Archive for March 25th, 2017

Have Too Much Gas in Stock? This Southeast Asian Country Is Buying

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand has a message for embattled global LNG sellers: It’s going on a shopping spree. Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy is signing new contracts for [...]
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Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay raises doubts

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets are mixed Friday after a US vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts among investors over whether President Donald Trump can push through [...]
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Stocks mixed ahead of US vote seen as Trump bellwether

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Global stocks were mixed Thursday, as investors awaited a vote in the US Congress on health care legislation that is seen as a bellwether for President Donald Trump’s [...]
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HK prosecutes captain, shipper in Singapore troop carriers case

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong authorities have launched a prosecution against the captain of the ship and shipping agent involved in transporting nine Singaporean armoured vehicles seized in the [...]
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AP Explains: HK’s unusual system to pick its leader

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by elites favoured by Beijing cast their ballots in the first such vote since [...]
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HK charges captain over Singapore army vehicles

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong on Friday charged a ship’s captain over the transport of nine Singapore armoured troop carriers without a proper licence, which embroiled the two cities and [...]
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Is HK ready to combat global terrorism?

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

In January, Hong Kong Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo Wai-chung said during his end of the year briefing on the city’s crime situation that there was “no [...]
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HK hopes for business services boom from AIIB club

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

City among 13 new members of the regional lender, with inclusion of Canada extending its reach into North America Hong Kong is hoping its professional and financial services [...]
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The Unlikely Populist: John Tsang’s Fight for HK’s Top Job

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

John Tsang, the former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, is enjoying himself. It’s a Saturday afternoon in what the territory considers springtime – humid skies [...]
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Superman Li Still Sleepless in HK

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans struggling to make ends meet in the most expensive city should spare a thought for Hong Kongers. If Hong Kong’s richest man is right – Li Ka-shing is [...]
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‘HK at a crossroads’: chief executive contender Lam pledges unity in final days of election campaign

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former chief secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has made a last-ditch effort to win over public opinion ahead of Sunday’s chief executive election, [...]
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As HK Chooses Its Next Leader, China Still Pulls the Strings

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For the fifth time in the two decades since this former British colony’s return to Chinese rule, Hong Kong’s next chief executive will be selected on Sunday by a [...]
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HK faces ‘selection not election’ of China’s favoured candidate

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

On Sunday, 1,094 people will choose a new chief executive on behalf of Hong Kong’s nearly 4 million voters but Beijing’s anointed one is far from popular Every [...]
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HK Property Agents Won’t Accept China UnionPay Cards

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Banks are asking Hong Kong property agents to stop accepting China-issued UnionPay cards, as mainland authorities escalate their crackdown on capital flows out of the [...]
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HK likely to choose Beijing’s pick for leader amid tension, economic malaise

HK likely to choose Beijing’s pick for leader amid tension, economic malaise

25-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong on Sunday will likely select Beijing’s favoured candidate for its next leader who some say will further divide a city where middle class families have become [...]
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