Archive for September 16th, 2019

Business Briefs 16 Sep 2019

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 9:18 AM

* F&N Dairy Investments Pte. Ltd, a major shareholder of Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (VNM), has registered to buy over 17.41 million VNM shares from September 16 to [...]
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Hong Kong protesters take the high ground as human chains form on The Peak and Lion Rock during Mid-Autumn Festival

Hong Kong protesters take the high ground as human chains form on The Peak and Lion Rock during Mid-Autumn Festival

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:44 AM

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators climbed Hong Kong’s iconic Lion Rock and Victoria Peak on Friday night, as alternative Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations were [...]
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Trump says he prefers ‘whole deal’ with China over interim agreement

Trump says he prefers ‘whole deal’ with China over interim agreement

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:41 AM

President Trump on Thursday said he’d prefer to reach a full agreement with China on trade, intellectual property and other issues rather than take a piecemeal [...]
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First Zika cluster of 2019 confirmed in Serangoon Gardens: NEA

First Zika cluster of 2019 confirmed in Serangoon Gardens: NEA

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:36 AM

The first Zika cluster in Singapore this year has been detected, after three cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Serangoon Gardens, the [...]
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HK activist Wong seeks Trump, US congress support

HK activist Wong seeks Trump, US congress support

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a “human rights clause” in any trade agreement with China, and sought [...]
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‘Plan B’: Hong Kong people explore options as protests deepen

‘Plan B’: Hong Kong people explore options as protests deepen

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As Hong Kong protesters dig in, some residents are planning to move their assets abroad or to migrate. As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little [...]
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Free e-visas introduced for Taiwanese visiting St. Petersburg

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwanese travelers will be able to visit Saint Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city after Moscow, with a free single-entry e-visa starting Oct. 1, according to an [...]
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Taiwan’s Richest Man Eyes Run For President As An Independent

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Foxconn’s billionaire founder Terry Gou said on Thursday that he is leaving the opposition Kuomintang party, fueling speculation that he might run for president as an [...]
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Solomons task force recommends switch from Taiwan to Beijing

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Solomon Islands task force recommended to the government on Friday (Sep 13) that the South Pacific archipelago sever its long-standing ties with Taiwan and normalise [...]
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US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions [...]
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U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the “WannaCry” ransomware attacks and hacking of [...]
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Military leaders remove monthly dollar limits for commissary customers in South Korea

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Military Times | 6:02 AM

Service members and families in South Korea will no longer have monthly dollar limits on purchases at commissaries, according to a new U.S. Forces Korea memorandum. The new [...]
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Japan-South Korea Feud Starts to Cast Shadow Over Tokyo Olympics

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

A deepening feud between Japan and South Korea threatened to undercut next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, as the two sides sparred over whether spectators could wave [...]
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S Korea’s Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

S Korea’s Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Stalled negotiations on denuclearisation in North Korea on top of the agenda of the meeting between South Korea and US. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and United [...]
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Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, as the neighbors traded [...]
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