Archive for October 9th, 2018

Business Briefs 09 Oct 2018

09-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:11 AM

* Mai Van Chanh, chairman ofNui Nho Stone Company (N C), has offloaded 200,000 shares ofNNC via put-through, cutting his ownership at the firm to 0.93%. * Nafoods Company [...]
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Asian market sell-off picks up pace, Shanghai tumbles

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

Asian markets fell on Monday, extending last week’s sell-off as another strong US jobs reading further fanned expectations the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates [...]
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Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

09-Oct-2018 Intellasia | News Observer | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks declined Monday after China injected extra money into its cooling economy. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 3.0 percent to 2,738.04 and Hong [...]
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FT journalist given seven days to leave HK

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

A leading Financial Times journalist has been given seven days to leave Hong Kong as a backlash mounted Monday against an unprecedented challenge to freedom of the press in [...]
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Set up HK$10 billion fund to build transitional homes for families in search of housing, community groups urge ahead of HK leader’s policy address

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

Social housing providers in Hong Kong are urging the government to take up a bigger role in developing transitional residences for about half a million households in search [...]
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The yuan may be weak, but mainland Chinese are still flowing into HK and Macau

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

Mainland Chinese consumers are ignoring the weakness of the yuan when it comes to visiting nearby Hong Kong and Macau. The Chinese yuan has declined as much as about 10 [...]
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HK rejection of journalist’s visa prompts calls for explanation

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

Several Hong Kong media and legal groups called on the government on Monday to explain why it refused to renew a work visa for a western journalist who hosted a speech by an [...]
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Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet allowed back into HK for seven days even though British tourists can stay for six months

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

The Chinese foreign ministry has spoken out in support of the Hong Kong government’s decision not to renew a British journalist’s work visa, and limit his return [...]
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Family and friends of Nobel laureate Charles Kao bid fond farewell at funeral service in HK

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

Family members and friends bid farewell to late Nobel laureate Professor Charles Kao Kuen on Monday, remembering his smile, cheerful personality and fondness for whistling. [...]
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HK journalist group protests FT editor’s visa denial

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

Hong Kong journalist groups have expressed dismay over the government’s refusal to renew a work visa for a Financial Times editor. Representatives from the Hong Kong [...]
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‘Chilling message’: HK refuses to explain FT journalist visa denial

09-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The unprecedented denial of a visa to a Financial Times journalist “sends a chilling message to everyone in Hong Kong,” the paper said Sunday, as press groups and [...]
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Taiwan, Japan need more security information sharing: official

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

Taiwan and Japan need to conduct more security information exchanges as they both face similar military threats because of their close proximity, Foreign minister Joseph Wu [...]
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Taiwan showing goodwill to China but will not give in: official

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

Taiwan’s attitude on cross-Taiwan Strait relations is to maintain its goodwill and commitment but not give in under pressure or return to confrontation, a Taiwan [...]
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Taiwan among countries supporting relief work in Indonesia

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

Medical resources and relief supplies mobilised by Taiwan’s government and charity groups have been made available to disaster-hit Palu on the Indonesian island of [...]
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Korean naval ships will dock in Japan, aiming to resolve row over ‘rising sun’ flag

Korean naval ships will dock in Japan, aiming to resolve row over ‘rising sun’ flag

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

Three South Korean warships are to dock in the Japanese port of Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, later this month and take part in naval exercises with their local counterparts, [...]
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