Archive for October 15th, 2018

Business Briefs 15 Oct 2018

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 8:59 AM

* An Phat Plastic & Green Environment Company (AAA) plans to issue VND400 billion worth of bonds in a private placement in the fourth quarter of this year. The three-year [...]
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China tycoon planning RM10b investment here unperturbed by Dr M’s stance

China tycoon planning RM10b investment here unperturbed by Dr M’s stance

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mai | 6:17 AM

Chinese construction tycoon Yan Jie-he has voiced his understanding and acceptance of prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s previous remarks on projects involving [...]
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HK Wants to House 1.1 Million People on Artificial Islands to Solve Housing Crisis

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Motherboard | 6:00 AM

Amid a housing crisis, Hong Kong’s government plans to create new developable land in the middle of the ocean. The South China Sea has become a stage for Hong [...]
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Press Club Sees ‘Disturbing Precedent’ in HK’s Expulsion of a Financial Times Journalist

Press Club Sees ‘Disturbing Precedent’ in HK’s Expulsion of a Financial Times Journalist

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government’s unexplained denial of a visa to a Financial Times editor “sets a disturbing precedent” and “undermines” the [...]
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Activists criticise HK’s ban of legislative candidate

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

Activists are protesting Hong Kong’s disqualification of a legislative candidate on the grounds that she advocated self-determination for the Chinese territory. Lau [...]
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Taiwan slams UN for passport discrimination

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

Even Taiwanese holders of Chinese travel documents have been refused entry: reports The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday slammed the United Nations for its [...]
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Taiwanese will have to apply online to visit EU from 2021

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

ETIAS application will cost 7 euro Taiwanese citizens planning to visit the Schengen countries of the European Union will have to fill out an online questionnaire and supply [...]
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Taiwan seeks to join new TPP, expand Indo-Pacific trade ties

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Island aims to gain membership through CPTPP’s second expansion and has already formed a team of negotiators Taiwan’s foreign ministry announced on Thursday key [...]
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What Taiwan can take from Mike Pence’s speech on China

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Brookings | 6:00 AM

I imagine that some people in Taiwan were very happy to read vice President Michael Pence’s October 4 speech on China. Pence condemned China for stealing away [...]
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Korean president: N Korea intends ‘complete’ denuclearisation

Korean president: N Korea intends ‘complete’ denuclearisation

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un intends to get rid of his nuclear stockpile and destroy any nuclear materials and facilities to achieve “complete” [...]
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Korea to buy ship-based interceptors to counter ballistic missile threats

Korea to buy ship-based interceptors to counter ballistic missile threats

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

The South Korean military has decided to buy ship-based SM-3 interceptors to thwart potential ballistic missile attacks from North Korea, a top commander of the Joint Chiefs [...]
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Chinese action debut and Korean family drama win at Busan

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

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken the top prize at Asia’s largest film festival, with [...]
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WTO not equipped to deal with China and its industrial policies: US

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

China’s economic system is not compatible with the norms of the WTO, the Trump administration has said, asserting that the international trade body is not equipped to [...]
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Chinese action debut and Korean family drama win at Busan

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

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken the top prize at Asia’s largest film festival, with [...]
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Attempt to isolate China from world trade system ‘will not work’, says IMF’s top Asia official

Attempt to isolate China from world trade system ‘will not work’, says IMF’s top Asia official

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

Attempts by the US to isolate China from much of the international trading system by concluding restrictive trade deals with its major trading partners would harm the global [...]
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