Archive for July 4th, 2019

Business Briefs 04 Jul 2019

04-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 9:52 AM

* Licogi 16 JSC (LCG) plans to issue 30 million shares in a private placement to raise its registered capital by 30% to VND1.3 trillion in 2019. LCG wants to sell the shares [...]
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Asian shares mostly lower after fresh S&P 500 record high

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

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as the euphoria from President Donald Trump’s truce with China’s Xi Jinping on trade faded. The retreat followed yet [...]
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HK’s PLA garrison held a drill last week on ‘emergency dispatches’

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

The People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong garrison carried out a patrol exercise last week to improve readiness for “emergency dispatches”, official [...]
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HK protests, Beijing’s tightening grip rattle business community

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

Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong’s legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business [...]
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HK is bracing for a brutal crackdown from Beijing

04-Jul-2019 Intellasia | viceNews | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities declared their ransacked halls of government “a big crime scene” Tuesday, as they began the process of investigating and repairing the [...]
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HK government does not have to grind to a halt say rival lawmakers, as one predicts legislature could be closed for six months

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

Hong Kong’s legislature can continue to function despite the heavy damage inflicted on its headquarters by protesters, two leaders from opposite political camps said on [...]
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HK stars Alan Tam, Kenny Bee and Tony Leung Ka-Fai’s appearance at rally upsets fans

04-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The appearance of superstars Alan Tam and Kenny Bee at a rally supporting Hong Kong police has rubbed fans the wrong way with some destroying their classic records to show [...]
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Beijing issues ominous warning after ‘atrocities,’ but HK protesters undeterred

Beijing issues ominous warning after ‘atrocities,’ but HK protesters undeterred

04-Jul-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

China’s mainland government condemned demonstrations rocking Hong Kong on Tuesday as a challenge to Beijing’s authority that “trampled” the law and [...]
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Low-cost carrier HK Express overtakes combined might of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon on non-stop flights to Japan

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

Budget airline HK Express will soon operate more non-stop flights to Japan than any Hong Kong airline, overtaking the combined might of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon in [...]
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HK and Taiwan preview China’s future

04-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The people of Hong Kong have demonstrated dramatically and until Monday, nonviolently that they reject Beijing’s heavy-handed tactics in eroding the territory’s [...]
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‘Negligent’ police strategy during HK protests sacrificed force morale and image, say frontline officers, while others praise restrained approach

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

Police restraint as protesters rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday earned praise for avoiding bloody clashes but others, including frontline officers, [...]
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China condemns violent HK protests as ‘undisguised challenge’ to its rule

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

China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an “undisguised challenge” to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear [...]
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Carrie Lam: HK’s divisive, pro-Beijing leader

Carrie Lam: HK’s divisive, pro-Beijing leader

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

Carrie Lam vowed to heal divisions when she became Hong Kong’s leader, but her tenure has thrust the financial hub into unprecedented turmoil, sparking huge protests [...]
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Son of HK’s richest man Li Ka-shing will stay on Shantou University council, his foundation says, amid fears billionaire’s family is being frozen out of institution he founded

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

The son of Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing will remain on the governing body of the university he founded in mainland China, according to his foundation. Its latest [...]
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HK grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe

HK grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe

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

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