Archive for April 22nd, 2019

Business Briefs 22 April 2019

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 8:15 AM

* Saigon Water Infrastructure Corporation (SII) has approved a plan to raise its charter capital to more than VND1 trillion by issuing more than 37.42 million shares for its [...]
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HK customs arrest Nigerian woman who landed at airport with more than half a kilogram of cocaine hidden in her body

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Custom officers at Hong Kong International Airport recovered more than half of a kilogram of cocaine from an African traveller who had allegedly hidden the drug in her body. [...]
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First ever trade mission to Taiwan heading out

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Feedstuffs | 6:38 AM

Representatives from 49 US agribusinesses and farm organisations will join Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) administrator Ken Isley on the US Department of [...]
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Taiwan sends warning to rock-pelting Chinese fishing boats

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:38 AM

The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) warned Friday that it will not tolerate illegal trespassing or any forms of aggression in Taiwanese waters, after receiving reports of [...]
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VietJet Air to launch regular flights between Da Nang and Taiwan

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:38 AM

Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air will begin operating regular flights between Da Nang and Taiwan in June, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Friday. The CAA [...]
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US arrests former Marine connected to N Korea embassy raid in Spain

US arrests former Marine connected to N Korea embassy raid in Spain

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

US authorities have arrested a former US Marine who is a member of a group that allegedly raided the North Korean embassy in Madrid in February and stole electronics, two [...]
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With Trump’s Talks Faltering, Putin Wants In on the N Korea Game

With Trump’s Talks Faltering, Putin Wants In on the N Korea Game

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:38 AM

Meeting Kim Jong Un may be the Russian leader’s latest effort to undermine the Americans. It’s long been Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ambition to turn [...]
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Pompeo says nothing’s changed on N Korea talks: ‘It’ll be my team’

Pompeo says nothing’s changed on N Korea talks: ‘It’ll be my team’

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said US diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearisation of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no [...]
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US intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

US intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese [...]
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China’s politburo meets to discuss economic situation: Xinhua

China’s politburo meets to discuss economic situation: Xinhua

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

A top decision-making body of China’s ruling Communist Party met on Friday to discuss the current economic situation, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The [...]
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China will keep supporting economy as ‘pressure’ lingers: politburo

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

China will maintain policy support for the economy, which still faces “downward pressure” and difficulties after better-than-expected first quarter growth, a top [...]
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From Mao to Beckham, Chinese barber turns heads with his scalp sculptures

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Wang Jianfeng is no ordinary barber. The 39-year-old from Shaoxing in eastern China specialises in sculpting images of famous faces on to the backs of his clients’ [...]
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China to complete $545 million modernisation for Tajik smelter

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

China’s state-owned engineering company CMEC will modernise Tajikistan’s flagship aluminium smelter in a $545 million deal, a representative for the smelter told [...]
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China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy’s founding, a senior commander said [...]
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Xi Jinping is determined to end all poverty in China by 2020. Can he do it?

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:38 AM

In the small village of Gaibao, locals are filming short videos of their unspoiled and idyllic countryside on the Kwai streaming app. One clip shows four young women laughing [...]
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