Archive for March 18th, 2019

Exploration Commences At 1.5Moz Karlawinda Gold Project To Grow Resource Inventory And Advance Regional Exploration

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 11:41 AM

New exploration programs commence at Karlawinda focused on the expansion of the Bibra Gold Resource and further advancing the prospectivity of the wider Karlawinda Gold [...]
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Business Briefs 18 March 2019

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 11:32 AM

* Vingroup (VIC) plans to sell 250 million private shares to a maximum five foreign investors. The minimum selling price is set at VND 100,000 per share, valuing the deal at [...]
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US ‘hopeful’ for continued talks with N. Korea

US ‘hopeful’ for continued talks with N. Korea

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The United States voiced hope Friday that nuclear disarmament negotiations with North Korea would continue following reports that Pyongyang is considering suspending the [...]
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China defends Xinjiang centres for Muslims, but aims to ‘downsize’

China defends Xinjiang centres for Muslims, but aims to ‘downsize’

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng on Friday defended what China calls its vocational training centres in Xinjiang for Muslims and said its “campuses” would [...]
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Thai junta chief ‘review’ imperils King Power duty-free monopoly

Thai junta chief ‘review’ imperils King Power duty-free monopoly

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:55 AM

Thailand’s junta chief warned against the “monopolisation” of the country’s airport duty-free sector on Thursday, ordering a review of the bidding [...]
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2 US B-52s fly over South China Sea, second time in a month: report

2 US B-52s fly over South China Sea, second time in a month: report

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:53 AM

The US sent two nuclear-capable B-52H bombers over the South China Sea on Wednesday, marking the second time this month that the bombers flew over the region. Such Air Force [...]
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HK Stock Watchdog Slaps 4 Major Banks for Shoddy Work

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

Hong Kong’s securities regulator has fined Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, UBS and Standard Chartered for lack of fact checking and due diligence in preparing stock [...]
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China and Taiwan dominate with seafood offerings at Japan’s Foodex

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Sea Food Source | 6:00 AM

China’s booths were the most prominent of the national pavilions at the Foodex trade show held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, Japan from 5 to 8 [...]
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Detained Filipino murder suspect to arrive in Taiwan Monday

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

A Filipino man who allegedly killed two other Filipino crew members on board a Taiwanese fishing ship in the Indian Ocean last month will be returned to Taiwan next week, the [...]
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Group seeking to overthrow Kim behind N Korea embassy raid in SpainWashington Post

Group seeking to overthrow Kim behind N Korea embassy raid in SpainWashington Post

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

A dissident organisation committed to overthrowing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was behind a raid on the North Korean embassy in Spain last month, The Washington Post [...]
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US hopes to continue talks with N Korea: Pompeo

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

The United States is hopeful that it can continue to hold denuclearisation talks with North Korea, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday following reports that a [...]
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US launches first dispute with Korea under free trade pact

US launches first dispute with Korea under free trade pact

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

The US government announced Friday it was launching the first dispute with South Korea under the free trade pact between the two countries over how Korea’s competition [...]
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Christchurch mosque shootings: Singaporean couple stuck in pub for six hours during lockdown

18-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean couple found themselves stranded with dozens of customers in a pub in Christchurch for six hours, during a security lockdown in the wake of the mass shootings [...]
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Campuses not camps: China defends Xinjiang policies at UN

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

China on Friday flatly rejected criticism of mass detainment of Muslim minorities in its restive Xinjiang region, insisting it has set up “campuses”, not camps, [...]
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For single mothers and lesbians in China, accessing fertility treatment is a nightmare

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

Every day during the balmy late afternoons of southern China’s spring, Xiao Chen takes her twin daughters to Shenzhen’s central park. Dressed in matching floral [...]
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