Archive for November 27th, 2019

Taiwan shares end slightly up before MSCI weighting cut takes effect

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Tuesday, coming off an early high after passive mutual funds unloaded their holdings in the last few minutes of the session before [...]
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Taiwan industrial production weakens in October

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s industrial production index dropped 2.92 percent year-on-year in October, according to the island’s economic affairs authority. The index stands at [...]
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Retail sales in Taiwan hit new high in October

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Retail sales in Taiwan rose in October to new record for that month, indicating that global trade tensions did not have much impact on private consumption in the country, [...]
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US bill allowing Taiwan officials to show flag being drafted

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

US Senator Ted Cruz will soon propose a bill that would reverse a current ban on Taiwanese diplomats and military personnel displaying Taiwan’s national flag on US [...]
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Chinese fakes of Taiwan’s award-winning chocolate run rampant

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The public is advised against purchasing Chinese counterfeits of award-winning cacao products from Taiwan’s Pingtung County. The government of the southern county [...]
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Taiwan presidential challenger’s wife skips Singapore after being told no campaigning

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

The wife of Taiwan’s main opposition candidate in a presidential election has cancelled a campaigning trip to Singapore after the government said it did not permit [...]
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Taiwan probes two executives for security law breaches over China meddling claims

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

Taiwan is investigating two executives at a Hong Kong-listed company on suspicion of violating the country’s National Security Act, prosecutors said on Tuesday, after [...]
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Finance issues nowhere to be seen in Korea-Asean summit

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Busan summit proves Moon’s indifference to financial sector The government has disappointed the nation’s banks, card issuers and brokerages with its apparent [...]
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Kim Jong Un orders N Korea artillery firing, drawing Seoul rebuke

Kim Jong Un orders N Korea artillery firing, drawing Seoul rebuke

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | MilitaryTimes | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his troops to practice firing artillery near a disputed sea boundary with rival South Korea, Pyongyang’s state media reported [...]
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PH, Korea elevate level of cooperation to strategic partnership

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

The Philippines and South Korea vowed on Monday (November 25) to elevate the level of their relations to strategic partnership by 2020. During his speech at the bilateral [...]
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The N Korean Economy, November 2019: Kim Jong Un’s Kumgang Statement Signals a Shift in Economic Gears

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | 38North | 6:02 AM

On Wednesday, October 23, Kim Jong Un visited the Mt. Kumgang Tourist Region in the southern part of the country, which was started and formerly operated in cooperation with [...]
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Hyundai Motor expands presence in Asean

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Korea’s largest automaker to build plant in Indonesia Hyundai Motor Group is increasing its presence in the Asean market, investing $1.55 billion to set up a plant in [...]
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Korean banks seeking expansion in Burma

Korean banks seeking expansion in Burma

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

IBK signs MOU with Myanmar’s SME authorities Korean lenders are seeking business expansion in Myanmar, a member state of Asean emerging as a key growth area under the [...]
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Seoul strongly protests N Korean artillery drill as relations unravel

Seoul strongly protests N Korean artillery drill as relations unravel

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:02 AM

South Korea sent a strong protest Tuesday to the North over a live-fire artillery drill, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries amid stalled [...]
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N Korean defectors discuss psychological toll of forced abortions, sex slavery, child abandonment

N Korean defectors discuss psychological toll of forced abortions, sex slavery, child abandonment

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

The pain of losing her babies is still evident in the eyes of Kim Jeong Ah, a North Korean defector and mother. The life of the 43-year-old Hermit Kingdom survivor has been [...]
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