Archive for April 3rd, 2019

Business Briefs 03 April 2019

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 9:13 AM

* The board of directors of Khang Dien House Trading and Investment Company (KDH) has proposed paying 2018 dividend in cash at VND500 per share and in stock at 5%. The [...]
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HK February retail sales fall 10.1 pct y/y, first drop since February 2017

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

Hong Kong’s retail sales fell in February, ending a 23-month expansion streak, government data showed on Monday, and the total for 2019′s first two months was [...]
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Knife attack: pair hurt and robbed of HK$300,000 by trio, sparking police hunt in HK

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

A man and woman were robbed and injured in a knife attack by three people who made off with HK$300,000 (US$38,200) in Hong Kong on Tuesday, sparking a police hunt. Officers [...]
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HK toddler with rare heart condition and cancer dies

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

A 21-month-old child who had been struggling to overcome a rare heart condition and cancer has died in Hong Kong. Mark Cheung Ho-yan died at 3am on Monday in the arms of his [...]
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Father raped 15-year-old daughter after drunkenly mistaking her for his wife, HK court hears

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

A father who drunkenly raped his 15-year-old daughter thinking it was his wife was jailed in Hong Kong on Monday. The High Court heard that following the incident the [...]
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Serial robber with 55 previous convictions jailed again for robbing five women in 10 days

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

A serial robber with 55 previous convictions was jailed again in Hong Kong on Tuesday for five years and six months for robbing five lone women in 10 days. Ray Lee Wai-yip, [...]
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Cathay ‘faces reality’ with budget airline buy, say analysts

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

Cathay Pacific’s purchase of rival HK Express was an inevitable plunge into the no-frills market as the premier marque belatedly faces the reality that it can no longer [...]
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HK taxi passengers dragged from cab and attacked by masked men armed with knives

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

Hong Kong anti-triad police were searching for five masked men after they stopped a taxi, dragged two passengers from the vehicle and attacked them with knives in the early [...]
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Phone scammers cheat mainland student in HK of more than HK$3 million

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

A university student from the mainland has become Hong Kong’s latest phone scam victim after being cheated of more than HK$3 million (US$382,000). The 19-year-old woman [...]
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‘We won’t put important work on hold,’ HK leader Carrie Lam says in face of legal challenge against extradition plan by fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau

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

Hong Kong’s leader has stood firm against a legal challenge by a fugitive tycoon over a controversial extradition plan, reiterating her stance on pushing ahead with the [...]
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90pct of HK SAR Airport Staff Immune to Measles Virus

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Precisionvaccinations | 6:00 AM

Visitors to Hong Kong SAR should confirm their immunity for measles and other infectious diseases Hong Kong health authorities announced some good news regarding the ongoing [...]
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Taiwan Just Became A Huge Variable In The China Trade War

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Washington knows how to do one thing well: pick a fight. Potential sales of F-16 fighter jets and M-1 Abrams tanks to Taiwan is a sure fire way to tick off Xi Jinping, the [...]
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US National Security Adviser John Bolton rebukes Beijing for incursions into Taiwanese airspace

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

US national security adviser John Bolton has rebuked China for sending warplanes into Taiwanese airspace in remarks analysts viewed as America backing the self-ruled island [...]
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Taiwanese ship to bring back new South China Sea data

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

Taiwan’s largest research vessel will bring back extensive oceanographic and meteorological data on the South China Sea when it returns to Taiwan on Tuesday after [...]
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Taiwan protests ‘reckless and provocative’ incursion by Chinese warplanes

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | 9news | 6:00 AM

Taiwan said its planes warned off Chinese military aircraft that crossed the centre line in the Taiwan Strait, and called China’s move a provocation that seeks to alter [...]
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