Archive for November 14th, 2018

Business Briefs 14 November 2018

14-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:30 AM

* Construction Company 47 (C47) is seeking approval from its shareholders to issue 34.9 million shares in a private placement next year. Of the amount, C47 wants to issue 17 [...]
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Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

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

The potential damage to global trade brought on by President Donald Trump’s tariffs battle with Beijing is looming as leaders of Southeast Asian nations, China, the US [...]
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Most Asian markets down as tech, energy firms take a hit

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

Technology firms fell in Asia Tuesday, tracking a deep sell-off in New York where Apple was hammered by worries about demand for its iPhones, while energy firms also fell [...]
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Asian markets tumble as tech, energy firms take a battering

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

Technology firms fell in Asia Tuesday, tracking a deep sell-off in New York where Apple was hammered by worries about demand for its iPhones, while energy firms also fell [...]
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HK property developer Sino Land’s sandbox to let start-ups try and test out innovations for real world use

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

Property developer Sino Land has launched an innovation lab that will allow start-ups to showcase and test out how their solutions could be used in the real world. The 3,000 [...]
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HK moves to tighten tour guide rules as visitors overwhelm Lantau after mega bridge opens

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

Hong Kong is moving ahead with a law to tighten requirements for tour guides after Tung Chung was inundated with holidaymakers led by agents from mainland China allegedly [...]
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Fears of poor iPhone sales hit Apple suppliers in HK as benchmark sheds 2.1 per cent

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

Hong Kong stocks recovered by the midday break after being slammed in early trading because of an overnight tech stock rout in the US, led by fears of a steep decline in [...]
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Pioneering democracy trio prepare for trial in HK

Pioneering democracy trio prepare for trial in HK

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

Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners go on trial next week over their involvement in massive rallies calling for political reform, as room for opposition in the [...]
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Why did HK’s Carrie Lam keep mum on national security issues raised by Xi Jinping at closed-door meeting?

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

Hong Kong’s leader took pains on Tuesday to explain why she had earlier omitted to mention that President Xi Jinping had raised national security issues during a [...]
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Air pollution in HK posing serious health risk to residents as toxic cloud hangs over city

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

A toxic cloud hung over Hong Kong on Monday, posing a serious health risk to residents in three towns in the New Territories Heavy pollution drove down air quality across the [...]
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President Xi emphasizes role of HK, Macau

14-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Asia News | 6:00 AM

President Xi Jinping underlined on Monday the unique and irreplaceable role of the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions for China’s reform and opening-up [...]
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Seven members of HK’s elite named in Xi Jinping’s acknowledgement of city’s role in ‘reform and opening up’

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

President Xi Jinping gave Hong Kong and Macau a ringing endorsement as he set out how both cities blazed a trail during China’s economic reforms, and praised the cities [...]
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Cathay says ‘most intense’ period of data breach lasted months

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

The world’s biggest airline data breach, affecting millions of Cathay Pacific customers, was the result of a sustained cyber attack that lasted for three months, the [...]
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Taiwan’s ‘Nightmare’ Looming: China’s Ability to Invade Is Getting Stronger

14-Nov-2018 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

“Taiwan military planners now have to look at the China threat from a 360 degree perspective, not just looking west across the Taiwan Strait.” China’s [...]
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Taiwan’s Richest 2018: Wealth Shrinks Amid Softer Tech Demand

14-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Terry Gou is going through a rough patch. His wealth is down 23 percent since we last compiled our list of Taiwan’s richest. That’s a loss of $2.2 billion for the [...]
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