Archive for July 2nd, 2018

Business Briefs 02 Jul 2018

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 8:29 AM

*Saigon Cargo Services Company (SCS) has received approval to float nearly 50 million shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange. The firm is trading its shares on the market for [...]
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Swick set to grow order book to $160 million

Swick set to grow order book to $160 million

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 7:28 AM

Highlights * Swick chosen as contractor or preferred contractor across two projects: Contract renewal at Jundee Gold Mine from Northern Star Resources Preferred contractor at [...]
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Korea to tighten asylum laws as hundreds of Yemenis arrive

Korea to tighten asylum laws as hundreds of Yemenis arrive

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:25 AM

South Korea will tighten laws governing the arrival of refugees, the Justice Ministry said on Friday, after a rapid rise in the number of Yemeni asylum seekers sparked [...]
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Understanding the Philippines’ South China Sea Policy

Understanding the Philippines’ South China Sea Policy

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Maritime-executive.com | 6:23 AM

Many local and international observers have denounced Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s conduct towards China as “appeasement” after he took the view [...]
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Cambodian strongman’s son assumes powerful military roles

Cambodian strongman’s son assumes powerful military roles

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:18 AM

The son of Cambodia’s long-serving prime minister was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to widen his family’s influence. The [...]
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HK International Airport to introduce charge for putting luggage onto carousel

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

The world’s most profitable airport, which has just announced it made record annual gains, is to introduce a fee for each piece of baggage unloaded from planes onto [...]
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Visa-free travel to Taiwan for these nationalities

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Khaleej Times | 6:02 AM

After announcing visa-free privileges for select countries in 2017, Taiwan recently announced that it will extend the policy for passport holders of three countries until [...]
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China warns Western firms over Taiwan

China warns Western firms over Taiwan

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:02 AM

In recent months, many multinational companies, from airlines to clothing brands, have been getting on the wrong side of Beijing. They have done so by listing Taiwan under [...]
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Taiwanese airlines cancel Sunday flights to and from Okinawa

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Tropical Storm Prapiroon threatens air traffic between Taiwan and Japan’s holiday island As Tropical Storm Prapiroon prepares to hit Okinawa, Taiwanese airlines have [...]
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Taiwan maintains classification in US trafficking report

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has obtained a top-tier ranking for the ninth consecutive year in the annual Trafficking in Persons Report released by the US Department of State on Thursday. Taiwan [...]
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Koreans plan protests against the influx of Yemeni refugees

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Protest marches are planned in South Korea on Saturday to demonstrate against the number of Yemenis arriving in the Asia Pacific nation to seek asylum. More than 500 Yemenis [...]
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Mattis Consults with Korean Allies After China Visit

Mattis Consults with Korean Allies After China Visit

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Defense | 6:02 AM

After meetings in Beijing with Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis traveled to South Korea’s capital of Seoul to brief [...]
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US intel agencies believe N Korea has increased nuclear fuel production: report

US intel agencies believe N Korea has increased nuclear fuel production: report

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

US officials believe North Korea has increased fuel production for nuclear missiles at several secret research facilities and that Kim Jong Un may plan to hide the sites amid [...]
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US FORCES IN KOREA MOVE HEADQUARTERS TO LARGEST OVERSEAS MILITARY BASE

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | News Week | 6:02 AM

The US armed forces stationed in Korea have officially relocated their headquarters on Friday to the largest overseas American military base. Named Camp Humphreys, the $10.8 [...]
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N Korea reportedly ramps up nuke production at secret sites

N Korea reportedly ramps up nuke production at secret sites

02-Jul-2018 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:02 AM

North Korea has reportedly been ramping up production of fuel for nuclear weapons at a number of secret sites as the country’s leader Kim Jong Un negotiates with the [...]
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