Archive for November 14th, 2019

Asian markets mixed after Wall Street high

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 3:34 PM

Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday amid doubts about the status of a U.S.-Chinese trade deal after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s chairman said it is likely to leave its [...] » More

Asian equities swing as trade cues awaited, Hong Kong in focus

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 12:15 PM

Asian markets fluctuated Thursday with investors shifting cautiously following another Wall Street record as Donald Trump hailed progress in the China trade talks, while eyes [...] » More

Business Briefs 14 November 2019

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 11:27 AM

* Nguyen Ho Nam, chair of Bamboo Capital Group (BCG), has registered to buy nine million BCG shares from November 14 to December 13 to raise his ownership to 21.9 million [...] » More

Six injured in ‘suicide bombing’ at Medan Police HQ: National Police

Six injured in ‘suicide bombing’ at Medan Police HQ: National Police

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 8:18 AM

At least six people have been injured in an apparent suicide bombing on Wednesday at Medan Police headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra, the National Police announced. [...] » More

No plan to change Bali, Lake Toba to be ‘Muslim tourist-friendly’ sites, minister says

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheJakartaPost | 8:17 AM

Tourism and Creative Economy minister Wishnutama has asserted that he has no plans to make Bali and Lake Toba in North Sumatra more Muslim-friendly destinations, rebuking [...] » More

Thailand’s road carnage is getting worse

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 8:15 AM

The Thai government is reporting that deaths on Thailand’s roads are getting worse despite efforts to fix the issue. The secretary of the National Health Security [...] » More

Police investigate 2 Russians for BASE jumping in Busan

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 8:12 AM

Two Russians have been banned from leaving Korea for a maximum of 10 days while an investigation is underway into their unauthorised parachuting off two high-rise buildings [...] » More

Government hit for choosing Jakarta over Bangkok for finance support centre

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 8:12 AM

Timidity leads financial control tower to open in Indonesia The government’s plan to open the Korea-Asean Financial Cooperation centre in Jakarta, Indonesia, has [...] » More

A $5 billion bill and Japan tensions in focus as US defence heads visit Korea

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:10 AM

A $5 billion demand to meet the cost of hosting American troops, and tensions between Seoul and Tokyo that threaten to undercut regional cooperation are set to top the agenda [...] » More

Factbox: US and Korea’s security arrangement, cost of troops

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:09 AM

The 70-year security alliance between the United States and South Korea is under fresh focus as Washington seeks a sharply higher share of cost to be borne by Seoul for [...] » More

Singapore’s DBS to shut down all of its ATMs in Taiwan

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 8:05 AM

Singaporean bank DBS has decided to shut down all its Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in Taiwan by the end of this year if the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) agrees, [...] » More

Air quality in ‘unhealthy range’ in eastern Singapore

Air quality in ‘unhealthy range’ in eastern Singapore

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:44 AM

Air quality in the eastern part of Singapore entered the “unhealthy” range at 10am on Wednesday (13 November). The 24-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) of the [...] » More

HK protests: five Chinese University students charged with rioting over Monday’s disturbance on Sha Tin campus

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Four young Chinese University students charged with rioting over the protests on school campus on Monday have been granted bail while one of their co-defendants remained in [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Cathay Pacific cuts profit guidance for second time amid HK protests

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd on Wednesday said the short-term outlook remained “challenging and uncertain” due to anti-government protests in its [...] » More

HK faces third day of chaos after night of rage

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong awoke to a third straight day of chaos Wednesday following a night of intense battles between pro-democracy protesters and riot police on a university campus that [...] » More