Archive for March 20th, 2019

Hong Kong Expands Use of Cavern Service Reservoirs to Free Up Land

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Press Release | 9:14 AM

The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water [...]
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Business Briefs 20 March 2019

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 8:56 AM

* Phat Dat Real Estate Development Company (PDR) will show shareholders a plan to issue 20 million shares at a price not lower than VND25,000 each to raise VND500 billion for [...]
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Asian shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting

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

Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost nearly 0.1 [...]
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Asian rally stalls before Fed meeting, pound rebounds from losses

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

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as investors bide their time until the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting, while the pound fought back against the dollar after [...]
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HK’s limited partnership regime may attract funds to set up domicile, boosting city’s role as Greater Bay Area private equity hub

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

The Hong Kong government’s legal infrastructure to promote the city’s private equity industry may just work, encouraging more funds to set up domiciles locally [...]
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This HK start-up gives flat owners a hassle-free way to tap the co-living trend

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

In crowded Hong Kong, co-living operators have made good business matching the needs of renters and landlords around shared living concepts involving big spaces. But a new [...]
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Singapore, HK and Paris jointly ranked world’s most expensive cities

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

Singapore remains the world’s most expensive city to visit and live in, according to the latest Worldwide Cost of Living Survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit [...]
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Taiwan to benefit from Japan’s move to boost island defense capabilities

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

The fortified island chain will help Taiwan’s defense in any cross-strait conflict scenario Japan is poised to boost its defense capabilities with the inauguration of [...]
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Korea radar and thermal camera system warns ‘smartphone zombies’ of traffic

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

A city in South Korea, which has the world’s highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn [...]
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Hyundai invests $300 mn to help India’s Ola battle Uber

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

Indian taxi-hailing company Ola has secured a $300 million investment from South Korean car giant Hyundai, the firms said Tuesday, providing a major boost in its fight [...]
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Time for N. Korea to take concrete steps: Moon adviser

Time for N. Korea to take concrete steps: Moon adviser

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

North Korea should take “actual action” towards giving up its nuclear weapons to break the deadlock in talks with Washington, a top security adviser to the [...]
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Seoul aims to end nuclear deadlock between N Korea, Washington

Seoul aims to end nuclear deadlock between N Korea, Washington

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

As talks between Washington and Pyongyang on denuclearisation appear to have stalled after last month’s summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader [...]
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Two US senators complain of slowing sanctions on N Korea

Two US senators complain of slowing sanctions on N Korea

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

Two senior US senators called on Monday for the Trump administration to correct a slowing pace of US sanctions designations on North Korea, saying there had been a marked [...]
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Foot and mouth disease spreads to the whole of the Korean peninsula

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Mercopress | 6:00 AM

In the wake of the South Korean government’s battle to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease following an outbreak in three farmhouses in the cities of Anseong [...]
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US announces plan for new ‘exascale’ supercomputer but timeline may fall behind China’s schedule

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

The supercomputing race between the world’s two largest economies escalated on Monday after the US unveiled plans for its first machine to cross the [...]
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