Archive for May 9th, 2019

Business Briefs 09 May 2019

09-May-2019 Intellasia | | 8:05 AM

* Hoa Binh Construction Group JSC (HBC) on May 15 will finalize a list of shareholders to receive a 2018 dividend in cash and stock at 3% and 8%, respectively, It will issue [...]
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Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 7:26 AM

Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but “bureaucratic red tape” is slowing down the process, according to [...]
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HK extradition bill could pose risk to US national security and economic interests, warns congressional report

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A US congressional body has warned that the Hong Kong government’s proposed extradition bill could create serious national security and economic risks as it would allow [...]
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HK extradition bill could pose risk to US national security and economic interests, warns congressional report

09-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US congressional body has warned that the Hong Kong government’s proposed extradition bill could create serious national security and economic risks as it would allow [...]
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HK arts hub exodus: amid fresh delays, key executives leaving West Kowloon project

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Several key executives are about to leave the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority as it faces further delays to the opening of two arts venues. Staff members and [...]
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Top HK officials defend controversial extradition bill, saying alternative proposals will ‘fundamentally change’ legal system

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s security and justice ministers shot down counterproposals to the government’s controversial extradition bill on Tuesday, saying they were [...]
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Japanese man caught smuggling 60 turtles through HK airport jailed for one year

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Japanese man has been sentenced to one year in prison by a Hong Kong court after being caught in October attempting to smuggle 60 turtles though the international airport. [...]
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HKEX posts bright first-quarter profit, boosted by surge in foreign trading of A shares

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), the city’s stock exchange operator, reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, as investment income and surging [...]
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University of HK investigating sex harassment claims after postgraduate speaks out against tutor on Facebook

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s oldest university is investigating allegations of sexual harassment after a postgraduate from its dental faculty spoke out against her tutor on social [...]
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Pro-independence Taiwanese party broadcasts recording of woman claiming to be HK localist who fled the city ahead of Mong Kok riot trial

Pro-independence Taiwanese party broadcasts recording of woman claiming to be HK localist who fled the city ahead of Mong Kok riot trial

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An audio recording of a woman claiming to be Hong Kong localist Lee Sin-yi, who reportedly fled to Taiwan in 2017 ahead of the Mong Kok riot trial, was broadcast on Tuesday [...]
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US House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China

US House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the US [...]
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EU, Taiwan discuss views on protecting fishermen’s rights

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese and European Union (EU) representatives exchanged views and experiences on how to advance the rights of fishermen working aboard Taiwanese deep-sea fishing vessels [...]
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Taiwan expert develops smartphone app to identify medications

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Because of concern over patients taking the wrong medications due to similarities in the appearance of some of them, National Yang-Ming University associate professor in [...]
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What’s In A Name? Taiwan And China Are Fighting A War Of Words Over Identity And Sovereignty

09-May-2019 Intellasia | SupChina | 6:00 AM

The armed conflict between China and Taiwan has been dormant for decades, but a wider war over global influence has ensnared multinational corporations, regional celebrities, [...]
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Pro-independence Taiwanese party broadcasts recording of woman claiming to be HK localist who fled the city ahead of Mong Kok riot trial

09-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An audio recording of a woman claiming to be Hong Kong localist Lee Sin-yi, who reportedly fled to Taiwan in 2017 ahead of the Mong Kok riot trial, was broadcast on Tuesday [...]
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