Archive for January 10th, 2017

Energy, banks drive up VN Index

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 4:53 PM

Shares extended rallies on the two local exchanges on January 9, driven by finance-banking and energy stocks. The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange edged up 0.4 [...]
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VN Index breaks through 680 points

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 4:52 PM

Banks give Index a helping hand on January 9. All main indexes onVietnamstock markets finished in positive territory on January 9, with the VN Index closing above the [...]
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Business Briefs January 10, 2017

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | | 4:52 PM

* FPT Securities Company (FTS) will make its debut on theHCMCityexchange on January 13, offering 90.3 million shares at the reference price of VND18,000 each. In [...]
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‘Foreigner’ in pro-IS group slain in Philippines

‘Foreigner’ in pro-IS group slain in Philippines

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:37 AM

Police have killed a foreign insurgent during a skirmish with a pro-Islamic State group in the southern Philippines, an official said Sunday. The firefight erupted as police [...]
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Asian markets start week with rally, tracking US lead

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets rose Monday, tracking a strong lead from New York where two of the three main indexes closed at record highs. With little to drive business from Asia, investors [...]
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Asian stocks bounce on US cues though dlr gains may clip wings

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks edged higher on Monday, helped by a strong Wall Street, and the dollar stood tall against rivals after the latest US payrolls data indicated strong underlying [...]
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Cost to Borrow Yuan Overnight in HK Plummets

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Cost for banks to borrow from one another falls to 14.05 percent after hitting 61.3 percent on Friday The cost for banks in Hong Kong to borrow yuan from one another [...]
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Tung Chung reading hits 10 as China smog sails into HK

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Smog from northern China swept into Hong Kong on Sunday, leading to worsening air quality across the board. Eight of Hong Kong’s 18 districts were under “very [...]
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Pro-democracy lawmaker attacked at HK airport

Pro-democracy lawmaker attacked at HK airport

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s youngest legislator Nathan Law was attacked by anti-independence protesters at the city’s airport late Sunday after flying back from a political forum [...]
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Smoke around THAI jet in HK ‘not harmful’

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Smoke seen to be coming from a Thai Airways International jet at Hong Kong’s international airport on Sunday posed no danger to the aircraft, the airline said in a [...]
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Smog from China shrouding HK poses ‘very high’ health risk

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Monsoon brings choking pollutants from mainland China, with Tung Chung and Tuen Mun hit worst Several districts in Hong Kong experienced poor quality air on Sunday that posed [...]
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HK’s ‘villain hitters’ use sorcery to vent political anger

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Feeling down about Donald Trump’s election and hope he will fail? Want to curse Nigel Farage for leading the UK to Brexit? A group of sorcerers in Hong Kong have what [...]
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HK, Taiwan lawmakers’ forum draws protest by pro-China groups

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Police in Taipei restrained three men Sunday who appeared to be trying to make trouble outside the venue where Hong Kong and Taiwan lawmakers were holding a forum. The three [...]
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Taiwan president won’t meet Trump camp in Houston: transition team member

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump’s camp said Saturday that it would not meet Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen during her transit in Houston en route to Central America. [...]
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Four airlines to allow check-in at Airport MRT Taipei station

10-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Passengers travelling on four Taiwanese airlines will be able to check in at Taipei Main Station when the new mass rapid transit (MRT) line to Taoyuan International Airport [...]
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