Archive for September 20th, 2018

Business Briefs 20 Sep 2018

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 8:50 AM

* Due Long Gia Lai Group Company (DLG) is seeking permission to invest in five resorts and industrial zones in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. The projects are comprised of Binh [...]
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Asia trades higher as investors shrug off escalating US-China trade tensions

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

* Asia markets rose on Wednesday as investors mostly shrugged off an escalating trade conflict between the US and China. * Late Tuesday, China announced that it was imposing [...]
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Asian markets ride positive wave on hopes of trade resolution

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

Asian markets rose Wednesday as new tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were seen as lighter than feared, while there are hopes the two sides will eventually [...]
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This $446 million mansion in HK could break the record as the most expensive home ever sold in the world’s most expensive housing market and it’s surprisingly modest

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

A mansion for sale in Hong Kong’s exclusive and wealthy Peak neighbourhood could break the record for the most expensive home sold in the territory and possibly in all [...]
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Cathay Pacific aeroplane gets new paint job, complete with massive spelling mistake

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

If you’ve ever been refused boarding to a flight because your name was spelled wrong on the ticket, you might take comfort from this fairly glaring error on the side of [...]
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Shenzhen Communist Party leaders get early look at HK high-speed trains with ride to meet Carrie Lam at West Kowloon

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

Communist Party leaders from Hong Kong’s mainland neighbour Shenzhen have been given an exclusive early look at the new high-speed rail line linking the two cities. [...]
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UN ban on Taiwan journalists is ‘unacceptable discrimination’: RSF

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

Reporters Without Borders calls on UN to accredit Taiwanese journalists Reporters Without Borders (RSF) called on the United Nations (UN) to allow Taiwanese journalists to [...]
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Taiwan’s blockchain future is bullish, with favourable regulation, environment, talent, and community

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Despite recent declines in crypto prices, it seems like the race to capitalise onor in most cases keep up withthe blockchain revolution has continued on in full throttle. In [...]
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Energy Taiwan 2018 to spotlight latest clean energy technologies and solutions

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwannews | 6:00 AM

With Taiwan poised to become a nuclear-free homeland in 2025, the stage is set for the inaugural Energy Taiwan, the country’s largest green energy technology exchange [...]
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Two Koreas aim for agreement to unlock nuclear talks

Two Koreas aim for agreement to unlock nuclear talks

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

Leaders of South and North Korea plan to announce steps aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear talks and deepening bilateral ties after they meet for a second day of summit [...]
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Mass games planned for Korea summit, nuke progress unclear

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday that [...]
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N. Korea’s Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

N. Korea’s Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

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

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors at a summit with the [...]
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N Korea state media blasts US ‘gangster logic’ hours before Kim Jong Un praises June summit with Trump

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Hours after his state media apparatus blasted the United States for spewing “gangster-like” rhetoric that has “deadlocked” denuclearisation talks, [...]
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Trump says US-Korea trade deal may be signed at UN

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

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a US trade deal with South Korea has been fully renegotiated and may be signed at the United Nations, where leaders have gathered for [...]
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N. Korea to invite foreign experts to permanently scrap missile sites

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

North Korea has agreed to “permanently” abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and is willing to close its main nuclear complex if [...]
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