Archive for November 6th, 2018

Business Briefs 06 November 2018

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:15 AM

* Vinhomes Company (VHM) saw its revenue in the January-September period jumping 96% year-on-year to VND22.4 trillion while its after-tax profit rocketed 3-fold to VND 11.9 [...]
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Most Asian markets retreat as trade deal euphoria fades

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

Asian markets fell Monday after Donald Trump’s top economics adviser downplayed the chances of a quick deal to end the China-US trade war, taking the wind out of the [...]
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Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

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

Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the US midterm [...]
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HK, Macau and Guangdong to set aside tourism rivalry and work together to tempt visitors into staying longer in Greater Bay Area

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

Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong province are to cast aside decades of competing for tourists and work together to attract visitors to stay longer, starting with packages to [...]
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HK Exchange Fund Q3 investment income falls 97 pct to HK$1.6 billion

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

Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund, which is used to back the Hong Kong dollar, posted investment income of HK$1.6 billion ($204 million) in the third quarter, down 97 percent [...]
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HK to remain vigilant over bird flu threat, health chief Sophia Chan vows, as Japanese research confirms H7N9 virus can be transmitted via respiratory droplets

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

Hong Kong’s health minister promised the government would stay alert over any possible outbreak of bird flu in the city as new research in Japan confirmed the H7N9 [...]
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Is Tung Chung the new Sheung Shui? Tour influx from HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge sparks fears quiet area may become cross-border town

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

Residents in Tung Chung on Hong Kong’s Lantau Island have complained about the sudden influx of mainland tourists from a newly opened mega bridge, raising concerns the [...]
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HK health authorities reveals second case in two days of suspected Botox blunder after woman falls ill following salon injection

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

Hong Kong’s health authorities have announced a second investigation in two days over suspected cases of poisoning from Botox injection, with the latest incident [...]
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Taiwan ‘will consider’ hosting US warships on Taiping Island for regional security

Taiwan ‘will consider’ hosting US warships on Taiping Island for regional security

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

Taiwan “will consider” a US Navy request should Washington ask to use the largest of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea for regional security purposes, [...]
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Taiwan targets anonymous cryptocurrency transactions

06-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Government amends laws regulating virtual currency, forcing operators to require users to register their real names Taiwan has amended its laws regulating cryptocurrency [...]
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US, Korea marines hold small-scale exercise ahead of N Korea talks

US, Korea marines hold small-scale exercise ahead of N Korea talks

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

About 500 United States and South Korean marines began small-scale military drills on Monday, just days before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to hold talks with [...]
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N. Korean leader meets Cuban president in Pyongyang

N. Korean leader meets Cuban president in Pyongyang

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with visiting Cuban president in Pyongyang and discussed “crucial issues of common concern” on the current international [...]
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Cuban president meets N Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

Cuban president meets N Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel both hoping to get out from under US economic sanctions have agreed to expand and strengthen their [...]
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US, Korea set for delayed military drills; N Korea urges end to pressure

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

The United States and South Korea will begin small-scale military drills on Monday (November 5) that were delayed during talks with North Korea, days after Pyongyang [...]
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The Latest: China regrets US sanctions’ decision on Iran

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

The Latest on the situation in Iran after the re-imposition of all American sanctions on the country on Monday (all times local): 2:20 p.m. China says it regrets the US [...]
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