Archive for December 12th, 2016

VN Index rise on large-cap stocks

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 1:37 PM

Shares rose on the two exchanges on December 9 as investors returned to purchase large-cap stocks with support information in expectation of a further expansion. The [...] » More

VN Index continues gains

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 1:36 PM

The 3 day rally of the VN Index ended the week by recovering to the 660-665 resistance area. VN Index finished higher after three consecutive days with an increase of 4.18 [...] » More

Business Briefs December 12

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 1:36 PM

* Singapore’s F&N BEVManufacturing Pte Ltd has for the first time registered to buy nearly 39.19 rnillionshares (2.7 percent) of Vietnam Dairy Products Company [...] » More

7 in 10 want Park’s early resignation

7 in 10 want Park’s early resignation

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:26 AM

With President Park Geun-hye’s fate now in the hands of the Constitutional Court following the National Assembly’s impeachment, Friday, seven out of 10 citizens [...] » More

HK’s Beijing-Backed Leader Says He Will Not Seek Re-election

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NYtimes | 6:00 AM

Leung Chun-ying, the unpopular Beijing-backed leader of Hong Kong whose government has controversially tried to block or remove elected opposition politicians from office, [...] » More

HK’s divisive leader to step down amid political crisis

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s divisive leader has announced he will not seek a second term, amid a deepening political crisis in the former British colony. Leung Chun-ying cited family [...] » More

HK leader Leung Chun-ying will not run again

HK leader Leung Chun-ying will not run again

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

Hong Kong’s unpopular leader Leung Chun-ying, who has been vilified by critics as a puppet of Beijing, said Friday he would not run again for office after a term marked [...] » More

HK Gets Chance to Heal Divisions as Leader Steps Aside

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

The surprise decision by Hong Kong’s top leader to not seek a second term in office opened the way for a chief executive who might bridge some differences in a city [...] » More

Lost in Translation: China’s Response to Trump’s Taiwan Call

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | US news | 6:00 AM

Unpredictable US President-elect Donald Trump again shocked the international relations establishment when he talked with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen on the phone; the call [...] » More

Ex-US official calls on Taiwan foreign minister

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

A member of US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team called on Foreign minister David Lee Friday and the two exchanged views on the challenges facing Taiwan. [...] » More

US bill lets top defense officials visit Taiwan

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Chinapost | 6:00 AM

In a move that could produce breakthroughs in Washington-Taipei military relations, the US Senate adopted a conference report of the fiscal 2017 National Defense [...] » More

US includes Taiwan in military bill

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

The US Congress included for the first time a section on senior military exchanges with Taiwan as it passed its National Defense Authorisation Act for the next fiscal year. [...] » More

Australia-Taiwan free trade deal caught in crossfire of Donald Trump

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Australia is already feeling the effects of a more unpredictable foreign policy under US president-elect Donald Trump, with worried plans to start negotiating a free trade [...] » More

South China Sea exhibition opens in Taipei

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

A special exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the recovery of the South China Sea islands by the Republic of China (Taiwan) kicked off December 9 at Academia Historica [...] » More

For the sake of Korea, President Park Geun-hye must go now

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Today South Korea’s national assembly voted overwhelmingly to impeach President Park Geun-hye. The unexpectedly decisive margin – 234 votes to 56 – means [...] » More