Archive for December 8th, 2016

99pct Shareholder Wipeout Shows Risk in HK Rights Offerings

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

No one can fault the managers of Eminence Enterprise Ltd for lacking chutzpah. After saddling investors with a 99.99 percent loss over the past five years, the Hong [...]
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HSBC’s rainbow lion statues spark row in HK

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

A pair of lions painted in rainbow colours are displayed outside HSBC’s main office in Hong Kong A pair of rainbow-painted lions displayed in front of one of Hong [...]
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Trump-linked former US official visits Taiwan, sparking speculation

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

A former senior US official with links to Donald Trump’s transition team flew to Taipei Tuesday, sparking more speculation over relations with Taiwan after the [...]
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Is Taiwan a bargaining-chip for Trump on China?

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump’s dispute with China over Taiwan has refocused attention on his combative approach to Beijing. The president-elect upset almost 40 years of US practice in [...]
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Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scene on Trump-Taiwan Call

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Former Senator Bob Dole, acting as a foreign agent for the government of Taiwan, worked behind the scenes over the past six months to establish high-level contact between [...]
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Dole Lobbied Trump Campaign, GOP for Taiwanese Leadership

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Former US Senator Bob Dole, acting as a paid lobbyist for Taiwan’s government, connected Donald Trump’s staff with Taiwanese officials in advance of an [...]
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China urges US to block transit by Taiwan president

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

China called on US officials on Tuesday not to let Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pass through the United States en route to Guatemala next month, days after [...]
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Is Taiwan a bargaining-chip for Trump on China?

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump’s dispute with China over Taiwan has refocused attention on his combative approach to Beijing. The president-elect upset almost 40 years of US practice in [...]
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South Korean president Park Geun-hye defies calls to quit

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Park says she will accept result of Friday’s impeachment vote but would leave it to constitutional court to decide on its validity South Korea’s embattled leader, [...]
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Samsung tells South Korea corruption inquiry of ‘gift horse’

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Electronics company Samsung has admitted it gave a horse to the daughter of a woman who is at the centre of a corruption scandal embroiling the South Korean president. [...]
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Business elite grilled over Park scandal

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

South Korean corporate chiefs have been accused of seeking favours when they made contributions to two foundations at the heart of a scandal that threatens the office of [...]
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South Korea blames North Korea for military intranet hack

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korea is accusing North Korea of hacking its military intranet and leaking confidential information. The accusation was made Tuesday in a news briefing by South [...]
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North Korea ‘hacks South’s military cyber command’

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea is thought to have thousands of personnel involved in cyberwarfare South Korea’s military cyber command, set up to guard against hacking, appears to have [...]
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North Korea suspected in hack of South Korea’s cyber command

North Korea suspected in hack of South Korea’s cyber command

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

North Korea is the prime suspect in a hack of South Korea’s cyber command that resulted in theft of confidential military documents, Yonhap News Agency reported. [...]
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Samsung’s Heir Apparent Makes Shaky Debut as Korea’s Top Boss

Samsung’s Heir Apparent Makes Shaky Debut as Korea’s Top Boss

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As the leader of Samsung Group stuttered and stalled his way through a parliamentary corruption hearing on Tuesday, an exasperated lawmaker rounded on him and quipped that, [...]
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