Archive for November 26th, 2018

Business Briefs 26 November 2018

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 8:47 AM

* Dat Xanh Group (DXG) will ask for shareholder permission for the issuance of VND 1.4 trillion worth of convertible bonds, which will have a tenor of five years and fixed [...]
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Japan is hit by powerful earthquake near Fukushima radiation disaster zone

Japan is hit by powerful earthquake near Fukushima radiation disaster zone

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:17 AM

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 has hit the coast of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture in the centre of the country today, Japan Meteorological [...]
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Apec host says WTO and trade row scuppered joint declaration

Apec host says WTO and trade row scuppered joint declaration

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | France24 | 6:00 AM

The host of a fractious Asia-Pacific summit said Friday that “alternative” views on free trade and WTO rules prevented members agreeing a joint communique for the [...]
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China’s terrifying moves on HK

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

When the last British governor of Hong Kong sailed out of Victoria Harbor on July 1,1997, many expected the Chinese government to honor pledges to maintain the colony’s [...]
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HK$2 million donation by Li Ka Shing Foundation gives hope to infant cancer patient

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

There was a glimmer of hope for a 17-month-old cancer patient on Friday, after a charity fund founded by Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing donated HK$2 million [...]
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Guangzhou-Shenzhen-HK Express Rail Link revenues, passengers fall short of estimates two months after launch, MTR figures show

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

Hong Kong’s new high-speed cross-border rail link has failed to increase its revenue or passenger numbers in the second month of operation and is falling short of a [...]
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Are HK police Asia’s finest? A look at how the force has evolved over decades

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Pos | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Police Force is one of the world’s oldest. For nearly 175 years, its officers have been at the front lines of the changing city. This is where they stand [...]
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MTR Corporation says it has submitted proposal for verifying platform at troubled station under construction

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

Hong Kong’s embattled MTR Corporation is set to tear up a new platform at Hung Hom station in December as the government tries to get to the bottom of the construction [...]
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Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts

Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts

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

Millions of Taiwanese went to the polls Saturday in key elections which tap into a raft of divisive issues, from relations with Beijing to gay rights. The island-wide vote [...]
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Taiwan’s name and president are in the balance as 19 million voters go to the polls

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

Taiwanese voters will go to the polls on Saturday to elect thousands of local leaders as the self-ruled island becomes an increasingly significant feature of the growing [...]
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Taiwan to vote on changing ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic name

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

Millions of Taiwanese voters will go to the polls Saturday to decide whether the island’s Olympic athletes should compete under the name “Taiwan,” setting [...]
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‘A great divide’: Inside the battle to stop same-sex marriage in Taiwan

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

When Taiwan’s high court passed a resolution in May 2017 ruling it was unconstitutional to ban same-sex couples from getting married, it was seen as a rare beam of [...]
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Taiwanese meth cooks driving Mekong drug glut: Thai police

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

Taiwanese chemists are a driving force behind the glut of meth flooding the Mekong region after they tweaked the recipe to dodge controls on other precursor chemicals, Thai [...]
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UN’s atomic watchdog urges N Korea to let nuclear inspectors back into country

26-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Director general Yukiya Amano says activity has been observed at Yongbyon nuclear facilities, but without access his agency cannot confirm purpose The head of the United [...]
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Koreas gain UN sanctions exemption for joint rail survey

Koreas gain UN sanctions exemption for joint rail survey

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

South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want [...]
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