Archive for April 24th, 2019

Business Briefs 24 April 2019

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 9:39 AM

* Hoa Binh Construction Group JSC (HBC) plans to offer 25 million HBC shares in a private placement at VND23,000 each to Hyundai Elevator Co,. Ltd. later this year, The share [...]
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Japan softens tone on N. Korea, Russia in foreign policy report

Japan softens tone on N. Korea, Russia in foreign policy report

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 8:14 AM

The Japanese government removed a reference to applying maximum pressure on North Korea and stopped short of explicitly claiming ownership of a group of Russian-held islands [...]
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Duterte wants to get tougher on drug menace

Duterte wants to get tougher on drug menace

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 7:27 AM

More than 5,000 have died so far in President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on the narcotics tradenearly all suspects killed in raids or by motorcycle-riding hitmenyet [...]
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Asian markets cautious ahead of major corporate earnings

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

Stocks were mixed in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors move cautiously ahead of a deluge of corporate results later in the week. With all markets now open again after an [...]
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HK Airlines directors slapped with injunction as government deadline for boardroom battle to end nears

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

Four directors at Hong Kong Airlines have been served with an injunction that prevents them from making any decisions about the future direction of the business. The legal [...]
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HK gene testing companies under probe after ‘exaggerated’ claims of being able to identify children’s abilities

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

Eight companies offering genetic testing in Hong Kong are under investigation by authorities after they were accused of exaggerating claims that they could map out talents [...]
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Controversial HK pollster to go it alone after ending 28-year link with city’s oldest university

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

Hong Kong’s leading pollster has announced he is branching out on his own, ending a 28-year association with the city’s oldest university. Dr Robert Chung [...]
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Otto Poon, husband of HK’s justice chief, fined HK$20,000 for illegal pool in his garden

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

The husband of Hong Kong’s justice minister Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah was on Tuesday fined HK$20,000 (US$2,500) after being found guilty of building an unauthorised pool in [...]
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The Billionaire and the Mayor Disrupting Taiwan’s Elections

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:38 AM

Star politician Han Kuo-yu or Foxconn leader Terry Gou could lead the country if they can convince people they don’t work for China. Forget Pete Buttigieg. The mayor [...]
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Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu says run at Taiwan presidency on KMT ticket would have to be on his own terms

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

Han Kuo-yu, the popular mayor of the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, has hinted at running for president in next year’s much-anticipated election. But, without [...]
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Taiwan faces historic decision in coming election

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Manila Times | 6:38 AM

TAIWAN’s 23 million people may face a historic decision in the coming months as the island prepares for a fateful presidential election in which relations with mainland [...]
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China may try to influence Taiwan public opinion in 2020: NSB

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

China may intensify its psychological and legal warfare to influence public opinion leading up to Taiwan’s presidential election in 2020, according to a National [...]
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Taiwan Unveils Comprehensive Measures to Ban Chinese Tech From government

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | TheePochTimes | 6:38 AM

Authorities have announced new guidelines to step up the protection of Taiwan’s critical infrastructure from security risks posed by Chinese technologies and equipment. [...]
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Taiwan again rated world’s 4th best place to invest: BERI

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Taiwan has maintained its status as the world’s fourth best investment destination in the latest US Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI) report, the Ministry [...]
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End of US sanction waiver on Iran oil to not hurt Taiwan: CPC

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:38 AM

Waiver exemptions the United States government gave to eight countries to allow them to continue buying oil from Iran despite sanctions will end in early May, but [...]
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