Archive for May 25th, 2018

Business Briefs 25 May 2018

25-May-2018 Intellasia | | 2:11 PM

* Coteccons Construction Company (CTD) expects its 2018 profit to drop 15% versus last year at VND 1.4 trillion, saying that the real estate market will slow down as the [...]
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Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost

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

Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after US stocks reversed early losses and finished higher as investors appraised the Federal Reserve’s signal that it is not in a [...]
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Asian investors shift cautiously, autos hit by US tariff threat

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

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday but traders remain concerned about the China-US trade deal and Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un, while automakers were hit by [...]
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HK overtaken by US as world’s most competitive economy due to declining standards in education, health and the environment

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

Hong Kong’s decline in education, health and the environment means the city is no longer the world’s most competitive economy, according to the latest rankings [...]
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British M&A Consultancy BTD Opens Office in HK

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Finews | 6:00 AM

London-based M&A consultancy BTD hired a new director in its UK practice and announced the opening of a new office in Hong Kong, following a strong increase in demand for [...]
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HK court appoints liquidators to Swing Media Technology Group

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

MAINBOARD-listed Hong Kong DVD maker Swing Media Technology Group said on Thursday that liquidators from PwC had been appointed to facilitate the winding-up of the company in [...]
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The US overtakes HK to rank first among world’s most competitive economies

25-May-2018 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

The US has leapfrogged Singapore and Hong Kong to top IMD’s latest World Competitiveness Rankings. The top five most competitive economies in the world remain the same [...]
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Muji fined by China for packaging referring to Taiwan as a country

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

Hong Kong’s decline in education, health and the environment means the city is no longer the world’s most competitive economy, according to the latest rankings [...]
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Taiwanese vigilantes beat confession out of man accused of raping suicidal teen

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

After 16-year-old Taiwanese girl leaps to her death, man accused of raping her is beaten on camera to confess to his crimes A day after a 16-year-old teenage girl committed [...]
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Taiwan leader described as ‘missed opportunities, wrong judgments, bad executions,’ expert says

25-May-2018 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

“Taiwan voters have voted in a very clear way that they disapprove of what Tsai Ing-wen has done in her first two years which have been characterised by missed [...]
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Five-year-old girl in central Taiwan dies after suffering alleged abuse by her uncle

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

The girl, who lived in Tianwei Township, Chunghua County and had reportedly endured long-term physical abuse at the hands of her uncle Yang, was transferred to Changhua [...]
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China Is Waging Namefare against Taiwan

25-May-2018 Intellasia | The National Interest | 6:00 AM

What’s in a name? Apparently quite a lot if you live in Abkhazia, Israel, Kosovo, Northern Cyprus, or South Ossetia. The same is true for the Republic of China (also [...]
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Defense specialist AMS Group to open office in Taiwan by end of the year

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

AMS Group Inc., which supplies innovative technologies and equipment with integrated logistics support services to global customers in the defense and security markets, is [...]
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The US and Korea Are Working to Keep N Korea Summit on Track

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The United States and South Korea are labouring to keep the US summit with North Korea on track even after President Donald Trump abruptly said “there’s a very [...]
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What happens if there is no Trump-Kim Jong Un summit?

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

The Trump-Kim meeting is in jeopardy. Here’s what might happen if it falls through. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signaled that his historic summit with North [...]
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