Archive for December 27th, 2018

Satellite images show collapse of Indonesian island volcano

Satellite images show collapse of Indonesian island volcano

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 2:40 PM

Radar data from satellites, converted into images, shows Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau island volcano is dramatically smaller following a weekend eruption that triggered a [...]
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Business Briefs 27 Dec 2018

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | | 9:33 AM

* Binh Duong Water and Environment Company (BWE) has announced to issue VND200 billion of secured inconvertible bonds. The three-year bonds worth VND100 million each will [...]
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Government troops on high alert status as Reds celebrate 50th founding anniversary

Government troops on high alert status as Reds celebrate 50th founding anniversary

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:24 AM

The Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines have placed all its units on alert ahead of the 50th founding anniversary celebration of the Communist [...]
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Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:21 AM

A South Korean delegation crossed the border into North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting and repairing roads and railways across the [...]
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Renewable energy applications skyrocket, but attaching remote HK houses to the grid is proving to be a challenge

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

Hong Kong’s biggest electricity supplier has received more than 1,100 applications to sell renewable energy into the grid since the scheme was announced earlier this [...]
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Pig farmers call for tougher measures as fears grow HK is not prepared for threat of African swine fever

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

Pig farmers in Hong Kong have threatened to stop cooperating with the government, and said the city’s reputation as a hotbed of gastronomy could suffer if measures to [...]
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Fault hits HK Observation Wheel, trapping dozens of passengers in cars

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

The Ferris wheel on Hong Kong’s harbourfront broke down on Sunday night, trapping dozens of passengers in cabins for up to an hour. Services on the Hong Kong [...]
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HK regains global IPO crown from New York in 2018 thanks to its listing reforms

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

The Hong Kong stock exchange reclaimed its crown as the No 1 IPO market in the world in 2018, beating last year’s winner New York, as listing reforms led to the highest [...]
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Industrial waste in landfills up a fifth as China-bound rubbish piles high in HK

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

Industrial waste in landfills up a fifth as China-bound rubbish piles high in Hong Kong The amount of industrial waste ending up in Hong Kong’s landfills rose by a [...]
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Finance chief Paul Chan hints at fewer sweeteners in 2019-20 HK budget

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

Finance minister Paul Chan Mo-po on Sunday hinted there would be fewer sweeteners for cash-strapped Hongkongers in his next budget as “public resources are not [...]
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CNMC Goldmine’s bid for dual listing in HK rejected

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

Hong Kong’s stock exchange has rejected Catalist-listed CNMC Goldmine’s application for a dual listing on its mainboard, citing CNMC’s inability to meet the [...]
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Industrial waste in landfills up a fifth as China-bound rubbish piles high in HK

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

The amount of industrial waste ending up in Hong Kong’s landfills rose by a fifth last year as mainland China began shutting out waste imports from around the world, [...]
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The HK whizz kid who wants to revolutionise the way we use cryptocurrency

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

Kenta Iwasaki wants to revolutionise cryptocurrency. The 20-year-old undergraduate, who turned down offers from Stanford University and California Institute of Technology in [...]
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BERI ranks Taiwan as world’s 4th-best investment destination

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

Taiwan’s investment environment was ranked as the fourth-safest in the world and the second-safest in Asia in the latest US Business Environment Risk Intelligence [...]
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Taiwan pro-independence band cancels HK show over visa delay

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

A popular Taiwanese heavy metal band which advocates independence for the island announced Saturday it had been forced to cancel a show in Hong Kong after failing to get [...]
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