Archive for May 21st, 2018

Business Briefs 21 May, 2018

21-May-2018 Intellasia | | 4:26 PM

* The Hochirninh Stock Exchange has approved Viet Capital Securities Company (VCI) as a market maker of the exchange traded fund VFMVN30 E1 VFVN30) on the bourse. VFMVN30 is [...]
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HK regulators fine Citigroup over mishandled IPO

21-May-2018 Intellasia | Market Watch | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities regulator on Thursday fined an Asian unit of Citigroup Inc. C, -2.24 percent 57 million Hong Kong dollars (US$7.26 million) for failures while [...]
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Taiwan rules out parachute maintenance as cause for accident

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

Soldier’s condition is improving: hospital The military said Friday that there had been no problems with the care and maintenance of a parachute used by a paratrooper [...]
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Taiwan, India to host trade talks in October

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

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) reached an agreement Friday to host bilateral talks in Taipei in [...]
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China to use Taiwan as base to isolate India: US lawmaker

China to use Taiwan as base to isolate India: US lawmaker

21-May-2018 Intellasia | Free Press Journal | 6:00 AM

China will turn Taiwan into a major nuclear and conventional military base, a move which will allow it to project power into the Indian Ocean and consolidate more control [...]
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Indonesian migrant fisherman missing after clashes at sea

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

An Indonesian migrant fisherman hired to work for a Taiwanese fishing boat went missing after he had a fight with one of his compatriots, while they were at sea on Thursday, [...]
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MOFA urges WHO to let Taiwan help combat Ebola

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

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has asked World Health Organization (WHO) director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to let Taiwan help stop the spread of Ebola, an [...]
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Taiwan names new envoys to various countries

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

Taiwan has named new representatives to Nigeria, Jordan and Colombia, amid a foreign affairs personnel reshuffle, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Friday. [...]
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Taiwan: China Continues to Pressure States and Businesses on Taiwan

21-May-2018 Intellasia | UNPO | 6:00 AM

The President of Palau has reaffirmed his commitment to Taiwan despite China banning tourism to the Pacific island in the wake of failed coercion. The move, which will cause [...]
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Taiwan’s Military Is Training (Right Now) for the Ultimate Nightmare: A Chinese Invasion

Taiwan’s Military Is Training (Right Now) for the Ultimate Nightmare: A Chinese Invasion

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

Taiwan is to kick-start its annual Han Kuang Exercise on June 4, a five-day war game to simulate an invasion by the People’s Liberation Army and one of the largest [...]
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How Taiwan Would Defend Itself from a Decapitation Strike (By China)

21-May-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

In military terms, a “decapitation” strike refers to the practice of targeting a country’s top leadership in the opening hours of a war cutting off the head [...]
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Trump finally announces his pick for ambassador to Korea right in the nick of time

Trump finally announces his pick for ambassador to Korea right in the nick of time

21-May-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

He’s the top military official in the Pacific and a big China hawk. Seventeen months into his presidency, Donald Trump has finally announced his intention to nominate a [...]
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What did the Korean leaders talk about on those park benches? Trump, mainly.

21-May-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

What exactly were the two Korean leaders talking about for that half-hour they spent sitting on park benches in the sunshine during their summit last Friday? Well, we [...]
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Korea Just Launched Its New ‘Aircraft Carrier in Disguise’

Korea Just Launched Its New ‘Aircraft Carrier in Disguise’

21-May-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

South Korea has launched its second amphibious assault ship. On May 14, South Korean officials launched the second Dokdo-class helicopter carrier. The ceremony took place in [...]
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N Korea’s about-face complicates Korea’s pitch to Trump

N Korea’s about-face complicates Korea’s pitch to Trump

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been riding high after a string of successes with North Korea, seeing his popularity surge after his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un [...]
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