Archive for March 10th, 2018

Asian shares rise as trade fears on Trump’s tariffs ease

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

Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on relief that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports may not be as harsh as earlier feared. News Trump [...]
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Asian markets rally as Trump agrees to Kim summit

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

Donald Trump has agreed to meet Kim Jong Un just months after a period of extreme tension as North Korea carried out a series of missile and nuclear tests News that Donald [...]
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11 nations sign Pacific trade pact as Trump plans US tariffs

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

Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs just hours before President Donald Trump [...]
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Asia-Pacific nations sign sweeping trade deal without U.S

Asia-Pacific nations sign sweeping trade deal without U.S

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

Eleven countries including Japan and Canada signed a landmark Asia-Pacific trade agreement without the United States on Thursday in what one minister called a powerful signal [...]
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HK man wanted by Interpol for alleged terrorist links denied bail a second time

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An Indian-born Hong Kong resident wanted by Interpol for alleged links to terrorism and political killings in his native country was on Friday denied bail by a local court [...]
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HK by-elections seen as protest vote against China control

HK by-elections seen as protest vote against China control

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

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp is seeking to regain lost turf in crucial legislative by-elections on Sunday that it hopes will draw protest votes against perceived [...]
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HK’s Wheelock to buy site from HNA unit for $811 million

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

Wheelock and Co Ltd said on Friday it would buy a residential site from a HNA Group unit for HK$6.36 billion ($811.1 million), as the developer expands its development [...]
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HK investigates Singapore Airlines crew over security breach

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Misbehaviour by flight attendants caused flight 861 bound for Singapore on February 26 to be delayed for close to three hours Hong Kong airport authorities are investigating [...]
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Taiwan reaffirms bid to join CPTPP

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

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for TPP was signed by 11 nations on Thursday Taiwan’s government sent congratulations to countries signing the revived [...]
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Taiwan’s Agriculture minister Visits Japan to Bolster Bilateral Ties on Food Products

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Businesswire | 6:00 AM

A delegation led by the Council of Agriculture minister Tsung-hsien Lin on March 5 visited retailers in Japan that have been selling Taiwan-produced agricultural products, [...]
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Taiwan authorities urged to return to 1992 Consensus as soon as possible

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Wang Yi said Thursday that the Taiwan authorities should return to the 1992 Consensus as soon as possible. “The key to unlocking the cross-Strait [...]
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Taiwanese duo jailed for acting as money mules for international syndicate

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Two Taiwanese men who came to Singapore and acted as money mules for an international syndicate were jailed on Thursday (8 March). For their actions, Wang Wei Ciang, 24, and [...]
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China urges Taiwan’s few allies to follow ‘irresistible trend’ of recognising Beijing

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

China said on Thursday it was in the best interests of self-ruled Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies to recognise an “irresistible trend” and ditch [...]
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Trump and Kim to hold historic meeting

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

President Donald Trump has agreed to a historic first meeting with Kim Jong Un in a stunning development in America’s high-stakes nuclear standoff with North Korea. [...]
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Trump agreed to meet Kim because he is the decision-maker: official

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

US President Donald Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because Kim is the ultimate decision-maker in his country, a senior administration official said on [...]
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