Archive for December 8th, 2018

Chinese state media says U.S. trying to ‘stifle’ Huawei with arrest

Chinese state media says U.S. trying to ‘stifle’ Huawei with arrest

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:39 AM

 The United States is trying to “stifle” Chinese technology company Huawei and curb its global expansion with the arrest of a top executive, Chinese state media said on [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia maritime dispute: A timeline

Singapore, Malaysia maritime dispute: A timeline

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:32 AM

Singapore and its northern neighbour Malaysia are embroiled in a maritime dispute after Malaysia extended its Johor Bahru port limits in a manner which, according to the [...]
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Asian markets edge higher at end of painful week

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian investors battled to finish a volatile week with some stability Friday as they weigh the outlook for China-US trade talks and uncertainty in oil markets, while looking [...]
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Asian markets tentatively higher at end of volatile week

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian investors battled to finish a volatile week with some stability Friday as they weigh the outlook for China-US trade talks and uncertainty in oil markets, while looking [...]
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Tapes, photos and meeting arrangements made via WhatsApp should all fall under proposed archives law, former HK official says

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Informal consultations held by the authorities and meeting arrangements made via instant messaging apps are some of the items that should be put on the record if Hong Kong [...]
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Boss of HK Disneyland Resort Samuel Lau to step down

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The boss of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has unexpectedly announced he will step down, amid losses and changes at the top of its US headquarters. The theme park announced on [...]
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HSBC tightens e-wallet app security after PayMe breach allowed access to 20 accounts holding HK$100,000

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

HSBC has responded to an email scam in which 20 accounts were illegally accessed through its PayMe system by adding extra layers of security to the e-wallet app. On Friday, [...]
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China and HK stocks sway as Huawei episode casts shadow over trade war talks

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China and Hong Kong stocks swung between gains and losses as traders reassessed the outlook of US-China trade negotiations following the stunning detention of the chief [...]
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Murder suspect, 26, arrested at HK airport after body of father found with stab wounds and dumped in sea

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A man was arrested at Hong Kong’s airport on Thursday night less than 15 hours after the grisly discovery of the body of his father, who was stabbed, stuffed in a bag [...]
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HK urged to investigate local partners of illegal recruiters arrested in the Philippines

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Experts and domestic workers are calling for Hong Kong authorities to investigate the local partners of three suspected illegal recruiters who were arrested in the [...]
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Cathay Pacific customers to benefit as Moroccan airline joins Oneworld Alliance

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways customers are getting a new gateway into Africa after the Oneworld Alliance, to which it belongs, announced it was adding Royal Air Maroc as a member. [...]
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HK’s Discovery Bay boat owners face higher berthing fees next year, on top of possible eviction

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Houseboat families facing eviction from a three-decade-old marina in Hong Kong will need to pay a higher berthing fee up to HK$12,000 (US$1,536) a day next year if they want [...]
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Victims in the Philippines and HK await refunds amid crackdown on illegal recruiters

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Philippines crackdown on suspected illegal recruiters has netted three people who promised scores of domestic workers jobs in Hong Kong, leaving victims waiting for refunds [...]
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China’s WuXi AppTec raises $1 billion in HK listing sources

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shanghai-listed Chinese medical tech platform WuXi AppTec raised $1.01 billion in its Hong Kong listing, sources told Reuters, making it one of this year’s last big [...]
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HK lawmakers to be arrested for Legco protest over controversial bill giving mainland police power of arrest at high-speed rail station

HK lawmakers to be arrested for Legco protest over controversial bill giving mainland police power of arrest at high-speed rail station

08-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two pan-democratic lawmakers are to be arrested accused of obstructing and injuring Legislative Council staff during a protest in the chamber in June. On Friday, Andrew Wan [...]
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