Archive for November 3rd, 2018

New details highlight Lion Air jet’s problems before crash

New details highlight Lion Air jet’s problems before crash

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:23 AM

New details about the crashed Lion Air’s jet previous flight have cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline’s claim to have fixed technical problems as hundreds [...]
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Asian markets surge as Trump tweet lifts trade hopes

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets enjoyed another rally on Friday after Donald Trump hailed positive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and a report said he had asked officials to draw up a [...]
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Asia shares reap big gains following rebound on Wall Street

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares advanced Friday after a strong finish on Wall Street, helped by news of possible progress on resolving trade tensions between China and the US KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asia shares reap big gains on news of Trump-Xi phone chat

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares advanced Friday after President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping spoke by phone and the Chinese state media reported progress in resolving [...]
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Declassified British papers show London tipped CY Leung as future HK leader

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The tenure of former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying may have proven a turbulent time for the city, but one British diplomat was convinced as far back as the 1990s that he [...]
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HK prisons to test new CCTV system that can detect suspicious behaviour from inmates

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong prisons are set to test a new system next year that can detect suspicious behaviour from inmates. The “smart prison” project a move to modernise the [...]
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Vietjet to finalise $6.5 billion Airbus order-sources

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fast-growing budget carrier Vietjet Aviation (VJC.HM) is set to finalise a $6.5 billion (5 billion pounds) jet order with Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) during a visit to [...]
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US indicts Chinese, Taiwan firms for targeting Micron trade secrets

US indicts Chinese, Taiwan firms for targeting Micron trade secrets

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US Justice Department on Thursday unveiled an indictment against two companies based in China and Taiwan and three individuals, saying they conspired to steal trade [...]
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US grants Iran sanctions waivers to eight countries including India: Bloomberg

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US government has agreed to let eight countries, including close allies South Korea and Japan, as well as India, keep buying Iranian oil after it reimposes sanctions on [...]
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Decision on US-Korea joint exercises coming by December

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Spokesman | 6:00 AM

The US and South Korea are reviewing whether they will conduct large-scale military exercises next year and will decide before December. South Korean Defense minister Jeong [...]
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Trump, Xi upbeat on US-China trade; US targets more Chinese firms

Trump, Xi upbeat on US-China trade; US targets more Chinese firms

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, who spoke by telephone on Thursday, expressed optimism about resolving their trade dispute ahead of a high-stakes [...]
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China urged to move ‘beyond reform rhetoric’ at trade expo

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

European ambassadors and foreign business lobbies are calling on China to introduce “bold” and concrete market reforms at a Shanghai trade fair next week that the [...]
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US accuses China, Taiwan firms with stealing secrets from chip giant Micron

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Attorney general Jeff Sessions accused Beijing Thursday of backing a scheme by Chinese and Taiwan companies to steal an estimated $8.75 billion worth of trade secrets from [...]
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Global cannabis industry eyes China for production and investment

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The global cannabis industry is targeting China for production and investment, while the country’s investors are warming up to the idea of placing their money in the [...]
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The market just got the two things it needed to rally: A ‘thaw’ in US-China relations and weaker economic data, Cramer says

03-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* CNBC’s Jim Cramer explains why two key pieces of news on Thursday enabled the stock market to continue its recovery rally. * Data on US manufacturing growth and [...]
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