Archive for September 5th, 2018

Typhoon kills 10 in Japan, boats move stranded passengers from airport

Typhoon kills 10 in Japan, boats move stranded passengers from airport

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 1:12 PM

A powerful typhoon killed 10 people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats from a flooded airport, the government [...]
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Business Briefs 05 Sep 2018

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 8:34 AM

* Hoa Binh Construction Corporation (HBC) expects its 2018 consolidated profit to grow 15% against 2017 to VND986 billion, meeting 92% of its 2018 profit target. According to [...]
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Japan issues evacuation advisories for 1 million as typhoon hits west coast

Japan issues evacuation advisories for 1 million as typhoon hits west coast

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:17 AM

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than 1 million people and cancelled hundreds of flights in the face of extremely strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi made [...]
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Asian stocks mixed on trade worries, weak Chinese data

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday as the lack of new leads following a US market holiday kept trade worries and slowing Chinese manufacturing activity in the spotlight. [...]
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Asian factories feel pinch from escalating trade conflict

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Manufacturing activity in major Asian economies took a hit from weak export orders in August, a sign firms are starting to feel the pinch from intensifying trade friction [...]
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Asian shares hit by trade friction, emerging market tumult; dollar up

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares rose on Tuesday, with markets reversing earlier losses, but investors were apprehensive as the Sino-US trade dispute threatened to escalate this week and [...]
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Asia markets gain in morning; trade and emerging market concerns weigh

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian stock indexes were broadly positive on Tuesday afternoon, after a slightly turbulent trading day, with markets remaining uncertain over trade concerns and emerging [...]
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Man jailed after HK airport boarding pass handover helped mainland Chinese traveller illegally enter Australia

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A South Korean man was jailed for two years on Monday after he left a boarding pass in a toilet at Hong Kong International Airport to enable a mainland Chinese man to [...]
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HK separatist party will focus on city leader Carrie Lam’s anti-independence comments in bid to beat proposed ban

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong separatist party will fight a proposed ban by arguing the city’s leader has already made up her mind on any appeal it might launch, the Post has learned. [...]
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HK ushers mainland workers into new station

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Staff from mainland China quietly took up their posts at a new high-speed rail station in Hong Kong Tuesday in a move criticised by opponents as giving away the city’s [...]
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Wealth managers in Singapore, HK getting ‘crazy’ pay hikes to jump to rivals

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

With great wealth comes great remuneration. Competition to manage the money of Asia’s burgeoning army of millionaires has pushed pay hikes for wealth managers to the [...]
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Andy Lau fans left high and dry as ticket platforms crash before HK concert sales begin

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Online and phone ticket sales systems for Hong Kong “heavenly king” Andy Lau Tak-wah’s concerts became inaccessible on Tuesday morning before tickets were [...]
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Information security alliance formed in Taiwan

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

An alliance has been set up by local enterprises and related groups in Taiwan to strengthen the country’s ability to ensure information security, the Taipei Computer [...]
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Taiwan to form drone fleet to patrol its coastline

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

The Tengyun drone series, modelled after the US Predator, can deploy Hellfire air-to-surface missiles Taiwan’s defense budget draft for 2019 discloses the island [...]
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Thais can still go to Taiwan without a visa, but for 14 days

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

THAI NATIONALS can still visit Taiwan without a visa despite reports that the number of visa-free entries per year would be slashed after some Thai nationals were found to be [...]
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