Archive for May 10th, 2018

Business Briefs 10 May, 2018

10-May-2018 Intellasia | | 5:17 PM

* Vinhomes Company (VHM) will begin trading 2.67 billion shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange on May 17 at the initial price ofVND92, 100 each. The property firm booked an [...]
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Veteran Malaysian leader Mahathir scores shock election win

Veteran Malaysian leader Mahathir scores shock election win

10-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:28 AM

An alliance of opposition parties spearheaded by Mahathir Mohamad won Malaysia’s general election, official results showed on Thursday, setting the veteran strongman on [...]
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SAMSONITE COLLABORATES WITH LOCAL ILLUSTRATOR LYDIA YANG

10-May-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 8:09 AM

From now until 27 May 2018, Samsonite is offering customers an exclusive promotion for their Samsonite RED and Lipault Paris collections through an interactive personality [...]
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N Korea proposes new air route through peninsula, South says

N Korea proposes new air route through peninsula, South says

10-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:05 AM

South Korea said on Tuesday that North Korea had proposed a new air route through the two countries, as relations between the neighbours thaw after a breakthrough meeting of [...]
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HK Exchanges net profit up 49pct

10-May-2018 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd (0388.HK) said Wednesday that its first-quarter net profit rose 49 percent from a year earlier, thanks to higher revenue from trading [...]
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HK group aims to curb money laundering around Asia

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

A Hong Kong based INGO backed by regulators, former central bankers and government officials on Wednesday announced an alliance to fight money laundering and regulate the [...]
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HK cabbie held after $187000 left in car

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

A Hong Kong taxi driver has been arrested on suspicion of stealing HK$1.1 million (S$187,480) that a passenger left in his cab. The owner of a currency exchange left the bag [...]
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Taiwan welcomes Japan as investment partner in Southeast Asia: VP

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

Taiwan looks forward to advancing cooperation with Japan and welcomes the country as an investment partner in Southeast Asia, vice President Chen Chien-jen (???) said [...]
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Net profits of Taiwan-listed manufacturers up in 2017

10-May-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The net profits of listed manufacturing companies in Taiwan grew 13.4 percent year-on-year in 2017, posting the biggest increase in three years, the island’s economic [...]
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US defense act calls for strengthening Taiwan’s defenses against China

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

US defense bill up for review in Congress today calls for strengthening Taiwan’s defense capabilities against ChinaThis year’s National Defense Authorisation Act [...]
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EU expresses support for Taiwan to participate in WHA

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

The EU supports engagement with Taiwan in international affairs In a rare move, the European Union expressed its support for Taiwan to participate in the World Health [...]
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Taiwan’s female workers expect prospective husbands to earn NT$51872 at minimum: poll

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

Female workers are reluctant to have babies unless their household income reaches NT$74,965 Taiwan’s female workers will not consider entering marriage if their [...]
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Pompeo arrives in N Korea for meetings ahead of possible summit

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

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Pyongyang for the latest round of meetings with top North Korean officials ahead of planned talks between President Trump and [...]
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Trump deploys Pompeo to N Korea to prepare Kim summit

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

US President Donald Trump announces that his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on the way to North Korea to plan Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un US President Donald [...]
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Leaders of Japan, China, SKorea hold talks focused on NKorea

Leaders of Japan, China, SKorea hold talks focused on NKorea

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

China, Japan and South Korea agreed Wednesday to cooperate on ending North Korea’s nuclear programme and promoting free trade, two hot-button issues challenging their [...]
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