Archive for September 10th, 2016

Korea’s Park says N Korea leader Kim showed ‘maniacal recklessness’

Korea’s Park says N Korea leader Kim showed ‘maniacal recklessness’

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:27 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Friday NorthKoreahas conducted a nuclear test in clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions and in a direct challenge to [...]
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Asian stocks fall after European Central Bank stays pat

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were mostly lower Friday on disappointment about the European Central Bank’s decision to keep policy unchanged. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark [...]
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Asian markets fall as Seoul, won hit by N. Korea ‘test’

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean stocks and the won led most Asian markets lower Friday after the North conducted another nuclear test, while trading was also hit by worries over global central [...]
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Asian shares slip on N Korea nuclear test reports, ECB disappointment

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares extended losses after North Korea conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test on Friday, heightening geopolitical tensions in the region at a time when [...]
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Chinese Insurers Rise on New Channel to Invest in HK

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese insurers rose in Hong Kong as the government’s decision to allow them to invest in the city’s stocks through an exchange link prompted optimism investment [...]
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HK Steps Up Mosquito-Control Measures after Third Local Dengue Case

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | LAHT | 6:00 AM

Fumigation efforts were underway in Hong Kong on Thursday, as authorities attempt to limit the threat posed by mosquito-borne viruses following news the previous day of the [...]
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Hull City: Sale to consortium from China and HK collapses

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Hull’s proposed sale to a consortium from China and Hong Kong is off, BBC Radio Humberside understands. Hull were put up for sale in 2014 by owner Assem Allam after the [...]
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Passenger plane collides with van at HK airport

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A van driver had a lucky escape after colliding with a passenger plane at Hong Kong International Airport on Thursday. The Dragonair A330 passenger plane, which was due to [...]
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Anti-Establishment HK Legislator Flees Home After Receiving Death Threats

Anti-Establishment HK Legislator Flees Home After Receiving Death Threats

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

“I think the rule of law has been torn to shreds,” Eddie Chu said On Sunday, he received the highest number of votes in the democratically elected half of Hong [...]
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Six Thorns in Beijing’s Side: Meet HK’s New Young Lawmakers

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong politics have been upended by “localism,” a youth-led movement known for rowdy protests, denouncing mainland China and supporting independence. But not [...]
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Beijing’s dilemma when it comes to HK’s election: The more it pushes against it, the stronger the opposition

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

This week, Hong Kong sent mainland China a stinging rejection of its authority and a brash demand for greater political freedom. Beijing barely acknowledged it. As voters [...]
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HK politician says pressed by Beijing to quit city election

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong politician has said he was pressured to bow out of a city election to clear the field for a candidate favoured by the Chinese government, which, if confirmed, [...]
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China Allows Insurers to Invest in HK Stocks Via Link

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China has opened up a new channel for insurers to invest in Hong Kong equities. Insurance funds are now allowed to buy the city’s shares through an exchange trading [...]
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Taiwan, Indonesia should strengthen cooperation: Indonesian envoy

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and Indonesia are economically complementary to each other and should strengthen their cooperation, a special envoy of Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Thursday. [...]
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Taiwan Mulls Shielding Insurers From Callable Corporate Bonds

10-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s financial market regulator is considering policies to protect local insurance companies from difficulties with investment planning as bond issuers exercise [...]
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