Archive for December, 2017

Asian stocks drift higher on final trading day of 2017

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets mostly drifted higher on Friday after Wall Street finished with modest gains. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.3 percent to 22,841.64 and [...]
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Asian markets higher on economic optimism

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were higher on Thursday in a quiet post-Christmas holiday trading as strong economic data from the region and in the US boosted confidence. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Dollar heads into 2018 on a weaker note, Asia stocks mixed

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The dollar suffered fresh pressure on Friday as traders cash in the recent gains fuelled by Donald Trump’s tax cuts, while most Asian equities were on course to end a [...]
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HK property market shatters price records for 13th straight month

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s private home prices broke historic records for the 13th straight month in November, with the ascent showing no immediate signs of ending and analysts [...]
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Girl tied up, assaulted and murdered after refusing to wear costume during photo shoot, HK court hears

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A man taped and tied up a 15-year-old girl and sexually assaulted her as she suffocated, prosecutors told a Hong Kong court on Wednesday. Having asked the girl to his home [...]
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HK eyes blockbuster China tech IPO queue, led by Xiaomi

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong bankers are eyeing a slew of blockbuster IPOs from Chinese technology firms with a total market capitalisation of some $500 billion over the next two years, in a [...]
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China Real Estate Billionaire Seeks Up To $536 million In HK IPO

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Zhenro Properties Group, a Shanghai-headquartered residential and commercial real estate developer led by China billionaire Ou Zongrong, is looking to raise as much as $536 [...]
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HK set to legislate co-location plan after NPC approval

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

The controversial co-location plan for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link is just one step away from materialising after its approval by China’s [...]
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Temperatures to drop to 14 degrees on New Year’s Eve

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Revelers who go out to celebrate the upcoming year should wear warm clothing for the chilly temperatures While the weather around Taiwan remains warm and stable on Friday, a [...]
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Taiwan study confirms PM2.5 pollution causes lung disease, liver cancer

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Early results of a study being carried out by the Taiwan government show a connection with PM2.5 pollutants and lung and liver disease Preliminary findings by a group of [...]
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Hon Hai unveils Taiwan’s fastest supercomputer

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. unveiled December 26 a high-performance computing system three times faster than any other supercomputer in Taiwan, underscoring the [...]
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Taiwan Human Rights Museum to use virtual reality

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Researchers have listed 45 sites linked to the White Terror era Taiwan’s National Human Rights Museum might use virtual reality to recreate sites related to the White [...]
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China’s military actions impact regional security and stability: Taiwan President

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s armed forces will closely monitor moves by their Chinese counterpart China’s frequent military actions in East Asia have influenced regional security and [...]
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Taiwan to destroy 200,000 passports after accidentally including an image of a US airport

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has been forced to destroy around 200,000 passports after designers accidentally used an image of Washington Dulles International Airport instead of its own Taoyuan [...]
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It sure looks like China is secretly selling oil to N Korea

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Trump hints that the reports make war with North Korea more likely. China has apparently been secretly selling oil to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions and its own [...]
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