Archive for July 5th, 2019

Business Briefs 05 Jul 2019

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:34 AM

* Kien Hung JSC (KHS) will offer around 1.4 million new shares worth nearly VND14 billion to its current shareholders in order to spur its charter capital to around VND121 [...]
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N Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions

N Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:32 AM

Three days after the US and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s UN Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking about [...]
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Asian shares mixed after US benchmarks hit record highs

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

Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after major US indexes hit fresh record highs, buoyed by the easing of trade tensions between the US and China. The detente reached by [...]
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Asian markets mostly up after Wall St record, focus on US jobs

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

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday, tracking a record performance on Wall Street, as investors turned their focus to the upcoming release of US jobs data while hoping for a [...]
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HK superstar Andy Lau says his Malaysian wife loves him more than she loves herself

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

Even since marrying Malaysian Carol Chu, Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau has kept a low profile of their marriage. The couple met in 1986 and registered their marriage in 2008. [...]
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Hand signals and shields: how HK’s parliament was stormed

Hand signals and shields: how HK’s parliament was stormed

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

With makeshift shields zip-tied to their wrists, a trolley converted into a battering ram and rehearsed hand signals, Hong Kong’s protesters showed remarkable levels of [...]
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Korean Protest Music Is Inspiring HK’s Demonstrators

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheNation | 6:02 AM

Music has been an integral part of Korea’s long march toward democracy. Today, it’s an inspiration for freedom throughout Asia. The massive Hong Kong protests [...]
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HK barber who admits chopping off fellow passenger’s hair on bus denies assault as magistrate warns he could face jail if convicted

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

A Hong Kong barber who chopped off a woman’s hair while they were travelling on the same bus has denied it was an assault. Prosecutors accused Allen Yu Kam-lun, 65, of [...]
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Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives HK protesters lesson in endurance

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

Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled “Grandma Wong”, usually seen [...]
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HK lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence

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

A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature this week says China will likely use the vandalising of the building as a [...]
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HK bans former Goldman partner Tim Leissner for life for role in 1MDB scandal

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

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said on Wednesday it was banning former Goldman Sachs (Asia) partner Tim Leissner from working as a securities and [...]
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Frustration of surviving pricey HK stirs protest anger

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

- Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing. At the root of the [...]
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HK police vow action over parliament storming

HK police vow action over parliament storming

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

Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government. The semi-autonomous [...]
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China tells UK to ‘refrain’ from HK ‘interference’

China tells UK to ‘refrain’ from HK ‘interference’

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

China warned Britain on Wednesday that it must “refrain from further interference” in Hong Kong’s protests or risk “further damaging” its [...]
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HK rates climb to 2008 highs, dollar jumps before jumbo IPO

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

The Hong Kong Interbank Offered Rate (Hibor) rose across the curve on Thursday, with investors scrambling for cash ahead of the world’s biggest initial public offering [...]
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