Archive for September, 2016

Oil helps extend gains on VN Index

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 11:42 AM

Vietnamese shares extended gains on September 29, rescued by oil and gas firms during the end of the session after oil prices rebounded strongly on OPEC’s first eight-year [...]
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Business Briefs Sep 30

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 11:40 AM

* Red River Holding has registered to sell its entire stake totaling 7.8 million shares (8.5%) in food producer Vinh Hoan Corporation (VHC) over one month starting from [...]
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Oil shares pull Asian stocks higher; yen slips

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

Oil shares pulled regional stock markets higher on Thursday after OPEC members agreed to curb output in a surprise deal, though investors were wary of chasing markets higher [...]
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HK Stocks Pare Gains as Developers Fall; Oil Shares Rise

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

Hong Kong stocks almost erased an earlier advance as property developers slumped, countering a rally by energy companies after OPEC agreed to a preliminary deal that will cut [...]
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HK Faces Strife Without Popular Leader, Lawmaker Says

HK Faces Strife Without Popular Leader, Lawmaker Says

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

A potential contender for Hong Kong’s top leadership post warned that the government risked “serious problems” if the city’s next chief executive [...]
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HK marks 2nd anniversary of ‘Umbrella Revolution’

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

Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters holding yellow umbrellas held three minutes’ silence outside the city’s government offices Wednesday to mark the [...]
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HK hotel smartphone group raises $125m

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

Foxconn is among backers of Tink Labs, one of the city’s best-funded start-ups A Hong Kong company that provides hotel guests with free smartphones has raised $125m [...]
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HK Magazine to cease publishing after 25 years

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Say it ain’t so! HK Magazine, the beloved English-language lifestyle publication, is closing down after 25 years. Industry sources, who declined to be named, told [...]
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Has HK’s Economy Peaked?

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

From 1981 to 2015, Hong Kong sustained an annual growth rate of almost 5 percent, despite numerous global recessions. It was a testament to the power of economic freedom. For [...]
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Ministers told not to attend Taiwan national day events

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Irishtimes | 6:00 AM

Government ministers have been advised not to attend any celebrations marking the Taiwanese national day. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued strong advice to [...]
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UN Aviation Agency Rejects Taiwan: Here’s Why It Matters

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Diplomatically isolated Taiwan had a chance to send a delegation to listen in at the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s annual assembly. The UN group, in place [...]
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Taiwan’s Mega Financial says its bank branches overseas coming under greater scrutiny

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

Taiwan state-controlled firm Mega Financial Holding Co’s chair said overseas branches of its banking unit are coming under greater scrutiny by regulators overseas [...]
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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes northeast Taiwan

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

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 5:38 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The earthquake’s epicenter was located at sea [...]
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British parliamentary delegation visits Taiwan

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

A delegation of parliamentarians from the United Kingdom Parliament is on a one-week visit to Taiwan to learn more about its economic development strategies and [...]
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3 trapped by Kaohsiung landslide: police

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

Three people are believed to be buried in a Typhoon Megi-triggered landslide that hit their house in the mountains of Kaohsiung Wednesday, police said. Rescue efforts have [...]
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