Archive for October 3rd, 2018

Business Briefs 03 Oct 2018

03-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 7:57 AM

* TNG Investment and Trading JSC (TNG) has approved a plan to issue VND200 billion worth of unsecured convertible bonds in a private placement. The three-year notes will have [...]
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Colbert Spoof Imagines Kim Jong Un’s Response To Trump’s Weird Love Confession

Colbert Spoof Imagines Kim Jong Un’s Response To Trump’s Weird Love Confession

03-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 6:15 AM

The North Korean dictator wants to be “friends with nuclear benefits,” according to the “Late Show” team. President Donald Trump said over the weekend that he “fell [...]
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Asian markets fall on US-China trade worries

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

Asian shares fell on Tuesday as relief that the United States had brokered a trade deal with Canada gave way to concerns that negotiations with China were at a standstill. [...]
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Oil extends gains, eyes on $100 a barrel, but Asia markets down

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

Oil prices built on gains Tuesday after another blistering rally but most markets were in retreat as traders brushed off a positive lead from Wall Street and the [...]
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HK malls switch from targeting luxury buyers to feeding hungry shoppers

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

The growth of online retail has caused a serious headache for shopping complexes in recent years. But there is one area where digital outlets cannot hope to compete: food and [...]
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Hundreds in HK protest against tightening control as China marks National Day

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

Even as the city’s leader urged Hong Kongers to firmly uphold Chinese sovereignty and security on China’s National Day on Monday (October 1), more than 1,200 [...]
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Thousands protest in HK over China suppression

03-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Several thousand marched in Hong Kong on Monday (October 1) against suppression by Beijing as fears grow that freedoms in the semi-autonomous city are seriously under threat. [...]
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HK stocks slip as China’s manufacturing slows, fuelling fears of expanding impact from trade war

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

Hong Kong stocks fell the most in a month on Tuesday, hit by China’s weaker-than-expected manufacturing data that fuelled worries of slowing economic growth amid the [...]
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Security guards who stopped pro-independence protesters entering government forecourt were reasonable, says HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam

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

Hong Kong’s leader has said it was “reasonable” to stop protesters holding pro-independence banners entering the forecourt of government headquarters after [...]
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HK leader optimistic about future of high-speed rail link with mainland China, as record 78,000 catch trains on National Day

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

The newly opened high-speed railway connecting Hong Kong with mainland China is bound to “become more attractive”, even though passenger numbers have been lower [...]
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Worries over US-China trade friction affect Taiwan’s PMI

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

Rising trade friction between the United States and China has taken a toll on Taiwan’s manufacturing activity, pushing down the Purchasing managers’ Index (PMI) [...]
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Taiwan consumer confidence strengthens slightly in September

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

Consumer confidence in Taiwan improved slightly in September as the domestic and global economies continued to show steady growth, according to National Central University [...]
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Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea on alert for strengthening Typhoon Kong-rey

03-Oct-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:00 AM

On the heels of deadly Typhoon Trami, Japan will face another dangerous typhoon this week. Kong-rey is currently the equivalent of a Category 4 major hurricane in the [...]
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N Korea says war’s end can’t be bargaining chip for denuclearisation: KCNA

N Korea says war’s end can’t be bargaining chip for denuclearisation: KCNA

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

North Korea said on Tuesday that declaring the end of the 1950-53 Korean War “can never be a bargaining chip” for getting North Korea denuclearised, and said the [...]
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AP Explains: Removal of mines from Korean Demilitarised Zone

AP Explains: Removal of mines from Korean Demilitarised Zone

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

Seoul says the rival Koreas began removing mines and other explosives at two sites inside their heavily armed border on Monday as part of their recent tension-reduction [...]
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