Archive for September 26th, 2018

The Reverie Brand Opens Up 89 Apartments for Short Stays

The Reverie Brand Opens Up 89 Apartments for Short Stays

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 5:49 PM

As demand surges for residential-style accommodations that come with the comforts of home, but are far from merely being functional, The Reverie Saigon is repositioning eight [...]
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Business Briefs 26 Sep 2018

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 9:00 AM

* VinaFreight Company (VNF) will sell nearly 2.8 million shares at VND20,000 each to raise VND55.8 billion. Of the proceeds, it will spend VND47 billion purchasing shares in [...]
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Asian markets mixed as trade row rumbles, political crisis brews

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

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday following the latest tit-for-tat tariffs in the China-US trade row, while investors are now looking ahead to the Federal Reserve’s next [...]
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Asian stocks lower on US-China trade worries

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

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries dampened hopes for a settlement [...]
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Asian markets mostly up but trade row keeps dealers on edge

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

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but investors remained on edge after the latest tit-for-tat tariffs in the China-US trade row, while they are now looking ahead to the [...]
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Cycling ban at 16 spots across HK set to be lifted in months, starting with Choi Ha Road flyover in Kwun Tong

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

A flyover in Hong Kong’s busy urban district of Kwun Tong is set to open to cyclists as the first part of a scheme to lift a biking ban on 16 bridges and underpasses in [...]
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Are HK’s banks doing enough to help their disabled or elderly customers?

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

Given the extreme geography of the city, one step up may seem like the least difficult task of the day for many Hong Kong residents. But, for the disabled, it can be an [...]
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HK shirtmaker Esquel turns to robots to beat US tariffs

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

Unlike industries that are only now being affected by tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration on Chinese goods, as part of the US-China trade war, the clothing and [...]
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Depression, anxiety rife among university students in HK as academic pressure, career worries and social media take toll

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

Close to seven in 10 Hong Kong undergraduates show symptoms of depression while more than half suffer from anxiety, a study has found. The researchers, medical students from [...]
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China warns other countries to respect HK National Party ban and stop supporting pro-independence forces

China warns other countries to respect HK National Party ban and stop supporting pro-independence forces

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

China’s foreign affairs commissioner in Hong Kong has issued a stern warning to representatives from other countries to respect the government’s unprecedented ban [...]
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HK holds its second e-sports festival, amid challenges in building up the Chinese territory’s fledgling e-sports industry

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

Hosted by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, the festival saw 80,000 visitors this year, up from 60,000 in 2017 Hong Kong held its second E-Sports & Music Festival in late [...]
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US approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan  Pentagon

US approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan Pentagon

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

The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of spare parts for F-16 fighter planes and other military aircraft worth up to $330 million, the Pentagon [...]
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China protests to United States over planned arms sale to Taiwan

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

China on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction and said it had lodged stern representations with the United States after the State Department approved the sale to Taiwan of spare [...]
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US risks more China tension with $330 million Taiwan arms deal

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

The United States has proposed a deal to sell arms to Taiwan worth $330 million, in another move that will risk infuriating Beijing and add further tension to strained [...]
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US approves possible sale of military parts to Taiwan

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

The US State Department is ready to sell a batch of military parts to Taiwan, officials said Monday, the same day President Donald Trump’s latest round of tariffs [...]
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