Archive for October, 2016

Cargo plane carrying 4 missing in Indonesia’s remote east

Cargo plane carrying 4 missing in Indonesia’s remote east

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Inquirer | 2:35 PM

A cargo plane carrying four people was reported missing in a remote, mountainous area of Indonesia’s easternmost Papua province, an official said Monday. The Turbo Caribou [...]
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Market sees banks, real estate leading stock gains

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 2:07 PM

Shares extended gains for a second day on October 28 on both exchanges, driven by strong showings from banks and property developers. The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock [...]
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Business Briefs October 31

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | | 2:06 PM

* Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BID) has announced November 3 as the ex-dividend date to pay a 2015 dividend in cash for shareholders at 8.5 percent. [...]
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VN Index back over 680 points

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 2:06 PM

Good day’s trade all round as all indexes end in positive territory for second day running on October 28. All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher [...]
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S. Korea’s ‘female Rasputin’ returns to face scandal

S. Korea’s ‘female Rasputin’ returns to face scandal

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:23 AM

The woman at the heart of a lurid political scandal engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-Hye returned to the country Sunday to face accusations of influence-peddling [...]
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Philippines says China ships still at shoal, but fishermen unhindered

Philippines says China ships still at shoal, but fishermen unhindered

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:20 AM

China has scaled down its presence at a disputed South China Sea shoal but has not interfered with Filipino fishermen, the Philippine president’s security adviser said [...]
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HK regulator probes UBS’s role as sponsor of certain IPOs

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Swiss bank UBS said Hong Kong’s securities regulator is investigating its role as sponsor of certain unnamed stock market listings in the city, with the intention to [...]
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HK car park space fetches $620000

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong parking space has sold for $620,000, setting a new record in the world’s least affordable property market. Hong Kong is one of the world’s most [...]
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Expats rank Taiwan as best country abroad to work in

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Businessmirror | 6:00 AM

THE 2016 InterNations Expat Insider survey of more than 14,000 expatriates globally ranked Taiwan as the best destination in the world, saying about 34 percent of the expats [...]
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Taiwan GDP grows by 2.06pct

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Chinapost | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose 2.06 percent in the third quarter year-on-year, beating an earlier forecast of 1.99 percent made in August and boosting the [...]
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Death of gay professor may lead to same-sex marriage in Taiwan

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Pinknews | 6:00 AM

Seen by many as one of the most progressive countries in Asia on LGBT rights, Taiwan is yet to introduce marriage equality, allowing only limited recognition of same-sex [...]
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China No Longer Has a Taiwan Strategy

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Nationalinterest | 6:00 AM

For all the talk about the inevitability of the eventual “reunification” of Taiwan and China and bluster about China’s determination to accomplish the [...]
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Security Experts: China Tried to Hack US-Taiwan Defense Conference

Security Experts: China Tried to Hack US-Taiwan Defense Conference

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

US network security experts say Chinese hackers recently launched a network attack targeting people attending a US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference. Officials say the [...]
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After 37 years in US, Korean adoptee speaks out about imminent deportation

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The guardian | 6:00 AM

Thirty-seven years after being adopted to the US, Adam Crapser is being deported to South Korea, his birth country – a place he knows very little about, where he [...]
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Korea’s President Park Geun-hye under pressure over Choi Soon-sil, faces calls to resign

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye faces calls to quit, as a national security scandal inflames political uncertainty in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. In a [...]
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