Archive for May 7th, 2018

Business Briefs 07 May, 2018

07-May-2018 Intellasia | | 2:12 PM

* Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agricultural Company (H G) said its consolidated net profit skyrocketed 7-fold year-on-year to VND20.4 billion in the first quarter of this year. The [...]
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China opens the doors to a ‘mysterious’ office but still reminds HK who’s boss

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

Chinese officials tasked with the delicate issue of managing relations with Hong Kong are combining symbolic openness with a hard line as they make sure residents and local [...]
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?The $20 billion ‘umbilical cord’: China unveils the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge

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

As we drive down the eerily deserted Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, the murky waters of the Pearl River Delta stretch as far as the eye can see. There is no land in sight. [...]
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Christians pray for religious freedom in China

07-May-2018 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong groups gather for event calling on Chinese government to respect human rights and end repression A special prayer was held in Hong Kong for China to stop repressing [...]
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Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian gets medical parole extended

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

On Thursday, he received permission to attend a fundraising dinner for the pro-Taiwan independence Ketagalan Foundation The Ministry of Justice’s Agency of Corrections [...]
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Nauru boy named ‘Taiwan’ a tribute to medical missions abroad

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

The head of the Taichung Veterans general Hospital, who was one of the nine recipients of the Friends of Foreign Service Medal Award on Friday, shared a story about a Nauru [...]
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Number of migrant workers forced to leave Taiwan for drunk riding of electric bikes growing

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

A migrant worker will have his/her work permit and residence permit revoked for operating an e-bike intoxicated A total of 56 migrant workers in 2017 and 27 between January [...]
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Protesters converge at Nat. Taiwan University after controversial decision on president-elect

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

After the Ministry of Education chose to reject the university’s elected candidate, a protest movement calling itself the ‘New May Fourth Movement’ staged a [...]
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?Majority of Taiwanese think China is unfriendly: poll

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

‘China’s bullying and saber-rattling triggers resentment among Taiwan’s people’ says researcher Nearly 80 percent of Taiwanese people think China is [...]
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Korean president to visit US ahead of Trump’s N. Korea visit

Korean president to visit US ahead of Trump’s N. Korea visit

07-May-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be making a visit to the White House later this month ahead of the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean [...]
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Right on time: N Korea adjusts time zone to match South

Right on time: N Korea adjusts time zone to match South

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

North Korea readjusted its time zone to match South Korea’s on Saturday and described the change as an early step toward making the longtime rivals “become [...]
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Korean Air pilots, crew protest abuse by founding family

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

Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday night in Seoul saying they can’t take any more abuse from the [...]
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Trump, Korea’s Moon to meet at White House on May 22

Trump, Korea’s Moon to meet at White House on May 22

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

President Donald Trump will host South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House on May 22, and the two will discuss the upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean [...]
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Trump says Kim summit date, venue to be announced soon

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

US President Donald Trump said Friday that a date and venue for his landmark summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un would be unveiled soon, as anticipation builds for [...]
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Trump says date, place set for N Korea summit

Trump says date, place set for N Korea summit

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

President Donald Trump on Friday said the date and location have been set for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, building suspense for the unprecedented talks, [...]
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