Archive for April, 2019

Archos & VinSmart announce their strategic partnership with the ambition to become one of the key players in the consumer tech industry across Europe by 2020

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 5:17 PM

Transaction highlights * Investment of Vingroup in the share capital of Archos, through VinSmart, one of its subsidiaries, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions [...] » More

Lowest Quarterly Cash Cost and Highest Production Year to Date, Odysseus Mine Underground Development Advancing as Planned

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 4:13 PM

March Quarter 2019 Highlights: * Lowest quarterly cash cost for the year, unit cash cost of nickel in concentrate of A$2.82/lb and A$2.98 YTD * Mine production of 6,066 [...] » More

Huge HK protest against China extradition plan

Huge HK protest against China extradition plan

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people hit Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday to protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, the crowds swollen by anger [...] » More

Patient forced to undergo open heart surgery after broken wire left in artery following insertion of stent in HK’s Grantham Hospital

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 60-year-old man had to go through open heart surgery after a broken wire left in his artery from a procedure about two weeks earlier was found to be “longer than [...] » More

Estimated 130,000 protesters join march against proposed extradition law that will allow transfer of fugitives from HK to mainland China

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An estimated 130,000 protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to oppose a legislative amendment that would allow the transfer of fugitives to places such as [...] » More

Thousands take to HK streets to protest new extradition laws

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong’s parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to [...] » More

15-year wait for hostel care: the plight of HK’s intellectually disabled who face life without family to help

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

What do you do when there is no one left to care for your child? That’s the question Pauline Lau Ka-wai and her husband are asking themselves as their years advance and [...] » More

ANALYSIS-Battle for HK Airlines pulls complex HNA holdings into daylight

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shareholders summoned by Hong Kong Airlines this month for a meeting were greeted with some shocking news: the airline needed at least HK$2 billion in fresh funds or it would [...] » More

Malaysian tourist injured in Taiwan earthquake dies

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian tourist who was injured in an earthquake that hit Taiwan earlier this month died late Saturday (April 27) night, the country’s foreign affairs minister [...] » More

Pro-independence activists to form new political party

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

A group of people who advocate Taiwan independence said Sunday they will establish a new political party that will focus on Taiwan’s sovereignty as its main agenda and [...] » More

Migrant workers protest brokerage system, call for direct hiring

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of migrant workers took to the streets of Taipei Sunday, calling on the central government to abolish the private foreign worker brokerage system and replace it with [...] » More

Taiwan’s GDP in 2019 to remain at 2.12pct

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

An economic think tank in Taiwan is upbeat about the country’s growth outlook in the second half of the year The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) reports [...] » More

US Navy ships pass through Taiwan Strait

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

The US military says it has sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait, risking further tensions with China. The US military says it has sent two Navy warships through [...] » More

President Tsai thanks US for continued support of Taiwan

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday expressed gratitude to the United States government for continuing to make arms sales to Taiwan and for its cooperation in helping Taiwan [...] » More

National Security Adviser: President Trump Doesn’t Want Multi-Nation N Korea Talks

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The US has little interest in joining other countries in a multi-nation effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, President Donald Trump’s national [...] » More