Archive for October, 2014

Asia shares mixed after Fed decision

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:22 AM

Asian markets were mixed Thursday October 30 while the dollar resumed its upward march against the yen after the Federal Reserve wound up its vast bond-buying scheme and [...]
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Asia stocks fall, dollar surges on Fed’s hawkish twist

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mostly lower and the dollar surged to a three-week high versus the yen after the US Federal Reserve ended its massive quantitative easing programme, as [...]
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Asia stocks meander after Fed ends stimulus

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets meandered Thursday while the dollar strengthened against other currencies after the Federal Reserve said it will end its stimulus programme, as many had [...]
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New Consul-General to HK

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Scoop | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Gabrielle Rush as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Hong Kong. “Hong Kong is a dynamic city and is an [...]
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Politician Who Called for HK Leader’s Resignation Is Formally Penalised

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

China’s top advisory body expelled a Hong Kong delegate on Wednesday for giving the wrong kind of advice: that the top official in the city should resign because of [...]
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HK Tycoons Pressed on Protests

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Business leaders here are coming under increasing pressure from Beijing to toe the line on protests calling for more democratic elections in the city. Many in the business [...]
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One Month After Tear Gas, HK Protesters Ponder Their Next Step

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy demonstrators are uncertain about what lies ahead for the movement, but determined not to give up on its goals Tuesday evening in front of Hong Kong’s [...]
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HK tycoon expelled from govt over comments against city chief

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong tycoon was expelled from China’s top government advisory body on Wednesday after he voiced doubts about the city’s Beijing-backed leader, who is [...]
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Democracy Protests Divide HK

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Depending on whom you ask, the ongoing pro-democracy occupation of Hong Kong streets is either a beautiful expression of the deepest wishes of the people, or an unmitigated [...]
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Taking Back HK’s Future

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Tuesday night marked one month since the day Hong Kong’s police attacked peaceful pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and pepper spray, inadvertently inspiring [...]
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China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A senior Hong Kong lawmaker was expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body Wednesday, in a sign that Beijing will not tolerate dissent from loyalists over [...]
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Wuxi Sunlit Science and Technology plans HK listing

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Producer of automation and control equipment aims to raise HK$247 million in IPO Wuxi Sunlit Science and Technology aims to raise HK$247 million from an initial public [...]
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Top China body axes HK’s James Tien for criticism

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Members of the top political advisory body in China have voted to kick out Hong Kong tycoon James Tien for his criticism of Chief Executive CY Leung. Tien has accepted his [...]
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Accounting Firms’ Anti-HK Protest Stance Prompted by Pressure

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Pro-Beijing entities encouraged affiliates of the Big Four accounting firms here to take out advertisements against Hong Kong’s protest movement in June, before the [...]
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Taiwan to take delivery of first batch of Black Hawks in December

31-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The United States will be delivering the first batch of six UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to Taiwan starting mid-December, the R.O.C. Army said yesterday. An unidentified Army [...]
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