Archive for June 11th, 2019

Rules block foreigners’ access to internet banks

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:22 AM

A growing number of foreigners living here are raising their voices against outdated financial regulations that prevent them from using the internet-only Kakao Bank and K [...]
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Business Briefs 11 Jun 2019

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 8:52 AM

* Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corp. (PDR) has announced a plan to issue VND150 billion worth of non-convertible, secured bonds at the par value of VND100 million each. [...]
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N Korea claims US has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei

N Korea claims US has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:47 AM

North Korea criticised the Trump administration’s “America first” policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China’s economic [...]
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Cambodian rivals use noodle ploy to get message across

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

The bitter rivalry between Cambodian strongman Hun Sen and his self-exiled chief political rival Sam Rainsy has sometimes played out in deadly violence. But on Sunday, soup [...]
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Asian stocks rise as Chinese trade data beats expectations

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

World shares rose Monday after US President Donald Trump suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico as the countries inked a deal on immigration. But worries remain over [...]
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Protesters, police fight pitched battles after historic ‘million-strong’ march against HK’s controversial extradition bill turns violent

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

Hundreds of protesters fought pitched battles with police outside Hong Kong’s legislature and administrative headquarters late into Sunday night and early Monday [...]
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HK pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city’s biggest [...]
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Labour secretary says HK government study into role overwork and exhaustion play in sudden deaths will be released next year

Labour secretary says HK government study into role overwork and exhaustion play in sudden deaths will be released next year

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

The findings of a government study looking into how physical exhaustion plays a role in sudden deaths at work will be available next year, Hong Kong’s labour chief [...]
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HK extradition bill: Carrie Lam strikes conciliatory tone, but insists legislation will go ahead as planned despite mass protest

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

Hong Kong’s leader struck a conciliatory tone on Monday, pledging to reach out to critics of her controversial extradition bill, but insisted it would not be dropped [...]
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HK protests: More than one million people join rally against China extradition bill, organisers say

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

More than one million people have joined a mass protest in Hong Kong against a government-sponsored extradition bill with mainland China, according to organisers. Protesters [...]
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Factbox: What HK people are saying about controversial China extradition bill

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

At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow [...]
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Violence mars end of huge HK protest against China extradition

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

A huge peaceful protest in Hong Kong against controversial plans to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland descended into violence early Monday as police fought running [...]
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HK extradition bill near approval despite big protest

HK extradition bill near approval despite big protest

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

Hong Kong’s leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against them that underscored fears [...]
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HK slowly getting back to normal after night of running battles between protesters and police

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

Things gradually returned to normal outside Hong Kong’s legislature and administrative headquarters on Monday after hundreds of protesters fought pitched battles with [...]
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HK presses ahead with extradition bill despite biggest protest since handover

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city’s biggest [...]
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