Archive for September 10th, 2018

Business Briefs 10 Sep 2018

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 4:17 PM

* The Pan Group Company (PAN) has approved a plan to issue up to VNDl.14 trillion worth of bonds in a private placement in the third quarter of this year. The bonds are [...]
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HK high-speed rail ticket pre-sales to start on September 10

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The pre-sales of tickets for Hong Kong’s upcoming high-speed rail link with the Chinese mainland will start on September 10, the operator announced Friday. The MTR [...]
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Chinese Dianping to attract HK tycoons to $4.4bn IPO

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, is planning to personally buy stock Meituan Dianping, the Chinese restaurant review and delivery giant, has attracted Hong Kong [...]
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HK is now the city with the most super-rich people in the world and it shows how the world outside of the US and Europe keeps getting richer

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

That’s according to a new report from ultra high net worth intelligence and data company Wealth-X. Hong Kong’s population of individuals worth at least $30 [...]
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Almost 85pct of households in Taiwan have own homes: survey

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Almost 85 percent of households in Taiwan had their own homes in 2017, according to the results of a survey released Friday by the directorate general of Budget, Accounting [...]
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US recalls diplomats in El Salvador, Panama, Dominican Republic over Taiwan

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

The United States said on Friday it had recalled its top diplomats in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama over those countries’ decisions to no longer [...]
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Gambia regrets previous ties with Taiwan: President tells China

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

Gambian President Adama Barrow told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that his country’s previous ties with self-ruled Taiwan had been a “huge [...]
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Going straight: Taiwan ex-gangster turns noodle chef

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For most of his life Yen Wei-shun was on the wrong side of the law, but the former Taiwan gangster says he is making up for lost time by churning out noodles for the needy. [...]
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Trump expecting ‘positive’ letter from N Korea’s Kim Jong Un soon

Trump expecting ‘positive’ letter from N Korea’s Kim Jong Un soon

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

US President Donald Trump said on Friday a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which he believes will be positive, is on its way to him, a day after expressing fresh [...]
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N. Korea revives iconic mass games for 70th anniversary gala

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

North Korea is bringing back one of its most iconic art forms mass games performed by tens of thousands of people working in precise unison to mark its 70th anniversary this [...]
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N. Korean military parades: Propaganda, intimidation, unity

N. Korean military parades: Propaganda, intimidation, unity

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

During the 70 years that the Kim family has ruled, North Korea’s 30-plus massive military parades have been used as much for propaganda, intimidation and internal unity [...]
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N Korea: Six months’ training for 10 minutes on parade

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Sunday sees a huge birthday celebration in North Korea. Dazzling displays of discipline and devotion are expected for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state. Tens [...]
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Phishing alert: N Korea’s hacking attacks shows your email is still the weakest link

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

The North Korean group accused of some of the biggest cyber crimes ever conducted may have harnessed some highly sophisticated technologies, but their ability to break into [...]
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N Korea and US return to negotiating table over Korean War remains

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The United States and North Korea returned to the negotiating table Friday, with generals from the two countries meeting to discuss the possible recovery of more remains from [...]
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Iran, N Korea and Venezuela turning to cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions, experts warn

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

America’s rivals are increasingly turning to bitcoin-style cryptocurrencies after their economies were brought to their knees thanks to crippling US sanctions, experts [...]
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