Archive for October, 2018

Asian markets mostly down after fresh Wall St sell-off

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

Asian stocks fluctuated Monday with investors still on edge after last week’s rout, with caution after another hammering for Wall Street offsetting bargain-buying. Even [...]
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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street tumble

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

Asian stock prices were mixed Monday after Wall Street extended its slide, fuelling concern about the global market outlook. KEEPINGS SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost [...]
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Asian shares swing after Wall St fall, bargain-buyers add support

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

Asian stocks fluctuated Monday with investors still on edge after last week’s rout, with caution after another hammering for Wall Street offsetting bargain-buying. Even [...]
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Direct flights from Davao to HK launched

30-Oct-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Travellers from Davao can now fly directly to Hong Kong as Cathay Pacific launched its service Sunday. Excitement can be seen in the eyes of Gigi Avena, together with her [...]
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HK public housing tenant loses HK$137,000 to telephone con artists posing as mainland Chinese immigration officers

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

A Hong Kong public housing tenant has been duped by phone out of HK$137,000 (US$17,470) by men posing as mainland Chinese immigration officers, police said on Monday. The [...]
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HK$1 million in damage caused by GPS jamming that caused 46 drones to plummet during HK show

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

The GPS jamming that caused 46 drones to plummet during a display over Victoria Harbour during the weekend caused at least HK$1 million (US$127,500) in damage, according to a [...]
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HK still China’s most competitive city, but Greater Bay Area has a long way to go, study shows

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

Hong Kong is still China’s most competitive city, the latest survey by the United Nations and China’s foremost think tank has found. The study also concluded that [...]
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HK eager to play bigger role in China’s further reform and opening up, Carrie Lam says

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

Hong Kong is eager to play a bigger role in China’s further reform and opening up and to share its experience in institution-building with emerging economies, the [...]
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Occupy co-leader Chan Kin-man ran towards the fight as others fled, but now he struggles to tell HK’s young not to leave as China’s grip on city tightens

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

In 1993, Chan Kin-man returned to Hong Kong as thousands of his fellow countrymen and women left ahead of the city’s handover to China. The then 34-year-old doctoral [...]
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Departing HK anti-graft director rejects suggestions of Beijing interference in ICAC’s operations

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

The outgoing investigation chief of Hong Kong’s graft-buster has rejected any notion of interference by mainland Chinese authorities in the operations of the [...]
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Can HK embrace a new way to fight cancer? Try the multidisciplinary approach, experts say

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

Angel Wong Yeuk-sze, 48, was on the phone with her doctor when she froze mid-conversation as news of her diagnosis hit her it was cancer. “I was silent for so long that [...]
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US, Taiwan military ties closer than ever as Donald Trump challenges Beijing

US, Taiwan military ties closer than ever as Donald Trump challenges Beijing

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

US President Donald Trump’s pushback against Beijing’s military expansion and diplomatic strategy in the Indo-Pacific region has seen defence ties between [...]
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The Chinese military command monitoring Taiwan and the South China Sea has been ordered war-ready

30-Oct-2018 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

This week Chinese president Xi Jinping ordered the Southern Theatre Command, responsible for monitoring the South China Sea and Taiwan, to boost its military capabilities to [...]
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Taiwan looking to build health ties in Asia-Pacific: Chen

30-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

The annual Global Health Forum in Taiwan opened yesterday in Taipei, with vice President Chen Chien-jen saying that the nation is looking forward to strengthening [...]
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For Taiwan youth, military service is a hard sell despite China tension

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

Taiwan Air Force Staff Sergeant Jiang Pin-shiuan’s pitch to freshmen at Taipei’s Tamkang University seemed compelling: join the island’s armed forces and [...]
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