Archive for January 1st, 2021

UnionBank acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for leveraging innovative digital capabilities to deliver exceptional customer experiences

UnionBank acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for leveraging innovative digital capabilities to deliver exceptional customer experiences

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 1:53 PM

Bank takes customer experience to next level by harnessing the power of 5G, in line with the launch of its smart branch SINGAPORE, Jan. 1, [...] » More

Xpeng Partners with Livox to Deploy Lidar Technology in the New 2021 Production Model

Xpeng Partners with Livox to Deploy Lidar Technology in the New 2021 Production Model

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 11:24 AM

GUANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$XPEV #EV--Xpeng Inc. (“Xpeng” or the “Company”, NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (“Smart EV”) company, [...] » More

Asian prices jump to six-year highs on record imports

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) jumped 17 percent this week, riding six-year highs, as a cold spell in some countries prompted record imports into the [...] » More

Asian shares set to finish 2020 at record high after quiet trading day

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

Asian shares edged up on Thursday and were set to end a tumultuous 2020 at record highs, after growing investor hopes for a global economic recovery caused the dollar to fall [...] » More

China drops Philadelphia 76ers broadcasts as HK row continues

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 7:23 AM

Chinese streaming giant Tencent has stopped live broadcasts of games by the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers in apparent protest at their new president Daryl Morey, who sparked [...] » More

US consulate HK property sale stuck in diplomatic row

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 7:23 AM

A multi million-dollar property sale by the United States Consulate in Hong Kong has been put on ice because it has not received permission from Beijing, the prospective [...] » More

HK’s top court puts media tycoon Jimmy Lai back in custody

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

Hong Kong’s top court has remanded media and publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, the most high-profile person to be charged under the Chinese-ruled city’s national [...] » More

China-US ties hold up property deal with HK consulate, Hang Lung says

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

Hong Kong developer Hang Lung Properties said it was unable to complete the purchase of a property owned by the US consulate as scheduled on Wednesday because it involved [...] » More

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai ordered back to jail

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai ordered back to jail

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 7:23 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was ordered back to jail Thursday as the city’s highest court granted prosecutors an appeal against his bail. Lai, a [...] » More

UPDATE 1-US sale of HK consulate property held up by China

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

The sale of property owned by the US consulate in Hong Kong failed to be completed as scheduled on Wednesday after China unexpectedly stepped in and said its approval is [...] » More

China sentences HK activists to up to three years in jail for border crossing

China sentences HK activists to up to three years in jail for border crossing

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

A Chinese court sentenced 10 Hong Kong activists to between seven months and three years in jail on Wednesday for illegally crossing the border, in a case that has drawn [...] » More

Chinese trustbusters’ pursuit of Alibaba is only the start

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | UnfoldTimes | 7:23 AM

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation [SAMR] has began investigation [into] Alibaba Group for alleged monopoly conduct together with implementing an [...] » More

TSMC, other foundries’ revenue expected to reach new high in 2021

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 7:23 AM

Revenue for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and other global foundries is expected to have reached $84.6 billion in 2020, representing 23.7 percent [...] » More

Taiwan reports 2nd case of mutant UK Covid strain

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 7:23 AM

Taiwan on New Year’s Eve reported two new imported coronavirus cases and its second imported case of the new mutant COVID-19 strain from the UK. The new strain, [...] » More

Taiwan scales back New Year events, tells people to watch at home

01-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:23 AM

Major Taiwanese cities have scaled back New Year’s Eve events and are telling people to watch fireworks and other festivities from home, after the island’s first [...] » More