Archive for October 4th, 2018

Business Briefs 04 Oct 2018

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 8:21 AM

* Vietnam Power Development Company (VPD) will close its shareholders list on October 10 to pay a 2017 dividend at VNDl,OOO per share. The firm is expected to spend VND102.5 [...]
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Asian markets mixed, euro weak on brewing Italy risk

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

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday but the euro staged a mild recovery on hopes Italy and the European Union can ease a row that has fuelled fears of another crisis in the [...]
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Asian markets slip on energy gains, Japan data

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

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday on rising oil prices and lackluster Japanese data. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.7 percent to [...]
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Expand Sha Tin-Central link shoddy work inquiry to include key witness, HK lawmaker urges

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

To “find out the whole truth”, a high-level inquiry into the construction scandal at Hong Kong’s most expensive rail link should be expanded to include a [...]
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Living on a boat in HK: you can’t forget to buy sugar, everything must be planned and you may need a sampan to get to shore

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

Going by Hong Kong’s astronomical property prices, airline worker David Jones (not his real name) scored the deal of a lifetime. For HK$2 million (US$255,000), he [...]
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HK star Andy Lau voices support for land reclamation in promotional video

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

Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau Tak-wah has thrown his support behind an idea to reclaim 2,200 hectares of land for housing to the east of Lantau Island, in a new video by the [...]
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Google tells HK: traditional approach is not the smart choice, as report reveals a city lagging behind rivals on e-commerce

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

Travel and retail businesses in the city should drive new technological solutions instead of waiting for consumer demands to shift their offerings, Google Hong Kong said. The [...]
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Wait-and-see approach on tech solutions won’t help businesses, Google HK report says

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

Travel and retail businesses in the city should drive new technological solutions instead of waiting for consumer demands to shift their offerings, Google Hong Kong said. The [...]
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Taiwan vice-President Chen Chien-jen will visit Vatican to ‘deepen ties’

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

Taiwan’s vice-president will visit the Vatican to “deepen ties” after the island’s only official ally in Europe made a historic deal with Beijing, the [...]
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After Vatican-China deal, Taiwan says Beijing wants to make it irrelevant

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

Taiwan on Tuesday accused China of trying to make the island nation “irrelevant” in the world community, after Beijing and the Vatican signed a landmark agreement [...]
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TSMC founder Morris Chang to represent Taiwan at Apec

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

Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), will serve as Taiwan’s representative to this year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation [...]
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Taiwanese, Korean and Malaysian groups plan investments in N Korea

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Chinese businessperson Yang Bin dined in Taipei with former KMT business chief Liu Tai-ying: Apple Daily A Chinese-Dutch businessperson who heads a North Korean special [...]
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Taiwanese see HK and fear for their future

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

On July 6, 1997, then Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui invited foreign media to announce to the world that his people did not want “one country, two systems”. [...]
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Typhoon Kong-Rey unlikely to directly hit Taiwan: CWB

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

Super Typhoon Kong-Rey is unlikely to impact Taiwan directly, but its periphery will bring heavy rain to northern and eastern parts of the country, the Central Weather Bureau [...]
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China Can Prod N Korea into Nuclear Disarmament

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

Peaceful denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula requires an “umbrella strategy.” The coastal metropolis of Dalian in China’s Liaoning Province is an [...]
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