Archive for December 14th, 2018

Business Briefs 14 Dec 2018

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 8:59 AM

* Thanh Thanh Cong – Bien Hoa Company (SBT) will spend VND 198 billion paying the interim dividend ofVND400 per share for the fiscal year 2018 on the record date of [...]
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Asian markets build on trade optimism, pound faces pressure

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

Asian markets enjoyed more gains Thursday as investors are cheered by the more conciliatory noises from China and the US on trade, while uncertainty over Brexit continued to [...]
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HK justice officials ‘should have got independent second opinion’ before clearing CY Leung in HK$50 million corruption probe

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

Justice officials have been accused of deviating from accepted practice by failing to seek third-party legal advice before clearing a former Hong Kong leader of corruption [...]
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Investors give their collective cold shoulder to HK stock sale by Club Med’s owner Fosun Tourism amid market rout

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

Fosun Tourism Group, which owns the Club Med resort chain, failed to sell more than half of the shares allocated for retail investors in its initial public offering, in yet [...]
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HK set to embrace new opportunities for tourism industry

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

The first Hong Kong International Tourism Convention was held here on Wednesday to tap tourism potential Hong Kong can leverage and new opportunities Hong Kong will embrace. [...]
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After Discovery Bay: HK’s Cha Family Is Ramping Up Other Business Interests

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Two of Shanghai’s hottest new hotels, Middle House and the Sukhothai, are bundled in spiffy Taikoo Hui. This mall and office complex sprawls nearly 3.5 million square [...]
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China’s WuXi AppTec falls 1pct in HK debut

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

Chinese medical tech platform WuXi AppTec (2359.HK) fell 1.3 percent on its Hong Kong debut on Thursday, after raising $1 billion in a listing in the Asian financial hub. [...]
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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks Taiwan’s Hualien

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Magnitude 4.9 temblor rattles Taiwan’s Hualien County with intensity level 6 shock waves A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled the eastern Taiwan County of Hualien at 9:24 [...]
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Taiwan holds discussions on sidelines of world climate conference

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan delegation to the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland has been meeting with participants on the sidelines to share Taiwan’s experience in using [...]
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Taiwan companies report record profit in mainland

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

A total of 1,192 Taiwanese listed and over-the-counter (OCT) companies in the Chinese mainland reported a record profit of 215.6 billion new Taiwan dollars (about 7.2 billion [...]
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Troops cross North-Korea Demilitarised Zone in peace for 1st time ever

Troops cross North-Korea Demilitarised Zone in peace for 1st time ever

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Dozens of North and South Korean soldiers crossed over the world’s most heavily armed border Wednesday as they inspected the sites of their rival’s front-line [...]
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How Trump made the N Korea crisis worse

How Trump made the N Korea crisis worse

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

An expert explains how Obama left Trump a North Korea mess, and how Trump found a way to make it more dangerous. “Most people are not aware of how close we came to [...]
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‘I Just Don’t Think It’s the Right Approach.’ Ambassador Christopher Hill on Why N Korea May Be Taking the US for a Ride

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Christopher Hill knows a thing or two about negotiating with North Korea. As US Ambassador to South Korea between 2004 and 2005, he had a front row seat during the Six-Party [...]
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N Korea issued ‘informal apology’ to Vietnam over allegedly tricking citizen into assassination

N Korea issued ‘informal apology’ to Vietnam over allegedly tricking citizen into assassination

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea has issued an informal apology to Vietnam for involving one of its citizens in the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother in Malaysia, South [...]
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N. Korea food production down in 2018: UN body

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

Food production has fallen this year in isolated, nuclear-armed North Korea, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. Rice and maize are the [...]
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