Archive for May 4th, 2018

Business Briefs 04 May, 2018

04-May-2018 Intellasia | | 4:07 PM

* HCM City Securities Corporation (HCM) maintained its market lead with a 12.3 percent share in the first quarter, of which retail brokering, institutional brokering and [...]
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Asia markets mixed as investors focus on US-China trade talks, Fed

04-May-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as investors digested an acknowledgment by the Federal Reserve that inflation had moved nearer its target, and US-China trade talks taking [...]
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?Asian equities track Wall St loss, China-US trade talks in view

04-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets dipped on Thursday following a sell-off in New York as investors keep an eye on top-level talks between China and the United States on trade, while the [...]
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HK police expect first anti-riot vehicle with water cannons to arrive this month

04-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The first of three anti-riot vehicles equipped with water cannons will arrive in Hong Kong this month after a two-year wait but the controversial armoured car will not be [...]
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Ten-year-old girl arrested for HK$5 million jewellery theft may have been beaten with hanger by father

04-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A primary school girl arrested on suspicion of stealing HK$5 million (US$641,000) worth of jewellery from her father’s friend may have been a victim of child abuse, [...]
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Energy firm executive makes surprise appearance at former HK minister Patrick Ho’s bail hearing

04-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A surprise guest appearance in the audience at the bail hearing of detained former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping has raised further questions about his links to a [...]
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Is HK measles case linked to flight that may have sparked outbreaks in Japan and Taiwan?

04-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Health authorities in Hong Kong are trying to determine whether an expatriate man confirmed with measles was infected on a Tigerair flight linked to outbreaks in Japan and [...]
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Xiaomi Files in HK for World’s Biggest IPO Since 2014

04-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Xiaomi Corp. became the first major company to use Hong Kong’s new rules for going public, filing for what’s expected be the world’s biggest debut since [...]
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China is pressuring international airlines to copy its political views

04-May-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

China is pressuring airlines around the world to toe its political line. Qantas and American Airlines have confirmed they recently received a letter from China’s Civil [...]
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Vietjet set to offer direct flights between Hanoi and Taichung

04-May-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Vietjet to launch direct flights between Hanoi and Taichung starting June 22 Vietnam-based budget airline VietJet Air yesterday (May 2) announced that it will launch direct [...]
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Taiwan terrorism suspect unlikely to return home soon: reports

04-May-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Despite earlier reports to the contrary, the Taiwanese student accused of plotting a massacre at his school in Pennsylvania is unlikely to return home to Taiwan soon, the [...]
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Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?

Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?

04-May-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A look at what would be the ultimate nightmare scenario for Taiwan. It’s the ultimate nightmare scenario. China orchestrates a masterful strategic deception, and [...]
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GM to provide loans to Korean unit, state-run bank to receive shares: sources

04-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

General Motors’ planned $3.6 billion cash infusion to rescue its South Korean business will be in the form of loans, while Korea Development Bank (KDB) will receive [...]
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N Korea moves 3 detained Americans to hotel, reports say; Trump says ‘Stay tuned!’

04-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Three Americans who have been detained in North Korea reportedly have been relocated ahead of the upcoming planned summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator [...]
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US slams ‘abusive’ N Korean regime after Trump calls Kim ‘honorable’

04-May-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The US State Department issued a scathing rebuke of North Korea’s human rights record on Wednesday, calling the regime “one of the most repressive and abusive [...]
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