Archive for June 25th, 2019

Business Briefs 25 Jun 2019

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 11:24 AM

* Vietnam National Petroleum Group (PXL) has announced to sell 20 million treasury shares from July 2 to 31 via order-matching and put-through transactions. If successful, [...]
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Asian shares waver ahead of Trump-Xi meet at Osaka G-20

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

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-US trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping [...]
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HK’s largest pro-establishment party ‘would not oppose’ city leader Carrie Lam announcing full withdrawal of extradition bill to heal rifts in society

HK’s largest pro-establishment party ‘would not oppose’ city leader Carrie Lam announcing full withdrawal of extradition bill to heal rifts in society

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

Announcing a complete withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill and holding talks with protesters could help solve the problems facing Hong Kong’s leader, the [...]
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Facing discrimination and ignorance, Hongkongers living with HIV want better education to debunk myths on disease

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

Dressed in black and his face covered by a bulky helmet, HIV-positive Duncan Lam Chun-chung opened up about his struggles on television last year. At one point, the [...]
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Rents for subdivided flats in HK hit a new high, concern group study shows

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

Rents for Hong Kong’s notoriously cramped subdivided flats have reached a new high, according to a study by a concern group. An index used by the Subdivided Flats [...]
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HK police accused of harassing hospital staff during searches for extradition bill protesters as medical and legal professionals call on officers to behave

HK police accused of harassing hospital staff during searches for extradition bill protesters as medical and legal professionals call on officers to behave

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

A group of medical and legal professionals on Sunday accused Hong Kong police of harassing medical staff and arresting anti-extradition bill protesters visiting hospital for [...]
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China says will not allow HK issue to be discussed at G20 summit

China says will not allow HK issue to be discussed at G20 summit

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

China’s Assistant minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit [...]
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Millions of oysters on city’s coastline could help clean up HK’s polluted waters, according to new marine ecology plan

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

A plan to deploy millions of oysters along Hong Kong’s coastlines could help clear up the city’s waters to nurture a more vibrant ecosystem, according to a [...]
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Up to 108 patients tested for hepatitis, HIV and cancer may be called back after system glitch at two HK public hospitals

Up to 108 patients tested for hepatitis, HIV and cancer may be called back after system glitch at two HK public hospitals

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

As many as 108 patients who underwent blood serum tests for hepatitis, HIV or cancer over the past year at two public hospitals in Hong Kong could be called back again after [...]
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Five HK anti-extradition bill protesters were arrested at public hospitals whilst seeking treatment

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | HongkongFP | 6:02 AM

At least five anti-extradition bill protesters were arrested at public hospitals whilst seeking treatment, a group of 82 medical and legal professionals said on Sunday. They [...]
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I Was Never Taught How To Protest: A Young Singaporean in HK

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Popspoken | 6:02 AM

I was never taught how to protest. I was never taught how to chant slogans, how to punch my fist in the air, nor how to fight for something I truly believe in. Born to Hong [...]
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32 former HK officials and politicians appeal to government to scrap extradition bill

25-Jun-2019 Intellasia | HongkongFP | 6:02 AM

Thirty-two former Hong Kong government officials and politicians made another urgent appeal to Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Sunday to withdraw the suspended extradition [...]
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Rents for subdivided flats in HK hit a new high, concern group study shows

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

Rents for Hong Kong’s notoriously cramped subdivided flats have reached a new high, according to a study by a concern group. An index used by the Subdivided Flats [...]
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Police chief defends restrained approach to HK anti-extradition protesters’ siege of HQ

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

Hong Kong’s police chief has said the force’s restrained approach to anti-extradition protesters’ 15-hour siege of the force’s headquarters was for [...]
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HK’s top officials vow to do better and urge public to give them another chance as government seeks to recover from extradition bill crisis

HK’s top officials vow to do better and urge public to give them another chance as government seeks to recover from extradition bill crisis

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

Hong Kong’s top officials have broken days of silence over unprecedented youth protests against the now-suspended extradition bill to appeal for a chance to rebuild [...]
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