Archive for January 9th, 2017

Shares rise for fourth straight session

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 1:46 PM

Shares rose for a fourth consecutive session on the HCM Stock Exchange on December 6 but profit-taking selling increased which may disrupt the uptrend next week. On the HCM [...]
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Main indexes up on better liquidity

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 1:45 PM

Liquidity returns on January 6 as all main indexes put in good showing. All main indexes on Vietnam stock markets closed in positive territory on January 6. On HSX the VN [...]
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Business Briefs January 9, 2017

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | | 1:44 PM

* Mobile World Investment Corporation (MWG) has issued 7.06 million shares under an employee share ownership plan (ESOP), sending its total outstanding volume rising to 153.9 [...]
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Chinese Submarine’s Malaysian Port Call Signals Regional Power Shift

Chinese Submarine’s Malaysian Port Call Signals Regional Power Shift

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:07 AM

A Chinese attack submarine made an unprecedented stopover in Malaysia this week in a rare public display of China’s expanding undersea force and a further sign of power [...]
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HK Stocks Post Biggest Weekly Advance in Three Months

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks posted the biggest weekly advance in three months, helped by improving Chinese manufacturing data and talk that policy makers will prevent sharp declines in [...]
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US short-seller distances itself from HK-focused copycat

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US-based activist short-seller Glaucus Research on Friday distanced itself from a company it said had used its name and branding to conduct short-sell campaigns against two [...]
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HK stocks score best week in 3 months

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Economictimes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shares extended gains to end firmer on Friday, scoring its best week in three months, as capital outflow worries eased after the US dollar took a breather from its [...]
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How a pair of US stopovers could reshape Taiwan’s ties with US, China

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CSmonitor | 6:00 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen heads to Central America Saturday, to shore up support from four Central American countries that some worry may sever ties with Taiwan in favour [...]
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Frontal system brings poor air quality to western Taiwan

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Most of western Taiwan faced poor air quality on Friday as a stagnant frontal system prevented pollutants from dispersing, an environmental protection official has said. The [...]
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Tsai meeting with Trump team in US rumoured

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Chinapost | 6:00 AM

As President Tsai Ing-wen departs for a visit to Central America, speculation is rife over a possible meeting with Donald Trump’s transition team during a transit stop [...]
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Taiwan president heads to US as Beijing watches

Taiwan president heads to US as Beijing watches

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States Saturday on her way to Central America, a trip that will be scrutinised by China, incensed by her [...]
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Why China is watching Taiwan leader’s foreign tour

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

This weekend Taiwan’s president is heading abroad. Tsai Ing-wen will visit some of the few remaining countries that still recognise her government. But Beijing, which [...]
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Channeling Bernie Sanders, Upstart Gains Support in Korea

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Even before a court decides on whether to oust South Korea’s impeached president, the race to succeed her is pitting a former head of the United Nations against an [...]
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S. Korea, US hold N. Korea strategy talks

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean deputy National Security Adviser Cho Tae-yong met with US deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington on Friday for talks about strategies to deal [...]
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1417 defectors entered Korea last year

09-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dailynk | 6:00 AM

Last year, the number of North Korean defectors in South Korea exceeded 1400, marking the first annual increase since Kim Jong Un took power in 2011. A spokesperson for the [...]
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