Archive for June 12th, 2019

Business Briefs 12 Jun 2019

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 8:43 AM

* Vinh Son-Song Hinh Hydropower JSC (VSH) has passed a plan to mobilize capital to raise the total investment in the Upper Kon Turn hydropower project to over VND9 trillion. [...]
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Asian shares rise as Trump plans to meet Chinese leader

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

Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as investor jitters over trade eased after US President Donald Trump suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexican imports and said he [...]
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HK leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

HK leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

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

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader on Monday refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to [...]
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The HK maker of Transformers toys rushes to ship orders for the US holiday season to beat Trump’s tariffs

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

Hong Kong toymaker Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung is feeling the pressure from US President Donald Trump’s import tariffs, even though his products are not yet subject to any [...]
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US warns extradition law changes may jeopardise HK’s special status

US warns extradition law changes may jeopardise HK’s special status

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

The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China and warned [...]
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HK leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes

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

Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for [...]
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HK needs cardiac arrest register, say doctors, as city’s survival rate lags United States and Europe

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

A register of cardiac arrests that take place outside Hong Kong hospitals would help improve the city’s survival rate, doctors have said. Doctors writing in the latest [...]
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HK extradition bill: police to flood streets with 5,000 officers as city braces for second wave of protests

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

Hong Kong police are planning to flood the streets with 5,000 officers in response to calls for a second wave of protests outside the city’s legislature and [...]
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Bill that set off big protest to go to HK legislature

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the legislature for debate after the territory’s largest protests in at [...]
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HK gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over

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

Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for [...]
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HK’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam warns against businesses going on strike over bill to allow extraditions to mainland China

HK’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam warns against businesses going on strike over bill to allow extraditions to mainland China

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

Hong Kong’s leader has urged schools, businesses and unions to think twice before going on strike in protest against her extradition bill, saying it would put the [...]
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Catholic Church urges restraint as social workers vow to strike and HK’s biggest teachers’ union calls for protests against extradition amendment

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

The Catholic diocese of Hong Kong on Tuesday joined the social welfare sector and the largest teachers’ union in voicing concerns about the government’s proposed [...]
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Q&A: Why bill proposed in HK set off huge protests

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

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to [...]
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HK businesses pledge closures as extradition anger builds

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

Scores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China, despite a huge weekend [...]
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Armed radicals or indecisive and leaderless who are the protesters who clashed violently with police after HK extradition bill march?

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

Organised, prepared, armed and radical that was the police description of hundreds of young protesters who took on the force across three districts in Hong Kong in the early [...]
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