Archive for September 27th, 2018

Business Briefs 27 Sep 2018

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

* Dong Phu Rubber Company (DPR) will pay a dividend ofVND3,000 per share for 2017 in November. Currently, the firm has 43 million outstanding shares. Between January and [...]
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Asian markets rise as energy firms are boosted by oil surge

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

Most Asian markets rose on Wednesday, with energy firms surging along with oil prices, as traders await the conclusion of a key Federal Reserve policy meeting. While worries [...]
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Controversial high-speed rail station opens in HK

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

It has been heralded as a vision of the future. A $10.75 billion infrastructure investment connecting Hong Kong with China’s high-speed rail network. The West Kowloon [...]
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HK man, 68, kills ex-wife with knife then leaps to his death from 22-storey building

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

An elderly man is believed to have killed his ex-wife with a knife before leaping to his death from the roof of a Hong Kong office block on Wednesday. Initial investigations [...]
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PAG launches $671 million unsolicited takeover bid for Spring REIT

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

Hong Kong-based private equity group PAG said on Wednesday a unit of the firm had launched a HK$5.24 billion ($671 million) unsolicited takeover bid for Spring Real Estate [...]
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Police hunt for arsonist as predawn blaze damages more than 40 vehicles in HK housing estate car park

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

More than 40 vehicles were damaged in a predawn arson attack in a multi-storey car park at a Hong Kong public housing estate on Wednesday, prompting police to mount a [...]
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China denies US request for Navy ship port call in HK

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Amid the ongoing trade conflict between Washington and Beijing, US officials said Tuesday China has denied a request for a US Navy warship to make a port call at a port in [...]
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Disappearing act: What happened to HK’s Umbrella Art?

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

Illuminated under a spotlight at London’s British Museum, hand-drawn sketches of Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement are part of a new exhibition on dissent that [...]
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New mortuary facility at HK’s Queen Mary Hospital seeks to help the bereaved find peace

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

To better serve Hongkongers who have lost loved ones, Queen Mary Hospital has built a new mortuary facility with expanded storage and upgraded technology. Renamed the [...]
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China: HK Party Banned

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

The Hong Kong government’s decision to ban the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party is a grim sign for human rights in the territory, Human Rights Watch said [...]
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China Rejects US Warship’s Visit to HK as Tensions Rise

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Ny Times | 6:00 AM

China rejected a request by an American warship to make a port visit to Hong Kong next month, officials from both nations said on Tuesday, as tensions between the two [...]
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Beijing renews call for HK to pass national security law after pro-independence party ban

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

Beijing on Tuesday renewed its call for Hong Kong to enact controversial national security legislation, a day after local officials took the unprecedented step of banning a [...]
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Hedera Hashgraph, Mind Fund team up to launch DLT-focussed accelerator in HK

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

Mind Fund has recently participated in a $100 million institutional funding round for Hedera Hashgraph Hedera Hashgraph, which aims to become the distributed public ledger [...]
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Will China-Vatican deal have a diplomatic domino effect for Taiwan?

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

Improved ties between Beijing and the Vatican, following a historic deal allowing joint appointment of Catholic bishops in China, have raised concerns in Taiwan that it will [...]
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Taiwan’s industrial production expands in August

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s industrial production index rose 1.33 percent from a year earlier to 112.96 in August, according to the island’s economic affairs authority. The [...]
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