Archive for June, 2016

Business Briefs Jun 30

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | | 4:04 PM

* HCD Investment in Producing and Trading Company (HCD) based in thenorthern provinceof Hai Duong will float 13.5 million shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange on July 4. [...]
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Asia stocks bounce, bonds benefit from the unknown

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were swept up in a global relief rally on Wednesday as the immediate drag from the Brexit vote began to ebb and investors wagered central banks would ultimately [...]
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Asian stocks up as worries from Britain’s EU leave vote ease

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets rallied on Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street and even bigger gains in Europe, as worries about uncertainty following Britain’s EU [...]
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Why HK’s Richest Man Wears a $500 Watch

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

He may be richer than George Soros but Li Ka-shing is renowned for his simple tastes. For decades he wore a simple Seiko watch rather than the Rolexes, Panerais and Patek [...]
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Leadership Lessons From HK’s Richest Man

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Li Ka-shing arrived in Hong Kong as a 12-year-old refugee from war-torn China. Within 10 years he owned his own business. Six years after that, he was wealthy enough to have [...]
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What role can HK play if an uprising erupts in China?

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

China is at a historical crossroads. A drastic social change is on the horizon and the country is shrouded in uncertainty and apprehension. No one can tell when that change [...]
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Canada presses China over reports of HK visa clamp down

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Canada is pressing Beijing over media reports that Chinese authorities are no longer allowing some Canadian citizens born in Hong Kong to visit China on 10-year visas, the [...]
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HK’s downturn will be a harbinger of things to come

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has had a rough year so far. Exports of goods and services declined in the first quarter of 2016, a continuation of the territory’s downbeat trade outlook, [...]
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Five Pieces of Advice From HK’s Richest Man

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Li Ka-shing, the world’s wealthiest 87-year old, has accumulated many lessons over the past seven decades as he built a plastic-flower maker into an $80 billion empire. [...]
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HK’s Richest Man Isn’t Worried About the Survival of His $80 Billion Empire

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As Li Ka-shing prepares to turn 88 in July, he takes a moment to reflect on the $80 billion empire he’s built and how it will survive without him. “I could retire [...]
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HK Stocks Pare Loss on Bets Policy Makers to Calm Markets

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks pared declines amid signs that global policy makers are taking steps to limit the fallout from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The Hang [...]
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Taiwan president says wants to maintain communication with China

Taiwan president says wants to maintain communication with China

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government will continue to look for ways to maintain dialogue with China, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after Beijing said it had halted a regular [...]
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Paraguay president wants Taiwan taking part in international organisations

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes asked Tuesday for Taiwan’s participation in international organisations, during a welcoming ceremony for Taiwanese President Tsai [...]
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Air quality substandard in all Taiwan cities, counties except Taitung

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taitung County is the only municipality in Taiwan that meets a new air quality standard, which will be introduced next year, according to a report released Tuesday by the [...]
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Taiwan boat detained in the Solomon Islands over catch of shark fins

30-Jun-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese fishing boat has been detained in the Solomon Islands since April over accusations of illegal shark fin catching, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on [...]
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