Archive for November 27th, 2018

Mobile Shopping intensifies across APAC

27-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 11:17 AM

Evolving technology has been transforming the global retail landscape and the way consumers are shopping in the past decade. GfK’s latest FutureBuy report reveals a [...]
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Business Briefs 27 November 2018

27-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:20 AM

* Masan Joint Stock Company, a major shareholder of consumer goods group Masan (MSN), has registered to sell 12.5 million MSN shares from now to December 25, cutting its [...]
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Asian stocks rise on hopes US, China will unwind dispute

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

World markets were mostly higher on Monday as traders cheered a long-awaited deal bolstering Britain’s exit from the European Union, even as opposition was rife. [...]
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Asian markets mostly up as eyes turn to Trump-Xi talks

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

Most Asian markets rose Monday as investors tentatively pick up cheap stocks, with focus on an expected meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the weekend that will [...]
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Two Russian men arrested over theft of HK$29,000 Louis Vuitton handbag from Peninsula hotel, as police investigate ties with earlier case

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

Two Russian tourists were arrested by Hong Kong police on Sunday, four hours after a handbag was reported stolen from a Louis Vuitton outlet at the five-star Peninsula hotel [...]
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Failure to woo middle-class voters and localists cost HK pro-democracy stalwart Lee Cheuk-yan by-election, poll data shows

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

A failure to attract public housing tenants, middle-class voters and localists led to Lee Cheuk-yan’s loss in Hong Kong’s key legislative by-election on Sunday, [...]
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Chan Hoi-yan says she has no plans to join political party after win in HK by-election

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

Hong Kong’s newest legislator-elect said on Monday she had no plans to join any party, despite support from pro-Beijingers. Pro-establishment politician Chan [...]
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HK rattled as 5.7 quake hits off Taiwan

HK rattled as 5.7 quake hits off Taiwan

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

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the western coast of Taiwan Monday, the US Geological Survey said, and was felt hundreds of kilometres away in Hong Kong. The quake hit [...]
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HK democrats fail to regain veto power in crucial by-election

HK democrats fail to regain veto power in crucial by-election

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

Hong Kong’s democratic opposition failed to win back a crucial legislative council seat in an election on Sunday that would have restored some of its veto power at a [...]
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HK pro-establishment candidate Chan Hoi-yan wins Kowloon West by-election

HK pro-establishment candidate Chan Hoi-yan wins Kowloon West by-election

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

The Hong Kong opposition camp’s hopes of regaining veto power in the legislature were dashed on Monday, as pro-establishment candidate Chan Hoi-yan took the remaining [...]
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HK democrats lose in key vote

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

Hong Kong’s democracy camp lost out Monday in a critical by-election as the city’s pro-Beijing establishment further cemented its grip. The result is another blow [...]
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HK democrats fail to regain veto power in crucial by-election

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

Hong Kong’s democratic opposition failed to win back a crucial legislative council seat in an election on Sunday that would have restored some of its veto power at a [...]
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From rank outsider to mayor of Kaohsiung: meet the man who wooed Taiwan’s electorate

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

After breaking two decades of control by Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), all eyes are now on the new mayor of Kaohsiung Han Kuo-yu. The 61-year-old, [...]
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China heaps pressure on Taiwan president after election defeat

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

Chinese state media heaped pressure on Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday after her ruling pro-independence party suffered heavy defeats at local elections at the [...]
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US Secretary of State Pompeo congratulates Taiwan on the success of its ‘free and fair’ local elections

US Secretary of State Pompeo congratulates Taiwan on the success of its ‘free and fair’ local elections

27-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has congratulated Taiwan on its local government elections, calling them an example of democracy in action for the Indo-Pacific [...]
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