Archive for June 20th, 2019

Business Briefs 20 Jun 2019

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:36 AM

* PetroVietnam Power Corporation (POW) had generated a total electricity output of 9.4 billion kilowatt hours in the year to May, with total turnover exceeding VND14 [...]
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In China’s Chongqing, high-rises buck property slowdown

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:19 AM

In many Chinese cities, government restrictions have cooled formerly feverish property markets, but in the southwestern city of Chongqing, construction is booming and sales [...]
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Leaked video exposes how patient data in HK public hospitals can be accessed by any user without needing a password

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:13 AM

Patient data at Hong Kong’s public hospitals can be accessed by any user with no need for a password, a leaked video shown to the Post and verified by multiple hospital [...]
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Why don’t HK Canadians just say they are Chinese? Because of subethnicity, and this is why it matters

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:12 AM

Hong Kong people come from a colony and ought to act “more civilised”. Taiwanese are “old-fashioned”. Mainland Chinese are “rich but [...]
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HK’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:10 AM

Why do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets of the skyscraper-studded island are of [...]
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China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 7:32 AM

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 13 dead and 199 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings. [...]
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US, China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

US, China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 7:28 AM

China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that [...]
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Trump-Xi meeting planned for G20 raises hope for trade truce

Trump-Xi meeting planned for G20 raises hope for trade truce

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 7:20 AM

US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have agreed to meet at the G20 summit in Japan next week, raising hopes for a truce in the bruising trade war between [...]
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Carrie Lam’s failures have radicalised new generation, says freed activist

Carrie Lam’s failures have radicalised new generation, says freed activist

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 6:56 AM

Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, is the person responsible for mobilising the biggest protests in the city’s history, the freed student activist Joshua Wong has [...]
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These Asian economies may be most badly hit by slowing global trade

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Japan, South Korea and Taiwan are “highly exposed” to the Chinese economy, said Steve Cochrane, chief Asia Pacific economist at Moody’s Analytics. * In [...]
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Asian shares up on trade optimism as Trump hints of Xi talks

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday on optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this month in Japan. [...]
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China’s tanks are sure to return with HK protests

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The huge, ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong are directed not just against chief executive Carrie Lam’s refusal to withdraw her proposed extradition law. They also [...]
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Alibaba’s HK Listing May Spur A Wave Of Homecomings For China’s Tech Firms

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

As Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba presses ahead with its secondary stock offering in Hong Kong, analysts say the $20 billion move will pave the way for more tech listings [...]
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HK Centre for Health Protection reports 146 HIV infections, including two newborns, in first quarter of 2019

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Two newborn children who contracted HIV from their mothers were among 146 infections recorded in Hong Kong in the first four months of the year, the city’s disease [...]
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Can Carrie Lam reboot her political career after HK extradition bill crisis?

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor looked sombre as she walked onto the stage on Tuesday, with barely a trace of her usual trademark confidence bordering on [...]
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