Archive for May 26th, 2018

Asian stocks hit as Trump drops Kim summit but losses tempered

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

Asian markets mostly fell on Friday as Donald Trump shocked the world by pulling out of next month’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un, though analysts said the losses [...]
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Asian shares lower as canceled NKorea summit ups uncertainty

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

Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the US and North [...]
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Pro-Beijing HK legislator Ma Fung-kwok accused of abusing position in row with airport security over hair gel in carry-on bag

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

A pro-Beijing Hong Kong politician has been accused of abusing his status as a legislator to bypass airport rules on liquids in carry-on baggage when he insisted on taking a [...]
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Forbes Announces Lineup Of Featured Participants For Under 30 Summit Asia In HK

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

Confirmed speakers include Carrie Lam, Chief Executive, Hong Kong SAR; Razer Cofounder and CEO Tan Min-Liang and notable Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia honorees Maxine Ryan of [...]
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The last Maoists in China find refuge in capitalist HK

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

Hong Kong may be the heartland of capitalism but it is also the improbable last redoubt of the unlikeliest of Chinese dissidents China’s band of Maoists. The city has [...]
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Who is going to make the most money in HK in 2018?

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

According to the latest jobsDB Job Seeker Salary Report 2018, 71 percent of Hong Kong employees have received pay rises, with an average salary increase of 5.7 percent in [...]
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Taiwan scrambles fighter jets to track China bomber drill

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets to track China bomber drill

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

Taiwan on Friday scrambled fighter jets to shadow Chinese bombers conducting a drill around the island, just hours after Beijing welcomed Burkina Faso’s move to sever [...]
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Taiwan says will not engage in dollar diplomacy with China

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

Taiwan will not engage in dollar diplomacy with China, after Burkina Faso cut diplomatic ties with the self-ruled island, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday. [...]
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Taiwan’s plan to save its 30-year-old submarine fleet

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

A deal has been struck with Dutch firm RH Marine to carry out badly needed upgrades to Taiwan’s two Hai Lung-class submarines, including equipping them with new [...]
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Taiwan’s Economy Expected to Coast After Best Growth in Years

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

Taiwan’s export-dependent economy looks set for a gentle deceleration after hitting its stride at the end of last year with the fastest growth in almost three years. [...]
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Taiwan’s president has upset both business and workers

26-May-2018 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

When growth is slow, it is hard for Tsai Ing-wen to please anyone LIKE a nervous candidate in a job interview, shy yet formal, she fielded questions ranging from how to [...]
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China accused of ‘dollar diplomacy’ as Taiwan loses second ally in a month

26-May-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

President Tsai accuses China of ‘crude behaviours’ as Burkina Faso ends diplomatic relations with Taipei The Taiwanese president, Tsai Ing-wen, has lashed out at [...]
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Analysis: Has Trump blown chances for talks with NKorea?

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

After inflating a bubble of expectation for a historic summit with North Korea, President Donald Trump popped it. His withdrawal from a hastily arranged summit with Kim Jong [...]
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N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday [...]
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Video shows N Korea blowing up its Punggye-ri nuclear testing site

26-May-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday [...]
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