Archive for September 13th, 2016

N. Korea floods ‘major, complex disaster’: Red Cross

N. Korea floods ‘major, complex disaster’: Red Cross

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 1:36 PM

North Korea is experiencing a “major and complex disaster” the Red Cross has warned, after floods killed scores of people and left tens of thousands in need of [...]
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All indexes lose ground

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 12:41 PM

Negative market sentiment contributes to all indexes falling on September 12. All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock markets closed lower on September 12. On HSX the VN [...]
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Vietnamese shares slump on both bourses

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 12:40 PM

Shares declined on the two national stock exchanges on September 12, driven by trading of large exchange-traded funds in third-quarter portfolio arrangements. The benchmark [...]
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Business Briefs Sep 13

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 12:39 PM

* Global Electrical Technology Corporation’s (GLT) board of directors has approved a plan to buy a maximum of 800,000 treasury shares at VND28,000 each, around 40 [...]
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Strongest-ever earthquake hits Korea, tremors felt nationwide

Strongest-ever earthquake hits Korea, tremors felt nationwide

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 9:10 AM

A 5.8-magnitutde earthquake, the most powerful seismic activity here since 1978 when the nation started measuring tremors, struck the historic city of Gyeongju, North [...]
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Global stocks, bonds suffer central bank anxiety attack

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

Asian shares suffered their sharpest setback since June on Monday as investors were rattled by rising bond yields and talk the Federal Reserve might be serious about lifting [...]
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Asia shares, bonds on defensive amid central bank jitters

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

Asian shares looked set to skid on Monday with investors rattled by rising bond yields and talk the Federal Reserve might be serious about lifting US interest rates as early [...]
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Bourses respond positively to Chinese banks’ improved bad debt figures

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Doubts still remain about the sustainability of the progress in the longer term The rapid rise in the share prices of big mainland banks listed in Hong Kong demonstrates the [...]
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International Elections Digest: Pro-democracy voters in HK send a message to Beijing

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Dailykos | 6:00 AM

Voters in Hong Kong recently sent a resounding message that they want greater democracy and autonomy from China’s Communist Party government in Beijing. Since the [...]
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Sieren’s China: Umbrella voters win small in HK

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

The pro-democracy movement won a few seats in Hong Kong’s recent elections. But this will not trigger great change, DW’s Frank Sieren writes. A small step in [...]
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Short Seller Carnes Seeks Targets as HK Stocks Top World

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

A world-beating rally by Hong Kong stocks is attracting at least one notable short seller. Jon Carnes, who built his career betting against Chinese companies, is looking to [...]
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HK losing status as China’s ‘great mall’

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Kingdom Jewellery is trying to stand out among the eerily quiet luxury stores in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, once the world’s most expensive shopping district in [...]
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HK’s Hang Heung Cake Shop won’t recall mooncakes with cancer-causing substance

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A carcinogenic substance was found in a sample of mooncakes made by a famed Hong Kong bakery, but it says it will continue to sell them. Hang Heung Cake Shop, popular with [...]
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Why no one wants to rule Thailand other than the military

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Clearly, the military is now poised to supervise Thai politics during the royal twilight and thereafter. Whether this bodes good or ill for Thai democracy will depend on the [...]
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Chinese Tourists Avoid Taiwan as Political Tensions Rise

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Skift | 6:00 AM

An hour after the shopping mall in the Taipei 101 tower opened its doors on Friday, fewer than 10 customers were wandering its marble floors which just a few months ago had [...]
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