Archive for May 5th, 2018

?Asian markets track fresh US losses, jobs data in focus

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

Asian markets fell on Friday, tracking another retreat on Wall Street as attention turns to the release of key US jobs data later in the day and high-level China-US trade [...]
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HSBC reports $4.76 bn pre-tax profit in first quarter

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

Hong Kong banking giant HSBC said Friday that pre-tax profit dipped four percent to $4.76 billion in the first three months of the year owing to rising operating costs but [...]
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HK youth groups reject PLA foot drill pressure

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

Hong Kong’s military-style youth groups rejected Chinese foot drills at an annual flag raising ceremony Friday despite pressure to change their marching traditions [...]
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?Taiwan again seeks legal assistance from HK in murder case

05-May-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has once again broached the issue of mutual legal assistance with Hong Kong in order to prosecute a Hong Kong man suspected of killing his girlfriend while on vacation [...]
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Taiwan an indispensable economic partner of France says visiting French Senator

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

Alain Richard, head of the French Senate’s Taiwan Friendship group met with the President of the Legislative Yuan on May 3 The President of the Legislative Yuan Su [...]
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?China tells international airlines to toe the line on Taiwan

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

China is turning up the heat on some of the world’s top airlines over how they describe Taiwan on their websites. Qantas (QABSY), Australia’s biggest carrier, [...]
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Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes southern Taiwan

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

Magnitude 4.0 temblor rattled southern Taiwan’s Tainan City early this morning A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled southern Taiwan’s Tainan City this morning (May [...]
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Japan Should Increase Military Ties With Taiwan, Says Former Japanese Navy Chief

05-May-2018 Intellasia | The Epoch Times | 6:00 AM

As the Chinese regime continues to flex its military muscle, the former chief of Japan’s naval forces said that it is high time for Japan to increase its military [...]
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Korean national security adviser in US, to meet Bolton  officials

Korean national security adviser in US, to meet Bolton officials

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

South Korea’s national security adviser is in Washington to meet his US counterpart, John Bolton, ahead of an expected summit between US President Donald Trump and [...]
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Trump Reportedly Tells Pentagon To Consider Reducing Troops In Korea

05-May-2018 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump has ordered the Department of Defense to present plans for a reduction of US troops in South Korea, The New York Times reported Thursday. The move [...]
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Pence delaying Brazil trip ahead of Trump, N Korea summit

05-May-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Vice President Pence is delaying a planned visit to Brazil as President Trump prepares for a landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a spokeswoman for the vice [...]
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Giuliani says 3 Americans held by N Korea will be freed today

05-May-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

The White House on Thursday gently walked back but did not dismiss a comment by Rudy Giuliani that the three Americans held in a North Korean prison would be released [...]
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Why is Trump’s Russia lawyer making N Korea announcements?

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

Here’s how you get from Russian election meddling to North Korean meddling on a Fox News interview couch. We’ve reached the point in this story where the lawyer [...]
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Otto Warmbier’s mom now speaking out to embarrass NKorea

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

Her voice cracking with emotion, the mother of college student Otto Warmbier who was sent home from North Korea in a coma and died soon after said Thursday her family will [...]
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Samsung Elec shares make solid opening after stock split

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

Shares in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd dipped slightly on Friday but trading activity surged after a 50:1 stock split aimed at making it easier for retail investors to buy into [...]
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