Archive for December 7th, 2018

Cam Ranh Scores Major Win at Asian Golf Awards

Cam Ranh Scores Major Win at Asian Golf Awards

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 11:15 AM

One of Vietnam’s newest golf courses, KN Golf Links – Cam Ranh, made a stellar debut at the 2018 Asian Golf Awards in Thailand recently, winning the prize for Best New [...]
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Business Briefs 07 Dec 2018

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 9:17 AM

* Sao Ta Foods Company (FMC) said its revenue rose 3% year-on-year to hit US$16.2 million in November. The firm’s shrimp output surged 33% to 1,937 tons in the month. [...]
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Asian markets tumble, China tech scythed after Huawei arrest

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shares across Asia plunged Thursday, with Hong Kong and Shanghai-listed technology firms battered, after the arrest of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei that [...]
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HK is planning a $60 billion city in the sea nearly everyone opposes

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Pesky environmentalists might say this isn’t the best time to build a gigantic new city in the seaHong Kong’s leaders would beg to disagree. The local government [...]
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Chair of HK’s Hopewell offers to take firm private for $2.7 billion

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

* Offer price represents 47 percent premium over previous close * Hopewell says liquidity has been low for a long period * Stock jumps more than 31 percent in resumed trade [...]
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HK’s Hopewell says chair offers to privatise for $2.7 billion

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hopewell Holdings Ltd said a consortium led by its chair has offered to take the property and infrastructure group private for HK$21.26 billion ($2.7 billion). The consortium [...]
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HK cardinal defends Occupy protest leaders in court

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

An outspoken Hong Kong cardinal on Wednesday (December 5) defended leading democracy campaigners on trial over massive 2014 rallies which paralysed parts of the city, [...]
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HK ex-official Patrick Ho convicted in US over bribery scheme

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi Ping was convicted by a New York court Wednesday over a multimillion dollar bribery scheme in Africa on behalf [...]
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Elderly man strangled sick partner to end her suffering, HK court hears

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An elderly man strangled his ailing partner to end her suffering because he feared no one would take care of her if he died first, a Hong Kong court heard on Thursday. Wong [...]
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The knitter and the latecomer: 12 jurors who decided Patrick Ho’s fate in ex-HK minister’s $2.9 million corruption trial

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

For seven days, nine women and three men have sat in a New York courtroom with former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping, listening to the evidence pile up against him on [...]
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How shiny new University of Chicago campus in HK is remembering the dark past of site it’s built on, including notorious detention centre known as ‘the zoo’

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The University of Chicago’s Hong Kong campus will soon play host to a replica of an early 20th century battery gun as part of efforts to preserve the history of the Pok [...]
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Chair of HK’s Hopewell offers to take firm private for $2.7 billion

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Offer price represents 47 percent premium over previous close * Hopewell says liquidity has been low for a long period * Stock jumps more than 31 percent in resumed trade [...]
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Armed robbers hold HK couple at knifepoint during terrifying invasion of upscale Sai Kung home

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Sai Kung couple are recovering after two armed robbers burst into their home in the early hours of Thursday morning, and threatened them with knives during a terrifying [...]
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HK and Singapore’s corporate governance lead in region narrowed by dual-class shareholding IPOs, say experts

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and Singapore maintained their high ranks in a report on corporate governance published on Wednesday, but a decision to allow listings by dual-class shareholding [...]
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Taiwan’s local elections, explained

07-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Brookings | 6:00 AM

By all accounts, Taiwan’s nine-in-one local elections on November 24 was a significant defeat for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The New York Times [...]
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