Archive for September 21st, 2018

Business Briefs 21 Sep 2018

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

* Hoang Anh Gia Lai JSC (HAG) has registered to buy 24 million shares of its subsidiary Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agricultural JSC (HAG) via put-through transactions from September [...]
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Asian shares track mixed finish on Wall Street over tariffs

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

Asian shares are mixed, trading in a narrow range Thursday after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the US on $200 billion in Chinese goods drew a muted reaction on Wall [...]
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After 8 years in the making, the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-HK Express Rail Link will open. Here are the issues on its bumpy ride

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

The cross-border high-speed rail link connecting Hong Kong to mainland China opens this month, but it has been a bumpy ride for the HK$84.4 billion (US$10.7 billion) project, [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut: HK’s outlying islands face long road to recovery after storm devastates homes and businesses

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

Kan Shiu-ki looks at the wreckage that was his restaurant and home on Lamma Island before Typhoon Mangkhut struck last weekend, and shakes his head. There is no way he will [...]
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Latest rounds of US-China trade war leave HK business leaders fearing there is no end in sight to dispute

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

Hong Kong business leaders fear there will be no end to the trade war between the world’s two biggest economic powers, with the government rolling out more support [...]
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Fired HK primary school principal gets extra time to plea in fake records case

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

A sacked Hong Kong primary school principal accused of using fake staff interview records to deceive the government was on Thursday granted four more weeks to decide her [...]
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What is the HK National Party?

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

ALONG with terrorism and extremism, separatism rounds off “the three evil forces” that Xi Jinping, China’s president, frequently invokes in speeches and has [...]
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Can you spot the difference? HK airline Cathay Pacific tickled by bad spelling

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

If you see an airplane with the livery “Cathay Paciic” on its fuselage, don’t worry, it is not a cheap knock-off of Hong Kong’s flag carrier. Photos [...]
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Abandoned dogs fall victim to Typhoon Mangkhut’s power as animal welfare group urges HK pet owners to keep animals inside during storms

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

The founder of an animal welfare group has urged pet owners not to forget about their animals during typhoons after several dogs were found abandoned when monster storm [...]
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HK Hit by Strong Typhoon Mangkhut: HK Red Cross provides emergency relief and psychological support service to affected citizens with volunteer support

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reliefweb | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong was just hit by the strong typhoon Mangkhut, and the community is seriously damaged by the disaster. Before the typhoon struck Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Red Cross [...]
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Repairing properties thrashed by Typhoon Mangkhut won’t be cheap

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

Developers and homeowners will need to fork out millions to repair buildings mauled by Typhoon Manghkut on Sunday, which was Hong Kong’s strongest storm on record, [...]
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HK’s claims from Mangkhut to top Typhoon Hato’s

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The overall economic impact of Typhoon Mangkhut, the most intense storm to hit Hong Kong since records began, is expected to be “significantly” higher than that [...]
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Taiwan braces for Chinese cyber attacks ahead of elections

21-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is bracing for an onslaught of cyber attacks from mainland China ahead of local elections in November intended to undermine a president who has defied Beijing’s [...]
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Taiwan charity group helps flood victims in Cambodia

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

The Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, one of the largest charitable organisations in Taiwan, recently provided relief aid to flood victims in Cambodia, [...]
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Creator of 3-D printed guns flies to Taiwan amid US sex assault accusation

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

A Texas man at the centre of a legal battle over his plan to make instructions available for 3-D printed plastic guns flew to Taiwan after learning police in Austin were [...]
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