Archive for September 17th, 2018

13 Chefs, 8 Michelin Stars Line Up for Culinary Stars 2018 at Metropole Hanoi

13 Chefs, 8 Michelin Stars Line Up for Culinary Stars 2018 at Metropole Hanoi

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 5:19 PM

An illustrious band of thirteen internationally renowned chefs will converge on Hanoi during the first week of October for a culinary extravaganza at the Sofitel Legend [...]
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Business Briefs 17 Sep 2018

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 8:43 AM

* Tri Viet Securities Company (TVB) is seeking approval from shareholders to issue over eight million shares at a 2-for-1 ratio, with the selling price not lower than the par [...]
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Beijing Is Foisting a White Elephant on HK

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:00 AM

The massive Greater Bay Area project is about China’s needs, not Hong Kongers. The world’s longest sea bridge runs across the mouth of the Pearl River, connecting [...]
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The Latest: HK, southern China brace for typhoon

The Latest: HK, southern China brace for typhoon

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

The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines (all times local): 12 noon: Southern China is bracing for Typhoon Mangkhut, which is currently pummeling the northern [...]
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UAE’s Etihad Airways cancels flights to HK amid typhoon

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

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has cancelled flights from its home airport to and from China’s Hong Kong on Saturday and Sunday [...]
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Landmark Court Victory Upholds HK’s Freedom of Expression Amid Beijing’s Increased Pressure

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Epoch Times | 6:00 AM

After a five-year legal battle in Hong Kong court, a major victory was won for freedom of speech, assembly, and protest on August 31. Adherents of the Falun Gong spiritual [...]
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Taiwan representative in Japan’s Osaka commits suicide

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

One of Taiwan’s representatives stationed in Japan’s western city of Osaka committed suicide this week, the government of the self-ruled island said. The official [...]
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Taiwan Courts Security Ties With India, Others As China Snatches Allies

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

As Beijing intensifies its effort to further isolate Taiwan diplomatically, Taipei is actively but discreetly broadening security ties with regional powers beyond its [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut disrupts sea, air travel in Taiwan

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Mangkhut, which has made its way from the Pacific Ocean to the South China Sea, has caused both sea and air travel disruptions in Taiwan on Saturday. The Maritime [...]
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Koreas open first liaison office ahead of third summit between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in

Koreas open first liaison office ahead of third summit between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea opened their first liaison office near their tense border Friday in a bid to facilitate better communication ahead of an eagerly awaited summit between [...]
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Moon faces toughest challenge yet in 3rd summit with Kim

Moon faces toughest challenge yet in 3rd summit with Kim

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

The first inter-Korean summit of 2018, a sunny spectacle in late April, reduced war fears on the peninsula. The second, an emergency one in May, helped ensure a historic [...]
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Sending aid to N Korea often means inadvertently helping Kim Jong Um. But there are still ways to help.

17-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Diversion is a common problem in autocratic regimes. Still, we can’t ignore the sheer volume of need in such nations. North Korea often tries to hide from the world the [...]
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US says denuclearisation talks ongoing with NKorea

US says denuclearisation talks ongoing with NKorea

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

Talks with North Korea are ongoing over the country’s potential denuclearisation, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday, despite the appearance that discussions [...]
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N Korea claims hacker responsible for WannaCry outbreak does not exist

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

The country insists the indictment of the hacker is nothing more than a smear campaign. A North Korean hacker allegedly responsible for debilitating cyberattacks against Sony [...]
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Pompeo accuses Russia of actively working to undermine N Korea sanctions

Pompeo accuses Russia of actively working to undermine N Korea sanctions

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia on Friday of actively working to undermine international sanctions on North Korea and said the enforcement of the steps was [...]
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