Archive for July, 2016

Asia, Japan shares fall, yen rises as BOJ stimulus disappoints

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

Asian shares slipped after touching a near one-year peak on Friday, while Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen strengthened as the Bank of Japan’s fresh stimulus [...]
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HK Journalists’ Sentencing Draws Protest

HK Journalists’ Sentencing Draws Protest

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

About 10 members of Hong Kong’s Social League of Democrats marched to Beijing’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong to protest Tuesday’s sentencing of two local [...]
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Setting up a HK company: a newbie’s guide

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The five steps that you need to take in order to set up a business in Asia’s World City With Hong Kong’s coveted geographic location – -neighbours with [...]
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HK’s women take over average life expectancy lead from Japanese

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Daily Sabah | 6:00 AM

The women of Hong Kong have taken over the longest average life expectancy title from their Japanese fellows with 87.32 years. Japan-based Kyodo News Agency reported that [...]
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Short-Seller’s Latest HK Stock Target Plunges 91pct

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

Tech Pro Technology Development Ltd shares tumbled as much as 91 percent in Hong Kong after activist short-seller Glaucus Research Group questioned the company’s [...]
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HK Billionaires Study Offshore LNG Terminal to Power City

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

Hong Kong is thirsty for cheap liquefied natural gas. The two companies that supply power to Asia’s third-richest city are jointly conducting a study to build an LNG [...]
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HK developers seek to tempt ‘wait-and-see’ buyers

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Prices are falling, sales are stalling, but could this be the right time to buy a home in the territory? Hong Kong residents, both permanent and fleeting, love a good bit of [...]
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Security tightened as N. Korean defects in HK

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Security was increased Thursday at South Korea’s consulate in Hong Kong after a defector from North Korea sought refuge there. The city’s uniformed, plainclothes [...]
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HK ‘milkshake murderer’ in fresh court bid

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dubbed the “milkshake murderer” for one of Hong Kong’s most notorious crimes, American Nancy Kissel has lodged a fresh bid to reduce her life sentence for [...]
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Taiwan firm’s concrete temples save worshippers time and money

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

Some companies in Taiwan spend months building temples with bricks and cement, but Lin Fu-Chun’s firm simply pours concrete into a giant mold and waits for it to dry. [...]
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Vietnam Says Taiwan Firm’s Pollution Affected 200000 People

Vietnam Says Taiwan Firm’s Pollution Affected 200000 People

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

The Vietnamese government said the toxic pollution a Taiwanese-owned company has acknowledged discharging from its steel complex has harmed the livelihoods of more than [...]
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Driver in Taiwan bus fire found guilty of drunk driving

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | English.cri.cn | 6:00 AM

Taiwan authorities have announced the driver of the tour bus that crashed on July 19 with 24 mainlanders on board en route to Taoyuan Airport has been found guilty of drunk [...]
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Taiwan-US security partnership facing Chinese test, Brookings Institution says

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

In a separate paper, Alan Romberg warned that Tsai Ing-wen may need to restrict her supporters who want to push an ‘ideological agenda’ The security partnership [...]
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Taiwan 2Q GDP Expands 0.69pct on Increased Electronics Demand

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

Taiwan’s economy expanded in the three months through June – ending three consecutive quarters of contraction – driven by increased demand for electronic [...]
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Taiwan exits recession with GDP rebound in 2Q

30-Jul-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s economy exited recession in the second quarter of the year with its fastest pace in a year-and-a-half. GDP grew 0.69 per cent year-on-year in the three months [...]
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