Archive for December 3rd, 2016

Crown Prince Becomes First New Thai King in Seven Decades

Crown Prince Becomes First New Thai King in Seven Decades

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:18 AM

Thailand has its first new monarch in seven decades after Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was formally proclaimed the 10th king in the Chakri Dynasty. Vajiralongkorn, 64, [...] » More

Russia, China, and Japan Fill the Trump Trade Gap

Russia, China, and Japan Fill the Trump Trade Gap

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:02 AM

The dozen nations in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade group took seven years to hammer out a deal. President-elect Donald Trump promises to take just one [...] » More

Asia shares pare gains; Treasury yields, oil off highs

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares joined Wall Street and Europe in surrendering some recent gains on Friday, retreating on the possibility of faster-than-expected US interest rate increases that [...] » More

Asian markets slip as investors take step back

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks turned negative Friday and oil prices retreated along with the dollar as investors took a step back from a recent rally, while caution set in ahead of a crunch [...] » More

Asian shares, oil fall ahead of US job data, Italian vote

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks slipped and oil’s rally fizzled Friday as wary investors awaited US jobs data and Italy’s referendum on constitutional reform. KEEPING SCORE: [...] » More

Calls for independence will derail HK’s push for democracy, says Chris Patten

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Livemint | 6:00 AM

Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, once observed that “no one who has spent any time in this city forgets it. It is one of the great exciting maritime [...] » More

Passive Investors Get Sucked Into Hong Kong Market Failures

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Multibillion-dollar bubbles like Fullshare may end up fitting a pattern A controversial report from brokerage house Sanford C. Bernstein in August accused passive investing [...] » More

Taiwan seeking deportation of 10 fraud suspects held in Turkey: MOFA

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is seeking the return of 10 Taiwanese who are still being held in detention in Turkey after they were arrested in May, along with 42 others, on suspicion of fraud, the [...] » More

SMEs urge public to buy Taiwanese

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

The heads of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) demonstrated outside the legislature in Taipei yesterday, calling for people to buy more Taiwan-made products to [...] » More

China warns Taiwan not to meddle in HK affairs

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

China warned Taiwan not to fan the flames of a fledgling independence movement in Hong Kong, according to a Reuters report on Wednesday. The report said Chinese leaders are [...] » More

Ministry welcomes bill for Taiwan-US military exchanges

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday welcomed the US Senate’s and the US House of Representatives’ call for military exchanges between senior Taiwanese and [...] » More

Taiwan should push changes in US Taiwan policy: ex-AIT head

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan and its friends in the United States should help the new US administration improve its knowledge of Taiwan’s geo-strategic importance to any US policy toward [...] » More

New flight routes expand links with South, SE Asia

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwantoday | 6:00 AM

Local airlines and foreign carriers have unveiled new direct flights and code-share routes between Taiwan and major international destinations, the latest in a series of [...] » More

Two memorandums signed between Taiwan and Japan

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Trade talks between Taiwan and Japan concluded in Taipei Wednesday which led to both parties signing two cooperation memorandums on product safety. Outside the building where [...] » More

No contaminated food will be allowed into Taiwan: security official

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

National Security Council (NSC) Secretary general Joseph Wu (???) said Thursday that Taiwan will not permit the importation of any radiation-contaminated food. During a [...] » More