Archive for March 17th, 2018

Mobile Crane Market in APAC – Focus on Infrastructure Development to Boost Growth | Technavio

Mobile Crane Market in APAC – Focus on Infrastructure Development to Boost Growth | Technavio

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:37 PM

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Construction–Market research firm Technavio has announced the release of their latest report on the mobile crane market in APAC. [...]
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Asian markets mixed after week of fluctuation

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

Asian investors remained on edge Friday as the curtain came down on another volatile week for markets with fears of a global trade war playing off against a positive economic [...]
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High living: another luxury HK hilltop house sells for stratospheric price

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

A house at the ultra exclusive Mount Nicholson area on The Peak in Hong Kong has sold for HK$1.39 billion (US$177.3 million), a price that makes it the second most expensive [...]
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Leshi shares plunge after ‘white knight’ chair resigns

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

Shares in Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing slumped 10 percent on Friday after its chair resigned, fanning fears he would no longer play a white knight [...]
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HK mulls three years’ jail for anthem disrespect

HK mulls three years’ jail for anthem disrespect

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

A Hong Kong fan covered his face during the Chinese national anthem before a football match against Bahrain last year Hong Kong announced plans Friday to punish anyone who [...]
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UK warns of increasing Beijing pressure on HK

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

The UK warned today of “increasing pressure” on Hong Kong from an assertive Beijing after a raft of jailings of democracy activists and the disqualification of [...]
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ExclusiveShell close to clinching HK’s first LNG import deal: sources

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

Royal Dutch Shell is close to bagging a deal to supply Hong Kong with liquefied natural gas (LNG), beating out major competitors for the right to be the first company to [...]
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HK’s judges voice fears over China influence in judiciary

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

As Hong Kong’s judges and senior lawyers paraded in ceremonial wigs and gowns on January 8 to mark the start of the legal year, anxieties over China’s growing [...]
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Taiwan Central Bank Chief Cautious on Central Bank Crypto

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

The new governor of Taiwan’s central bank has said speculation has taken over from cryptocurrencies’ original role as a payments tool. Earlier this year, while [...]
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President calls for more inventions to aid Taiwan’s transformation

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

Tsai received award-winning Taiwanese inventors at Presidential Office Award-winning inventors should help Taiwan with its transformation as it faces the upgrading of its [...]
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Businesses in Taiwan are logging their employees’ toilet-paper use as the country grapples with a shortage

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has been is experiencing a rise in toilet-paper prices, triggering shortages in stores around the country and leading some businesses to take drastic measures to [...]
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Taiwan to ask HK’s help investigating teenager wanted for girlfriend’s murder

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

Taiwan’s government said on Thursday it wanted Hong Kong’s help investigating the murder of a woman from the city, allegedly by her teenage boyfriend, while the [...]
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Taiwan proposes new round of arms purchases from US

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

AIT says it will not comment on pending or potential cases of US arms sales Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MOND) confirmed Thursday, March 15 that a new round [...]
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White House says no decision on whether to sign US-Taiwan travel bill

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

President Donald Trump has not decided whether he will sign legislation that would allow US officials to travel to Taiwan to meet with their Taiwanese counterparts, the White [...]
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Taiwan renews interest in F-35 to counter Chinese first strike

17-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has flagged continued interest in the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, possibly as part of an upcoming new round of arms purchases from the United States. Speaking to [...]
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