Archive for May 8th, 2018

Business Briefs 08 May, 2018

08-May-2018 Intellasia | | 2:24 PM

* CMC Company (CVT) will make a 45 percent dividend payment for 2017 on the record date of May 16. Of the amount, the construction material firm will pay a dividend ofVND [...]
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?Asian markets rise, tracking Wall Street gains on job report

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

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday following strong gains on Wall Street after the US jobless rate hit an 18-year low, helping investors overlook unresolved trade [...]
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Asia markets mostly up after Wall St surge, Iran fears boost oil

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

Most Asia markets rose Monday following a blistering lead from Wall Street as a soft jobs report soothed concerns about rising US interest rates, while oil prices extended a [...]
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HK dominates busiest air routes in the world but budget airlines can’t get a look-in

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

Hong Kong has some of the busiest air routes in the world, a report has found just don’t expect to get a budget flight to or from the city, unlike elsewhere in the [...]
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?China investors keen to invest in HK via ETF Connect, BBH says

08-May-2018 Intellasia | Asiaasset | 6:00 AM

Mainland institutional investors are keen to tap into Hong Kong-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) via a new cross-border trading link that’s expected to be launched [...]
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HK mothers stage breastfeeding flashmob protest

08-May-2018 Intellasia | euro News | 6:00 AM

Dozens of breastfeeding mothers took over Hong Kong’s Central financial district on Saturday (May 5) to protest over prejudices against giving nourishment to their [...]
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Taiwan’s Cabinet mulling basic wage increase to solve low wage issue plaguing young people

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

In a bid to solve the low wage issue that has been plaguing Taiwan’s young workers, the country’s Cabinet is mulling a raise of the basic wage as well as the [...]
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?White House slams China’s ‘Orwellian’ demand that 36 foreign airlines change references to Taiwan

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

The White House on Saturday slammed China’s demand that 36 foreign airlines change how they reference Taiwan as “Orwellian nonsense.” As first reported by [...]
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Taiwan thanks US for concern over China’s demands to airlines

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

The White House denounced China for demanding that US and foreign airlines change how they identify Taiwan on their websites Taiwan’s Presidential Office on Sunday [...]
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N Korea, economy on agenda at Japan-China-Korea summit in Tokyo

08-May-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The leaders of Japan, China and South Korea will sit down for three-way talks on Wednesday (May 9) for the first time in 21/2 years, with North Korea and economic cooperation [...]
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President Trump, don’t fall for N Korea’s trap

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

Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modelled on the [...]
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Examining Human Rights In N Korea

08-May-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Robert King was a special envoy for North Korean human rights during the Obama administration. He joins NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about a potential deal that [...]
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Moon, Trump to discuss talks with North

Moon, Trump to discuss talks with North

08-May-2018 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

Chung Eui-yong, left, Blue House national security adviser, shakes hands with John Bolton, his US counterpart, on Friday at the White House. President Moon Jae-in will meet [...]
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N Korea calls US claims about upcoming summit ‘misleading’

08-May-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday criticised what it called “misleading” claims that President Trump’s policy of maximum political pressure and sanctions are what drove [...]
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Trump’s promised winnings in Korea are on the horizon

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

Most criticism of the impending agreement with North Korea espouses a traditional liberal bias. Instead of reading President Trump’s “The Art of the Deal,” [...]
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