Archive for January 9th, 2019

Business Briefs 09 January 2019

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 12:03 PM

* Thanh Thanh CongBien Hoa Company (SBT) made a consolidated net profit ofVND37.9 billion on revenue ofVND2.5 trillion in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2018-19 [...]
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Odysseus project update – Post DFS work on pland and budget

Odysseus project update – Post DFS work on pland and budget

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 11:52 AM

Western Areas Ltd (“Western Areas” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the early capital works and post DFS planning activities at the Odysseus Project (ASX [...]
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Markets remain sluggish as investors look for progress in US-China trade talks

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

Hong Kong and mainland stocks were little moved in Tuesday morning trading as investors waited for more signs out of the high-stakes trade talks between the US and China. By [...]
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Most Asian markets rise as optimism returns, eyes on trade talks

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

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday with a little more optimism in the air than in recent weeks as China and the US hold trade talks and the Federal Reserve flags a more dovish [...]
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Asian shares mixed amid silence on China-US trade talks

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as officials kept silent on talks in Beijing aimed at resolving trade tensions with the US KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index [...]
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Oil tanker fire in HK waters kills one, rescue going on

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An oil tanker caught fire in Hong Kong’s southern waters on Tuesday, killing one crew member while at least 21 were rescued, police said, with witnesses reporting a [...]
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Emergency crews battle deadly oil and chemical tanker blaze off HK’s Lamma Island

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

At least one person is dead and two others are missing after an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off the coast of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Emergency personnel [...]
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‘Government is crazy’: increase in mortgages for first-time HK homebuyers will boost debt, limit cooling measures

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

A possible increase in the amount first-time homebuyers can borrow as mortgage may encourage people in Hong Kong to chase expensive property, further driving up prices in the [...]
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Products with ‘STEAM’ educational element steal show at Asia’s largest toy fair in HK

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

Toys incorporating elements of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics have stolen the show at Asia’s largest toy fair in Hong Kong, with manufacturers [...]
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I am over 60 and work 10 hours a day, says HK leader Carrie Lam defending move to raise age limit for elderly welfare payments

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

The move to raise the age threshold for elderly welfare payments from 60 to 65 is “nothing inhumane”, Hong Kong’s leader has said, pointing out she herself [...]
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Oil tanker fire in HK waters kills 1, rescue going on

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

An oil tanker caught fire in Hong Kong’s southern waters on Tuesday (January 8), killing one crew member while at least 21 others were rescued, police said, with [...]
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HK oil tanker fire under control but senior officer says he has never seen such a blaze in 30 years’ service

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

The oil tanker fire off Hong Kong’s Lamma Island on Tuesday afternoon was a difficult and dangerous mission, a long-serving firefighter has said. The blaze on the [...]
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Woman who claims sexual assault in leased section of HK high-speed rail station told it is a matter for mainland Chinese police

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

A woman who said she was indecently assaulted inside mainland Chinese jurisdiction on Hong Kong soil has been told she will have to take up her allegation with police north [...]
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One dead after oil tanker catches fire south of HK

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

At least one person is dead and two missing after an oil tanker caught fire south of one of Hong Kong’s main islands. The fire broke out aboard a vessel transporting [...]
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First-time homebuyers in HK unlikely to get any help from government as Chief Executive Carrie Lam says no plans to increase mortgages

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

Hong Kong’s leader said the government has no immediate plans to ease the loan-to-value ratio requirement on residential mortgages, and the issue will be handled with [...]
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