Archive for May 15th, 2019

Business Briefs 15 May 2019

15-May-2019 Intellasia | | 8:48 AM

* The board of Century Land JSC (CRE) has passed a plan to issue some 80 million shares to the firm’s existing shareholders at VND10.000 per share. For each share held, [...]
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Asian markets track big losses on Wall St after China retaliates

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

Asian markets extended a global sell-off Tuesday following hefty losses on Wall Street that came in response to China’s hike in tariffs on $60 billion of US imports, [...]
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Asia’s equity markets extend global sell-off, taking the cue from Wall Street’s $1 trillion wipeout overnight as trade war escalates

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

Asian equity markets extended the global sell-off of stocks, taking cues from the $1 trillion wipeout overnight on Wall Street, as investors sought shelter in safe havens [...]
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Asian shares see moderate losses after meltdown on Wall St

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

Shares declined moderately in Asia on Tuesday after a dismal day on Wall Street as investors fled uncertainty over the China-US trade standoff. The Shanghai Composite index [...]
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Escalation in US-China trade war is bad news for HK’s ailing truckers and worst is yet to come, warns leading figure in logistics industry

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

The escalation in the trade war between the United States and China means more bad news for Hong Kong’s beleaguered logistics sector, a leading industry figure has [...]
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HK investors take advantage of a correction in Singapore’s property prices

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

Hong Kong investors are renewing their interest in Singapore, betting property prices will recover in the second half of this year, according to property consultants. Just 29 [...]
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HK extradition bill: lawmakers seeking solution as stand-off continues

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

Leaders from both sides of Hong Kong’s political divide are trying to find a solution to the stand-off over a contentious extradition bill that has brought chaos to the [...]
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Gucci shop in HK’s Harbour City mall closes for disinfection after three sales workers catch measles

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

Three workers at a Gucci outlet in Hong Kong have fallen ill with measles in the past week, according to health officials. The outbreak of the highly infectious disease at [...]
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Tesla car catches fire in HK parking lot media

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

A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose [...]
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Boeing plane abandoned in HK by bankrupt Russian airline up for sale for $795,000… but is it worth it?

15-May-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

An old Boeing plane abandoned in Hong Kong four years ago by a bankrupt Russian carrier is now available to any buyer willing to stump up $795,000 (HK$6.2 million). The [...]
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HK extradition law expert says collecting evidence overseas for use in local courts can be done, contrary to justice minister’s recent comments

HK extradition law expert says collecting evidence overseas for use in local courts can be done, contrary to justice minister’s recent comments

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

A leading extradition law expert has rejected the Hong Kong justice minister’s dismissal of key counterproposals to a controversial extradition bill, saying there is no [...]
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Another Tesla may have spontaneously caught fire in HK

15-May-2019 Intellasia | BGR News | 6:00 AM

Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or convinced that the company is destined to fail spectacularly, it’s impossible to deny that Tesla manufactures some of the safest [...]
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Communist China has no right to tell Taiwan media what to do: NSB

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

A communist regime that has no respect for press freedom has no right to tell Taiwan media what to do, deputy chief of Taiwan’s top intelligence agency said Monday, [...]
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Thai mangosteens to re-enter Taiwan market soon

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

Mangosteens from Thailand, which had been banned from Taiwan for 16 years following a fruit fly outbreak, will again be allowed to enter Taiwan market as soon as July. The [...]
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N Korea is firing missiles again. Does diplomacy still have a chance?

N Korea is firing missiles again. Does diplomacy still have a chance?

15-May-2019 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

In recent days, North Korea has upped the ante in its standoff with the United States and South Korea, further highlighting the missed opportunity at February’s Hanoi [...]
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