Archive for December 27th, 2016

VN Index falls on low liquidity

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomic Times | 3:47 PM

Index the only main index to fall on December 26. The VN Index was the only main index on Vietnam’s stock markets to close down on December 26. The VN30-Index [...]
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Business Briefs December 27

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 3:24 PM

* Sao Ta Foods Company (FMC), which is among the biggest shrimp exporters by revenue in Vietnam, has set a target of attaining $150 million in revenue and $4.48 million in [...]
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Japanese prime minister arrives in Hawaii for memorial visit

Japanese prime minister arrives in Hawaii for memorial visit

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 9:53 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Hawaii to recognize the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. Abe arrived Monday for the historic visit. He will be the first [...]
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Smog-hit China province surrounding Beijing says has learnt its lesson

Smog-hit China province surrounding Beijing says has learnt its lesson

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:47 AM

The heavily polluted northern Chinese province of Hebei, which surrounds the capital Beijing, said it will learn lessons from the smog that engulfed the region last week and [...]
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Asian stocks lower in light trading after Christmas

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

Stock markets in Japan and China declined Monday in light trading after Christmas with most other Asian markets closed. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.8 [...]
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‘Christmas rescue’ for 1000 Hongkongers trapped in Japan

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

A Christmas rescue mission is under way to fly stranded Hongkongers home from northern Japan after the popular winter holiday destination was battered by its biggest [...]
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Snowden Asks Internet to Support Refugees in HK Who Helped Him

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Whistleblower Edward Snowden made a Christmas request to his Twitter followers to help the refugee families living in Hong Kong that sheltered him after he left the US and [...]
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Beijing imposes anti-independence rules on HK deputies to China’s top legislature

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Candidates running in the election of Hong Kong deputies to China’s top legislature in December next year will have to make a declaration to swear allegiance to the [...]
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China Lodges Complaint Over Taiwan’s Place In US Defense Bill

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffington P ost | 6:00 AM

China has lodged “stern representations” with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law a US defense policy bill that suggests a plan to [...]
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Taiwan says Chinese aircraft carrier passes south of island

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

A group of Chinese warships led by the country’s sole aircraft carrier entered the top half of the South China Sea on Monday after passing south of Taiwan, the [...]
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Same-sex marriage in Taiwan set to be debated by Parliament, country appears evenly split on issue

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s parliament will today debate same-sex marriage in a move that could see the island become the first place in Asia to legalise it. A government politician has [...]
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Taiwan opens headquarters for ambitious ‘Asia Silicon Valley’ plan

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

Vice President Chen Chien-jen (???) inaugurated Sunday the base for the implementation of the government’s ambitious “Asian Silicon Valley” plan, which is [...]
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Taiwan hearing on Japan food ban canceled after erupting in chaos

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The first of three public hearings on whether Taiwan should ease its ban on Japanese food imports imposed after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis was canceled Sunday amid [...]
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China files protest over US defense bill’s Taiwan language

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

China on Sunday lodged a protest to the US over a defense policy bill that calls for military exchanges with Taiwan. President Obama this week signed a bill that [...]
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Korea needs to forge own path with Asean

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea should come up with its own path with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) by strengthening cooperation in the political and social sectors in order [...]
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