Archive for January 10th, 2019

PATRIZIA grows Asian network with acquisition of Japan-based Kenzo Capital Corporation

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 9:36 AM

* Secures a local platform for Japanese institutions to deploy capital in Europe alongside PATRIZIA’s local and global client base * Builds on PATRIZIA’s existing fund [...]
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Business Briefs 10 Jan 2019

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 9:29 AM

* Endurance Capital Vietnam Ltd, an organization related to Christopher Bertram Brinkerborn Beselin-a board member of VNDirect Securities Company (VND), plans to sell 870,000 [...]
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HK, China stocks rally as Trump tweets that trade talks ‘are going very well!’

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

Hong Kong and mainland stocks rallied Wednesday on increasing optimism that talks between the US and China could lead to an end to a trade war that has roiled global markets. [...]
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Asian markets power ahead on rising trade-talks hopes

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

Increasing optimism that China and the US will be able to hammer out a deal to help ease their trade war provided the impetus for more gains across Asian markets on [...]
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HK’s worst maritime accidents: from Lamma ferry crash on National Day 2012 to fire on former luxury liner Queen Elisabeth

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

At least one crewman was killed, seven others injured and two were still missing after an oil tanker fire off the coast of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Emergency [...]
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HK Observatory announces 2018 was city’s third hottest year in recorded history

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

Last year was Hong Kong’s third warmest year, with the hottest May since records began, the Observatory said on Tuesday. The Observatory said the city’s warm [...]
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CK Asset plans to convert New Territories hotel into HK’s biggest housing estate of the last decade

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

A hotel in the New Territories will be converted into what may be the biggest private housing estate to be built in Hong Kong in the last decade, under plans submitted by CK [...]
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HK bishop brought out of retirement by Pope ‘mainly over China relations’

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

Pope Francis had the Vatican’s relationship with China on his mind, when the Holy See brought Hong Kong’s former bishop John Tong Hon out of retirement to serve [...]
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Ties that bind: HK’s developers and brokers find that they cannot do without each other

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

The poorer than expected sales at the weekend at Sino Land’s Grand Central development in Kwun Tong after the builder cut the commission fee for agents, underscores the [...]
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HK aiming to build 12,600 public housing flats on former airport site by 2026

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

A new development area at the site of Hong Kong’s former airport is expected to provide about 12,600 public housing flats by 2026, a new official document revealed as [...]
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HK Airlines: government considers contingency plan for possible Lunar New Year shutdown

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

The Hong Kong government is assessing the potential fallout from the possible collapse of the city’s third largest airline during the coming Lunar New Year peak travel [...]
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HK Executive Council’s move to table national anthem bill stirs controversy

HK Executive Council’s move to table national anthem bill stirs controversy

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

Hong Kong’s Executive Council has decided to table a controversial bill that, among other things, will encourage schools to teach children about China’s national [...]
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Taiwan, Korea, and Malaysia to be hardest hit by weak tech sales: Goldman Sachs

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Samsung shocked the market with a 29-percent decline forecast in quarterly revenue Taiwan will join South Korea and Malaysia in bearing the brunt of the impact inflicted by [...]
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Taiwan announces new-look military drills to counter China

Taiwan announces new-look military drills to counter China

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

Taiwan’s military on Wednesday announced a series of newly designed large-scale military drills for this year aimed at countering China’s renewed threat to use [...]
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‘Back-channel’ talks ongoing for Trump-Kim summit, says Korean envoy

‘Back-channel’ talks ongoing for Trump-Kim summit, says Korean envoy

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The United States and North Korea are forging ahead with “back-channel” talks to arrange a second summit between Donald Trump, the US president, and Kim Jong-un, [...]
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