Archive for May 22nd, 2018

Business Briefs 22 May, 2018

22-May-2018 Intellasia | | 5:43 PM

* Development Investment Construction Corporation (DIG) has decided to offer 47.6 million shares to existing shareholders at a 1-for-0.2 ratio. In 2018, DIG expects to see [...]
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Asian markets rise as China and US agree to avert trade war

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

Asian and European markets mostly rose Monday and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially [...]
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Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

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

Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing [...]
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US aid chief to Burma: take ‘concrete steps’ on Rohingya rights

US aid chief to Burma: take ‘concrete steps’ on Rohingya rights

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

The US government’s aid chief urged Myanmar on Sunday to take “concrete steps” to guarantee the rights of Rohingya Muslims and to show sincerity in that [...]
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SenseTime joins forces with Alibaba Group to nurture AI start-ups in HK

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

Hong Kong’s first artificial intelligence (AI) unicorn SenseTime and Alibaba Group have jointly launched an AI laboratory in the city to advance the technology and help [...]
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In unprecedented move, thousands of HK villagers spared eviction under new town plan

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

Thousands of Hong Kong villagers who are mostly living in squatter settlements could avoid eviction if their homes in the New Territories become part of a new town proposal [...]
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Two suspected drug dealers arrested and HK$40,000 of cocaine seized in HK hotel raid

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

Two suspected drug dealers arrested and HK$40,000 of cocaine seized in Hong Kong hotel raid Police arrested two suspected drug dealers and seized cocaine worth HK$40,000 [...]
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How HK bosses are driving candidates away

22-May-2018 Intellasia | Human Resources Online | 6:00 AM

The evidence is clear companies are struggling to attract and retain top talent and yet long and complex recruitment processes have them losing out. According to independent [...]
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China’s HK listed company seeks investment in paper production in Burma

22-May-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A China’s Hong Kong listed company is seeking to construct a paper production plant in Myanmar’s southern Bago region, the official Global New Light of Myanmar [...]
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Taiwan’s Population Will Decline By 2021: Why That’s Bad News For Its Tech-Led Economy

22-May-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan government predicts that its population will start declining as early as 2021. That’s because the birth rate has held at one of the world’s lowest for [...]
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Taiwan’s president pledges more security amid concerns about China

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

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen vowed Sunday to step up security as citizens worry about the growing military and diplomatic strength of China, which resents Tsai for [...]
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Taiwan ‘angry’ over not being invited to WHO assembly

22-May-2018 Intellasia | AF | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s health minister says the island feels “very angry” that it was not invited to the World Health Organization assembly in Geneva. Chen Shih-Chung [...]
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In the new digital economy, Taiwan may ‘outsmart’ rivals including Singapore

22-May-2018 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Once touted as among the fabled “Asian Tigers”, the Taiwan economy has fallen dramatically behind its counterparts including Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea. [...]
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Taiwan media cover Amuro’s airport arrival

22-May-2018 Intellasia | NHK | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese media say Japanese pop star Namie Amuro arrived at Taipei’s international airport on Thursday. She was greeted by about 500 people, including fans and [...]
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2017 sees third lowest number of births in Taiwan in decades

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

Fewer babies were born in Taiwan in 2017 than in any year in the last four decades except for 2009 and 2010, another sign of Taiwan’s worsening aging problem, according [...]
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