Archive for May 13th, 2019

Business Briefs 13 May 2019

13-May-2019 Intellasia | | 9:04 AM

* Dao Kiem Khe, father of Dao Huu Hoang as board chairman at S.P.M Corporation (SPM), offloaded his entire holding at SPM of over 231,000 shares, or a 1.65% stake, between [...]
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HK to cull 6,000 pigs as first swine fever case found

HK to cull 6,000 pigs as first swine fever case found

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

Hong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after African swine fever was detected in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with China, the first case of the disease in the [...]
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Chaotic scenes at HK legislature over extradition law

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

There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law [...]
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HK reports African swine fever case

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

Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China’s borders. [...]
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Foxconn’s Gou to keep board seat as he bids for Taiwan’s presidency

13-May-2019 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

Terry Gou, chair of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company’s proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan’s [...]
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Facebook sues Korea data analytics firm

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

Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn’t breaking the leading social network’s rules, the US company said Friday. A [...]
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N Korea’s missile tests not ‘breach of trust’: Trump

N Korea’s missile tests not ‘breach of trust’: Trump

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

US President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea’s recent missile tests were not a “breach of trust.” “They’re short-range and I [...]
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Otto Warmbier’s father calls Kim Jong Un ‘criminal Kim’

Otto Warmbier’s father calls Kim Jong Un ‘criminal Kim’

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

The father of American college student Otto Warmbier who died soon after being sent home from North Korea in a vegetative state said Friday that Kim Jong Un should be called [...]
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Trump’s N Korea diplomacy looks troubled. It may not mean war

13-May-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump’s attempt to make a “great deal” with North Korea over its nuclear programme appears increasingly in peril as Kim Jong Un has ordered [...]
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70 countries urge N Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons

70 countries urge N Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons

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

Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programmes, decrying the “undiminished threat” posed to [...]
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Seized N. Korea ship accused of violating US sanctions could be auctioned, used in Navy SEAL training

Seized N. Korea ship accused of violating US sanctions could be auctioned, used in Navy SEAL training

13-May-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The North Korean bulk cargo carrier formally seized by the United States this week could become an auction item or a training boat for Navy SEALS. Interested in North Korea? [...]
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Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

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

US President Donald Trump cranked up the heat in a trade battle with China on Friday, ordering a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from the world’s [...]
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Xinhua Headlines: China revs up targeted financing support for real economy

13-May-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China’s total outstanding social financing rose 10.4 percent year-on-year to 209.68 trillion yuan, the latest central bank data showed. The growth rate was the second [...]
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Trump says trade talks with China will continue, tariffs may or may not stay

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

President Donald Trump said on Friday that trade talks between the United States and China would continue into the future and US tariffs may or may not be removed, depending [...]
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China’s New Carrier Shows Beijing Is Done Playing Defense

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

A growing fleet means much bigger regional ambitions. New commercial satellite photos published by the centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington show what [...]
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