Archive for November, 2015

Business Brief November 30

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | | 3:11 PM

* HFC Vietnam Import Export Investment and Trade Company has registered to buy 23 million shares of Sacom Development & Investment Corporation (SAM) to raise its [...]
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HK regulator issues warning against Forex broker IQSFX

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Leaprate | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has updated its Alert List, with the latest additions including Forex brokerage IQSFX. The company, offering its [...]
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Singapore to Trump HK in Millionaire Growth

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

Singapore will outpace Hong Kong in growth in the ranks of millionaires over the next five years, with about one in 30 people qualifying as high net worth by 2020, swelled by [...]
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Ding rights divide ever-growing HK

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In one of the most expensive property markets in the world, the ding rights policy from 1972 is bitterly resented by much of the urban population. Twelve men are on trial in [...]
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Commercial Times: Taiwan’s takeaway from the Japanese recession

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Japan’s gross domestic product shrank by 0.8 percent in the third quarter year-on-year, declining for the second consecutive quarter and technically sending the [...]
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Taiwan falls into recession in 3rd quarter

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

Taiwan fell into recession in the third quarter, revised figures showed Friday, the latest indication that the slowdown in mainland China is hitting the island economy harder [...]
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Taiwan shares fall ahead of GDP data

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

November 27 Taiwan stocks fell on Friday, tracking slides in other regional bourses, with investors staying cautious as the Taiwan government is expected to cut its 2015 GDP [...]
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Taiwan’s diplomatic isolation eased after Ma-Xi meeting: report

Taiwan’s diplomatic isolation eased after Ma-Xi meeting: report

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is seeing an “ease in its long diplomatic isolation” after the recent meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (???) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping [...]
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ISIS propaganda gives Taiwan unwanted recognition

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

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has given an unwanted nod to Taiwan’s four-decade struggle for international recognition, displaying the island’s flag [...]
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US arms sales to Taiwan necessary: ex-AIT director

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The United States has never said that it will stop selling weapons to Taiwan, William Stanton, former director of the Taipei Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), [...]
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US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years

US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years

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

Time for your Friday China links: The United States is on the verge of announcing a new arms sale to Taiwan, Josh Rogin reports for Bloomberg View. The sale, reportedly worth [...]
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Taiwan cuts 2015, 2016 economic growth forecasts

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

Taiwan on Friday cut its growth forecast for 2015 for the second time since August, to 1.06 percent, while also lowering expectations for next year amid slumping exports. The [...]
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A pay raise for Taiwan’s workers is overdue

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Of the 420,000 unemployed people in Taiwan, 207,000 received job offers this year, but 51.7 percent declined offers due to their “inadequate compensation,” [...]
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Taiwan praised by World Bank for providing electricity efficiently

30-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan grabbed 2nd place among 189 economies worldwide for providing electricity to users in an efficient manner, winning the title in the category of “Getting [...]
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Islamic State propaganda gives Taiwan unwanted recognition

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

The Islamic State has given an unwanted nod to Taiwan’s four-decade struggle for international recognition, displaying the island’s flag and naming it as part of [...]
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