Archive for January 8th, 2019

N. Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

N. Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 2:33 PM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday on an unannounced visit for talks with President Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for an expected second [...]
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Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Marks The Hyatt Regency Brand’s Debut in Bangkok

Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Marks The Hyatt Regency Brand’s Debut in Bangkok

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 11:55 AM

Located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit connects guests to old and new Thailand Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt [...]
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Business Briefs 08 Jan 2019

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 9:31 AM

* State-owned lender Agribankwill hold an auction on January 25 of 5.3 million shares, or a 23% stake, in Vietnam, Agriculture Tourism Trading Joint Stock Company, or [...]
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Indonesia earthquake: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Indonesia

Indonesia earthquake: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Indonesia

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | 9news | 6:28 AM

An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 has struck 174km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia’s Molucca islands, but there is thought to be no [...]
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Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs to 126

Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs to 126

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:27 AM

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said on Sunday (January 6), adding landslides caused by [...]
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Southeast Asia has major doubts about US reliability in the region, but still wary of China: survey

Southeast Asia has major doubts about US reliability in the region, but still wary of China: survey

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:26 AM

A poll of more than 1,000 Southeast Asian experts, analysts and business leaders has laid bare the concerns of a region trying to find its way amid the rise of China and the [...]
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Trump says US, N Korea ‘negotiating’ on location for next Kim summit

Trump says US, N Korea ‘negotiating’ on location for next Kim summit

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:23 AM

US President Donald Trump said Sunday negotiations are underway on the location of his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while remaining evasive on its [...]
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Asia markets track Wall St higher as US-China trade talks begin

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets rallied Monday after a blockbuster performance on Wall Street as US jobs data beat forecasts and the head of the Federal Reserve hinted at a slower pace of [...]
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Nine held over vicious gang ambush on pair driving along HK road as police mount anti-triad raids across city

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

At least nine gangsters were arrested across Hong Kong on Sunday in connection with the stabbing of two men whose car was ambushed on a busy road the previous day. A police [...]
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HK, mainland stocks stay on a positive roll as Beijing acts to boost liquidity and US-China trade talks get under way

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and mainland markets posted gains in Monday early trading, after China’s central bank moved to encourage lending to boost the slowing domestic economy and [...]
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As Brexit debate begins, HK financial firms seek to avoid being tripped up by UK divorce from EU

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The ongoing drama surrounding the acrimonious break-up between Britain and the European Union could affect thousands of businesses that use London as a base for their [...]
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Baby Chi-hoi needs a life-saving heart op, but odds are stacked against 13-month-old getting one, HK donor records show

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The chances of finding a new heart for a severely ill Hong Kong baby appear to be remote, after it emerged that the city has had only three child donors under the age of six [...]
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Non-urgent patients wait up to 8 hours at HK’s public hospitals amid flu surge and things unlikely to get better before Lunar New Year

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Overcrowded public hospital wards are bracing for an even heavier winter flu load ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday next month, with non-urgent patients having to wait up [...]
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Hunt for HK tuberculosis patient who bolted from isolation ward in Kowloon Hospital

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hospital Authority is looking into how a tuberculosis patient under isolation was able to escape from his ward, Hong Kong’s health chief said. Secretary for Food [...]
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Taiwan’s China-skeptic ruling party opts for moderate new leader

08-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Cho Jung-tai, a moderate concensus candidate, comfortably defeats a bid from an openly pro-independence rival who had called for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen not to stand [...]
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