Archive for March 26th, 2019

SGX-Mainboard listed China Hongxing to acquire gold mine projects in the Philippines

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Press Release | 11:51 AM

SGX-Mainboard listed China Hongxing Sports Limited (“China Hongxing”) has signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement (the “S&P Agreement”) with Mining and [...]
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Business Briefs 26 March 2019

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 8:10 AM

* Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (CTG) will auction more than 15.1 million shares in Saigon Bank for Industry and Trade (Saigonbank) in the second quarter of this year. [...]
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Asian shares sink, tracking Friday’s retreat on Wall Street

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

Shares tumbled in Asia on Monday after Wall Street ended last week with a broad retreat, while Thailand’s market saw a moderate loss following a general election that [...]
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Asian markets suffer blood-letting on global growth fears

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

Asian markets plunged Monday after a sharp sell-off on Wall Street fuelled by concerns about the global economy and a possible recession in the United States. There appeared [...]
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Quarry Bay residents in HK form protest group to resist reported subsidised housing plan on nearby Mount Parker

Quarry Bay residents in HK form protest group to resist reported subsidised housing plan on nearby Mount Parker

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

Residents in the Hong Kong Island neighbourhood of Quarry Bay on Sunday formed a concern group to counter a reported government study to build subsidised housing on a [...]
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More measles cases likely to hit HK, disease expert warns

More measles cases likely to hit HK, disease expert warns

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

Hong Kong could face a second wave of measles infections, a top disease expert warned on Monday, as health authorities stepped up vaccinations of workers at the city’s [...]
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Man dies after being thrown out of truck in collision with stationary car in HK

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

A delivery man in the passenger seat of a truck was killed on Sunday morning after he was thrown from the vehicle, which had rammed into a stationary car in the middle of a [...]
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Domestic workers are the slaves of modern Asia. Are Hongkongers, Singaporeans and Malaysians ever going to change?

Domestic workers are the slaves of modern Asia. Are Hongkongers, Singaporeans and Malaysians ever going to change?

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

OVER 10 MONTHS, she was caned, barred from using the toilet, forced to eat her own vomit and warned that her relatives could be killed if she complained. It was a life Moe [...]
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Measles outbreak infects three workers at HK’s airport

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of measles that has infected three workers at the city’s airport. The trio, employees at the Hong [...]
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Sale of Fighter Jets Approved for Taiwan, Delivery Isn’t Scheduled until 2021

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Military | 6:00 AM

Soon after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen admitted to filing an official procurement plan for 66 F-16V to the US, President Trump reportedly provided a “tacit [...]
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US Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait

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

The United States sent Navy and Coast Guard ships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the US military said, as part of an increase in the frequency of movement through the [...]
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US ‘freedom of navigation’ operation through Taiwan Strait involves coastguard vessel for the first time

US ‘freedom of navigation’ operation through Taiwan Strait involves coastguard vessel for the first time

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

The United States sent a guided-missile destroyer and a coastguard vessel through the Taiwan Strait at the weekend, the US Seventh Fleet said. It was the first such voyage [...]
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Moon’s inter-Korean agenda is collateral damage of US-N. Korea nuclear impasse

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

North Korea had a clear message for the South last weekit’s us or the United States. The North’s decision to pull out of a recently established liaison office [...]
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N Korea returns to inter-Korean liaison office

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

North Korea has returned its staff to an inter-Korean liaison office, Seoul said Monday, just days after unilaterally withdrawing from the joint facility. The office in the [...]
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N Koreans prepare for ‘hardship’ as Trump administration struggles to explain sanctions

N Koreans prepare for ‘hardship’ as Trump administration struggles to explain sanctions

26-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Think Progress | 6:00 AM

The president’s comments about sanctions relief reveal the chasm between Trump and his own national security adviser. North Korea is telling its people to prepare for [...]
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