Archive for July 3rd, 2019

Business Briefs 03 Jul 2019

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:31 AM

* The board of directors of CMC Corporation (CMG) has approved a share sale plan to increase its capital. The record date is July 25. CMG will pay the 2018 dividend of 15% in [...] » More

Asian markets stutter after rally, HK brushes off protests

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

Asian investors took a breather Tuesday as the previous day’s gains fuelled by the resumption of China-US trade talks were offset by worries about the global economic [...] » More

Riot police clear away protests from HK legislature

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of protesters swarmed into Hong Kong’s legislature Monday night, defacing portraits of lawmakers and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans in the chamber before [...] » More

HK’s affluent look to Singapore for insurance and wealth diversification, amid ongoing civil protests

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

Insurance technology start-up Singapore Life has reported a 30 per cent uptick in demand from Hong Kong’s high net worth individuals seeking insurance products with [...] » More

HK grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe

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

Hong Kong Tuesday grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into [...] » More

HK police clear protesters occupying legislature after day of unprecedented violence and chaos

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

A government in retreat, protesters out in force on the streets and violent clashes between police and radical activists who stormed the legislature and took over the chamber [...] » More

HK protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos

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

Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstrations that have [...] » More

HK Protesters Storm Legislative Council On Anniversary Of Handover To China

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Updated at 1 p.m. ET Protesters charged Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building Monday, shattering glass doors and tearing down a metal wall that is part of its [...] » More

‘HK is not China’: Protests pose major test for Xi

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping faces a major test in Hong Kong after protesters stormed the semi-autonomous city’s legislature and graffitied a defiant message on its [...] » More

UK warns China of serious consequences if HK rights not honoured

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

Britain warned China on Tuesday there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fired tear gas to disperse [...] » More

Protesters ransack HK parliament on China handover anniversary

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

Hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s parliament late Monday as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, ransacking the building and daubing its walls [...] » More

Campaigners urge Britain to give more rights to HK-based UK passport holders

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

Campaigners handed Britain’s government a letter on Monday demanding more rights for the residents of Hong Kong who have UK passports that do not give them the right to [...] » More

Vancouver protesters continue show of support for HK during G20

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | VancouverSun | 6:02 AM

The signs were ads printed in Thursday and Friday’s copies of the Globe and Mail, and paid for by a crowdfunded campaign that reached $1 million CAD in under 11 hours. [...] » More

The Latest: Beijing condemns HK protest actions

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The US consul in Hong Kong has condemned violence among government critics but says all should have the right [...] » More

China’s expresses backing for HK chief after protests

03-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Mainichi | 6:02 AM

China’s government issued strong backing for Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s embattled administration on Tuesday, saying the occupation and vandalising of [...] » More