Archive for May 20th, 2017

SoftBank Vision Fund Announces First Major Close

SoftBank Vision Fund Announces First Major Close

20-May-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:30 PM

In Addition to the Public Investment Fund, SoftBank Group and Mubadala, Initial Investors in Global Technology Fund include Apple, Foxconn, Qualcomm and Sharp SoftBank Vision [...]
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IVD Market in China – Trends, Drivers, and Market Opportunity Assessment by Technavio

IVD Market in China – Trends, Drivers, and Market Opportunity Assessment by Technavio

20-May-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:23 AM

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Healthcare–According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the in-vitro Diagnostics (IVD) market in China is expected to [...]
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Global shares mostly higher on Wall Street despite worries

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Global shares meandered Friday, but were mostly higher, following an overnight recovery on Wall Street, though investor optimism was tempered by US political uncertainties [...]
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Asian traders cautious after hefty sell-off as Trump woes linger

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian traders headed into the weekend on a nervous note Friday as a pick-up in US stocks and positive data were offset by worries about a crisis engulfing Donald [...]
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HK Link Road of HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project connected

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of men in their Sunday best and women in colourful traditional dress lined the streets of Pyongyang to give the scientists and workers behind North Korea’s [...]
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Stories of HK: Hopes and fears on landmark anniversary

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Divided by age, wealth and politics, the people of Hong Kong will mark the 20th anniversary of its transfer from Britain back to China with contrasting emotions: anger and [...]
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China-HK bridge to unity, or tentacle of Beijing control?

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As a 19-mile bridge between Hong Kong and China across the Pearl River estuary nears completion, Chinese officials are hoping it will bring more than economic integration at [...]
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Snowden lashes out at HK for rejecting refugees

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden hit back at the Hong Kong government Thursday for rejecting the protection bids of a group of refugees who sheltered him while he was [...]
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Short sellers brave the HK market once again

20-May-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Flurry of activity comes despite ability of companies to quickly suspend shares Heard about the Hong Kong-listed Chinese company alleged to have smoothed its earnings using a [...]
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Taiwan sets up Investment desk in India

20-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) established a “Taiwan Desk” at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New Delhi on Thursday, to help [...]
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Overseas compatriots express support for Taiwan

20-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese expats attending the fifth World Conference on Overseas Community Affairs being held in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, issued a joint statement on Thursday expressing [...]
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Taiwan’s Failure to Face the Threat From China

20-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China’s aggression in the Asia-Pacific region has been met with little tangible response from the United States and other countries. China’s neighbours have [...]
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Taiwan’s mainland affairs head: ROC is a sovereign country, won’t accept one-China principle

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) minister Katharine Chang (???) said on Thursday during a press conference, “The Republic of China [Taiwan] is a sovereign [...]
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Taiwan plans to keep Suva office open

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

Taiwan plans to retain its representative office in Fiji despite Fiji closing its doors in Taipei. A Taiwanese opposition legislator revealed this week Fiji had shut its [...]
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Taiwan’s vice President Talks to TIME About the Global Health Risks Arising From the Island’s Isolation

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

When the World Health Assembly (WHA) convenes in Geneva on Monday, it will do so for the first time in nine years without Taiwan, a self-governed democracy that also boasts [...]
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