Archive for September 24th, 2018

Business Briefs 24 Sep 2018

24-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 8:15 AM

* Securities Corporation (HSC) plans to offer 86.3 million shares at a 3-for-2 ratio this year or in the first quarter of2019 to increase its capital. The firm expects to [...]
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Experts cast doubt on Malaysia’s handling of MH370 investigation

Experts cast doubt on Malaysia’s handling of MH370 investigation

24-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The West | 6:13 AM

Two of the world’s leading experts on the disappearance of MH370 have accused Malaysia of failing to faithfully and diligently pursue the investigation into the mysterious [...]
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A high-speed train brings benefits and worries to HK

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

* A high speed train service linking Hong Kong with two nearby mainland Chinese cities is set to start operation. * The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link is [...]
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China opens embassy in Dominican Republic after break with Taiwan

China opens embassy in Dominican Republic after break with Taiwan

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

China’s most senior envoy inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic on Friday after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted US [...]
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Candidate Receives First Ever Bitcoin Donation to a Political Campaign in Taiwan

24-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

A candidate for a local government seat in the city of Taipei has made history as the first politician in Taiwan to ever receive a campaign donation in bitcoin. According to [...]
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Pompeo: Trump may hold 2nd meeting with N Korea’s Kim Jong Un in ‘near future’

Pompeo: Trump may hold 2nd meeting with N Korea’s Kim Jong Un in ‘near future’

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

The Trump administration is working on a second summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “There’s [...]
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Korea talks made some progress, but ‘hard work remains for the US negotiators’

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

* The latest inter-Korean summit may pave the way for a second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, but it didn’t advance the [...]
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Trump holds on to diplomatic ‘success’ in N. Korea

Trump holds on to diplomatic ‘success’ in N. Korea

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

More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” the US leader now boasts of his [...]
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China, Japan and Korea aim to speed up talks on free-trade agreement to counter US tariffs

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

Global turbulence adds incentive to strike a deal, but the trio still have differing priorities to reconcile after 13 rounds of talks since 2012 with little progress [...]
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Still work to do before second Trump-Kim summit: Pompeo

Still work to do before second Trump-Kim summit: Pompeo

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

The United States is working to set up a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but there is still work to do “to make sure [...]
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The fragile diplomatic dance between US and N Korea

24-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

After progress between Pyongyang and Seoul, analysts highlight difficulties ahead for US to achieve denuclearisation. One year ago, US President Donald Trump mocked North [...]
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Trade war pessimism creates buying opportunity for China stocks

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

Chinese stocks have plummeted this year on concerns about trade war and China’s slowing domestic economy, but some investors now say excessive pessimism has created a [...]
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America Is Striking Back over Russia’s Sale of Su-35 Fighters and S-400s to China

24-Sep-2018 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

China and Russia are reacting with fury after the United States sanctioned Beijing for its purchase of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E fighters and S-400 air and missile [...]
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Huawei trolls Apple by giving out free powerbanks at iPhone launch

24-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:00 AM

Apple fans in Singapore waiting in line for the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max had a pleasant surprise on Thursday night (20 September) after they received free [...]
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China, Russia Capable of Outlasting US’ Economic Attacks

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

The US continues to sanction other countries’ economies, a senior Chinese university scholar told Sputnik Friday, because its own economic growth has stalled. But [...]
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