Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

5. Other Expenses (Details)

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5. Other Expenses (Details) - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
[1]
Dec. 31, 2015
[1]
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses $ 2,075,996 $ 2,245,605 $ 3,071,058
Rental costs [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 24,012 0 6,697
Staff costs [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 249,624 252,850 201,423
Sundry operating expenses [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 623,165 202,932 283,601
Taxation on buildings [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 175,699 172,120 172,489
Administrative and other expenses [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 157,315 153,930 834,640
Maintenance expenses [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 260,287 260,156 244,221
Insurance costs [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 24,838 120,949 122,492
Legal expenses [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 84,886 128,166 356,775
Professional fees [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 329,952 488,327 489,209
Bank fees [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 15,919 26,407 22,023
Licenses, registration & fees [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 6,346 7,411 5,821
Non-employee stock based compensation [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses 95,419 370,040 260,819
Travel expense [Member]      
Disclosure of temporary difference, unused tax losses and unused tax credits [line items]      
Total other expenses $ 28,534 $ 62,317 $ 70,848
[1] Restated for discontinued operations (see note 9 - Discontinued Operations).