Archive for February 12th, 2018

Business Briefs 12 February, 2018

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | | 11:23 AM

* Hoa Sen Group (HSG) has announced to pay a dividend of 10 percent in cash and 10 percent in shares for the fiscal year 2016-2017. For the share dividend payment, HSG plans [...]
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Asian markets uneasy as longer US debt yields verge on 3pct

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

If this week’s selloff in global equity markets is any guide, then Asia’s frothy debt and stock markets have reason to be on edge over the steady rise in [...]
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HK and mainland China shares tank in global rout

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The global market rout continued into Asia as Hong Kong and China shares fell sharply Friday after the US stock market tanked overnight. The Hang Seng Index was down about [...]
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HK Benchmark Heads for Correction as China Shares Tumble

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index resumed its slide and the H-share gauge extended losses, with both poised to fall more than 10 percent from their January peaks. Nearly all [...]
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HK Regulators Send Warnings to Non-Compliant Cryptocurrency Exchanges

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bitcoin Magazine | 6:00 AM

Regulators in Hong Kong have issued a strict warning to exchanges doing business with Chinese customers about trading tokens deemed as securities. In an announcement today, [...]
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China lodges representations with US over Taiwan Travel Act

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

China has lodged solemn representations with the United States over a Taiwan-related bill, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday. The US Senate Committee on Foreign [...]
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Many of Taiwan’s Earthquake Survivors Were on Upper Floors of Collapsed Buildings

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Most survivors of Tuesday night’s strong earthquake in Taiwan escaped because they were on high floors that did not collapse, allowing rescue workers to find them. As [...]
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China says US bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability

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

A US bill that encourages reciprocal visits by US and Taiwanese government officials threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait and the United States must withdraw it, [...]
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Taiwan: Post earthquake rescue operations wind down

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Euronews | 6:00 AM

Rescue efforts after a devastating 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked Taiwan’s tourist area of Hualien have been hampered by more than 200 aftershocks as emergency [...]
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Hopes fading of finding more survivors in Taiwan earthquake

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Hopes of finding additional survivors from this week’s earthquake in Taiwan were fading Friday after two more bodies were found in a partially collapsed hotel and no [...]
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2 Canadians believed trapped in collapsed building in eastern Taiwan

2 Canadians believed trapped in collapsed building in eastern Taiwan

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

Two Canadian nationals, who are of Hong Kong heritage, are believed to be trapped inside the rubble of the Yun Men Tsui Ti Building in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien City, [...]
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Quake-Hit Taiwan City Winds Down Rescue Efforts, Five Still Missing

Quake-Hit Taiwan City Winds Down Rescue Efforts, Five Still Missing

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Usnews | 6:00 AM

Rescue operations in Taiwan started to wind down on Friday after a devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the tourist area of Hualien this week, taking a toll of 12 dead [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s Sister Makes History as She Arrives at Winter Olympics in Korea

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister arrived in South Korea on Friday to begin an unprecedented three-day visit in which she will attend the opening [...]
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Pence skips Olympics dinner in snub to N Korean officials

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

The US vice-president, Mike Pence, has skipped a dinner before the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, where he was expected to share a table with North Korea’s head of [...]
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Pence’s Olympic mission: Countering N Korean propaganda

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Vice President Pence was a man on a mission. By the time he arrived at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games here Friday evening, Pence had already toured the Cheonan Memorial in [...]
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