Archive for July 29th, 2017

Rail Freight Transportation Market in APAC – Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Rail Freight Transportation Market in APAC – Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:03 AM

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Logistics–Technavio’s latest report on the rail freight transportation market in APAC provides an analysis of the most important [...]
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Asia markets slump on corporate earnings, US tech sell-off

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

Asia markets tumbled Friday to end two days of gains as traders digested a host of disappointing corporate results and a fall in US technology stocks dented optimism. Despite [...]
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Asian shares slide as Wall St tech swoon weighs on sentiment

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares slid Friday as investors evaluated the latest raft of corporate earnings, including those from tech stocks, which had a poor day on Wall Street and weighed on [...]
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Outlook for Asia’s Worst-Performing Currency Gets Grimmer

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

The outlook for the Philippine pesoAsia’s worst-performing currencyjust keeps getting grimmer. May’s trade shortfall was the biggest in data going back to 1980 as [...]
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Generation HK: Stories of modern HK

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:00 AM

Benjamin Bland arrived in Hong Kong as the Financial Times’ South China correspondent in early 2015, in the immediate aftermath of the Occupy Central protests that [...]
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HK’s oyster sauce king buys London’s ‘Walkie Talkie’ tower for record GBP 1.3 billion

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

Lee Kum Kee, the inventor of the oyster sauce and producer of more than 200 types of condiments, is the latest among Hong Kong’s companies to be piling into overseas [...]
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HK dollar to extend weakening trend, driven by excess cash, spreads

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong dollar firmed marginally against its US counterpart on Thursday but traders expect the steady weakening trend since the beginning of the year to continue, [...]
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HK firm beats Brexit blues with record City skycraper deal

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

A Hong Kong firm struck a record deal for a London skyscraper on Thursday amid a rise in foreign investment in property since the Brexit vote, but a slump in domestic demand [...]
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China is ‘landlord’ to HK says justice chief

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

Controversy over a new cross-border rail link which will see mainland laws enforced in a Hong Kong train station escalated Thursday after the justice chief likened China to [...]
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Foxconn deals requires Wisconsin to act soon on tax breaks

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has [...]
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Taiwan suspending operations at 3 overseas offices

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

Taiwan is suspending operations at its representative offices in Jeddah, Guam and Norway, in an effort to make better use of the country’s resources, the Ministry of [...]
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PH-Taiwan trade seen jumping 30 pct over 3 years

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

Bilateral trade between the Philippines and Taiwan will stay strong and climb 30 percent over the next 3 years, minister James Chu of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office [...]
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Op-Ed: Here’s what’s worrisome about Foxconn’s plan to build a plant in the US

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Foxconn Technology Group Chair Terry Gou announced from the White House Wednesday that the company will spend $10 billion to create a Wisconsin plant that will create many [...]
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Foxconn’s US Plant Helps Apple Fend Off iPhone Import Tariffs

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

Apple Inc. likes to say it supports 2 million US jobs. Plans by the company’s main manufacturing partner for a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin will add at least 10,000 [...]
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Korean Court Sentences Former Officials for Artist Blacklist

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court on Thursday sentenced the former presidential chief of staff and the former culture minister to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists and denying [...]
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