Archive for November 20th, 2018

Business Briefs 20 November 2018

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | | 9:09 AM

* Dong Hai Ben Tre Company (DHC) will close its shareholder list on November 27 to issue an additional 6.89 million shares for dividend payment at 20%. Besides the firm plans [...]
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Most Asian markets rise as investors weigh China-US trade row

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Monday but investors were keeping a close eye on the China-US trade row after Donald Trump’s optimistic comments on a possible deal were [...]
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Asian shares mostly up, cheered by Wall Street buying spree

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday after a buying spree on Wall Street sustained investor optimism into the new week, despite continuing worries over trade tensions. [...]
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Analysis: Apec fails to live up to its name amid US, China acrimony

Analysis: Apec fails to live up to its name amid US, China acrimony

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The C in Apec stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the forum to attack each other’s policies, it was always going [...]
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Police called on diplomats as Apec summit tensions boil over

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police were called when Chinese officials attempted to “barge” into the office of Papua New Guinea’s foreign minister, it emerged Sunday, as Apec summit [...]
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Asian markets mostly up as investors weigh China-US trade row

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Monday but investors were keeping a close eye on the China-US trade row after Donald Trump’s optimistic comments on a possible deal were [...]
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Vigil and funeral arrangements announced for late ‘godfather of HK politics’ Chung Sze-yuen

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The family of Chung Sze-yuen has announced that a vigil for the late “godfather of Hong Kong politics” will be held on Thursday, with the funeral a day later. [...]
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Christian and gay: LGBT church group first to worship at HK Pride Parade

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

When Joe Pang, a young Malaysian-Chinese pastor, told the leader of his Kuala Lumpur-based church that he was gay, his senior pastor had one response: write your resignation [...]
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HK democracy leaders plead not guilty in Umbrella Movement trial

HK democracy leaders plead not guilty in Umbrella Movement trial

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners pleaded not guilty on Monday to public nuisance charges over their involvement in massive rallies calling for political reform, [...]
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My botched HK$80,000 nose job was done by doctor with no medical licence, HK woman says

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong woman who underwent a nose job costing more than HK$80,000 (US$10,200) at a local beauty clinic says the procedure was carried out by a man without a medical [...]
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More than 100 protesters rally at HK ‘Occupy’ leaders’ trial

More than 100 protesters rally at HK ‘Occupy’ leaders’ trial

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 100 protesters rallied outside a Hong Kong court early on Monday in support of three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city’s 2014 civil disobedience [...]
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Bruce Lee’s HK mansion to become Chinese studies centre

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The former Hong Kong mansion of kung fu legend Bruce Lee will become a centre for Chinese studies next year to offer courses on Mandarin and music. The sole trustee of the [...]
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HK’s ‘Occupy’ leaders plead not guilty to public nuisance charges

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” movement, which paralysed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for nearly three months, denied public [...]
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HK starts trial for 9 accused in 2014 Occupy protests

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Three protest leaders and six others went on trial Monday for their involvement in the “Occupy Central” demonstration that paralysed Hong Kong’s financial [...]
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Benny Tai and other leaders of HK’s Occupy movement used unlawful demonstration in democracy push, trial hears on opening day

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The three founders of Hong Kong’s huge pro-democracy movement of 2014 mobilised an illegal demonstration to force local authorities to respond to their political [...]
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