Archive for September 21st, 2016

19 dead in floods, landslides on Indonesia’s Java island

19 dead in floods, landslides on Indonesia’s Java island

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 2:23 PM

Torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 19 villagers. National Disaster Management Mitigation Agency [...]
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VN Index rallies late on to hit 660

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 12:52 PM

Index struggles early on but late surge sees it close at 663.37 points on September 20. All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock markets closed higher for the second day in [...]
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Late buying lifts stocks for second day

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bizhub | 12:51 PM

Vietnamese shares struggled to extend gains yesterday September 20 on late buying in large-cap stocks during the near-end period of the session. The benchmark VN Index on the [...]
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Business Briefs Sep 21

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 12:50 PM

* Mekong Enterprise Fund II Ltd has registered to sell 2. 7 million shares in Mobile World Investment Corporation (MWG) to reduce its ownership from 9.2 percent to 7.4 [...]
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Asian Bonds Fall as Japan Shares Swing Amid BOJ, Fed Countdown

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

Bond selloffs deepened in Asia and Japanese shares fluctuated as investors braced for policy reviews from the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve. Oil fell. Benchmark bond [...]
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Asia stocks waver as investors nervously await Fed, BOJ

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

Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as investors nervously awaited the outcomes of Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings that will both conclude on Wednesday. [...]
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Most HK Stocks Decline Before Central Bank Meetings

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

Most Hong Kong stocks fell on thin trading volume before policy reviews from the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve. Casinos and property developers led declines. The Hang [...]
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Outsider HK Lawmaker Vows Shakeup of Vested Interests

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The death threats began arriving soon after pro-democracy candidate and environmentalist Eddie Chu won a stunning Hong Kong legislative election victory earlier this month. [...]
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Over 100 Hongkongers show solidarity with Wukan ‘rebel village’ at demonstration

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

More than 100 people attended a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong Saturday to protest a violent crackdown on protestors during tense clashes this week in the rebel Chinese [...]
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Cost to Borrow Yuan Overnight in HK Hits Highest Level Since January

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Traders say surge in Hibor bears hallmarks of intervention by China’s central bank The cost for banks to borrow yuan from each other overnight in Hong Kong surged to [...]
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Apple revises return and exchange policy in HK

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

Apple has recently aborted a policy in Hong Kong which allowed consumers to return or exchange products within 14 days free of charge. Consumers returning or exchanging Apple [...]
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China And HK’s Complicated Relationship

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Seeker | 6:00 AM

While Hong Kong has its own legal system, policies and currency, it remains under China’s rule. So how is their current relationship? Interesting news from Hong Kong: [...]
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The young activists in HK’s fight for self-determination

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Irish Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong is running late for our interview at the Open University. The 19-year-old, whose youthful, open features and geeky spectacles were a [...]
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Taiwan: Typhoon Ravages Southern Region

21-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Al-Jazeera | 6:00 AM

According to the Council of Agriculture, Typhoon Meranti that struck southern Taiwan last week caused approximately NT$850 million of agricultural losses, which corresponds [...]
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Iranian business group to visit Taiwan

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

A delegation of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) will visit Taiwan later this month to explore opportunities to cooperate with [...]
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