Archive for May 15th, 2018

Business Briefs 15 May, 2018

15-May-2018 Intellasia | | 7:22 PM

* LDG Investment Company (LDG) will issue 28.79 million shares to pay a dividend at a 100- for-18 ratio for 2017. The firm is also seeking to issue two million shares under [...]
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?AirAsia shares drop after CEO says sorry for backing ex-PM

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

Shares of regional budget airline AirAsia plunged Monday after its chief Tony Fernandes apologised for supporting defeated prime minister Najib Razak in a historic election [...]
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Most Asian markets rise after Wall St rally, ringgit sinks

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

Most Asia markets rose Monday as investors built on last week’s rally, with another healthy lead from Wall Street providing support, but oil prices retreated from their [...]
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?HK’s Most Popular ETF Is Shorting the Whole Equity Market

15-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A fund that makes money when Hong Kong stocks tumble has suddenly garnered a whole lot of interest. The CSOP Hang Seng Index Daily Inverse Product has attracted some $136 [...]
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HK named the most biodiverse city in Asia after global nature challenge

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

Hong Kong named the most biodiverse city in Asia after global nature challenge Hong Kong might be small, but it’s big on biodiversity. Just look at some government [...]
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Economics ministry to open new Invest Taiwan office in June

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

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will launch a new office in June to attract more foreign investments and foreign professionals to Taiwan. The Invest Taiwan office [...]
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Taiwan military to expedite production of new navy corvettes

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

The minister of National Defense said on Monday, that the Navy anticipates add 11 new ‘Tuo River’ class corvettes to the fleet, construction on the first three [...]
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Isolated and threatened, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers

Isolated and threatened, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers

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

Standing on his company’s sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he’s able to make any plane his island’s government calls for. “We can [...]
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Taiwan President sends condolences over Indonesia bombings, Paris attack

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

President Tsai Ing-wen offered her sympathy to everyone impacted by the terror attacks that occurred in Indonesia and France over the weekend President Tsai Ing-wen (???) [...]
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Peace talks ignite land buying frenzy along Korea’s fortified border

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

Forget Seoul’s posh Gangnam district. With North Korea pledging to reduce tensions and renew ties with its southern neighbour, South Korea’s hottest property [...]
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Ahead of Trump-Kim talks, Koreans fear their prisoners will be forgotten

15-May-2018 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

As he welcomed home Americans freed from North Korean labour camps on Thursday, President Donald Trump thanked Kim Jong Un for being “excellent to these three [...]
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US will need to give Kim Jong Un security assurances: Pompeo

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

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States will need to “provide security assurances” to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un if the adversaries [...]
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Trump will ‘size Kim Jong Un up’ when they meet: John Bolton

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

National Security Adviser John Bolton said one advantage of President Donald Trump’s fast-approaching meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is that Trump will be [...]
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Pompeo signals Trump seeking long-term agreement with N Korea’s Kim, in summit

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

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s vow to destroy his country’s nuclear-testing site is “a good first [...]
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US ready to offer N Korea security assurances, investment: Pompeo

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

The United States is prepared to offer North Korea security assurances and bountiful private investment if it makes the strategic choice to give up its nuclear weapons, US [...]
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