Archive for October 18th, 2018

Telkomsel Selects Kinetica to Revolutionize Fast Online Analytical Processing

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 3:10 PM

Indonesia’s largest telecommunications company Telkomsel has selected Kinetica to help drive its move toward the Extreme Data Economy. With Kinetica’s converged engine [...]
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Business Briefs 18 Oct 2018

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:27 AM

* The State Bank of Vietnam net withdrew VND10.2 trillion via both treasury bills and reverse repos in September thanks to an improvement of liquidity, versus a net injection [...]
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Asian markets stage rally after strong Wall St lead

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

Asian markets staged a much-needed rally Wednesday as investors tracked Wall Street’s best performance in more than six months thanks to a healthy round of earnings [...]
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HK train network suffers its worst ever delay a six-hour signal failure

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Experts to investigate delays that were so unprecedented the network’s handbook has no guidance on the scenario Hong Kong is investigating its worst train delay in the [...]
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Why the World Should Be Alarmed at HK’s Expulsion of a Foreign Journalist

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

Shortly after Mao Zedong’s Communists triumphed over the Chinese Nationalist government in 1949, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC), established six years [...]
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Will Tesla lose its cool in HK? Axa triples insurance premiums

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

When Jardine Matheson’s former Hong Kong executive Geoffrey Jones was shopping for a new car two years ago, a special package by Axa on Tesla’s four-door sedan [...]
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US supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in Interpol

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

The United States supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international organisations, Interpol included, a US State Department spokesperson said Tuesday. The [...]
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Taiwan gov. denies tightening financial oversight on Taiwanese firms in China

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

Head of Taiwan’s financial regulator denounces such reports as false news Financial Supervisory Commission Chair Wellington Koo on October 16 dismissed allegations that [...]
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US Navy research vessel docks in Taiwan amid China tensions

US Navy research vessel docks in Taiwan amid China tensions

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Kansas | 6:00 AM

A US Navy research vessel has docked in Taiwan amid tensions with China over trade and arms sales. Taiwan’s official Central News Agency says the Thomas G. Thompson [...]
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YouTube experiences 90-minute disruption around the world, and across Taiwan

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

Video-sharing website YouTube appeared to be experiencing a widespread disruption on Wednesday morning Taiwan time, while it has resumed normal service after 10:40 a.m. Users [...]
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Taiwan to hold independence rally in challenge to Beijing

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

Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets on Saturday (October 20) for what they hope will be a major rally in a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the [...]
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Weeping relatives receive bodies of Korean climbers

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

Relatives dressed in black funeral suits wept in grief on Wednesday as the bodies of five South Korean mountain climbers arrived home from Nepal where they had died in a [...]
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N Korea releases Korean after illegal border crossing

N Korea releases Korean after illegal border crossing

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

North Korea released a South Korean who illegally crossed the border into the North, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said on Tuesday (October 16), as relations [...]
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Korea denies refugee status to Yemeni asylum seekers

Korea denies refugee status to Yemeni asylum seekers

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

South Korea has denied refugee status but granted temporary stay permits to hundreds of Yemeni asylum seekers who arrived on the southern island of Jeju this year, the [...]
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S. Korea refuses refugee status for nearly 400 Yemenis

S. Korea refuses refugee status for nearly 400 Yemenis

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

Nearly 400 Yemenis were denied refugee status by South Korea on Wednesday, months after their arrival on the resort island of Jeju triggered a populist outcry. [...]
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