Archive for December, 2014

Business Brief December 31

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | | 2:59 PM

* Thu Duc Housing Development Corporation (TDH) said it would advance a 2014 dividend in cash for shareholders at 5 percent on February 2 next year. * Kieu Phong Trading and [...]
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Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane

Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:59 PM

Indonesian rescuers believe they have found the wreck of a crashed AirAsia plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters where [...]
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Bodies of QZ8501 victims to be flown to Surabaya for identification

Bodies of QZ8501 victims to be flown to Surabaya for identification

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 1:56 PM

The recovered bodies of the passengers and crew of AirAsia Indonesia’s flight QZ8501 that crashed in the Java Sea on Sunday will be flown to Surabaya for identification [...]
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Mudslides, flash floods kill at least 53 in Philippines

Mudslides, flash floods kill at least 53 in Philippines

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:53 PM

Flash floods and mudslides have killed at least 53 people in the central and southern Philippines, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, after days of heavy rains [...]
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Quaterra Agrees to Sell Its 50% Interest in the Nieves Silver Project to Joint Venture Partner Blackberry Ventures I, LLC for US$4 Million

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 10:09 AM

Quaterra Resources Inc. (“Quaterra”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its 50% interest in the Nieves silver property in Zacatecas [...]
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ZMDI, a Global Semiconductor Company, Introduces the Ultra-Fast and User-Friendly ZSPM1502 Digital Power Controller for Powering the Next Generation of High-Performance FPGA Power Solutions

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Marketwired | 10:09 AM

Editors’ Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. ZMD AG (ZMDI), a Dresden-based semiconductor company that specializes in enabling energy-efficient [...]
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AirAsia recovery to focus on bodies, black boxes

AirAsia recovery to focus on bodies, black boxes

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:16 AM

The divers who try to recover more bodies and debris from the AirAsia jet that plunged into the sea won’t have to deal with extreme depths, but they will have to work [...]
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Death toll in China summer explosion climbs to 146: state media

Death toll in China summer explosion climbs to 146: state media

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:14 AM

The death toll from an August factory explosion in China has risen to 146 in the months since the blast and dozens of officials will be punished over the case, state media [...]
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Storm kills 31 in Philippines, leaves 7 missing

Storm kills 31 in Philippines, leaves 7 missing

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:11 AM

Flash floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jangmi left at least 31 people dead and seven missing in the Philippines, including in areas still recovering from [...]
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AirAsia plane with 159 aboard overshoots Philippine runway

AirAsia plane with 159 aboard overshoots Philippine runway

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:09 AM

An AirAsia Zest plane carrying 159 people overshot the runway and got stuck in a muddy field Tuesday at an international airport in the central Philippines after landing from [...]
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Search for more bodies, wreckage of AirAsia #QZ8501 resumes on Day 4

Search for more bodies, wreckage of AirAsia #QZ8501 resumes on Day 4

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 8:06 AM

REPORTING FROM SINGAPORE [Times are in GMT+8, unless specified] WHAT WE KNOW: - Debris and bodies from AirAsia flight QZ8501 were found Tuesday afternoon after a gruelling [...]
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Divers set to search for AirAsia wreckage after debris, bodies found

Divers set to search for AirAsia wreckage after debris, bodies found

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:02 AM

Divers and ships will search for the wreckage and the all important black boxes of a doomed AirAsia plane on Wednesday after Indonesian rescuers found several bodies and [...]
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Asian shares slip, euro hit by Greece fears

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:56 AM

Asian markets mainly slipped on Tuesday December 30 following the previous day’s healthy gains, while the euro struggled against the dollar as Greece plunged back into [...]
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Missing AirAsia plane caps disastrous 2014 for aviation

Missing AirAsia plane caps disastrous 2014 for aviation

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:45 AM

If you weren’t already nervous about flying, that may have changed in 2014, a year that stirred our deepest fears about modern jet travel despite shaping up as one of [...]
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Asian stocks lower on new fears over Greece

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

Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday as concern about Greek politics and the shaky Russian ruble dented confidence in the global economy. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s [...]
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