Archive for May 10th, 2019

Business Briefs 10 May 2019

10-May-2019 Intellasia | | 8:22 AM

* Truong Anh Tuan, chairman of the board of directors at Hoang Quan Consulting-Trading-Service Real Estate Corporation (HQC), will buy 10 million HQC shares from May 9 to [...]
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Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

10-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday amid investor jitters ahead of the latest round of trade talks between the US and China. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was down [...]
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European Union says erosion of civil and political rights in HK in 2018 earned ‘unprecedented’ concern from foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini

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

The European Union has said the erosion of civil and political rights in Hong Kong in 2018 earned an “unprecedented” level of concern from the body’s top [...]
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A proposed legal change in HK has businesses worried about the fate of the city

10-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety about the resilience of local autonomy in the financially important former [...]
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Tear gas released in Central, HK, after canisters fall out of police vehicle and get hit by car

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

Tear gas was accidentally released on a thoroughfare in Central on Wednesday night after a box carrying riot control equipment fell out from a police vehicle and got hit by a [...]
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China, HK stocks extend fall on renewed US tariff threat

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

China stocks continued to slide on Thursday, after US President Donald Trump vowed not to back down on imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports, but there was no panic [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam accuses opponents of ‘talking trash’, as seven are thrown out of meeting for saying she lied about controversial extradition bill

HK leader Carrie Lam accuses opponents of ‘talking trash’, as seven are thrown out of meeting for saying she lied about controversial extradition bill

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

Hong Kong’s leader accused her opponents of “talking trash” over a controversial extradition bill during a fractious Legislative Council meeting on [...]
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HK’s property market has 10 more years in its bull run as population inflow from Greater Bay gives it sustenance

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

Hong Kong’s property bull market has another 10 years to run, as housing supply fails to keep up with the new population pouring in from the Greater Bay Area, said the [...]
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HK Medical Council signs off on proposal that will make it easier for doctors trained overseas to work in city

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

Hong Kong’s medical regulator signed off on a deal on overseas doctors working in the city after a marathon five-hour meeting on Wednesday, amid allegations by a member [...]
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US training ground for Taiwanese F-16 pilots to be relocated by 2021

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

The current training ground for Taiwanese F-16 pilots at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona is scheduled to be relocated to nearby Tucson International Airport by 2021, the [...]
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Taiwan aiming to give indigenous people more say in education planning

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

Aboriginal tribes in Taiwan will be able to play a greater role in the planning and implementation of indigenous education in their communities if the Legislature passes an [...]
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Taiwan breaks ground on submarine shipyard to counter China

10-May-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has broken ground on a shipyard to produce submarines to counter China’s growing military threat. The self-governing island’s President Tsai Ing-wen [...]
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US-NORTH KOREA TALKS OVER SOLDIERS’ REMAINS BREAK DOWN AFTER TRUMP REPEATEDLY PROMISED THEY’D BE RETURNED

10-May-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:00 AM

Talks between the United States and North Korea regarding the remains of thousands of US soldiers have broken down following President Donald Trump’s unsuccessful [...]
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N Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile,’ Korean military official says

N Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile,’ Korean military official says

10-May-2019 Intellasia | NBCNews | 6:00 AM

For the second time in a week, North Korea has launched an “unidentified projectile,” a South Korean military official said. The projectile was fired east [...]
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Shipwreck recovered off Korea reveals hidden secrets about Chinese porcelain, trade and culture

Shipwreck recovered off Korea reveals hidden secrets about Chinese porcelain, trade and culture

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

A 14th-century Chinese trading ship, which was wrecked carrying priceless cargoes before being discovered in 1976 off the southern coast of South Korea, provides an endless [...]
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