Archive for December 5th, 2018

Business Briefs 05 Dec 2018

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 9:12 AM

* The Pan Group (PAN) has registered to buy 9.8 million shares, or a 31 % stake, in pesticide producer Vietnam Fumigation Company (VFG) at VND38,500 each from December 3 to [...]
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Asian markets mostly down as China-US trade deal joy fades

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Asian markets mostly dropped Tuesday as the previous day’s euphoria over the China-US trade war ceasefire gave way to questions about whether the two can ultimately [...]
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Asian markets slip as China-US trade deal joy subsides

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:10 AM

Asian markets mostly dropped Tuesday as the previous day’s euphoria over the China-US trade war ceasefire gave way to questions about whether the two can ultimately [...]
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Singapore may ease import rules on cooked meat such as HK’s roast goose

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:10 AM

Singapore is considering easing import rules on cooked meat products, meaning that residents may be able to buy products from more countries and territories such as Hong [...]
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HK’s investor confidence plummets to lowest level in almost a decade amid trade war, market volatility

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

Investor confidence in Hong Kong has plummeted to its lowest level in nearly 10 years over the US-China trade war and increased market volatility, according to J.P.Morgan [...]
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No plans to unseat Eddie Chu from Legco, HK leader Carrie Lam says of lawmaker barred from rural election over independence views

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

Hong Kong’s leader has said her administration has no plan to unseat Eddie Chu Hoi-dick from the legislature after the lawmaker was disqualified from running in a rural [...]
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HK policeman draws gun to subdue knifeman after Yuen Long fight between two masked gangs

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

A Hong Kong policeman drew his gun to subdue a knifeman after a street fight between two masked gangs in Yuen Long on Tuesday. At noon, a citywide search by the [...]
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HK is still most visited city in the world, report says, but a protracted trade war could be a blow to Asia tourism

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

For the eighth year in a row, Hong Kong was the most visited city in the world, beating the likes of London, Paris and New York, according to the “Top 100 City [...]
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Breakthrough drug co-developed by HK research team offers hope of longer life to brain cancer sufferers

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

Patients diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer may soon see new hope of living longer following a breakthrough by researchers from a university in Hong Kong, the school [...]
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Taiwan’s passport ranks as 28th most powerful in world

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:10 AM

Taiwan’s passport power ranking rises two spots from last year to 28th Taiwanese hold the world’s 28th most powerful passport, an increase of two spots from its [...]
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N Korea’s ‘pink lady’ replaced by younger presenters as state TV gets makeover

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Sky | 6:10 AM

Ri Chun-hee, 75, is the nation’s most famous news anchor, but has not been seen on TV for a while as younger hosts take her place. North Korea’s most famous news [...]
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N Korean foreign minister to visit China this week

N Korean foreign minister to visit China this week

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

North Korea’s foreign minister will visit China this week for three days to meet senior officials and discuss the situation on the Korean peninsula, China’s [...]
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Korean President says visit from N Korea’s Kim ‘a possibility’

Korean President says visit from N Korea’s Kim ‘a possibility’

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday a visit to Seoul by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was “a possibility” and that such a trip would help to [...]
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Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could still visit Seoul for the first time in the next few weeks, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday, describing the possible [...]
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Chinese exporters breathe sigh of relief on tariff truce but do not expect a quick end to US trade war

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

Struggling exporters in China’s Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta manufacturing regions believe the trade war between the US and China will not end easily or [...]
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