Archive for May 3rd, 2018

Business Briefs 03 May, 2018

03-May-2018 Intellasia | | 3:17 PM

* Shareholders of Khang Dien House Trading and Investment Company (KDH) at the annual general meeting last week approved a 2017 final dividend plan ofVND500 per share and a 5 [...]
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Asian shares mostly lower after topsy-turvy day on Wall St

03-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares are mixed in Asia after a topsy-turvy May Day session on Wall Street, where most benchmarks recovered from early losses as Apple led a rally in technology companies. [...]
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HK government needs to improve access to public sector data to realise smart city ambition, academics say

03-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Academics have urged the government to improve access to public sector data if it truly wants to develop Hong Kong into a smart city. Typical public sector information (PSI) [...]
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Filipino tycoon says HK missing out on business opportunities in her country

03-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A prominent Filipino businesswoman has said Hong Kong investors have overlooked her country’s potential, urging them to forget any negative perceptions they have about [...]
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Out for the count? HK’s battered independence movement

03-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The crackdown on independence campaigners has seen activists barred from standing for office and ejected from Hong Kong’s partially elected legislature It was only two [...]
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Banks Scrambling for HK Deposits Push Rates as High as 3pct

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Competition in Hong Kong’s $292 billion time-deposit business is intensifying as a surge in short-term borrowing costs forces banks to seek other avenues of funding. [...]
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Taiwanese in Dominican Republic show support after ties cut

03-May-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese in the Dominican Republic gathered at Taiwan’s embassy in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday (local time) to voice their support after the Caribbean country [...]
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Dominican Republic establishes ties with China, and Taiwan loses yet another ally

03-May-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Just a handful of countries maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan, and that number got even smaller this week as the Dominican Republic recognised China instead, a [...]
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China media say Taiwan has sour grapes as another ally goes

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has a case of sour grapes, Chinese state media said on Wednesday, after the self-ruled island accused China of using a $3 billion aid pledge to persuade the Dominican [...]
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Taiwan President attends launch of defense and security institute

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Think tank to follow developments in strategy and defense technology President Tsai Ing-wen (???) on Tuesday attended the official launch of the Institute for National [...]
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Why China hopes Taiwan losing the support of a tiny Caribbean country will send a message to the US

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Beijing’s success in convincing the Dominican Republic to cut its diplomatic ties with Taiwan is not only a warning to Taipei but also to the US about its use of the [...]
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China media say Taiwan has sour grapes as another ally goes

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has a case of sour grapes, Chinese state media said on Wednesday, after the self-ruled island accused China of using a $3 billion aid pledge to persuade the Dominican [...]
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Taiwan loses diplomatic ally as Dominican Republic switches ties to China

03-May-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The Dominican Republic has established diplomatic relations with China and cut its ties with Taiwan. Taiwan has said that it is “deeply upset” by the Caribbean [...]
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Taiwan rock star politician has complicated feelings about Trump: Washington Post

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan should give hope to oppressed peoples in East Asia: Lim Taiwanese rock star and politician Freddy Lim (???) wants to build a better Taiwan but has [...]
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Nearly 80pct of Koreans Say They Trust Kim Jong Un

03-May-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One summit has changed the perceptions of a nation. Friday’s meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un prompted 78 percent of respondents to a [...]
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