Archive for July 6th, 2019

Asian stocks fall ahead of monthly employment data in US

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

Asian stocks fell Friday as investors waited for American employment data and details of US-Chinese trade talks. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong fell while [...]
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Asian markets down as dealers bide time ahead of jobs report

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

Asian markets fluctuated Friday as investors steeled themselves for the release of a crucial US jobs report that could have a major bearing on the size of an expected Federal [...]
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Asia fuel oil premiums surge to record as global sulphur shift looms

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

* Premiums rise amid record market backwardation * Companies trying to cut HSFO stockpiles ahead of ship fuel change in 2020 * Market tightness to remain until end of year [...]
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Mass movement: counting marchers in HK

Mass movement: counting marchers in HK

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

When pro-democracy activists took to the streets of Hong Kong for an annual march on the July 1 anniversary of the territory’s handover to China, they kicked off [...]
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Education officials defend controversial liberal studies subject after former HK leader blames it for encouraging violent protests by young people

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

Hong Kong education officials have defended the controversial school subject liberal studies, saying it should not be blamed for violent protests over the extradition bill as [...]
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Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in HK

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

On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city’s legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment that captured the [...]
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Advisers to HK leader Carrie Lam dismiss idea of amnesty for all protesters involved in clashes over extradition bill

Advisers to HK leader Carrie Lam dismiss idea of amnesty for all protesters involved in clashes over extradition bill

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

Hong Kong’s pro-government camp has criticised a call by a former chief of the legislature to pardon all protesters involved in clashes during demonstrations against a [...]
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HK’s cancer DNA tests industry gets a boost as Taiwanese provider ACT Genomics opens lab

HK’s cancer DNA tests industry gets a boost as Taiwanese provider ACT Genomics opens lab

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

Hong Kong’s cancer DNA tests industry has received a shot in the arm from Taiwan-based ACT Genomics opening a HK$20 million laboratory at the Science Park in Sha Tin to [...]
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China accuses Britain of intervening in its ‘internal affairs’ in HK

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

When pro-democracy activists took to the streets of Hong Kong for an annual march on the July 1 anniversary of the territory’s handover to China, they kicked off [...]
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HK protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both criticism and support

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

Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong’s legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of [...]
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Radical core of HK protesters who trashed city’s legislature were ‘prepared to die for their cause’

Radical core of HK protesters who trashed city’s legislature were ‘prepared to die for their cause’

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

A squad of radical protesters fancying themselves as martyrs, willing to die to draw global attention to their cause, led the violent siege of Hong Kong’s legislature [...]
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HK protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament

HK protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

At least 12 people have been arrested in the first wave of detentions linked to anti-government protests in Hong Kong that led to the storming and vandalising of the [...]
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HK students reject closed-door talks with city leader

HK students reject closed-door talks with city leader

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

Student unions from two Hong Kong universities said Friday that they have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her [...]
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UK summons China ambassador in row over HK protests

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Dispute escalates after Jeremy Hunt’s call of not using protests as ‘pretext for repression’ China’s ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the [...]
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HK protest suspect claims police assaulted him, denied him food and threatened him, court hears

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

The first suspect to appear in court in connection with the violent protests against the controversial extradition bill has accused Hong Kong police of assaulting him, [...]
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