Archive for December 26th, 2016

Shares edge up at the last minute in HCM City

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 1:55 PM

Stocks on the HCM Stock Exchange edged up in the last trading minutes on December 23, but the overall market condition was negative as investors remained cautious prior to [...]
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HSX up while HNX down

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 1:54 PM

Liquidity down again as two markets have differing results on December 23. Vietnam’s two stock markets saw opposite results on December 23. On HSX the VN Index rose [...]
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Business Briefs December 26

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 1:53 PM

* Thien Viet Growth Fund has registered to sell its entire stake of 100,000 shares in Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corporation (REE) from December 26 to January 21. * [...]
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HK to build outpost of China’s Palace Museum

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and mainland Chinese authorities signed an agreement on Friday (December 23) to set up an outpost of Beijing’s famed Palace Museum in Hong Kong, as the city [...]
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Will Autonomy and Liberty Survive in HK?

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong remains the freest economy on earth and enjoys the kind of growth one would expect as a result. Its people also exercise the most political and civil liberties of [...]
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Police investigating Singapore event involving HK activist Joshua Wong

Police investigating Singapore event involving HK activist Joshua Wong

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

Police in Singapore on Friday (December 23) confirmed that they are investigating an event involving Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, following a police report. The event, [...]
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hails HK’s outgoing chief executive CY Leung

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBtimes | 6:00 AM

Chinese premier Li Keqiang has hailed Hong Kong’s outgoing Chief Executive CY Leung for leaving the quasi-autonomous city-state in a better shape. Li heralded Leung by [...]
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China’s Xi says supports efforts to curb HK independence

China’s Xi says supports efforts to curb HK independence

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

China’s central government strongly supports efforts by the government in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong to curb moves by some promoting independence for the global financial [...]
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Pro-Taiwan ‘Death By China’ author tapped by Trump for new White House post

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwannews | 6:00 AM

A fierce critic of China was tapped Wednesday for a newly created position to head the White House National Trade Council. The appointment is believed to signal a tougher US [...]
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Trump to bring uncertainty to Asia-Pacific region: Taiwan official

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

US President-elect Donald Trump will bring tremendous uncertainty to the development in the Asia-Pacific region, and Taiwan will adjust its diplomatic strategy in response to [...]
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New industry index shows Taiwan’s industrial strength: TIP

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

The newly unveiled TIP TAIEX+ Industry Elite 30 Index (INE 30 Index) contains major local industrial stocks and showcases Taiwan’s strength in industrial development, [...]
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Taiwan is third most ignorant country: survey

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwannews | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is the third most ignorant country in the world behind India and China based on people’s knowledge about their own nation, according to the 2016 Index of [...]
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Taiwan: Feeling the Backlash of Potential US Support

Taiwan: Feeling the Backlash of Potential US Support

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

Summary After eight years of relative stability, the status of the Taiwan Straits is once again in question. The ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s pro-independence [...]
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Obama signs legislation backing military exchanges with Taiwan

Obama signs legislation backing military exchanges with Taiwan

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

US President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law the National Defense Authorisation Act for Fiscal 2017, which included for the first time a section on senior military [...]
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N. Korea likely to conduct nuke test around S. Korea’s presidential race: ex-N.K diplomat

N. Korea likely to conduct nuke test around S. Korea’s presidential race: ex-N.K diplomat

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea is seeking to conduct another nuclear test around South Korea’s presidential election next year, a high-profile North Korean defector has said, in the [...]
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