Archive for October 26th, 2018

Ausdrill Shareholders Approve Barminco Acquisition

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:20 AM

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited (ASX:ASL) (“Ausdrill”) is pleased to announce that shareholders at its Annual General Meeting today elected to vote [...]
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Business Briefs 26 Oct 2018

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:10 AM

* Thai Investment International has become a major shareholder of An Duong Thao Dien Real Estate Trading and Investment Company (HAR) after acquiring over 5.2 million shares [...]
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Chinese Defence minister Wei Fenghe demands US retract allegations of interference

Chinese Defence minister Wei Fenghe demands US retract allegations of interference

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:20 AM

Top Chinese officials have condemned the United States for damaging relations with Beijing and denounced attempts to form anti-China alliances with other nations. Wei Fenghe, [...]
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Asia shares skid, Tokyo down 3.6 pct, after rout on Wall St

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

Shares tumbled in Asia on Thursday, led by declines in semiconductor makers and other technology-oriented shares, after another torrent of selling on Wall Street. [...]
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Asian markets suffer bloodletting on trade, geopolitical fears

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

Asian markets went into freefall Thursday, tracking a plunge on Wall Street, with trading floors awash with negativity on geopolitical concerns and following weak US economic [...]
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HK residents see world’s longest sea bridge as infrastructure propaganda from China

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

The world’s longest sea bridge is now officially open for traffic in China. It took almost a decade to build the Hong KongZhuhaiMacau Bridge (HZMB), which spans 34 [...]
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Cathay Pacific shares hit 9-yr low after data leak affects 9.4 million passengers

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

Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd slid nearly 7 percent to a nine-year low on Thursday after it said data of about 9.4 million passengers of Cathay and its unit, Hong Kong [...]
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Questions mount over delay after Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

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

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific came under pressure Thursday to explain why it had taken five months to admit it had been hacked and compromised the data of 9.4 million [...]
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HK privacy commission expresses serious concern over Cathay data leak

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

Hong Kong’s privacy commission on Thursday expressed serious concern over a data breach at Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) and urged the airline to notify passengers [...]
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Access to open space improves mental health, but HK lags far behind Singapore and Seoul in providing it for residents

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

Hongkongers who live closer to parks and small open spaces use them more often and generally suffer from less anxiety, a think tank survey has found. The Civic Exchange said [...]
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HK privacy chief slams Cathay Pacific for taking months to notify passengers about massive data breach

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

Cathay Pacific Airways came under fire from the head of Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog on Thursday after the city’s flagship airline failed to alert passengers [...]
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HK customs officials discover HK$30 million worth of high-end goods being smuggled to mainland at Lok Ma Chau border crossing

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

Customs officers found more than HK$30 million (US$3.83 million) worth of high-end products hidden in a Shenzhen-bound truck at a Hong Kong immigration control point, Hong [...]
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China says army will act ‘at any cost’ to prevent Taiwan split

China says army will act ‘at any cost’ to prevent Taiwan split

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

China’s army will take action “at any cost” to foil attempts to separate the self-ruled island of Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own, the [...]
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Australia abandoned plans for Taiwanese free trade agreement after warning from China

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Australia walked away from plans for a free trade agreement with Taiwan after China warned any deal would hurt relations between Beijing and Canberra. Taiwan was on a list of [...]
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N. Korea’s human rights record remains poor, says UN official

N. Korea’s human rights record remains poor, says UN official

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

While 2018 has seen a stunning breakthrough in diplomatic relations on the Korean peninsula, human rights in North Korea remains dismal, according to a United Nations [...]
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