Archive for July 2nd, 2019

N Korea nuclear talks with US to resume in ‘two or three weeks’, says Donald Trump after meeting Kim Jong-un at border with the South

N Korea nuclear talks with US to resume in ‘two or three weeks’, says Donald Trump after meeting Kim Jong-un at border with the South

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 9:08 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that teams from the US and North Korea would start meetings “over the next two or three weeks” for talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear [...]
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Business Briefs 02 Jul 2019

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:33 AM

* Petro Vietnam Ca Mau Fertilizer JSC (DCM) said that it had fulfilled half of the 2019 net profit target in the first half. DCM’s revenue reached VND3.79 trillion [...]
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Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam responds to protestor takeover of government building

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam responds to protestor takeover of government building

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:15 AM

On the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic [...]
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Fresh protests erupt as HK braces for annual rally to mark handover

Fresh protests erupt as HK braces for annual rally to mark handover

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:48 AM

Hong Kong protesters smashed windows of the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the city’s 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over [...]
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Pandemonium in Panmunjom: Kim and Trump’s hasty DMZ date

Pandemonium in Panmunjom: Kim and Trump’s hasty DMZ date

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:39 AM

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s first two summits were highly choreographed affairs but their third date was an unscripted event seemingly arranged on a social media [...]
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Asian markets surge on Trump-Xi breakthrough, oil rallies

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets surged Monday after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to restart trade talks, reviving hopes of an end to their tariff war, while oil prices also rallied on [...]
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Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of HK’s handover

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from British to Chinese [...]
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HK braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South China Morning Post Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy [...]
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HK protesters block roads before handover ceremony

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Protesters in Hong Kong pushed barriers and dumpsters into the streets early Monday morning in an apparent bid to block access to a symbolically important ceremony marking [...]
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HK police: Anger swells against ‘Asia’s Finest’

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Once dubbed “Asia’s Finest”, Hong Kong’s police are fighting allegations of using excessive violence against protesters, their headquarters besieged [...]
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HK’s deputy leader promises to be ‘humble and patient’ in dealing with city’s younger generation

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

Hong Kong officials will be humble and patient in listening to the city’s younger generation rather than acting as if they were their parents, the city’s deputy [...]
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Explainer: HK’s extradition bill and the opposition to it

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong’s 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal [...]
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HK protesters clash with police over China extradition bill

02-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Peaceful demonstrators begin official march, as separate protest with violent clashes continues Young protesters are locked in heated police clashes outside the government [...]
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HK’s craft beer makers look overseas for new markets

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

Stressed by high rents and a highly competitive domestic market, Hong Kong’s leading local brewers are now aggressively pursuing export markets around Asia, and in some [...]
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HK used as ‘pawn’ in China relations, says labour minister in angry reaction to US State Department’s ‘unfair’ assessment of city’s human trafficking record

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

Hong Kong’s labour chief has said that “unfair” American criticism of its human trafficking record showed that the United States continued to use the city [...]
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