Archive for February 28th, 2019

Trump, Kim Fail To Reach Agreement In Hanoi After Talks Abruptly Collapse

Trump, Kim Fail To Reach Agreement In Hanoi After Talks Abruptly Collapse

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 4:06 PM

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un failed to reach a nuclear agreement during their second summit, which was abruptly cut short in Hanoi, Vietnam on [...]
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Business Briefs 28 February 2019

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 9:20 AM

* FECON Corporation (FCN) has projected its net profit at VND380 billion this year, up 51 % from 2018. Its revenue Is expected to soar 47% to VND4,2 trillion. In 2019, FCN [...]
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Asian shares higher as region eyes Trump-Kim summit

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares rose in muted trading Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. [...]
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HK finance chief Paul Chan dials down budget relief measures after smaller surplus

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

Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan Mo-po scaled back the usual sweeteners in this year’s budget, given projections of slower economic growth and a smaller fiscal [...]
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HK budget 2019: six key takeaways, from tax relief to help for struggling businesses

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

Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po presented his budget on Wednesday against the backdrop of a significant fall in Hong Kong’s fiscal surplus and uncertainty over the [...]
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Concern once again over finances of HK Airlines, city’s third-biggest carrier

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

Hong Kong’s airline licensing body has expressed grave concerns over the city’s third-largest carrier after two companies sued it for more than HK$150 million [...]
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HK’s finance minister offers HK$150 billion in targeted spending on health, welfare and IT

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

Hong Kong’s finance minister on Wednesday unveiled a family-friendly, future-focused budget offering HK$150 billion (US$19 billion) worth of initiatives and resources [...]
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Pacific Business Leaders Arrive in HK for Canada-Asia Council Meeting

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Globe Newswire | 6:00 AM

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is excited to host the fourth annual meeting of the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council 2019 (ABLAC 2019) in Hong Kong [...]
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CStone Pharmaceuticals listed on the HK Stock Exchange today

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Pr Newswire | 6:00 AM

CStone Pharmaceuticals (Stock code: 2616) today announced the listing of 186,396,000 shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Based on the offer price of [...]
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HKEX annual net profit rises 26pct, meeting estimates

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

Hong Kong’s stock exchange operator said on Wednesday its 2018 net profit surged 26 percent to a record high, just shy of market expectations, boosted by fees from a [...]
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HK to open trade and economic office in Moscow

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Tass | 6:00 AM

The new office will bring cooperation between the parties in trade, economy, innovative technologies and development of youth exchanges to a new level, the government’s [...]
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China says Taiwan talks must benefit ‘reunification’

China says Taiwan talks must benefit ‘reunification’

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

China can talk to Taiwan as long as it helps promote peaceful development and “reunification”, Beijing said on Wednesday, after the island’s main opposition [...]
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Taiwan, Tibet, Tiananmen: how to get your video game banned in China for political reasons

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

When it comes to politics, Chinese censors will not appreciate even the slightest out-of-the box thinking by content creators. A Taiwanese games maker just learned that [...]
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China says Taiwan opposition’s peace proposal must include push for ‘reunification’

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

Any proposals from self-ruled Taiwan for a peace deal with China must include a push for “reunification”, Beijing said on Wednesday, after the island’s main [...]
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Taiwan unemployment falls to 3.64pct in January

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The jobless rate in Taiwan dropped 0.02 percentage points in January from a month earlier to 3.64 percent, government statistics showed Tuesday. The January unemployment rate [...]
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