Archive for September 9th, 2017

Asia markets mixed as dollar slides post-ECB and China exports softer than expected

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Equities in Asia closed mostly lower on Friday as the dollar posted broad losses a day after the European Central Bank putting tapering on the table on Thursday. [...]
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Strong growth in BRICS countries’ trade in 2017Maersk

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Trade between the BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has grown strongly this year, figures from the world’s largest container shipper [...]
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euro presses higher against dollar, Asia markets cautious

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The euro extended its gains in Asian trade Friday as traders bet on the European Central Bank winding in its huge stimulus programme, while equity markets ended a volatile [...]
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HK’s hot governance issues are minefield for investors

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

As Chinese stocks become mainstream, battle to balance principles and pragmatism goes on Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying [...]
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Freedom Imperiled in HK After Democracy Advocates Sent to Prison

Freedom Imperiled in HK After Democracy Advocates Sent to Prison

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Daily Signal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s freedom from Chinese meddling is quickly eroding. On August 17, Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow — the leaders of the “Umbrella [...]
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Lai Ching-te sworn in as new premier

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Premier-designate Lai Ching-te (???) was sworn in as premier at the head of a new Cabinet by President Tsai Ing-wen (???) at a ceremony in the Presidential Office Friday. [...]
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New Taiwan premier vows to remove obstacles to investment

New Taiwan premier vows to remove obstacles to investment

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s new premier, William Lai, vowed on Friday to work towards luring greater investment to the self-ruled island, while sticking to the policies of the ruling [...]
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Taiwan to hold event in Malaysia to tap e-commerce opportunities

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will hold a Taiwan Day event in Malaysia Friday to help Taiwanese e-commerce operators explore opportunities in the Southeast Asian [...]
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Minister of foreign affairs urges UN not to forget Taiwan

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s minister of Foreign Affairs David Lee (???) has urged the United Nations (UN) not to forget the 23 million people of Taiwan. According to the Taipei [...]
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Detained Taiwan activist to stand trial in China

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The News | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese rights activist being held in China will soon face trial after being held incommunicado for more than 170 days, according to his wife, in a case that has deepened [...]
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Taiwan Day to offer experience of ‘land where Maori came from’

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:00 AM

Organisers of an Asian festival this weekend are hoping it would bring better understanding of the “land where Maori came from”. Taiwan Day will take place at [...]
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Trump Keeps Pressure on N Korea as Force Remains an Option

Trump Keeps Pressure on N Korea as Force Remains an Option

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said it’s not “inevitable” that the US will wind up in a war with North Korea over its continued development of nuclear weapons, but [...]
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Trump says military action against N Korea ‘not inevitable’

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said Thursday that military action against a defiant North Korea after its recent powerful nuclear test was “not inevitable,” though he [...]
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US unsure if N Korea can be deterredTrump administration official

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States is very concerned that North Korea might not be able to be deterred, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday, drawing a distinction between [...]
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Trump’Sad day’ for N Korea if US takes military action

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China agreed on Thursday that the United Nations should take more action against North Korea after its latest nuclear test, while also pushing for dialogue to help resolve [...]
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