Archive for May 31st, 2018

Business Briefs 31 May 2018

31-May-2018 Intellasia | | 11:29 AM

* Sonadezi Chau Due Joint Stock Company has applied to trade 100 million shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange. Established in 2007, the firm is active in the construction [...]
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Stocks recover their poise as Italy concerns abate

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

Stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday amid hopes for a resolution in Italy’s political turmoil that may put a halt to talk of another election this year. [...]
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European shares mixed after downbeat day in Asia

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

European shares were mixed Wednesday following a downbeat day in Asia, as markets were rattled by Italy’s political turmoil and renewed trade friction between the US [...]
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European stocks recover in cautious trade

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

European stock markets largely recovered Wednesday following the previous session’s sharp losses that were triggered by political turmoil in Italy. The euro pulled back [...]
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If you think Sydney’s smoke is bad, try living in HK

31-May-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Hayley Hunt has fond memories of Sydney’s vivid blue skies and pure air. “Every time we go back home to Sydney, you can actually feel the air is much cleaner to [...]
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What does HK’s Anglican church do with money from sale of property? It buys some more

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

For five decades, an 11-storey building at 5 Glenealy Road in Mid-Levels served as the staff quarters of the Hong Kong Anglican Church, until it was sold in January to CSI [...]
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In a first, HK refused US extradition bid following Beijing request, State Department report says

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

Hong Kong’s leader refused to hand over a fugitive to the US last year following a request by mainland Chinese authorities, in the first such case since the [...]
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No bail request by suspect, 60, in brazen HK$5.5 million jewellery store robbery in HK tourist hub

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

A 60-year-old man charged over a brazen HK$5.5 million (US$700,000) jewellery store raid in one of Hong Kong’s busiest tourist hubs will remain in custody as he did not [...]
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Military to provide family visitation for Taiwanese troops on S. China Sea bases

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

Lawmakers called on the Ministry of National Defense to provide garrisons on Taiping Island and Pratas Island with opportunities for family members to visit the bases as soon [...]
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Taiwan’s minister of justice: The crime issue cannot be solved by judicial sentencing or execution

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

Chiu made the statement when he was asked by reporters whether more severe judicial punishment should be imposed in the face of rampant crimes in the society In the wake of [...]
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China’s war on airline menu’s highlights their global propaganda push

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

The battle over airline drop-down menu’s may seem petty, but it is actually symbolic of a much wider Communist political agenda and one the CCP must not be allowed to [...]
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Taiwan Navy chief paid secret visit to Hawaii: reports

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

Naval commander attended farewell ceremony for Pacific Fleet chief Navy Commander Admiral Huang Shu-kuang paid a secret visit to Hawaii to attend the farewell ceremony for [...]
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Taiwan could face pincer movement by double typhoon

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

Taiwanese weather expert says prediction comes too early Taiwan could be caught in a pincer between two typhoons between June 8 and 13, but local forecasters said Wednesday [...]
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Why a new office building in Taiwan is heightening US-China tensions

31-May-2018 Intellasia | Bookings | 6:00 AM

On the morning of June 12, Taipei time, there will be a ceremony to mark the opening of a new office building in Taiwan’s capital city. But it is not just any office [...]
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Taiwan representative in Japan does not like ‘Chinese Taipei’

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

Frank Hsieh explained Taiwan’s complex name situation at Meiji University During a speech at Japan’s prestigious Meiji University, Taiwan’s representative [...]
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