Archive for May, 2015

Africa – Health: Philips rehabilitates the Intensive Care Unit department at Machakos Hospital by undertaking a complete refurbishment and installing lifesaving innovations

31-May-2015 Intellasia | Royal Philips | 3:09 PM

Philips (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) (http://www.philips.com) today unveiled an entirely refurbished Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in the Hospital (Machakos County) Kenya. This is the [...]
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Health: A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty – according to The ONE Campaign’s DATA Report 2015 launched today in Abidjan

31-May-2015 Intellasia | ONE.org | 3:08 PM

A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty, according to The ONE Campaign’s DATA Report 2015: “Putting the [...]
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US defense chief says China’s island-building erodes security

US defense chief says China’s island-building erodes security

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:22 AM

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that China’s island-building in the South China Sea was undermining security in the Asia-Pacific, drawing a scathing [...]
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Malaysia bars second Hong Kong democracy activist

Malaysia bars second Hong Kong democracy activist

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:22 AM

Hong Kong lawmaker and democracy activist Leung Kwok-hung was denied entry to Malaysia on Friday, the second time this week the country has stopped a Hong Kong democracy [...]
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Nikkei posts 11th straight gain but Shanghai extends losses

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:16 AM

Japan’s Nikkei chalked up an eleventh straight gain Friday May 29 as the yen sat around 12-year lows against the dollar, while Shanghai extended losses following the [...]
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China stocks extend fall, investors jittery after big tumble

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Chinese stocks fell again Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off. Other major Asian benchmarks climbed. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index [...]
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IMAX Plans HK IPO for China Unit

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

IMAX plans to sell shares of its China unit in Hong Kong as it seeks to accelerate its expansion in the fast-growing Chinese movie market. The Canadian maker of widescreen [...]
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HK Regulator Investigating Hanergy Thin Film Power

30-May-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong officials confirmed they were investigating Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd just hours after a broadcast showed the chair of the solar-panel maker publicly [...]
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Questor share tip: Break up HSBC to unlock value, say experts

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The UK’s largest bank should split off its more profitable and faster growing Asian business HSBC [LON:HSBA] prides itself on its global reach. But the bank may have [...]
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Cathay summer strike off after agreement

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A summer strike threatened by flight attendants at Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific has been called off after an agreement with management following two days of [...]
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Asean expansion in crosshairs of BOC HK

30-May-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Buying banking assets in Southeast Asia directly from its parent company Bank of China may provide a quick boost to lender BOC Hong Kong (BOCHK), stock brokers Barclays and [...]
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HK regulator confirms probe into solar maker Hanergy

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s market regulator said it is investigating Chinese solar firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd, adding that the probe is “active and is [...]
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Shanghai shares plunge 6.5pct, HK loses 2.23pct

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Shanghai shares plunged 6.5 percent from a more than seven-year high on Thursday, dragging Hong Kong with it, as traders were spooked by liquidity fears and stricter [...]
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HK investigates Hanergy after shares collapse

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s market watchdog said Thursday it is investigating Beijing-based solar energy firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group (HTF) which suspended trading last week [...]
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HK looks at FIFA probe’s ‘implication’ for banks

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong said Thursday it was “monitoring the implications” for banks after the money laundering and corruption storm engulfing FIFA revealed that payments had [...]
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