Archive for November 7th, 2018

Business Briefs 07 November 2018

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 8:09 AM

* Dat Xanh Group (DXG) has announced a plan to issue VND1.4 trillion worth of convertible bonds, which will have a face value of VND1 billion and tenor of five years. The [...]
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Asian markets mostly up as attention turns to US elections

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

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday as focus turned to the US midterm elections, which could impact Donald Trump’s presidency, while Apple suppliers suffered on reports [...]
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World shares mixed ahead of US midterms election

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

Share prices were mixed in Europe and Asia on Tuesday as cautious world investors awaited the outcome of the US midterm elections. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 [...]
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Asian markets mixed as attention turns to US elections

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

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as focus turned to the US midterm elections, which could impact Donald Trump’s presidency, while Apple suppliers were hit by reports [...]
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Police to investigate reports of mainland Chinese tour agents operating illegally in HK, government says

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

Local police will follow up on allegations that mainland Chinese tour agents are operating in Hong Kong illegally, the city’s acting leader said on Tuesday, amid [...]
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Explainer: What is HK’s plan for licensing cryptocurrency exchanges

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

The wild west days of cryptocurrency exchanges in Hong Kong may be at an end. The city’s securities watchdog last week unveiled a new set of rules governing [...]
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HK privacy watchdog to probe Cathay Pacific over massive data breach

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

Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner will launch a compliance investigation into Cathay Pacific Airways over a data breach involving 9.4 million passengers, saying the [...]
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Taiwan would consider letting US warships on Taiping Island: Yen

07-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan would consider allowing US warships to dock on Taiwan-held Taiping Island in the South China Sea for humanitarian aid purposes, Defense minister Yen De-fa said Monday [...]
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Taiwan Amends Law to Target Anonymous Cryptocurrency Transactions

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

Taiwan’s highest legislature has approved amendments to existing laws, enabling the country’s regulator to combat anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. On [...]
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Taiwan fishermen protest over crackdown on troubled industry

Taiwan fishermen protest over crackdown on troubled industry

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

Fishermen and their families took to the streets in Taiwan Tuesday against what they said was an unfair crackdown on the industry which has been accused of illegal practices [...]
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Pompeo to meet N Korea number two on Thursday

Pompeo to meet N Korea number two on Thursday

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in New York on Thursday, the State Department said. The US chief diplomat and Kim [...]
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Korea gets US exemption on Iranian crude oil imports

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

* South Korea has been granted a waiver from the United States on Iranian oil imports just as US sanctions against Tehran come into force, a South Korean government official [...]
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US, Korea hold small-scale drills before N Korea talks

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

Exercises taking place days before talks on North Korea denuclearisation and planned second Trump-Kim summit. About 500 American and South Korean marines began small-scale [...]
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Chinese investment in US property cools amid US-China trade war

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

The appetite among Chinese investors for US property has cooled this year, although the softening could be temporary given the allure of US dollar denominated assets and the [...]
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Uighurs’ supporters march as China faces rights review at UN

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

Supporters of China’s Muslim Uighur minority are demonstrating in Geneva as the UN’s top human rights body examines the country’s rights record in a regular [...]
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