Archive for November 13th, 2018

Business Briefs 13 November 2018

13-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:02 AM

* Nguyen Ho Nam, chairman of Transport and Industry Development Investment Company (TCD), has registered to buy 750,000 TCD shares from November 12 to December 11, which once [...]
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Vietnam ratifies Pacific trade pact

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

Vietnam on Monday became the seventh country to ratify a sprawling Pacific trade pact set to come into effect later this year, despite US President Donald Trump’s [...]
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Foreign troops pour into PNG capital for Apec meet

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

Papua New Guinea has deployed a multi-national force of warships, fighter jets and elite counter-terrorism troops to protect world leaders attending a major summit in its [...]
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Asian markets start week on cautious note

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

Asian markets were largely flat on Monday morning following weak US trading at the end of last week and as nervousness over Chinese growth put pressure on global equities. [...]
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Two arrested as Tung Chung protesters clash over influx of visitors from mainland China to HK

Two arrested as Tung Chung protesters clash over influx of visitors from mainland China to HK

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

Police arrested two people as protesters clashed with each other in Tung Chung on Sunday as tensions erupted over the influx of tourists from mainland China into Hong Kong. [...]
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200 HK international school students in limbo over Education Bureau order

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

About 200 students at an international school in Hong Kong are unsure about when they can return to class after a suspension of operations took effect on Monday following an [...]
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Chinese border defence corps turns private HK land into 21,000 sq ft garden without owners’ knowledge

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

Chinese border defence officers have turned a tract of private land in Hong Kong into a 21,000 sq ft garden without the knowledge of the owners or the government, a report by [...]
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Key to a happy HK family could be a mobile messaging group on WhatsApp or WeChat

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

Families who communicate through group messaging on mobile platforms such as WhatsApp and WeChat are happier, according to a survey by the University of Hong Kong. The study [...]
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Cathay Pacific cyberattack far worse than previously thought after airline admits to being subjected to intense hack for more than three months

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

A major cyberattack that saw the data of 9.4 million Cathay Pacific Airways customers stolen by hackers was far worse than the airline has previously admitted. Rather than [...]
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HK domestic helpers jump in deep end

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

Every Sunday in Hong Kong the city’s army of domestic helpers packs into parks or onto pavements, bridges and walkways on their one mandatory day off. With a [...]
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Risking Beijing’s wrath, Taiwan to vote on removing ‘China’ from name of its 2020 Olympic team

13-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese are to vote this month over whether the self-ruled island should compete in the next Summer Olympics under the name “Taiwan,” in a highly controversial [...]
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Taiwan ready to host Asia Pacific religious freedom forum: MOFA

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

Taiwan has expressed an interest in hosting a US-organised ministerial level forum on religious freedom, deputy Foreign minister Kelly Hsieh said Monday. Fielding questions [...]
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Taiwan to propose solutions to digital challenges at Apec

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

Taiwan will propose initiating bilateral or multilateral talks under the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) framework to address digital challenges, Morris Chang, [...]
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Taiwan GDP growth forecast to hit 2.20pct in 2019: think tank

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

Taiwan’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019 is expected to hit 2.20 percent, shy of an expected 2.57 percent increase in 2018, the Taiwan Institute of [...]
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Tsai urges overseas Taiwanese to vote in local government elections

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

President Tsai Ing-wen issued a call Saturday for Taiwanese living abroad to return home and cast their ballots in the upcoming local government elections, saying it would be [...]
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