Archive for September 14th, 2018

Business Briefs 14 Sep 2018

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 9:00 AM

* The Pan Group Company (PAN) has finished issuing VND1.13 trillion worth of bonds. The five-year debt carries an annual fixed coupon of 6.8% and is guaranteed by the Credit [...]
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Asian markets enjoy healthy rally after China-US talks reports

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

Hong Kong led a rally in most Asian markets on Thursday after the US reached out to China in a fresh bid to avert a trade war, providing some much-needed respite to weary [...]
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Tencent-backed Meituan raises $4.2 billion in IPO priced near range top-sources

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

Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing services firm Meituan Dianping raised $4.2 billion in the world’s biggest internet-focused IPO in four years as it priced the [...]
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Sri Lanka is building a $15 billion metropolis meant to rival cities like HK and Dubai

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Insider | 6:00 AM

Sri Lanka’s $1.4 billion Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centers. At 665 acres, the project is about the same size as central [...]
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HK’s dengue fever outbreak on the wane

HK’s dengue fever outbreak on the wane

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

Hong Kong’s dengue fever scare appeared to be petering out on Wednesday with no local infections reported for more than a week, but medical experts warned the threat of [...]
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Terror suspect Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh complains human rights are violated in HK jail because he can’t trim beard as leader Carrie Lam agrees to India extradition request

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

A Hong Kong resident facing extradition for his alleged links to terrorism and a prison break in India complained to the court on Thursday that he was not allowed to trim his [...]
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut: city’s residents prepare for worst as most powerful storm since records began edges closer to HK

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: city’s residents prepare for worst as most powerful storm since records began edges closer to HK

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

Hongkongers began preparing for the worst on Thursday, boarding up windows, building flood defences, and stocking up on essential items as Super Typhoon Mangkhut edged ever [...]
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Taiwan may be spared the worst after Super Typhoon Mangkhut changes course

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

Taiwan might be able to breathe a sigh of relief, weather forecasters said on Thursday, after the latest movements of Super Typhoon Mangkhut suggested it would spare the [...]
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Taiwan says China ‘coercion’ poses threat to global values

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s foreign minister said Wednesday that Chinese “coercion” of the self-governing island poses a threat to regional security and global values of [...]
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut plows toward the Philippines, Taiwan with damaging winds and flooding rain

Super Typhoon Mangkhut plows toward the Philippines, Taiwan with damaging winds and flooding rain

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:00 AM

Mangkhut will bring the threat for flooding rainfall and damaging winds from the Philippines and Taiwan to China late this week into early next week. Mangkhut is known as [...]
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Russia Waives Objections to UN Report on N Korea

Russia Waives Objections to UN Report on N Korea

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

The Russian Permanent Mission to the United Nations decided to waive its objections to the UN report prepared by an independent group of experts on sanctions against North [...]
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SKorea says progress of nuclear talks a ‘daily concern’

SKorea says progress of nuclear talks a ‘daily concern’

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

South Korea’s foreign minister said Thursday that making progress on denuclearisation talks with North Korea is a “daily concern”, as she called for fresh [...]
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Korean students accused of quick weight gain to avoid military service

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities have vowed to “make an example” of 12 music students accused of conspiring to gain weight to avoid mandatory military service. South [...]
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Putin Says N Korea Needs More Encouragement

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Rferl | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that North Korea should be given security guarantees in exchange for steps toward denuclearisation, and suggested that Washington is [...]
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Chinese state councilor to visit Philippines

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign minister Wang Yi would come to the Philippines next week, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced Wednesday. Upon the invitation of [...]
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