Archive for April 11th, 2019

Ausdrill to sell waterwell drilling assets to Vysarn

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 9:11 AM

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL) (“Ausdrill”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a binding agreement with Pentium Hydro Pty [...]
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Business Briefs 09 April 2019

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 9:02 AM

* PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (GAS) has approved a plan to increase its holding in the PetroVietnam Southern Gas Company (PGS) to 51 %. GAS is currently the largest [...]
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Asian shares fall amid global tensions, worries about growth

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

Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the US and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth. [...]
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Asian markets mostly up but trade war fears resurface

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

Asian markets mostly reversed early losses Wednesday but investors remain nervous as the possibility of a US-EU trade war shifted into focus after Washington’s tariffs [...]
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Smoke seen at HK International Airport third runway construction site

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

Emergency personnel have been dispatched to Hong Kong International Airport after dense smoke was seen coming from the construction site of the third runway. Police received [...]
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HK developer Chinachem sues co-working operator Kr Space for failing to execute One Hennessy lease

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

Chinachem Group, the chemical producer-turned-property developer, has slapped a law suit on one of China’s biggest co-working space operators for reneging on a [...]
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Parents of miscarried babies in HK get first-ever government facility for fetuses lost before 24 weeks

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

Parents of miscarried babies can begin applying for burial places for their lost children at Hong Kong’s first government facility from Thursday, the health minister [...]
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HK policeman arrested carrying drugs at border with mainland China suspended

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

A Hong Kong policeman has been suspended from duty after his arrest for carrying drugs and a stash of illicit cigarettes into the city from mainland China. Customs officers [...]
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HK protest organisers free on bail before sentencing

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

A Hong Kong court has extended bail for nine pro-democracy protest organisers convicted of public nuisance offences as they await sentencing. The guilty verdicts handed down [...]
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HK police warn of WhatsApp scams

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police are warning people not to give details of their WhatsApp accounts to others because of the risk of their accounts being hacked. According to police figures, [...]
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HK’s Occupy leaders granted bail and will learn of sentences in two weeks

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

All nine pro-democracy leaders found guilty for their roles in Hong Kong’s 2014 Occupy movement have been granted bail and will find out their sentences in two weeks. [...]
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WhatsApp scams explode: Hongkongers bilked of HK$2.7mil in three months

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

More than 150 Hongkongers have been bilked out of HK$2.7mil (RM1.40mil) in WhatsApp scams this year, with creative fraudsters devising new ways to use the popular messaging [...]
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New Uber Flash service in HK racks up 180,000 rides in first month despite taxi partner pulling out over threats to family

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

A new partnership between Uber and Hong Kong’s taxi companies got off to a steady start taking more than 180,000 orders over its first month in operation, the firm [...]
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How single women are driving gentrification in HK and elsewhere

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Pri.org | 6:00 AM

Gentrification is reshaping urban areas all around the world, displacing large segments of the population and making cities increasingly unaffordable. In San Francisco, only [...]
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HK’s Ocean Park giant pandas have once again failed to mate naturally

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

Hong Kong’s two giant pandas have failed to mate naturally, prolonging eight years of struggling to reproduce and leaving hopes of a city-born cub resting on artificial [...]
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