Archive for July 15th, 2017

Western Digital’s SanDisk Subsidiaries Obtain Court Protection Against Toshiba in Preliminary Injunction Hearing

Western Digital’s SanDisk Subsidiaries Obtain Court Protection Against Toshiba in Preliminary Injunction Hearing

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:18 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that the Court of California for the County of San Francisco (“the [...]
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Asian markets heading into weekend with gains after healthy run

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian traders headed into the weekend cautiously upbeat Friday following a broadly positive week across global equity markets after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen [...]
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Cheapest Currency in Southeast Asia Gives Malaysia an Edge in Export Race

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When the global trade rebound came this year, Malaysia held one advantage over its peers: the cheapest currency in Southeast Asia. The ringgit is down more than 7 percent [...]
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ADB warns climate change ‘disastrous’ for Asia

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be “disastrous” for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads [...]
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HK radicals: how independence movements start

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

From America to India, history is littered with examples of how separatist movements are born out of a sense of frustration with the status quo. Is there a lesson to be [...]
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Asia Pacific stocks mixed as HK rally softens

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Asia Pacific equities turned in a mixed performance on Friday morning a Hong Kong’s stock market wavered near the finish line of its best week in 12 months. After a [...]
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HK: Plans to demolish WW2-era buildings withdrawn

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Conservation groups in Hong Kong are celebrating the withdrawal of a controversial plan to demolish a cluster of low-rise tenement buildings in the heart of the city to make [...]
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No plans to remove ‘comfort women’ statues in HK

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Seattle Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government said Thursday there are no plans to remove a pair of statues depicting World War II Japanese army sex slaves known as “comfort women” [...]
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HK regulator forced to bare teeth after wild stock swings

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

City’s market watchdog says it will adopt a ‘front-loaded’ approach to protect venue’s reputation Hong Kong’s watchdog is adopting a [...]
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50 reasons HK is the world’s greatest city

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

2017 marks the 20-year anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from British to Chinese rule. While there have been some changes in that period, for the most part Hong Kong [...]
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HK democracy activists mourn death of Liu Xiaobo

HK democracy activists mourn death of Liu Xiaobo

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Democracy activists and members of the public gathered outside China’s liaison office in Hong Kong Thursday night to mourn the death in custody of China’s Nobel [...]
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How Leaving China for a Better Life in HK Backfired

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

They start sometimes at dawn and work frequently into the night, an army of old workers maneuvering carts around the streets of Hong Kong. Their spines bent with back trouble [...]
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Taiwan lawmakers clash in more parliament chaos

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s parliament descended into chaos for a second consecutive day Friday with lawmakers wielding chairs above their heads and throwing water balloons as they [...]
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Editorial: There is no place for reluctance in Taiwan’s defense

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Tsai Ing-wen, the rebel. That was the headline in prominent French newsmagazine L’Express this week, as the publication launched a series of profiles of powerful Asian [...]
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Taiwan shares continue uptrend

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Shares in Taiwan closed 0.38 percent higher on Thursday, up for the third consecutive session, on a strong showing by two tech heavyweightscontract chip maker Taiwan [...]
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