Archive for September 5th, 2016

Shares sink, ending four-day rally

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 2:39 PM

Shares sank for the first time in the past five sessions on September 1 as investors increased selling to realise short-term cash profits. The benchmark VN Index, the measure [...]
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Business Briefs Sep 5

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 2:38 PM

* KIDO Corporation (KDC) said it would pay a 2015 dividend in cash for shareholders at 14 percent on the record date of September 19. Payments are slated for September 27. * [...]
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The Philippines has been struck with a 6.0-magnitude earthquake

The Philippines has been struck with a 6.0-magnitude earthquake

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | News.com.au | 2:34 PM

A STRONG earthquake shook parts of the southern Philippines on Sunday, briefly panicking residents, the government volcanology office said. The 6.0-magnitude quake rocked the [...]
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Tensions between Hong Kong and China are getting higher

Tensions between Hong Kong and China are getting higher

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:30 PM

Hong Kong voted on Sunday in its first major election since pro-democracy protests in 2014 and one of its most contentious ever, with a push for independence among [...]
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Singapore confirms 27 more locally transmitted Zika cases

Singapore confirms 27 more locally transmitted Zika cases

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:45 AM

Singaporeauthorities on Sunday confirmed 27 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, bringing the total to 242. Twenty-five new cases were linked to the [...]
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Quake shakes southern Philippines

Quake shakes southern Philippines

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 8:41 AM

A strong earthquake shook parts of the southernPhilippineson Sunday, briefly panicking residents, the government volcanology office said. The 6.0-magnitude quake rocked the [...]
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Samsung HK Claims Its Batch Of Note 7 Won’t Explode, Doesn’t Need Recall

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 8:39 AM

There have been rumours since yesterday that Samsung was considering doing a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 after multiple reports of the smartphone catching fire and/or [...]
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HK heads to poll as Beijing keeps eyes on independence advocates

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 8:39 AM

A growing independence movement in Hong Kong is worrying Beijing ahead of the special administrative region’s parliamentary election this weekend. The first such [...]
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Exclusive – Chinese state enterprise workers in HK given voting guidance ahead of poll

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:39 AM

At least two large Chinese state-owned enterprises in Hong Kong are instructing staff how to vote in Sunday’s legislative election, as Beijing seeks to thwart the [...]
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HK issues travel warning on Singapore amid Zika outbreak

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 8:39 AM

Hong Kong on Friday (Sep 2) issued an “amber” alert for Singapore, a day after the nation-state announced that the number of locally transmitted Zika cases rose [...]
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Separatism fight looms over HK elections

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | FT | 8:39 AM

On an otherwise unremarkable street corner in a crowded Hong Kong suburb, a group of young political activists is threatening the Chinese government and its allies in the [...]
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Kong health warning over festive ‘mooncakes’

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:39 AM

It is a time of year when sugar and fat-laden “mooncakes” fill shelves and shop windows in Hong Kong – but city authorities have sent a warning to residents [...]
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Taiwan orders additional Black Hawk helos

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Janes | 8:39 AM

The Republic of China Army (RoCA) has exercised an option for a further 24 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters modified to Taiwan army and National Airborne [...]
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Taiwan to Cut Income Tax to Lure Foreign Professional Talent

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ba | 8:39 AM

Taiwan is set to revise tax rules with plans to cut income tax for foreign professionals and ease their multinational employers’ tax burden, the Cabinet said. According [...]
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Demand from Taiwan chipmakers brisk, says Namics

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Digitimes | 8:39 AM

Demand from Taiwan-based Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and other chipmakers has been strong, according to [...]
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