Archive for June, 2018

Kim Jong Un ordered army officer executed after giving soldiers extra food: report

Kim Jong Un ordered army officer executed after giving soldiers extra food: report

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:41 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly ordered a high ranking army officer to be executed after he was accused of giving extra food and fuel rations to troops and their [...]
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US-China trade war will spill into other Asian economies

US-China trade war will spill into other Asian economies

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:39 AM

The fallout from a trade war between the United States and China will hurt other economies in Asia. President Donald Trump accuses China of unfair trade practices and is [...]
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US, Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises

US, Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:34 AM

For the second time in two days, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is trying to assuage an Asian ally’s worries about America’s commitment to the region amid the ongoing [...]
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US-Japan alliance ‘cornerstone’ of regional stability: Mattis

US-Japan alliance ‘cornerstone’ of regional stability: Mattis

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:31 AM

The US-Japan alliance is vital to peace in Asia and Washington remains committed to the partnership as it pursues diplomacy with North Korea, US Defence Secretary James [...]
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Asian shares higher as trade conflict uncertainty persists

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares were higher but trading in a narrow range Friday as investors weighed how trade tensions between the US and other nations might escalate. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asian markets mostly up at end of a painful quarter

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

European stock markets rebounded strongly on Friday after the EU struck a deal on migration. London was boosted also by a slight upward revision to first-quarter growth, with [...]
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Asian markets swing as painful quarter draws to close

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Asian markets fluctuated through the morning as investors headed for the end of a tumultuous quarter that has seen sharp losses around the world, with China-US trade tensions [...]
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Asian shares mostly higher amid trade conflict uncertainty

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Global shares were mostly higher Friday as investors weighed how trade tensions between the US and other nations might escalate. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 gained [...]
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China’s Xiaomi prices HK IPO at bottom of range: sources

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s Xiaomi Corp priced its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range, raising $4.72 billion in the world’s biggest tech [...]
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China Tower wins approval for HK IPO of up to $10 billion: sources

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China Tower, the world’s largest mobile mast operator, has won approval in Hong Kong for an IPO that could raise up to $10 billion, according to people familiar with [...]
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HK’s private home prices maintain record-breaking run in May

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s private home prices rose 1.7 percent in May to stand 15 percent higher than a year ago, official figures showed, amid expectations that the government will [...]
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Plan for eliminating human trafficking enough to keep HK off US list on worst offenders

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong was rated for the third consecutive year on the Tier 2 Watch List in the US State Department’s latest Trafficking in Persons report, escaping an automatic [...]
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China Tower wins approval for HK IPO of up to $10 billion: sources

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China Tower, the world’s largest mobile mast operator, has won approval in Hong Kong for an IPO that could raise up to $10 billion, according to people familiar with [...]
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HK International Airport to introduce charge for putting luggage onto carousel

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The world’s most profitable airport that has just unveiled record annual gains is to introduce a fee for each piece of baggage unloaded from planes onto conveyor belts [...]
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HK woman who starved seven-year-old daughter until she became ‘corpse-like’ jailed for 15 years

30-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A woman who cruelly neglected her daughter to the point that the seven-year-old nearly died was jailed for 15 years and three months in what a Hong Kong judge described as [...]
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