Archive for December 30th, 2016

All indexes gain ground

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 12:45 PM

All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher on December 29. On HSX the VN Index increased 0.22 points (0.18 per cent), the VN-30 Index 2.12 points (0.34 [...]
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Vinamilk props up VN stock

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 12:44 PM

Shares advanced on both local exchanges on December 29, driven by dairy producer Vinamilk, and market liquidity remained moderate. The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock [...]
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Business Briefs December 30

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 12:30 PM

* SCIC Investment One Member Company Limited has registered to buy 1.6 million shares of Military Commercial Bank (MBB) to revise up its ownership from 0.08 percent to 0.18 [...]
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Reunification is inevitable, Beijing warns Taiwan as HK localists set to attend Taipei forum

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

Message comes after Hong Kong lawmakers invited to political meeting and PLA aircraft carrier completes ‘routine’ exercise off Taiwanese coast Beijing on [...]
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This is a drill: British army returns to HK

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

Nearly 20 years after Hong Kong was returned to China, the British army is back – this time to train the city’s police force on crucial matters of pomp and [...]
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HK$3.5 Billion HK Palace Museum for West Kowloon

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Blooloop | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has signed a HK$3.5 billion deal with Beijing to create a replica of the capital’s celebrated Palace Museum – the Hong Kong Palace Museum – in the [...]
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HK and New York battle for IPO dominance

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Snap’s $25bn listing heads the 2017 queue, along with three Chinese tech groups When Jack Ma criticised Hong Kong last month for having outdated stock market listing [...]
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China says Taiwan, HK independence supporters will fail ‘like flies’

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

Quoting a poem by the founder of Communist China Mao Zedong, China’s government said on Wednesday that the efforts by Hong Kong and Taiwan independence movements to [...]
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HK’s feline friends offer insight into city’s past

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

Busy traffic, loud noise and constant passers-by? Not a problem for these cats. Four-legged “assistants” can be found perched in certain shops across Hong Kong, [...]
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HK’s first bird flu patient this winter dies

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

An elderly Hong Kong man died on Christmas Day from bird flu, the government said on Tuesday, the first human infection in the city this winter. The Centre for Health [...]
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HK’s ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

HK’s ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

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

Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking [...]
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Taiwan’s push for wind power is not hot air

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Shift from coal and nuclear power to renewable energy ambitious but not impossible, says energy bureau chief Jermyn Chow Taiwan Correspondent In Taipei You can say the wind [...]
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‘Most beautiful’ train station in Northern Taiwan reopens

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

- Badouzi Station (?????), located on the border of New Taipei and Keelung, resumed services on Wednesday. Dubbed the train station with the most beautiful scenery in [...]
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Anti-Gay MassResistance Supporting Anti-Equality Activists in Taiwan

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Rightwingwatch | 6:00 AM

MassResistance has joined the ranks of Religious Right groups that are expanding the global reach of their efforts to resist legal equality for LGBT people, boasting in [...]
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‘ANC overreacting to Msimanga’s Taiwan visit’

30-Dec-2016 Intellasia | En.co.za | 6:00 AM

A visit by Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga to Taiwan is continuing to draw reaction from various quarters. Wits University’s international relations professor John [...]
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