Archive for September, 2015

Business Brief Sep 30

30-Sep-2015 Intellasia | | 3:17 PM

* KIDO Corporation (KDC), formerly Kinh Do Corporation, has announced that it would register with the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC) to buy back 40 million [...]
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Asian stocks plunge as China woes hit resources firms

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

Resources firms led by mining giant Glencore headed a sell-off in Asian markets Tuesday following painful losses across Europe and New York as fears about the impact of [...]
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Asia shares skid to 3-1/2-year lows on China anxiety

30-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares skidded to 3-1/2-year lows and the dollar sagged on Tuesday, pulled down by sharp losses on Wall Street after weak Chinese data rekindled worries about its [...]
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Glencore’s debt concerns drag Asia commodity stocks lower

30-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares in Asian-listed commodity firms fell on Tuesday, after a plunge in trader Glencore PLC stock a day earlier unnerved resource sector investors already worried about [...]
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Asian shares lower on China fears, Singapore in bear market

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

Singapore entered a bear market as Asian stock markets slumped Monday on fears about faltering China growth and the prospect of higher US interest rates. The benchmark [...]
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Asian Stocks Tumble Toward 3-Year Low as China Angst Fuels Rout

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

The selloff in global equities deepened in Asia, with regional stocks sliding toward an almost three-year low amid a commodity rout fueled by mounting concerns over China. [...]
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Chinese Stocks Decline Most in a Month in HK on Economy

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

Chinese stocks tumbled in Hong Kong, with the benchmark gauge heading for its steepest quarterly loss in 17 years, as a commodity rout deepened concern about the [...]
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HK’s Property Boom at Risk With Stocks Flashing Warning Signs

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

Hong Kong home prices are the highest relative to shares of the city’s publicly-traded developers in almost two decades. For Bocom International Holdings Co. analyst [...]
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Glencore hammered in HK as global commodities slump

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

Shares in mining giant Glencore crashed 27.5 percent in Hong Kong Tuesday, hammered by weak commodity prices as Chinese demand stumbled while a brokerage warned about the [...]
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HK loses taste for China fight on Occupy anniversary

30-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

Several hundred pro-democracy activists chanted slogans and held banners aloft at Hong Kong’s downtown government headquarters Monday, railing against Chinese [...]
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‘Lost in HK’ tops worldwide weekend box office

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

“Lost in Hong Kong” topped the box office this weekend with an estimated $100,558,900 global earnings. Rentrak figures show the Chinese comedy thriller, directed [...]
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Hundreds gather in HK to mark anniversary of protests

Hundreds gather in HK to mark anniversary of protests

30-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

About 1,000 pro-democracy activists rallied outside Hong Kong government headquarters on Monday to mark the first anniversary of protests that crippled parts of the [...]
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Super typhoon kills two, injures hundreds in Taiwan

Super typhoon kills two, injures hundreds in Taiwan

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

Super typhoon Dujuan has killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said Tuesday after it swept across the island before making landfall in [...]
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China-US War Over Taiwan and Spratlys: Which Side Would Win?

30-Sep-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

While the People’s Liberation Army (PLAN) is still far away from catching up with US military aggregate capabilities, Chinese forces can still pose a formidable [...]
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Typhoon Dujuan approaches Taiwan and Japan islands

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

A powerful storm is closing in on Japan’s southwestern islands and Taiwan. 7,000 people were evacuated in Taiwan as the “super typhoon,” called [...]
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