Archive for February 10th, 2018

Asian traders battle to recover as volatility hits world markets

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets on Thursday struggled to get a firm footing after February’s volatile start with traders spooked by heavy selling and warnings of more upheaval to [...]
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Asian shares mixed in skittish trading after Wall St decline

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday with some benchmarks erasing early morning gains. Investors remained skittish after this week’s financial turmoil and overnight [...]
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Illegal South African abalone flowing into HK: report

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Illegally poached abalone from South Africa is pouring into Hong Kong where the gastronomic gastropods are a traditional and expensive banquet favourite, a new study warned [...]
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HK regulator fines Credit Suisse $5 million for internal control failures

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities regulator said it has imposed a fine of HK$39.3 million ($5 million) on the local units of Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.S) for internal control [...]
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Foxconn to replace 10000 workers with robots at Taiwan plant

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Wisconsingazette | 6:00 AM

A business publication out of Japan reported yesterday that Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn plans to replace 10,000 workers at its Taiwan display screen plant with [...]
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Tsai vows to advance science talent cultivation in Taiwan

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen said that multidisciplinary integration holds the key to the cultivation of science talent in Taiwan and the government is leaving no stone unturned in [...]
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Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 9, including 3 from mainland

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 9, including 3 from mainland

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Nine people were killed, 265 injured and 62 still missing as of 7:00 a.m. Thursday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Taiwan’s Hualien County. The victims include [...]
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Update: 4 Buildings in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien collapse after magnitude 6.0 quake

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Marshal Hotel among 4 buildings that collapsed after magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan’s Hualien Contrary to prior reports stating that Hualien’s [...]
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N Korea has military parade on eve of Olympics in South

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over an extravagant military parade in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, grabbing the spotlight on the eve of the [...]
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Why, despite America’s might, Trump’s military parade can’t compare to N Korea’s

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

So President Trump wants a parade. He has wanted one since his inauguration, when the planning committee for the event reached out to the Pentagon for “pictures of [...]
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Pence pushing Korea to be more hawkish toward North

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence is pushing South Korea to adopt a more hawkish stance toward North Korea, as he arrived in the country Thursday ahead of the Winter Olympics. [...]
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How Korean war preppers are getting ready for N Korea nuclear threats

How Korean war preppers are getting ready for N Korea nuclear threats

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Seung Yeob Woo has a small go-bag with him at all times. It’s always is filled with water, a thermal blanket, a hat and earmuffs, tissues, a hand warmereven bleach. He [...]
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Olympic diplomacy: Kim Jong Un’s sister to dine with S. Korea leader

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | MSN | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister and other senior officials who are visiting the country for the Winter [...]
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Korea’s President Moon to meet Kim Jong Un’s sister at Olympics

Korea’s President Moon to meet Kim Jong Un’s sister at Olympics

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will lunch with the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he meets North Korea’s Olympic delegation on Saturday, his [...]
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Kim Jong Un watches parade of N Korean tanks, missiles and troops

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Troops, missiles and tanks rolled into North Korea’s historic Kim Il Sung Square Thursday in a highly anticipated parade of military might on the eve of South [...]
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