Archive for June 6th, 2019

Business Briefs 06 Jun 2019

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:07 AM

* Japan’s Raito Kogyo Group has become a strategic partner of Fecon Corporation (FCN) after its acquisition of 19.5 million FCN shares, equal to a 17.13% stake. The [...]
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China Calls Pompeo’s Criticism Of Tiananmen Square Massacre ‘Serious Violation’ Of Law

China Calls Pompeo’s Criticism Of Tiananmen Square Massacre ‘Serious Violation’ Of Law

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:59 AM

On the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in which pro-democracy demonstrations were quashed with military violence, China lambasted Secretary of State Mike [...]
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Asia markets climb as Fed signals possible rate cut

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets largely rose Wednesday, tracking rallies on Wall Street after the US Federal Reserve chief indicated greater openness to lowering interest rates and [...]
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Extradition law is ‘final nail’ in HK’s coffin activist

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong independence activist said on Tuesday that proposed amendments to the city’s legal system that would allow captured fugitives to be sent to China could deal [...]
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HK holds somber Tiananmen vigil as Beijing goes into lockdown

HK holds somber Tiananmen vigil as Beijing goes into lockdown

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in [...]
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HK pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal changes that would allow [...]
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HK’s annual Tiananmen Square candlelight vigil is under threat from China

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

China is increasingly gaining control over the semi-autonomous city. A massive candlelight vigil is taking place on Tuesday in the only part of China that allows dissent, [...]
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HK shares snap losing streak as Fed hints at rate cut

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shares rose for the first time in six days on Wednesday after the US Federal Reserve indicated the possibility of monetary easing to help weather economic [...]
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HK man arrested in possession of $4,210 of crystal meth ‘may have used rice dumplings to conceal his drug trafficking’

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A suspected drug trafficker was arrested and HK$33,000 (US$4,210) worth of crystal meth seized, along with HK$160,000 in cash and a bag of zongzi rice dumplings when his BMW [...]
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HK’s Tiananmen Square memorial vigil yielded record donations on 30th anniversary, say organisers

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The organisers of the annual vigil in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park to mourn victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown said they received an unprecedented amount of [...]
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HK’s you won’t let China erase the memory of Tiananmen

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | VICI | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people, young and old, flooded into Hong Kong’s Victoria Park for a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the [...]
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Transactions of land for industrial use in Taiwan soar

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Transactions of land for industrial use for the first four months of this year jumped more than 160 percent from a year earlier, commercial real estate services and [...]
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Taiwan says ‘unrepentant’ China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuterrs | 6:00 AM

China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan’s [...]
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Taiwan ranked top global market for IC equipment in Q1

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan was the biggest market worldwide for integrated circuit equipment for use in manufacturing in the first quarter of the year, according to data released Tuesday by the [...]
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Taiwan’s ultra-rich population ranks 19th globally

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan ranks 19th globally in terms of the population of ultra-rich people whose net worth exceeds $30 million, according to a recent report from real estate consulting firm [...]
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