Archive for February 18th, 2019

Capricorn Metals Managing Director Appointment

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 11:53 AM

Further to previous announcements regarding the appointment of a Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Capricorn Metals Ltd is pleased to announce, after completing [...]
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Business Briefs 18 February 2019

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 11:44 AM

* Dam Sen Water Park Corporation (DSN) will pay an interim dividend of VND2,900 per share for 2018 on record from February 25. The payment starts on March 8. Earlier on [...]
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Dr M will head to China in April to discuss ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

Dr M will head to China in April to discuss ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:23 AM

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he will be heading to China in April, as part of Malaysia’s efforts to improve ties between the two countries. He said the [...]
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Doctor who wrongly filled balloon with gas before it burst inside HK woman’s anus ‘may have been distracted’

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A doctor who wrongly filled a balloon with gas before inserting it into an octogenarian patient’s anus, causing the balloon to burst and injure her rectum, may have [...]
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HK company sorry after ‘vacuum cleaner for her’ HSBC Valentine offer

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong telecoms company HKT apologised after a Valentine’s day deal it sent to HSBC staff offering discounted laptops “for him” but vacuum cleaners and [...]
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HK’s securities watchdog freezes brokerage accounts for suspected involvement in misleading data

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has frozen an unknown number of client accounts managed by three brokerages which were related to the suspected disclosure of false or [...]
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HK plan to send fugitives to mainland China not cause for human rights concerns, security minister says, as 55 countries already have extradition deals with Beijing

HK plan to send fugitives to mainland China not cause for human rights concerns, security minister says, as 55 countries already have extradition deals with Beijing

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s security minister on Friday told local lawmakers not to judge through “coloured lenses” a plan to hand over fugitives to mainland China, because [...]
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Korea begins building prototype of next-generation fighter aircraft

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Defence | 6:00 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries, or KAI, is starting production on the first prototype of a next-generation fighter jet. On 14 February, South Korea’s biggest aerospace [...]
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Japan, S. Korea remain apart over wartime compensation issue

Japan, S. Korea remain apart over wartime compensation issue

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea remained apart Friday as their foreign ministers made little progress in efforts to address escalating tensions over wartime issues, at a time when they [...]
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North, Korea eye joint march, some unified teams for Tokyo 2020

North, Korea eye joint march, some unified teams for Tokyo 2020

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea and South Korea are interested in a joint march at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics as well as fielding some unified teams in different sports, the president of the [...]
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Samsung to launch US retail stores in smartphone push

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A man looks at a Samsung Galaxy S9+ mobilephone during the Samsung Galaxy S9 Unpacked event Samsung announced Friday it will open three US retail stores to promote its Galaxy [...]
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Submarine arms race seen heating up in Indo-Pacific amid ‘great threat’ from China

Submarine arms race seen heating up in Indo-Pacific amid ‘great threat’ from China

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The submarine arms race in the Indo-Pacific is heating up, military analysts said after the US Indo-Pacific commander told a Senate panel that America needed to strengthen [...]
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Twitter Users Livid After Trump Seems To Mock Chinese President’s Accent

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

You may have already figured out that Donald Trump’s speech on Friday declaring a national emergency at the southern US border contained a lot of false information [...]
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China’s flexibility limited by its racking up debt, former policymakers say

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

China was able to bounce back from the recession by stimulating the economy, now those investments are holding them back China recovered much more rapidly from the Great [...]
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China’s economic downturn leads to increased worker protests and strikes across the country

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

On Christmas eve, a group of construction workers stood on the edge of the roof of their former employer’s building in Times Square in southern Dongguan City in a [...]
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