Archive for June 17th, 2017

Who are the 10 richest people in the world in 2017?

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | ZUU online | 6:00 AM

Forbes has been creating its own annual list of the world’s billionaires for many decades now. However, their lists are known to have some limitations. For instance, [...]
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Asian markets mostly up, dollar and pound extend gains

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly rose on Friday following a sell-off the previous day, while the dollar and pound extended gains on growing expectations of a hike in US and British [...]
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Anti-graft watchdog looking into HK leader CY Leung’s intervention in Legco probe

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

File opened about a month after pan-democrat lawmakers made complaints to Independent Commission Against Corruption Hong Kong’s anti-corruption watchdog has opened a [...]
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HK Diversity in Focus at Same-Sex Visa Appeal Hearing

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong appeals court has started hearing arguments over a case that has raised questions over the city’s allure as a diversity-friendly employment destination. [...]
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Why It’s Much Harder for Expat Bankers to Land a HK Job

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Andrew Sullivan remembers the days when a young Brit could hustle his way into a job in Hong Kong finance. He ought to know: He did it. It was 1996, the twilight of British [...]
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The ‘one country, two systems’ issue in HK: The China Post columnist

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Nearly 20 years ago, on July 1, 1997, Britain turned Hong Kong over to China under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, which provided that the territory would be largely [...]
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HSBC to keep best lending rate at 5 pct in HK

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

HSBC Holdings Plc will maintain its best lending rate at 5 percent in Hong Kong, the bank said on Thursday, after the territory’s defacto central bank raised its [...]
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HK activist Joshua Wong and 10 others to plead guilty to contempt of court in Occupy case

HK activist Joshua Wong and 10 others to plead guilty to contempt of court in Occupy case

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Protesters intend to admit they obstructed clearance of key demonstration site in Mong Kok in 2014 Hong Kong student leaders arrested over the city’s 79-day [...]
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HK freedoms being eroded: Patten

HK freedoms being eroded: Patten

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s last British colonial governor Chris Patten said Thursday the city’s autonomy was slipping away, with less than a month before the 20th anniversary of [...]
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Why It’s Much Harder for Expat Bankers to Land a HK Job

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Andrew Sullivan remembers the days when a young Brit could hustle his way into a job in Hong Kong finance. He ought to know: He did it. It was 1996, the twilight of British [...]
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Taiwan Travel Act passes first stage of legislation in US

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A bill to encourage visits between the United States and Taiwan at all levels was passed unanimously by a US House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Thursday in the first step [...]
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Pork Major Issue in US-Taiwan Trade Ties, Says US Official

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Pigsite | 6:00 AM

The United States is revising its trade policy and advancing its relations with Taiwan but there are still some barriers, such as agricultural issues and pork imports, which [...]
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Taiwan regulators clear Qualcomm’s pending merger with NXP

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Sandiegounion Tribune | 6:00 AM

San Diego’s Qualcomm said Thursday that it has received regulatory approval in Taiwan for its proposed $38.5 billion merger with Dutch automotive/security chip maker [...]
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Taiwan delegation to visit three African countries to promote trade

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese delegation will visit three African countries later this month in an effort to promote trade between the two sides, amid shrinking bilateral trade, according to [...]
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Taiwan needs other ways to make friends

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Caught In a tightening diplomatic clamp, Taipei should be moving southward in earnest Panama’s decision this week to cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan represented a major [...]
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