Archive for October 27th, 2018

Asian markets take breather but warnings of more volatility

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

Asian markets fell Friday as trade tensions and geopolitical worries kept investors from tracking a rebound on Wall Street, with observers warning of further volatility to [...]
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Asian markets end week down, more volatility tipped

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

Asian markets fell Friday as trade tensions and geopolitical worries kept investors from tracking a rebound on Wall Street, with observers warning of further volatility to [...]
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Asian shares mostly higher after US stocks surge on earnings

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

Asian shares have turned lower after early gains, despite the overnight jump on Wall Street. Worries over corporate earnings, trade and the outlook for growth weighed on [...]
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Asian shares mostly lower despite US markets rally

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

Asian shares turned mostly lower after early gains Friday, despite the overnight jump on Wall Street. Worries over corporate earnings, trade and the outlook for growth [...]
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Hands off my love potion: HK’s Andy Lau sues Chinese water purifier firm for $287,000

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

Hong Kong actor and singer Andy Lau is suing a Chinese water purifier manufacturer for 2 million yuan (US$287,600) for using his image to promote its products without [...]
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HK, Malaysian and Singaporean police bust $14 million online romance scam ring

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

An online romance scam ring that duped more than 140 people out of HK$110 million (US$14 million) was smashed by a joint police operation, Hong Kong police said on Friday. A [...]
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Cathay Pacific passengers ‘don’t feel secure’ after massive data leak hits HK-based airline

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

Cathay Pacific Airways fliers were on Thursday still reeling from the shock of the airline’s massive data leak revealed the night before, but lawyers said it would be [...]
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HK-based man who pushed woman onto railway tracks sentenced to three years and four months in prison

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

An alcoholic man who shoved a cleaner onto railway tracks was jailed for three years and four months on Thursday by a Hong Kong judge who told him his addiction was not an [...]
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HK’s Heightened Crackdown on Dissent

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

China Should Reverse Ban on Hong Kong National Party This week, Hong Kong National Party (HKNP) convenor Andy Chan appealed the Hong Kong government’s unprecedented [...]
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Taiwan accuses China of meddling in Taipei elections

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

Chinese capital is behind the recent acquisitions of two leading Taiwanese media firms as well as a polling and consulting company. These transactions have been linked to [...]
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US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for NKorea dealings

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

An executive of one of two Singapore companies named by the US Treasury Department this week for violating sanctions against North Korea said Friday that he was unaware of [...]
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Korea to clamp down on binge-eating trend amid obesity fears

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s government is planning a crackdown on a binge-eating on social media fad in an attempt to curb rising obesity rates. Binge-eating junk foods while [...]
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North and Korea agree to scrap 22 guard posts at border next month

North and Korea agree to scrap 22 guard posts at border next month

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

North and South Korea agreed on Friday to “completely destroy” by next month 22 guard posts near their heavily fortified border, the latest advance in talks in [...]
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2 Koreas talk about implementing recent military agreement

2 Koreas talk about implementing recent military agreement

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

North and South Korea held military talks on their border on Friday to discuss implementing a broad-reaching military agreement last month to reduce tensions. South Korean [...]
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UN rights expert: N Korea not making human rights improvements

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Tomas Ojea Quintana, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, said Wednesday that although there has not [...]
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