Archive for April 13th, 2019

Asian stocks mixed after listless Wall Street day

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

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday after a mixed Wall Street close on listless trading. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Sydney and Seoul rose. Shanghai and Hong Kong declined [...]
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China’s Hansoh Pharmaceutical re-files for HK IPO sources

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

Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has re-filed its application to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong that could fetch the Chinese drugmaker at least $500 [...]
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Hangover recovery: The HK question

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

The latest guilty verdicts in Hong Kong against the leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests for causing public nuisance has, once again, focused global attention on [...]
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HK tops the world’s most expensive cities for owning homes in CBRE study of 35 urban centres

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

Hong Kong was the world’s most expensive urban centre to buy a home in for a fifth consecutive year, with the average residential property costing 40 per cent more than [...]
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Exclusive: HNA-linked HK Airlines seeks $255 million from backers to keep license sources

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

Hong Kong Airlines shareholders have demanded to see 2018 accounts before considering providing at least HK$2 billion ($255 million) needed to ensure the carrierpart owned by [...]
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HK beauty chain files HK$10 million defamation claim against Singaporean woman, who is suing it in HK$1.3 million refund case

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

A Singaporean woman who took a Hong Kong beauty chain to court over a HK$1.3 million treatment has been counter-sued for more than HK$10 million and an apology for [...]
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HK regulator says ESG funds must justify their green credentials

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

Hong Kong’s securities regulator has told funds who claim to consider environmental, social or governance (ESG) factors in their investment decisions to make it clear [...]
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Stash of nude photos found after HK doctor arrested for snapping nurse in shower at Queen Mary Hospital, police say

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

A doctor at a public hospital was found to have kept hundreds of nude photos including shots of patients on his phone, after being arrested for allegedly taking pictures of a [...]
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HK urged to call time on ‘archaic’ indigenous land policy

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

Hong Kong must end a discriminatory land policy that favours indigenous men, land rights campaigners said on Thursday, after a top court upheld a minor law that has long been [...]
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HK doctors set for crunch meeting in preparation for second push to lure more foreign doctors to local public hospitals

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

Hong Kong’s major professional doctors’ groups will meet on Friday night to choose from several options as part of a second attempt to push through plans to lure [...]
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China, HK stocks fall ahead of trade data

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

* SSEC -0.4 percent, CSI300 -0.8 percent, HSI -0.4 percent * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used -0.1 percent, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 0.9 percent * FTSE China [...]
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Filipinos appeal for visa-free extension from Taiwan

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

People and tourism-related sectors in Taiwan and the Philippines are calling on the Taiwan government to extend its visa-free treatment of Filipinos, which ends at the end of [...]
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Matsu pilgrimages spotlight Taiwan’s rich religious traditions

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

Every spring, throngs of worshippers parade through cities and counties across Taiwan alongside palanquins bearing statues of Mazu, goddess of the sea. These pilgrimages are [...]
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Children in Taiwan at high risk from traffic-related asthma: report

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

Taiwan has the fourth highest rate of new traffic-related child asthma cases among 194 nations according to a landmark study, the equivalent of 420 new cases every 100,000 [...]
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Taiwan President presses bilateral trade agreement with US

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

President Tsai Ing-wen met with a US State Department trade official on April 12 President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday (April 12) reaffirmed her administration’s position on [...]
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