Archive for October 25th, 2018

BARMINCO SECURES FOUR YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AT THE NOVA PROJECT

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 11:37 AM

Leading global hard-rock underground mining services provider Barminco Holdings Limited (Barminco or the Company) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a four-year [...]
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Business Briefs 25 October 2018

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 11:32 AM

* HCM City Securities Corporation (HSC) has passed a plan to issue around 86.4 million shares at a 2-for-3 ratio to fund its new capital injection. It will conduct the plan [...]
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Asian markets mostly lower as energy firms tank

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

Asian equities mostly fell again Wednesday, extending the previous day’s geopolitics-fuelled sell-off, with energy firms taking another battering in response to an oil [...]
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Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs

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

Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders mulled over the impact of tariffs on corporate America, after big industrial companies admitted that they were facing rising [...]
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Police Tactical Unit carry out air and land search following latest break-in on upmarket HK Island property

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

An air and land search was conducted on Wednesday morning for a robber who triggered the security alarm and fled empty-handed from a luxury house on The Peak in the latest of [...]
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Cars and buses start crossing Pearl River Delta as HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opens to traffic

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

Excited passengers took selfies, coach operators scrambled to get ready and logistics companies kept their enthusiasm in check as the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opened for [...]
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Slow start, but city’s retail and tourism sectors look forward to boost from HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

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

China’s new cross-border mega bridge promises growth for Hong Kong’s tourism and retail sectors, but the suddenness of the project’s opening meant business [...]
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Mentally ill man attacks teenage neighbour with meat cleaver outside her flat in HK housing estate

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

A 57-year-old man with a history of mental illness was arrested on suspicion of injuring a 15-year-old female neighbour with a meat cleaver at a public housing estate in Hong [...]
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After warding off mass tourism, HK’s last fishing village faces climate threats

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

Sitting among his fridge, TV set and stacks of bowls, Ng Kei-hung sat outside the family home in Hong Kong’s Tai O village as he waited for his furniture to dry out [...]
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HK sits in the ‘danger zone’ for a fresh financial crisis

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Investor sentiment has taken a turn for the worst in October. Stocks have slumped, bond yields have risen while concerns surrounding Italy, Saudi Arabia and China have all [...]
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HK’s new bridge isn’t a feat of engineering it’s a sign of Beijing tightening its grip on the city

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

25/Oct/2018 Intellasia| Independent With a toll of 10 dead, more than 200 injured and an estimated cost of $20bn (GBP 15.4bn), the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has not had [...]
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HK officials let dissident Wang Xizhe visit city as long as he promised not to meet any ‘politically sensitive’ people

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

A veteran Chinese dissident who has been exiled from mainland China for more than 20 years visited Hong Kong last week, the Post has learned. But Wang Xizhe, 70, who fled to [...]
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First journeys on HK-Macau-mainland mega bridge

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

The world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China opened to traffic Wednesday, with excited travellers making their first journeys along [...]
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World War 3: Taiwan stokes tensions with China as it prepares to deploy F-16 jets

World War 3: Taiwan stokes tensions with China as it prepares to deploy F-16 jets

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

TAIWAN has taken delivery of the first of a fleet of revamped F-16 Viper jets in a move certain to raise tensions with China after the US sent two warships through a narrow [...]
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US Sails Warships Through the Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to China

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

The US Navy sailed two warships through the Taiwan Strait for the second time since July, a show of force that threatens to further exacerbate tensions with China. Two US [...]
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