Archive for May 11th, 2018

Business Briefs 11 May, 2018

11-May-2018 Intellasia | | 1:47 PM

* Development Investment Construction Company (DIG) earned a consolidated net profit ofVND9.1 billion in the first quarter of2018 compared to a loss of D16.2 billion in the [...]
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Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un wants to bring N Korea ‘into the real world’ as he greets freed US detainees with flags and fanfare

Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un wants to bring N Korea ‘into the real world’ as he greets freed US detainees with flags and fanfare

11-May-2018 Intellasia | | 7:06 AM

Donald Trump, the US President, welcomed three former American prisoners who landed at a military base near Washington on Thursday after being released by North Korea, [...]
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?Asia markets, energy firms boosted as oil prices press ahead

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

Crude prices extended their rally Thursday, propelling Asian energy firms and equity markets, as rising demand and Donald Trump’s decision to tear up the Iran nuclear [...]
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Boyfriend of pregnant HK woman killed in Taiwan may face further charges

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

Prosecutors of a 19-year-old Hongkonger charged with theft and handling stolen goods after his girlfriend’s alleged murder in Taiwan revealed for the first time in [...]
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Organisers of HK’s July 1 march Civil Human Rights Front denied use of Victoria Park soccer pitches after priority given to pro-Beijing groups for second year running

Organisers of HK’s July 1 march Civil Human Rights Front denied use of Victoria Park soccer pitches after priority given to pro-Beijing groups for second year running

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

For the second year in a row, organisers of the annual July 1 pro-democracy march in Hong Kong are struggling to secure a venue after priority was given to a pro-Beijing [...]
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?Three HK tourists deported from Thailand for false police report about being robbed by tuk-tuk driver

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

Three Hong Kong tourists were given two-year suspended jail terms in Bangkok and then deported on Tuesday for making a false robbery report to police in an attempt to get a [...]
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HK Exchanges net profit up 49pct

11-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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Taiwan government and International May 2018

11-May-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan Business | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen marked Taiwan’s 50 years of diplomatic ties with one of its oldest allies, Swaziland, during her visit to the African nation. In a speech, Tsai [...]
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?Taiwanese flag on bull artwork painted over in Australia

11-May-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

An Australian city council has been criticised after it covered up Taiwanese flags painted by school students on a public artwork. The flags were painted on a bull statue [...]
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16 diplomatic allies to address Taiwan’s exclusion from WHA meeting

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

Sixteen of Taiwan’s 19 diplomatic allies have sent formal letters to the World Health Organization (WHO) asking that the failure to invite Taiwan to the [...]
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Three US detainees freed in N Korea thank Donald Trump for securing their freedom

11-May-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The three Americans headed back to the US after being released by North Korea have thanked President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for securing their [...]
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Americans were freed 1 hour before flight out of Pyongyang

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

After months of anticipation and drama, the release of three American detainees by North Korea played out amid high-stakes diplomacy and was only sealed about an hour before [...]
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Americans freed by N Korea before Trump-Kim summit head home

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

North Korea released three American prisoners and handed them over to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday, clearing a major obstacle to an unprecedented summit [...]
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Kim says Trump summit ‘historic’ chance to build ‘good future’: KCNA

Kim says Trump summit ‘historic’ chance to build ‘good future’: KCNA

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed a planned meeting with US President Donald Trump as a “historic” opportunity during talks with America’s top diplomat [...]
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Trump to greet Americans freed by N Korea

Trump to greet Americans freed by N Korea

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

US President Donald Trump will greet three Americans released by North Korea at an air base near Washington Thursday, underscoring a much needed diplomatic win and a stepping [...]
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