Archive for September 18th, 2018

Moon landing: S. Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang for summit

Moon landing: S. Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang for summit

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 3:38 PM

South Korea’s president and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un drove together through the streets of Pyongyang Tuesday past thousands of cheering citizens before [...]
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Business Briefs 18 Sep 2018

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 9:12 AM

* Vietcombank (VCB) has announced to auction 53.4 million shares of Military Bank (MBB) at the starting price of VND19,641 per share. The auction will take place on October [...]
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Asian markets hit by fears of new Trump tariffs on China

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

Asian markets sank on Monday following reports that Donald Trump is planning to hit China with another round of tariffs, dealing a blow to hopes for talks between the two [...]
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Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

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

Global markets were mostly lower Monday following reports that President Donald Trump will place tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, despite a possible meeting to [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut officially HK’s most intense storm since records began

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

The most intense storm in Hong Kong’s history caused a record storm surge, uprooted some 1,500 trees, and left hundreds of windows smashed all over the city, officials [...]
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More than 600 road sections blocked and chaotic scenes at HK MTR stations as grim Typhoon Mangkhut recovery begins

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

Typhoon Mangkhut left more than 600 sections of road across Hong Kong blocked by strewn trees and other debris, officials revealed on Monday morning. And commuters were left [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut: HK in tatters; China evacuates millions

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

More than three million people have been moved to safety in southern China as Typhoon Mangkhut moved northwards and continued to wreak havoc across the region. Mangkhut made [...]
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Hongkongers battle debris to get to work after devastating typhoon

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

Hong Kong commuters clambered over fallen trees and piles of debris Monday in a battle to get to work, as the workaholic city strove to get back to business after a [...]
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Bunker operations at HK suspended due to Typhoon Mangkhut

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

Bunker operations at the port of Hong Kong was suspended Monday due to Typhoon Mangkhut, which made landfall on Sunday. While the Hong Kong Observatory has lowered the [...]
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HK, southern China clean up after super typhoon

HK, southern China clean up after super typhoon

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

The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometres per hour (124 miles/h), had barrelled past the [...]
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Fine art, antiques, rare spirits? Not at this HK auction: broken toys, old electrical goods and surplus equipment all go on the block in government sales

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

Standing on a podium in front of a packed room, Hong Kong auctioneer Ivan Wan Sze-chit rattled off rapidly rising dollar amounts in a nail-biting bidding war. But going under [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut damage costs expected to soar, with insurance companies set to bear the brunt

Typhoon Mangkhut damage costs expected to soar, with insurance companies set to bear the brunt

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

Insurance stocks fell on Monday, in the wake of super Typhoon Mangkhut reaping havoc across Hong Kong and southern China, and assessors say they are now expecting record-high [...]
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Massive clean-up in HK after typhoon chaos

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

Hong Kong began a massive clean-up Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of destruction that left dozens dead [...]
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Pacific Islands Leadership Programme kicks off Taiwan leg

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

The Taiwan leg of the annual Pacific Islands Leadership Programme (PILP) kicked off in Taipei Monday, when 22 participants from a number of Pacific island nations began a [...]
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Taiwanese official criticised for handling of Typhoon Jebi evacuation found dead in Osaka

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

A leading Taiwanese diplomat in Osaka whose office was criticised for its handling of requests for help from Taiwanese people in the Japanese city when it was hit by Typhoon [...]
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