Archive for December 13th, 2016

Failed VNM partly tumbled HSX

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 1:34 PM

SAB continues increasing after five days but VNM sold only 5.4 percent of its charter capital. VNM decreased due to an unsuccessful auction partly made by both VN Index and [...]
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Shares fall following banker arrests

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 1:33 PM

Shares fell on the two local exchanges yesterday as banks suffered from the arrest of top bankers and expectations of a US interest rate hike kept investor confidence low. [...]
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Business Briefs December 13

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 1:32 PM

* The Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op) has opened a Co.opmart supermarket in Thot Not District, Can Tho City, its second in the Mekong Delta city and its [...]
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Asia energy firms rally with oil after output cut deal

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

Energy firms in Asia surged with rocketing oil prices on Monday after 11 non-OPEC countries agreed to huge cuts in crude production, while Saudi Arabia also signalled a [...]
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HK’s Finance Chief Resigns, Signaling Run at Top Job

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

Hong Kong’s financial chief John Tsang resigned, signaling that he’ll run to become the city’s chief executive in the first leadership contest since mass [...]
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HK Financial Secretary resigns to run for Chief Executive job, Cable News reports

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

Hong Kong’s financial chief John Tsang resigned, signaling that he’ll run to become the city’s chief executive in the first leadership contest since mass [...]
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Globe editorial: How HK can push China for more democracy

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Christopher Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong, was not a democratically elected leader. But he and the British government he represented negotiated a deal with [...]
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HK votes to elect panel to choose next leader

HK votes to elect panel to choose next leader

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

Voting is under way in Hong Kong to elect a committee, which is tasked with choosing the next leader of the Chinese-administered city in the upcoming election slated to be [...]
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HK Regulators Create Team to Focus on Shell Companies

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

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has established a team to investigate the creation and use of so-called shell companies, amid a focus on malfeasance and [...]
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Taiwan recalls food product from Japanese radiation-affected area

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

Retailers around Taiwan have removed a fermented soybean product called natto from their shelves after it was found that soy sauce packaged with the natto originated in a [...]
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Ex-president Ma advocates justice for comfort women

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

Former President Ma Ying-jeou (???) said Sunday he hopes that justice can be done soon for Taiwan’s “comfort women”- females who were forced into sexual [...]
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Newly wed Korean Taiwan’s 10 millionth foreign visitor of 2016

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

A Korean woman who just finished her wedding ceremony earlier in the day in her country became the 10 millionth foreign visitor to arrive in Taiwan this year late Sunday. [...]
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Donald Trump doubles down on Taiwan, says US not necessarily bound by ‘One China’ policy

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

US President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of “one China”, [...]
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All voices should be heard in same-sex marriage debate: Tsai

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

The legalisation of same-sex marriage represents a big societal shift and thus requires a lot of social dialogue and airing of all views in the legislative debate, President [...]
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Gay Chinese student lauds Taiwan freedom

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

A Chinese student in Taipei said that she has been able to come forward as a gay person and a supporter of same-sex marriage since she came to Taiwan, because it is a [...]
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