Archive for October 1st, 2018

Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunmai rises to 832: disaster mitigation agency

Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunmai rises to 832: disaster mitigation agency

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 3:11 PM

The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi rose to 832 on Sunday, the national disaster mitigation agency said, adding it assessed the [...]
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Business Briefs 01 Oct 2018

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:09 AM

* Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (SAB) has announced its first-round 2018 interim cash dividend of VND1,500 a share. The record date is on October 17 and the [...]
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Dr M wants UN veto power changed

Dr M wants UN veto power changed

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:12 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has repeated his call for the further democratisation of the United Nations (UN) to give small nations a bigger voice. The prime minister told the [...]
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Study: HK most at risk of property bubble

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is the city at most risk of a property bubble, followed closely by Munich, Toronto and Vancouver, said a study published by Swiss bank UBS. Chicago is the only [...]
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Companies are making a beeline to go public in HK market

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Gulf-Times | 6:00 AM

The number of companies filing to go public in Hong Kong has jumped almost threefold this year, driven in part by China’s burgeoning technology sector, but they will [...]
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Taiwanese use new machines to exchange trash for cash

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Residents of Taiwan’s capital Taipei are using newly installed machines called “iTrash booths” to recycle cans and bottles in exchange for credit on their [...]
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Korea wants to brainwash students to whitewash N Korea’s bloody history

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Washington Examiner | 6:00 AM

For those whose world is based in moral equivalence, there is no difference between liberal democracy and totalitarian dictatorship. Supposed micro-aggressions or past human [...]
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Korean warship runs afoul of China in the South China Sea as the US and its allies up the pressure on Beijing

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | This is Insider | 6:00 AM

A South Korean warship seeking refuge from a storm upset Beijing by sailing close to disputed Chinese territory in the South China Sea in mid-September. Dodging a typhoon, [...]
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Scandal-plagued Korea Buddhist sect elects new leader

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s largest Buddhist denomination elected a new leader on Friday (September 28) in an uncontested vote that did little to dispel anger following years of [...]
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US seeks to keep N Korea sanctions; Russia, China object

US seeks to keep N Korea sanctions; Russia, China object

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Spokesman | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the world stands at the “dawn of a new day” in relations with North Korea but that international sanctions must [...]
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Korea’s LG Display to cut jobs through voluntary retirement

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

South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd, an Apple supplier, will cut jobs through voluntary retirement for the first time since its founding, a spokeswoman confirmed on [...]
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N Korea learns to embrace its inner consumer

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

In an instructional television programme about table tennis on the state-run sports channel, every ball, paddle and shirt bear the logo of “Naegohyang,” one of [...]
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Mike Pompeo floats prospect of officially ending Korean War ahead of Trump-Kim summit

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Given the Trump administration’s goal of a complete, verifiable denuclearisation of North Korea during President Trump’s first term, Secretary of State Mike [...]
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The latest: China encourages N. Korea on denuclearisation

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | News-gazette.com | 6:00 AM

The latest on the United Nations general Assembly (all times local): 11:20.m. Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi says his country encourages North Korea “to continue [...]
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Mike Pompeo floats prospect of officially ending Korean War ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Mike Pompeo floats prospect of officially ending Korean War ahead of Trump-Kim summit

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Given the Trump administration’s goal of a complete, verifiable denuclearisation of North Korea during President Trump’s first term, Secretary of State Mike [...]
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