Archive for June 22nd, 2019

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:41 AM

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million [...]
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Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: poll

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a US-China trade war disrupts global supply chains and shows [...]
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Asian shares retreat after S&P 500 hits fresh record close

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

Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a broad rally for stocks drove the S&P 500 index to an all-time high as weak manufacturing data from Japan helped dampen investor [...]
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Protesters gather again outside HK government offices

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

Several hundred mainly student protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and others occupying the [...]
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HK protesters call for new demo after demands are snubbed

HK protesters call for new demo after demands are snubbed

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong opposition groups called Thursday for another major demonstration after the pro-Beijing government did not respond to demands of protesters who have shaken the city [...]
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No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: HK extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: HK extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

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

Protesters are set to besiege Hong Kong’s legislative and administrative headquarters on Friday, after the city’s embattled leader refused to fully withdraw the [...]
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Tale of two cities: HK turmoil may boost Singapore

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s reputation as a stable financial hub has been shaken by a controversial extradition bill that prompted massive protests, and its loss might just be [...]
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HK: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill

HK: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Protestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through the city centre and massed outside police headquarters to demand the total withdrawal of a controversial extradition [...]
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HK protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises

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

Hundreds of people were gathering in Hong Kong’s political centre on Friday morning as part of a citywide campaign of non-cooperation to pile more pressure on the chief [...]
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Questions over credibility of HK Police Force as security chief says riot squad uniforms have no room for officers’ identity numbers

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

The credibility of Hong Kong’s police force has been called into question over the official explanation that Special Tactical Squad officers accused of brutality during [...]
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Thousands converge on HK police HQ in anti-govt demo

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong’s police headquarters Friday, demanding the resignation of the city’s pro-Beijing leader and the release of [...]
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HK lets protesters’ deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos

HK lets protesters’ deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage [...]
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Chinese foreign minister claims ‘black hand’ of Western involvement in HK

Chinese foreign minister claims ‘black hand’ of Western involvement in HK

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has accused the “black hand” of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to “stir up [...]
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HK leader ignores protesters’ ultimatum to retract proposed China extradition law

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

The Beijing-appointed Chief Executive of Hong Kong has rejected protesters’ demands to scrap a controversial piece of legislation, making it likely that massive [...]
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Taiwan’s Eva Airways flight attendants to strike over pay

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Flight attendants for Taiwan’s Eva Airways announced a strike on Thursday (Jun 20), the official Central News Agency reported, after their union failed to reach an [...]
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