Archive for December 10th, 2018

Business Briefs 10 Dec 2018

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 9:15 AM

* Bui Xuan Huy, general director of No Va Investment Group Corporation (NVL), has registered to buy 36.1 million NVL shares, including two million shares in an employee stock [...]
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Victims in the Philippines and HK await refunds amid crackdown on illegal recruiters

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

A Philippines crackdown on suspected illegal recruiters has netted three people who promised scores of domestic workers jobs in Hong Kong, leaving victims waiting for refunds [...]
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Huawei exec accused of lying about ties to HK company that tried to sell US gear to Iran

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Canadian authorities said Friday that the US government believes a senior executive of a Chinese telecom giant lied about her ties to a Hong Kong company that tried to [...]
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HK urged to investigate local partners of illegal recruiters arrested in the Philippines

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

Experts and domestic workers are calling for Hong Kong authorities to investigate the local partners of three suspected illegal recruiters who were arrested in the [...]
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Taiwan director Doze Niu accused of sexual assault

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

Acclaimed Taiwanese director Doze Niu has been accused of sexually assaulting a female crew member working on his latest film, “Pao Ma”. The alleged assault [...]
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N Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearisation

N Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearisation

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons programme in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to [...]
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Korea bullet train derails, no casualities reported

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

A KTX bullet train en route to Seoul derailed shortly after departing from Gangneung with 198 passengers aboard on Saturday (December 8), South Korea’s Yonhap news [...]
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China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing

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

China launched a rover early Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing’s ambitions to become a space superpower, [...]
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Chinese brothers bought drugs from cancer patients to sell on the street

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

Chinese brothers bought drugs from cancer patients to sell on the street Ten people have been arrested in east China on suspicion of buying drugs prescribed by hospital [...]
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China mutes volume on Thousand Talents Plan as US spy concerns rise but scientists still covet funding

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

Australian quantum physicist Tim Byrnes happily accepted a faculty post to work in China about five years ago, swapping the barbecue for dumplings. But for someone whose work [...]
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The Latest: Huawei awaits ‘right conclusion’ in CFO’s arrest

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei says it [...]
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China export growth slows in November: customs data

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

China’s export growth slowed last month weighed down by trade tensions with the United States, official data released Saturday showed. Exports rose 5.4 percent for [...]
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Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran

Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran

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

Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s chief financial officer faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran, a Canadian court heard Friday, [...]
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Extreme cold weather turns hot water into ice in China

10-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Rare ice fog gripped the Chinese city of Mohe in the north of the country after temperatures plunged to a bitter -43.5C on December 6, according to Chinese media. The Mohe [...]
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US accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

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

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer faces US accusations that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran [...]
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