Archive for February 11th, 2017

Japan PM Abe in Washington for talks with Trump

Japan PM Abe in Washington for talks with Trump

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 7:51 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Washington on Thursday for talks with US President Donald Trump aimed at setting a new course for the crucial bilateral [...]
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Asian stocks cheered by Trump promise to cut business taxes

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks advanced Friday led by big gains in Japan after US President Donald Trump promised that he would soon cut taxes for businesses. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei [...]
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Asian shares scale 1-1/2-year peak on China trade, Trump’s tax cut talk

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares rallied to an 18-month peak on Friday, as investors cheered upbeat Chinese trade data and strong gains on Wall Street after US President Donald Trump promised to [...]
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Trapped China Cash Breathes Life Into HK Yuan Banking

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Banks in Hong Kong are finding a new source of revenue in helping multinational companies deal with a growing headache: how to cope with tightening restrictions on [...]
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HK ivory trade faces uncertain future as bans loom

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Wong Lai-ngan hunches over a battered workbench, his electric rotary tool whining as he carves two phoenixes facing each other into a smooth white tusk. Decades ago, [...]
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In HK, the world’s priciest home market, attempts to rein in prices are backfiring

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Domain | 6:00 AM

To see the unintended consequences of the Hong Kong government’s efforts to tame property prices, take a look at the latest batch of newly built apartments to go on [...]
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People in HK are moving into 20-square-foot ‘coffin homes’ to save money

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Simon Wong has spent the last 20 years learning the hard way how to live with less. Less clutter, less money, and, most noticeably, less space. Wong, a 61-year-old Hong Kong [...]
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Fund manager rallies against ‘terrible’ HK property deal: ‘I’m getting sick of investing in Asia’

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A fund manager is issuing a call to action against a major Hong Kong restaurant chain, claiming that a proposed property purchase would only benefit five current and former [...]
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Cheap HK Stocks Are Back in Vogue With Chinese Investors

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Cheap Hong Kong equities are suddenly back in vogue with Chinese investors. As tightening capital controls turn the city’s stock market into one of the few [...]
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Transportation Ministry promises talks with Uber Taiwan

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

The Transportation Ministry today promised to meet with Uber Taiwan representatives after several drivers protested the ride-sharing company’s service suspension, which [...]
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China’s leader, angry over Taiwan call, is said to shun Trump

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

When the White House announced this week that US President Donald Trump had sent President Xi Jinping of China a letter wishing him a happy Chinese New Year, it did not [...]
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Taiwan Uber drivers protest fine hike as app halts service

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Protesting Uber drivers circled Taiwan’s transport ministry Friday as the ride-hailing app halted operations on the island following an impasse with the government [...]
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Taiwan Shares May Continue Rebound On Friday

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan stock market moved higher again on Thursday, one session after it had snapped the three-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 125 points or 1.4 [...]
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US secretary of state reaffirms Six Assurances to Taiwan

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

New US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has recently reaffirmed the Six Assurances regarding US policy toward Taiwan in response to questions from US Senator Ben Cardin [...]
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Taiwan, Japan should deepen exchanges: vice president

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Vice President Chen Chien-jen (???) said on Thursday that the friendship between the people of Taiwan and Japan transcends political barriers and national borders, adding [...]
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