Archive for April 10th, 2019

Business Briefs 10 April 2019

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 8:58 AM

* VinFast Trading, a subsidiary of Vingroup (VIC), has formed a joint venture with LG Chern, an affiliate of South Korean LG Group, to produce batteries. The battery plant [...]
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Asian markets struggle as traders await catalysts

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets struggled Tuesday as dealers await the latest developments in the China-US trade talks, while Donald Trump trained his sights on the European Union by [...]
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Sterling rises as May chases Brexit extension

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The British pound rose Tuesday as prime minister Theresa May launched a new diplomatic push to avert a no-deal Brexit at the end of this week and secure a new extension. [...]
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9 leaders of HK pro-democracy protests found guilty

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Occupy Central leaders, from right, Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming, Tanya Chan and Eason Chung shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 9, [...]
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Commentary: Closing the umbrella? The verdict on democracy in HK

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A case against a group of non-violent protestors will be read as a comment on China’s one country, two systems approach, says Lowy Institute’s Graeme Smith. In [...]
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Land affected by HK small-house policy ruling not suitable for housing, says Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 900-hectare reserve of rural land thrown into limbo by a court ruling on indigenous land rights is not all suitable for housing development, Hong Kong’s No 2 official [...]
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HK democracy leaders await Umbrella Movement verdict

HK democracy leaders await Umbrella Movement verdict

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners will find out if they face jail Tuesday for their involvement in mass rallies, with their trial sparking renewed alarm over [...]
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Dark secret of HK, home to the richest people in the world

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

It’s a city built on insane wealth, luxury and glamour. But behind its glittering surface is a dark and unsettling secret. Hong Kong has long been known for its glitzy [...]
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HK ‘Occupy’ protest leaders found guilty for role in mass rallies

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong court on Tuesday found three leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” civil disobedience movement guilty of conspiracy to commit public nuisance for [...]
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HK’s middle class saving for children’s weddings and homes, estimate they need $637,000 for retirement

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s middle class saving for children’s weddings and homes, estimate they need $637,000 for retirement Buying children a house and paying for their wedding [...]
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HK ‘Umbrella Movement’ leaders found guilty for role in mass protests

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

A court in Hong Kong has found several leaders of the 2014 “Umbrella Movement” guilty of incitement. The pro-democracy protest movement brought parts of the [...]
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UK lawmakers warn journalists and activists could be extradited to China under new law

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The UK government has expressed concern over a new extradition law between Hong Kong and China, as British lawmakers warned the move could see pro-democracy activists, [...]
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Elderly tutor who sexually assaulted 15-year-old student to ‘help her relax’ jailed for 20 months by HK court

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Elderly tutor who sexually assaulted 15-year-old student to ‘help her relax’ jailed for 20 months by Hong Kong court An elderly Hong Kong tutor who sexually [...]
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Occupy leaders found guilty over role in HK’s 2014 umbrella movement

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Nine democracy leaders responsible for the largest civil disobedience movement in Hong Kong’s history were on Tuesday found guilty over their roles in the 2014 [...]
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HK plans to house 1 million people on artificial islands

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Weforum | 6:00 AM

Year after year, Hong Kong SAR has topped the rankings for the world’s least affordable housing markets. The city’s sky-high property prices have pushed residents [...]
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