Archive for July 9th, 2018

Business Briefs 09 July 2018

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | | 1:36 PM

* Taisho has announced a bid to purchase up to 9.2 million shares of Hau Giang Pharmaceutical Company (DHG), equivalent to a 7.06 percent stake, at a price ofVND120,000 per [...]
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HK’s landmark decision to LGBT expats puts pressure on Japan and Singapore

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | International Investment | 6:02 AM

Same sex couples in civil partnerships will now be eligible for spousal visas in Hong Kong after the Court of Final Appeal decided in favour of the LGBT expat community. The [...]
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Taiwan leads way in advancing gender equality in Asia

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

Taiwan ranks ninth worldwide and tops Asia in addressing challenges facing women Taiwan’s central and local governments are making significant progress in implementing [...]
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Does Taiwan have a love-hate relationship with the Philippines?

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:02 AM

It may well be like a typical romance: highs and lows, good times and bad, conflict then reconciliation. This seems to ring true between the Philippines and Taiwan, long-time [...]
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Taiwan’s HTC June sales down more than 60pct year-on-year

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

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. reported on Friday that its sales for June fell more than 60 percent from a year earlier with market analysts attributing the decline [...]
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N Korea building new submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, Korean lawmaker says

N Korea building new submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, Korean lawmaker says

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

As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met North Korean officials in Pyongyang Friday to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, a South Korean lawmaker said the [...]
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Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments

Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments

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

Washington’s top diplomat faced an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday (July 7) as the old foes strive to flesh out a tentative [...]
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Washington and Pyongyang get down to ‘nitty gritty’ in nuclear talks

Washington and Pyongyang get down to ‘nitty gritty’ in nuclear talks

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

US and North Korean officials have set up working groups to deal with “nitty gritty stuff” including verification of efforts to achieve denuclearisation, a US [...]
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The Latest: N. Korean media report on Pompeo’s visit

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to North Korea (all times local): 8 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered a dose of harsh reality [...]
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Korea’s Ambassador Has a Message for All the N Korea Skeptics

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Atlantic | 6:02 AM

“We need to be more patient,” says Cho Yoon Je. The Trump-Kim summit was “a good start.” South Korea’s ambassador to the United States [...]
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Both sides seek to ‘clarify’ as Pompeo holds second day of N Korea talks

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a second day of talks in North Korea on Saturday attempting to agree details on how to dismantle the country’s nuclear programme, [...]
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Cost of one of those ‘expensive’ US-S. Korea military exercises? $14 million

Cost of one of those ‘expensive’ US-S. Korea military exercises? $14 million

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

A joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea scrapped after President Donald Trump griped about “tremendously expensive” military drills [...]
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Why China is targeting American agriculture with tariffs

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Fox Business | 6:02 AM

China’s tariffs on the American agriculture sector is likely a political decision designed to attack President Trump’s base in the Midwest, according to a former [...]
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Weapons of trade war: What might China have up its sleeve?

Weapons of trade war: What might China have up its sleeve?

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

The first shots have been fired in a trade war between China and the United States that experts say could be damaging for the world economy. The two superpowers on Friday [...]
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US-China trade war elevates the risks to the global economy

US-China trade war elevates the risks to the global economy

09-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The trade war that erupted Friday between the US and China carries a major risk of escalation that could weaken investment, depress spending, unsettle financial markets and [...]
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