Archive for November 5th, 2018

Business Briefs 05 November 2018

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:18 AM

* PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (GAS) and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in bringing liquefied natural gas (LNG) [...]
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Indonesia struggles with damaged black box from crashed jet, hunts for second

Indonesia struggles with damaged black box from crashed jet, hunts for second

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:19 AM

Indonesian divers hunted on Friday for a second black box from an aircraft that crashed into the sea this week with the loss of all 189 people on board, as investigators [...]
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Lion Air crash: Indonesia finds faults in more new Boeing planes

Lion Air crash: Indonesia finds faults in more new Boeing planes

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:16 AM

Indonesia’s transport ministry has found faults in two other Boeing 737-MAX 8 jets, including a cockpit indicator display problem which an analyst warned may be similar [...]
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HK Exchange Prepares for Blockchain Trading Platform

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has joined forces with Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade allocation and processing of trades. This [...]
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German wind turbine-servicing firm to open office in Taiwan

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

German wind turbine-servicing company Deutsche Windtechnik, part of wind farm operator and developer wpd group, is to establish a branch office in Taiwan, according to a [...]
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Anti-money laundering acts amended to regulate virtual currencies

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Legislative Yuan passed amendments Friday to existing anti-money laundering and terrorism financing prevention laws that regulate transactions of virtual currencies such [...]
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North and Korea set to combine for Tokyo 2020 and co-host 2032 Olympics

North and Korea set to combine for Tokyo 2020 and co-host 2032 Olympics

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea are planning to compete as a unified team at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 and are bidding to co-host the 2032 Summer Games. Following inter-Korean sports [...]
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New report reveals appalling sexual violence rates for women in N Korea

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

FEMALE North Korean defectors have opened up about life as a woman under the dictatorship, which is rampant with sexual violence. A HUMAN rights report has revealed the [...]
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N Korea’s latest peace offering: Kimchi

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Some peace efforts are tastier than othersespecially when they involve kimchi. In one of most appetising signs yet of improving relationships across the Korean peninsula, [...]
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Is there a Trump-China deal in the offing? We’ll see

Is there a Trump-China deal in the offing? We’ll see

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump says his trade negotiations with China are going swimmingly, but his chief economic adviser says they’re nowhere close to a deal. Over the past [...]
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China promises Pakistan support as Khan tells of ‘very difficult’ economy

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

China promised to support Pakistan’s economy on Friday as new Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan spoke of his country’s “very difficult” economic [...]
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China’s answer to Las Vegas has one of the world’s biggest per-person economies

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

Macau, known as China’s answer to Las Vegas, is one of the wealthiest places in the world. In fact, according to the International Monetary Fund, it’s expected to [...]
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Dozens of US spies killed after Iran and China uncovered CIA messaging service using Google

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Dozens of American spies were killed in Iran and China after a flawed communications service that allowed foreign foes to see what the agents were up to using Google, [...]
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US imports hit all-time high, trade deficit with China sets new record despite tariffs

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Market Watch | 6:00 AM

Trade deficit up 1.3 percent in September to 7-month high of $54 billion The numbers: The nation’s trade deficit rose 1.3 percent in September to a seven-month high as [...]
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China is committing ethnic cleansing in Xinjiang it’s time for the world to stand up

China is committing ethnic cleansing in Xinjiang it’s time for the world to stand up

05-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Now is the time to act on China’s human rights abuses in Xinjiang. China’s efforts to destroy the ethnic Uighur identity through mass internment camps and [...]
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