Archive for November, 2017

Divergent 3D Announces Series B and Related Funding

Divergent 3D Announces Series B and Related Funding

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:30 AM

New investment will accelerate Divergent’s efforts to globally commercialize its additive manufacturing-enabled technology LOS ANGELES & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS [...]
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Preceptis Medical Announces Series B Financing and Global Growth Strategy for China

Preceptis Medical Announces Series B Financing and Global Growth Strategy for China

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:20 AM

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Preceptis Medical, Inc., manufacturer of the Hummingbird TTS (Tympanostomy Tube System) technology that enables a conscious sedation [...]
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Asian markets rally after Wall St lead, euro struggles

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo’s Nikkei led a rally across Asian markets on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker yen while traders took heart from a healthy run on Wall Street, though German [...]
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Asian shares advance as Wall Street regains ground

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares edged mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s [...]
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Social media posts supporting HK poll candidates can land you in jail for 3 years, but relaxation of rules in sight

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Expressing support for a Hong Kong election candidate on social media would no longer be a criminal offence in future under a government plan to relax the city’s strict [...]
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HK-based AI startup Fano Labs raises Pre-Series A from Li Ka-shing to analyse Chinese dialects

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Fano Labs’ specialities lie in speech recognition and natural language processing technologies Hong Kong-based AI startup Fano Labs has raised an undisclosed Pre-Series [...]
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One in five live in poverty, government study shows

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Macau Daily Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Commission on Poverty released on Friday the latest official data on the city’s lowest earners, showing a slight increase in the proportion of people [...]
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HK beats Singapore in attracting expats

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

Perhaps not surprisingly, the Swiss Business school behind the survey, IMD, ranked Switzerland as the best place for expats. Singapore trailed behind Hong Kong as one of the [...]
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Taiwan warns citizens after 11 sentenced to death in Indonesia

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s representative to Indonesia warned Taiwan nationals on Monday not to treat legal penalties in Indonesia lightly, emphasising that 11 Taiwanese have been [...]
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International experts review Taiwan’s 1st state report on CRC

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Local nongovernmental organisations (INGO) advocating children’s rights raised various issues on the protection of children with international experts as the weeklong [...]
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Control Yuan to probe disappearance of Mirage fighter jet

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Three Control Yuan members filed an application Monday to investigate the recent disappearance of a Mirage-2000 fighter jet during a regular training exercise. The [...]
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China pressure helped put Taiwan FTA on hold

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Plans to negotiate a free trade agreement with Taiwan were put on the backburner several years ago so as not to offend mainland China, sources have revealed. And while such a [...]
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Worldwide electronics production is increasing strongly, except in Taiwan

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Electronicsweekly | 6:00 AM

China’s production of electronics equipment has grown 13.8 percent so far this year, says Bill Jewell’s Semiconductor Intelligence, which is heading to be the [...]
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Taiwan export orders hit record high in October

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s export orders hit a record high in October on the back of the global economic recovery and strong demand for electronic devices, according to data released by [...]
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Chinese military plane flew near Taiwan, first time after CPC congress

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Chinese military aircraft flew east of Taiwan Saturday morning as part of its long-distance training mission, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed [...]
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