Archive for June 3rd, 2019

Business Briefs 03 Jun 2019

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 8:23 AM

* Viet Thang Corporation (TVT) will spend VND210 billion paying a dividend at VND10,000 or each share for 2018 on the record date set for June 20. The company will make the [...]
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Pompeo warns Germany on consequences of buying Huawei

Pompeo warns Germany on consequences of buying Huawei

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:41 AM

The United States aims to educate its international partners on the risks posed by next-generation wireless networks manufactured by China’s Huawei, but allies will [...]
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African swine fever returns to HK hitting city’s pork supply and leaving consumers counting cost of pricey meat

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

* Latest case discovered in Sheung Shui slaughterhouse with 4,700 pigs needing to be culled * City’s largest abattoir will be out of action for four days with price of [...]
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Second case of African swine fever found in pig in HK, sparking cull of 4,700 animals and closure of slaughterhouse

Second case of African swine fever found in pig in HK, sparking cull of 4,700 animals and closure of slaughterhouse

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A government-owned slaughterhouse will be closed for the second time in a month from Friday night following the latest case of African swine fever, with 4,700 animals to be [...]
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While Taiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, HK is still struggling with workplace discrimination against LGBT staff is the city ready for change?

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

* Construction worker suffers cruel teasing from colleagues, while woman believes she was overlooked for managerial role * New EOC chair Ricky Chu has made [...]
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Taiwan passes bill for referendum on cross-strait agreements

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

Any potential political accord with China will need not only the approval of lawmakers, but also of the people via a national referendum, according to an amendment passed [...]
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US-Taiwan MOU to protect against cross-border abduction: official

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

A recently signed US-Taiwan agreement on international parental child abduction is a great first step toward further cooperation between the two democracies to better protect [...]
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Dual-national artist pushes for Taiwan’s theatrical development

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

Over the past 30 years, Catherine Diamond has been immersing herself in the study, practice and promotion of performing arts in Taiwan, as well as bringing her international [...]
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Taiwan should be silent on Xi’s unification formula: Taipei mayor

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je reiterated his stance Friday that Taiwan should remain silent on the topic of “one country, two systems,” the unification formula Chinese [...]
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N Korea swine fever: Seoul braces to stop disease spreading across DMZ

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

South Korea is bracing itself to stop the spread of African swine fever to its pig herd after the highly-contagious disease was found in North Korea. The outbreak was [...]
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Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after N Korea reports outbreak in pig farms

Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after N Korea reports outbreak in pig farms

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:00 AM

South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm [...]
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Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after N Korea case

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit [...]
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S. Korean families of Budapest boat tragedy victims visit scene

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean relatives of victims of the Budapest boat tragedy on Friday visited the scene of the accident which left seven dead and 21 missing after a sightseeing boat sank. [...]
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N Korea’s Kim visits factories linked to missile launches

N Korea’s Kim visits factories linked to missile launches

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build [...]
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N Korea remains an ‘extraordinary threat,’ acting US defense secretary says

N Korea remains an ‘extraordinary threat,’ acting US defense secretary says

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

North Korea remains “an extraordinary threat” with the potential to strike US forces and other targets in the region, the United States’ acting defense [...]
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