Archive for November 1st, 2018

One ‘black box’ recovered from crashed Indonesia jet

One ‘black box’ recovered from crashed Indonesia jet

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 2:32 PM

One black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, the head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee said Thursday, which could be critical [...]
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Thirteen countries from Asia and the Pacific plan scale-up of PrEP and HIV self-testing

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 1:45 PM

Representatives from 13 countries across Asia and the Pacific gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, from 29 to 31 October to develop road maps to implement and expand pre-exposure [...]
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Completion of Barminco acquisition and business update

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:19 AM

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited (ASX:ASL) (“Ausdrill”) is pleased to announce that all of the conditions required to complete the acquisition of [...]
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Business Briefs 01 Nov 2018

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:07 AM

* Ho Thi Kim Thoa, a relative ofHo Quynh Hung – chairman ofDien Quang Company (DQC), has registered to sell 1.68 million DQC shares within November. After the [...]
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China Expects US Navy To Transit Taiwan Strait Again Soon

China Expects US Navy To Transit Taiwan Strait Again Soon

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | USNI News | 6:46 AM

China expects the US Navy to send warships through the Taiwan Strait in November, an action Chinese officials say infringes on their national sovereignty but American [...]
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Trans-Pacific trade pact set for launch after hurdle cleared

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:26 AM

A massive trans-Pacific trade deal cleared a final hurdle Wednesday allowing it to enter into force this year, a pointed rebuke of President Donald Trump’s [...]
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Asian markets enjoy bounce but traders remain on edge

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:26 AM

Asian markets staged a rare rally Wednesday following a bounce on Wall Street, with attention turning to the release of key US jobs data later in the week. But while [...]
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A chapter closes: last HK bookshop selling titles banned in China shuts

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:26 AM

Rumours the People’s Bookshop shut its doors after pressure from the government, which is aligned with Beijing The last bookshop in Hong Kong selling titles banned by [...]
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HK home prices cool for 2nd straight month as investment conditions worsen

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Hong Kong private home prices fell for the second straight month in September, as a global stock market rout and an intensifying Sino-US trade war soured sentiment in the [...]
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No 2 spot at University of HK unfilled for more than three years, with no new search in sight

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:26 AM

The No 2 management post at Hong Kong’s oldest university has been unfilled for three-and-a-half years, and this may not change soon, the Post has learned. The [...]
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From ‘cardboard nannies’ to ‘fruit money’: fast-paced HK slow to adapt to its elderly

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

At the Tanner Hill apartments in Hong Kong, the residentsall aged 60-plusare enjoying the ancient Chinese tile game of mahjong along with some bite-sized delicacies, dimsum, [...]
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HK home prices cool for second straight month as investment conditions worsen

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Hong Kong private home prices fell for the second straight month in September, as a global stock market rout and an intensifying Sino-US trade war soured sentiment in the [...]
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Can HK’s activists for self-determination get a second chance in politics?

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:26 AM

The summer of 2016 began on a bright note for Hongkonger Edward Leung Tin-kei. Then 25, he was hopeful of a breakthrough in the Legislative Council elections after making a [...]
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Taiwan ‘immediately’ congratulated Brazil’s president-elect

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Taiwan offered “immediate” congratulations to Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, as a Chinese newspaper [...]
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Over 85pct of youth in Taiwan use mobile phones: poll

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:26 AM

More than 85 percent of children and young people in Taiwan use cellphones and they spend more time on mobile devices than on exercise, a survey released Tuesday showed. [...]
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