Archive for October, 2018

Business Briefs 31 Oct 2018

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:28 AM

* Mobile World Investment Group (MWG) has released its preliminary earnings report for the January-September period, with its revenue put atVND65.5 trillion and its after-tax [...]
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Asian markets rise as weaker yuan eases fear of more tariffs

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday as traders took the weaker yuan as a sign that Chinese exports can remain competitive even if a trade dispute with Washington heats [...]
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Activity report for The period ending 30 September 2018

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

September Quarter 2018 Highlights: * One lost time injury, resulting in a LTIFR of 1.81 * Mine production of 5,868 nickel tonnes * Mill production 5,379 nickel tonnes with 89 [...]
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HK’s Cathay Pacific faces first collective legal action over massive data breach, with 200 customers poised to make claims

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways is facing its first collective legal action in the wake of a massive data breach after about 200 customers expressed their intention to make claims [...]
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HK’s new-home sales tumble in first data since rate rise

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new-home sales cooled, another sign of weakness in a property market that may be at risk of a correction. The transaction value so far in October is HK$11.2 [...]
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HK Monetary Authority expects to uncover more cases of fraud as e-wallet losses double to HK$400,000

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The amount of money stolen from customers using Hong Kong’s new faster payment system has ballooned to HK$400,000 and the Monetary Authority believes that figure could [...]
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HK should show public land acquisitions are in their interest, says father of Singapore planning Liu Thai Ker

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government should strengthen its ability to claim private land for the city’s development by showing the public that the land will be used for their [...]
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Taiwan’s economic growth seen slowing to 2.2pct in third quarter

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s economic growth probably slowed in the third quarter due to softening global demand for exports amid trade tensions between China and the United States. The [...]
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18 dead, more than 100 injured after train derails in Taiwan

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Tcnjsignal | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese passenger train, derailed from its track, killing 18 people, including at least three children, and injuring about 170 others in Taipei, Taiwan on October 21, [...]
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Hundreds of thousands attend pride march amid Taiwan’s gay marriage debate

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands marched through Taiwan’s capital on Saturday to press the government to deliver on its promise of marriage equality amid an increasingly heated [...]
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73 cases of meat products smuggling discovered in Taiwan

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

During a period of 11 days, 73 cases of attempted smuggling of meat products into Taiwan from areas affected by a highly contagious livestock disease were discovered, [...]
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Korean court to rule on war survivors’ claim against Japanese firm

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (5401.T) should compensate four South Koreans for their forced labour [...]
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Korea court orders Japan firm to compensate wartime forced labourers

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. should compensate four South Koreans for their forced labour during World [...]
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Human rights pushed aside in US-N Korea discussions

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Newsday | 6:00 AM

Officials have debated how hard to press the North Koreans on human rights considering that the North inevitably denounces criticism on the topic as slander. North Korean [...]
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Chinese aircraft trespasses Korea, Japan

Chinese aircraft trespasses Korea, Japan

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A Chinese military aircraft trespassed into the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone, or KADIZ, for the sixth time this year, according to Seoul. South Korea’s joint [...]
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