Archive for February 25th, 2019

Business Briefs 25 February 2019

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 9:02 AM

* Mirae Asset Vietnam Securities Company (MAS) has announced a plan to issue VND400 billion worth of bonds in a private placement to increase its working capital. The debt [...]
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China and Korea’s simmering THAAD dispute may return to the boil

China and Korea’s simmering THAAD dispute may return to the boil

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | East Asia Forum | 8:06 AM

The US-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system is a hot diplomatic issue between South Korea and China. South Korea decided to deploy [...]
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Trump says inclined to extend trade deadline, to meet China’s Xi soon

Trump says inclined to extend trade deadline, to meet China’s Xi soon

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:59 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was [...]
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Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

Political drama in Thailand as long-delayed election nears

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:58 AM

Constitutional Court to meet next week as Thai Raksa Chart faces ban over Princess Ubolratana nomination. With Thailand’s long-delayed elections just over a month away, [...]
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Shares in a mysterious HK investment company have jumped 8,500pct in 5 years, and no one really knows why

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Green Wich Time | 6:00 AM

Investors in Hong Kong are baffled by the wild success of the share price of a loss-making investment firm in the city-state that has seen its stock increase by close to [...]
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HK’s pent-up property demand may herald price rebound

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The outlook for Hong Kong’s property market, the world’s least affordable, has started to firm with some analysts predicting prices could rise as much as 10 [...]
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UPDATE 1-Taiwan January export orders fall for 3rd month as China, US demand slump

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

- Taiwan’s export orders contracted in January for a third straight month, adding to evidence of a global tech slowdown that will likely hit profits for the [...]
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N Korea sees nuclear weapons as key to its survival

N Korea sees nuclear weapons as key to its survival

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sees nuclear weapons, not alliances, as the “ultimate guarantor” of survival, according to former top CIA analyst Jung Pak, who [...]
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Trump: Decreasing troops in Korea not on table for N Korea talks

Trump: Decreasing troops in Korea not on table for N Korea talks

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

President Donald Trump said on Friday that drawing down US troops in South Korea is not on the table for his upcoming talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, which will [...]
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India, Korea sign 6 pacts; to step-up cooperation in infrastructure, combating global crime

India, Korea sign 6 pacts; to step-up cooperation in infrastructure, combating global crime

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India and South Korea signed six agreements on Friday to enhance cooperation in key areas, including infrastructureNSE 1.86 percent development, media, start-ups and [...]
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China and Korea’s simmering THAAD dispute may return to the boil

China and Korea’s simmering THAAD dispute may return to the boil

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | East Asia Forum | 6:00 AM

The US-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system is a hot diplomatic issue between South Korea and China. South Korea decided to deploy [...]
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N Korea dragging feet on pledge to turn over American remains, as 2nd summit looms

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea has not yet followed through on its promise to return the remains of American soldiers who died in the Korean War, as US officials say there’s been no [...]
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Korea issues fine dust emergency measures nationwide except Jeju

Korea issues fine dust emergency measures nationwide except Jeju

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea issued fine dust emergency measures for all parts of the country except Jeju Island on Friday (February 22), as fine dust blanketed Korea for three consecutive [...]
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Australia has been at war with N Korea for nearly 70 years. Here’s why

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

Question: What is Australia’s longest running war? If your response was Afghanistan, you are sadly wrong. Despite nearly two decades involved there, that’s not [...]
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Trump, Kim impersonators held for questioning by Hanoi police

Trump, Kim impersonators held for questioning by Hanoi police

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

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump impersonators were held for questioning by Vietnamese police after they appeared in Hanoi, where the US and North Korean leaders will meet next [...]
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