Archive for December 3rd, 2018

Business Briefs 03 December 2018

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 9:48 AM

*Development Investment Construction Corporation (DIG) plans to issue 48 million shares for existing shareholders early next year. The issue ratio is 0.188-for-1 while the [...]
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‘Comfort women’: anger as Japan paper alters description of WWII terms

‘Comfort women’: anger as Japan paper alters description of WWII terms

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:32 AM

Change prompts concern that country’s media is trying to rewrite wartime history under rightwing pressure Japan’s oldest English-language newspaper has sparked [...]
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How the emotional toll on HIV and Aids patients is largely overlooked in HK society

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

The first time Dean met up with a friend after coming out as HIV-positive, he was greeted with a gloved hand. “I was like: ‘Why are you wearing gloves? It’s [...]
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Provide free condoms in student unions, says Aids charity after survey finds half of Hongkongers have unprotected sex with first-time partners

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Free condoms should be provided at student unions and dorms, a Hong Kong health concern group said on Friday, after a survey found more than half of locals had unprotected [...]
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How ethnic minority workers are shunned in HK, and whether a new equality charter for companies will change this

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

Balwinder Singh Brar remembers his early days at the finance company where he worked as an adviser. Everyone in the office was Chinese, and he stood out not only as the only [...]
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What’s the future of marriage equality in Taiwan?

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:10 AM

Marriage equality in Taiwan, which seemed a sure thing less than two years ago, is now very much in limbo. Local elections on November 24 delivered a crushing blow to the [...]
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Korea says N Korean soldier defects to South

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:10 AM

A North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the rivals began taking steps to [...]
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Trump reaffirms second N Korea summit plan

Trump reaffirms second N Korea summit plan

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

US President Donald Trump reaffirmed Friday in a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in that he wants a second summit with North Korea’s leader, the [...]
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N. Korean soldier defects across border: South’s military

N. Korean soldier defects across border: South’s military

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea across the eastern land border on Saturday, the South’s military said. Defections across the closely guarded inter-Korean [...]
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The Latest: Trump open to 2nd meeting with N Korea’s Kim

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:10 AM

canceled meeting is Ukraine.” She says hopefully the situation will be resolved “soon so that productive conversations can begin.” Trump tweeted Thursday [...]
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China’s mobile apps collect too much data, says consumer body

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

A large number of smartphone apps available in China have been found to be collecting an excessive amount of personal data, including user location, contact lists and mobile [...]
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Chinese boy dies after being given MMR vaccine

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:10 AM

The authorities in central China are investigating the death of a boy who died a day after receiving the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. The two-year-old, identified only [...]
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China’s edge in the tech race is vast amounts of data

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:10 AM

Just over 1.4 billion people live in China. That’s a fifth of the world’s population and four times as many people as the United States. A vast number of them are [...]
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US sails warship past contested islands in South China Sea, ahead of G20 summit

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:10 AM

The US Navy sailed the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville near contested islands in the South China Sea Monday, less than a week before US and Chinese leaders are [...]
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After 12 Years, Russia-India-China Hold Trilateral On Economic Growth

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:10 AM

Prime minister Narendra Modi, Chinese president Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday held a trilateral meeting, the second among the three countries [...]
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