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    • Business Briefs 23 April 2019
      Intellasia East Asia News * Ha Do Group JSC (HDG) plans to issue VND1.5 trillion worth of convertible bonds in a private placement in the second quarter of this year. The three year bond will have a face value of VND1 billion each and carry a coupon…
      - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 19, 4:20am -
    • End of an era in Japan as emperor prepares to abdicate
      Intellasia East Asia News The imperial palace grounds in central Tokyo are bathed in spring sunshine. Joggers completing circuits of the moat artfully dodge groups of foreign tourists. Office workers tuck into lunches of onigiri rice balls and tea. O…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:59pm -
    • Record number of female city mayors elected in Japan’s unified local elections
      Intellasia East Asia News The latter half of this year’s nationwide local elections that took place April 21 saw a record number of women being voted in as city mayors and assembly members. A total of six female city mayors were selectedbreaking th…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?
      Intellasia East Asia News By the entrance of the main office in Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone is a crimson message from the country’s prime minister, Hun Sen. Written in flowing Khmer and Mandarin is a quote from the China-friend…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • China’s national library to archive 200 billion Weibo posts in project to preserve country’s digital heritage
      Intellasia East Asia News The National Library of China will archive over 200 billion public posts on Weibo, the country’s popular Twitter-style microblogging site, as part of an initiative to preserve the digital heritage of the world’s biggest…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • Memories of the Philippines debt crisis
      Intellasia East Asia News “Gentlemen, do you know that your country is broke? You have overstated your foreign exchange reserves by $600 million,” the banker told former prime minister Cesar Virata, central bank governor Jaime Laya and Monetary B…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • China stocks lead Asia gains in tepid holiday trade
      Intellasia East Asia News Chinese stocks closed lower Monday on speculation authorities would limit monetary policy easing after signs of stabilisation in Asia’s top economy but trade was lacklustre with many markets closed for Easter. After initia…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • Ghosn hit with fresh charge in Japan
      Intellasia East Asia News Japanese authorities Monday hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust, the fourth formal indictment against the auto sector tycoon who immediately filed for bail. The Tokyo Distric…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • Man sexually assaulted landlord’s 12-year-old daughter while watching football in flat
      Intellasia East Asia News He molested a family friend’s 12-year-old daughter whom he had known since she was six years old. On Monday (22 April), Nay Lin Tun, a 38-year-old Myanmar national, was jailed three years in the State Courts after he admit…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -
    • Taiwan’s Uber Drivers Protest Against Plan to Tighten Regulations
      Intellasia East Asia News Close to 1,000 Uber drivers protested in front of the Presidential Office on Sunday against the government’s proposed regulation to limit Uber’s business activities. In support of the protest, Uber also terminated its se…
      - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 19, 11:38pm -

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