Archive for March 13th, 2019

Business Briefs 13 March 2019

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 9:43 AM

* Dat Xanh Group (DXG) has released its annual general meeting agenda and 2019 guidance, targeting revenue of VND5 trillion and after-tax profit of VND1.2 trillion, which [...]
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher ahead of Brexit vote

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

Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Britain’s vote on a plan to leave the European Union. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 [...]
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HK’s public hospitals did well during winter flu season despite staff shortages and red-tape complaints

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s overloaded public hospitals did well to weather this year’s winter flu season despite a serious staff shortage, the head of the government health care [...]
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Hongkonger who worked for UN and died in Ethiopian Airlines crash remembered as ‘passionate, inspirational and global-minded’

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The only Hongkonger to die in the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people on Sunday has been remembered as passionate, inspirational, and global-minded. Victor Tsang [...]
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Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ‘urged principal to make public explanation’ after teacher jumped to death at HK campus

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The governing body of a school where a teacher jumped to her death last week said he had called on the principal to come out and explain what happened, as it set up a panel [...]
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Search under way for crew of fishing boat sunk after oil tanker crash near HK waters

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An air and sea search was under way near Hong Kong waters on Tuesday morning after a fishing boat collided with an oil tanker and sank. A law enforcement source said the [...]
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Former HK health chief slams medical voucher scheme for the elderly as lax, flawed and ‘not cost-effective’

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A voucher scheme that gives elderly Hong Kong residents HK$2,000 a year to use for private health care has failed to ease overcrowding at public hospitals and not been [...]
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HK boy, 17, charged with indecently assaulting classmate at Hilton hotel in China’s Suzhou

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 17-year-old boy attending a prestigious international school in Hong Kong has been charged with the indecent assault of a classmate that allegedly took place during a trip [...]
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HK’s theDesk to open Shanghai project as China’s shared workspace providers shut up shop, scale back

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Mainland China’s shared office-space market has had a torrid time, with dozens of providers going bust last year and a vast number of co-working projects now standing [...]
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Young expat executives taking shorter secondments in HK drive demand for serviced apartments

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

With the outlook for the global economy uncertain, it is perhaps not surprising that some international companies are thinking twice about committing their top talent to [...]
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Taiwan-Japan fishery talks to continue, despite no consensus

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The latest round of an annual fishery meeting between Taiwan and Japan concluded in Tokyo last week without consensus, but talks will continue, a Taiwanese agriculture [...]
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Foxconn rejects Microsoft patent lawsuit, says never had to pay royalties

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

Taiwan’s Foxconn on Tuesday responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Microsoft Corp, saying as a contract manufacturer, it has never needed to pay [...]
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Taiwan president to visit Palau, Nauru, Marshall Islands next week

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

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will next week visit the island’s diplomatic allies of Palau, Nauru and the Marshall Islands, a government official said on Tuesday, with [...]
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Taiwan’s Foxconn says unlikely to suffer loss from Microsoft lawsuit

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

aiwan’s Foxconn on Tuesday responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Microsoft Corp, saying as a contract manufacturer, it has never needed to pay [...]
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Taiwan requests fighter jets from the US, but with an unusual twist

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has requested a fleet of new fighters from the United States, but it didn’t specify a type, leaving it up to the US to recommend an option, according to defense [...]
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