Archive for March 5th, 2019

Business Briefs 05 March 2019

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 8:36 AM

* LDG Investment Company (LDG) has targeted a net profit of VND600 billion this year, which is almost unchanged from last year. Its revenue is expected to jump 91 % to nearly [...]
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Asian markets rally as hopes of a trade deal get an extra boost

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Monday on growing optimism for a trade deal between China and the United States after reports said the two sides were close to a breakthrough. With [...]
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Taiwan’s move to legalise gay marriage a global victory: Canadian envoy

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s decision to soon legalise same-sex marriage is a win for the people of the world, a Canadian diplomat and advocate of LGBTI rights told CNA earlier this week. [...]
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Couple from Singapore investigated by Taiwan authorities for allegedly dumping baby’s body in Taipei

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A couple from Singapore are being investigated by Taiwanese authorities for allegedly dumping the body of a newborn baby girl in a recycling bin. Taiwan’s Criminal [...]
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Taiwan ready to share experience as victim of China’s hostility: MOFA

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

As country that has been subjected to China’s political belligerence for many years, Taiwan would be willing to share that experience with other nations that might be [...]
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Taiwan turns to Japan for help in ‘defending shared values’

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Washington Examiner | 6:00 AM

China has Taiwan in its crosshairs, the island’s president warned Saturday while appealing to Japan for diplomatic support. “I’m determined to work with [...]
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Filipino suspect arrested 10 days after deaths on Taiwan fishing boat

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Filipino man has been arrested on suspicion of killing two of his crew members on a Taiwan-registered fishing boat in the Indian Ocean last month, the Coast Guard [...]
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Tencent, Kakao among shortlisted bidders for Korean gaming firm Nexon: Korea Economic Daily

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese tech giant Tencent and South Korea’s biggest chat operator Kakao Corp are among five bidders shortlisted to buy South Korean gaming firm Nexon, the Korea [...]
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White House security chief calls Trump-Kim summit ‘success’

White House security chief calls Trump-Kim summit ‘success’

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said Sunday that the congressional questioning last week of his former lawyer may have contributed to the failure of his summit with North Korean [...]
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US, Korea end spring military drills to back diplomacy

US, Korea end spring military drills to back diplomacy

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the US are eliminating their massive springtime military drills and replacing them with smaller exercises in what they call an effort to support diplomacy [...]
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Trump says big US savings in curbing joint Korea military drills

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said on Sunday the reason he wanted to curb military drills with South Korea was to save the United States hundreds of millions of dollars in costs, [...]
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US, Korea scale back joint military drills ‘to reduce tension’ with N Korea

US, Korea scale back joint military drills ‘to reduce tension’ with N Korea

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The United States and South Korea announced Saturday that annual large-scale exercises, which were a cornerstone and recent common feature of the defense relationship between [...]
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White House security chief defends Trump-Kim summit

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US national security advisor John Bolton denied Sunday that last week’s nuclear summit with North Korea was a failure, despite President Donald Trump coming home [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

S. Korea’s Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the US and North Korea to quickly resume denuclearisation talks after their Hanoi summit last week ended without a deal. [...]
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McCarthy says he believes N Korea’s Kim knew about Warmbier, contradicts Trump

05-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., became the latest Republican to contradict President Trump over the imprisonment and death of American Otto Warmbier in North [...]
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