city needs to rein in the recent and aggressive increases in social spending, citing public concerns that the [...]
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HK man guilty of Transformers director extortion

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong man was sentenced to more than two years in jail on Wednesday for attempting to blackmail “Transformers” director Michael Bay during filming for the [...]
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HK metro seats may be scrapped for smartphone space

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is pondering whether to rip out some seats from overcrowded metro trains to give the city’s smartphone-addicted population more room to interact with their [...]
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HK forecasts fastest economic growth in three years

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s economy is expected to expand at its fastest pace in three years in 2014, the government said Wednesday, while slashing public welfare spending as it [...]
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Assailant hacks ex-HK editor with cleaver

Assailant hacks ex-HK editor with cleaver

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The former editor of a Hong Kong newspaper whose abrupt dismissal in January sparked protests over press freedom is in critical condition after being hacked Wednesday by an [...]
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