Archive for February 24th, 2018

US asks UN to blacklist North Korean entities for smuggling

US asks UN to blacklist North Korean entities for smuggling

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 1:28 PM

The United States asked the United Nations Security Council on Friday to blacklist a number of North Korean entities involved in smuggling oil and coal in violation of [...]
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PacBridge Capital Partners (HK) Limited Makes Investment in Contextual Genomics Inc. – a Leading Canadian Cancer Genomics Company

PacBridge Capital Partners (HK) Limited Makes Investment in Contextual Genomics Inc. – a Leading Canadian Cancer Genomics Company

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 7:27 AM

HONG KONG & VANCOUVER, Canada–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cancergenomics–PacBridge Capital Partners (HK) Limited, a Hong Kong based investment firm, has committed [...]
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Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained [...]
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HK Disneyland transformation now underway

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Hong-kong-traveller | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Disneyland is the fifth Disney Theme Park location to open, the second in Asia. After the original Disneyland Park in Anaheim California came Walt Disney World in [...]
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HK harbour gets star attraction with sculpture park

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s harbourfront is known for glistening skyscrapers and the sight of containerships navigating busy shipping lanesbut a new art project has added a giant [...]
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Disney family magic wanes in HK as Macau’s lights dazzle

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When Chinese tourists choose a family travel destination, Hong Kong Disneyland would seem like a logical choice. But it’s the nearby gambling hub of Macau that has all [...]
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Majority of HK citizens support Taiwan joining UN: Survey

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

54 percent of those surveyed expressed support for Taiwan joining the international organisation An online opinion poll carried out by a research programme at Hong Kong [...]
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Taiwan’s defense minister Feng stepping down

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Defense minister Feng Shih-kuan (???) is to be replaced by National Security Council Secretary-General Yen Teh-fa (???) in a cabinet reshuffle that is likely [...]
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Why Taiwan needs to shake its prescription drug habit

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese doctors prescribe drugs to just about every patient, many completely needlessly. This is creating a nation of people with weak immune systems and also helping to [...]
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Twelve Chinese PLA aircraft passed near Taiwanese airspace on February 21

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Nat. Defense said the fleet passed south of Orchid Island on a ‘long haul’ exercise over the Pacific Incursions of the Chinese PLA Air Force into [...]
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Taiwan aiming to attract more foreign investment: premier

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Premier Lai Ching-te (???) said Thursday that the government has rolled out five strategies to optimise the environment for investing in startups, with the aim of fostering [...]
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Premier Lai visits temple to pray for peace and prosperity for Taiwan in New Year

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The Premier accompanied several Executive Yuan officials to the Qing’An Temple in Keelung On February 22, Taiwanese Premier William Lai paid a special visit to the [...]
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US reinforces its relationship with Taiwan as part of a pushback on Beijing’s influence

US reinforces its relationship with Taiwan as part of a pushback on Beijing’s influence

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Supchina | 6:00 AM

Earlier this week, it was reported that the US is seriously pursuing a deepened security and economic partnership with Australia, Japan, and India in order to counter [...]
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Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said on Thursday (February 22), with restaurants [...]
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Taiwan earns money off Korean fighter jet purchase

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

144 updated F-16 fighter jets ready in Taiwan by 2022 South Korea’s recent purchase of F-16V fighter jets will put money into American and Taiwanese pockets. Taiwan and [...]
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