Archive for July 9th, 2019

Business Briefs 09 Jul 2019

09-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:10 AM

* The Hanoi Stock Exchange last Thursday launched the government bond futures contract, the second derivatives market product in Vietnam since the index futures came out in [...]
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Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 global job cuts begin

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

Deutsche Bank AG eliminated whole teams at its Asian operations on Monday, as the German lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls at an [...]
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Asian markets hit as US jobs data dent hopes for big rate cut

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

Asian markets retreated Monday and the dollar held gains after a blockbuster US jobs report dashed hopes that the Federal Reserve would slash interest rates this month. [...]
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Asian stocks sink after US jobs data hurt hopes of rate cut

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

Asian stocks tumbled Monday after unexpectedly strong US employment data tempered hopes the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, South [...]
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More than 230,000 take to the streets of Kowloon for the first time against HK’s extradition bill, organiser says

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

More than 230,000 protesters took to the streets of Kowloon on Sunday for the first time against the Hong Kong government’s now-suspended extradition bill, according to [...]
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China station next target for HK protesters as new rally begins

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

Thousands of anti-government protesters began a march in Hong Kong Sunday that will end outside a controversial train station linking the territory to the Chinese mainland, [...]
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Public increasingly backing radical HK protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam’s government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill

Public increasingly backing radical HK protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam’s government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill

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

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement against the extradition bill received a shot in the arm on Sunday to keep the pressure on the government to completely withdraw the [...]
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Man suspected of killing teenager in northern HK suburb on Saturday night has fled to mainland China, say police

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

A 27-year-old man suspected of murdering another man outside a hair salon in northern Hong Kong on Saturday has already fled to mainland China, prompting the city’s [...]
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Press freedom in HK ‘at its worst’ with journalists attacked and berated by police and protesters on both sides of extradition bill clashes

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

Press freedom in the city had fallen to its lowest level amid reporters being attacked at rallies by police and protesters, the Hong Kong Journalists Association warned on [...]
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Conflict breaks out in HK after latest extradition bill protests

Conflict breaks out in HK after latest extradition bill protests

09-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Conflict has broken out between hundreds of protesters and police in riot gear in Hong Kong after tens of thousands of protesters marched peacefully earlier in the day to [...]
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China’s envoy to Britain laments ‘Cold War mentality’ over HK protests

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

China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the “Cold War mentality” it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, [...]
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Mass protest draws tens of thousands to streets of Kowloon in protest against HK extradition bill

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

The first mass rally on the streets of Kowloon against the government’s extradition bill ended on Sunday after an estimated 230,000 protesters marched peacefully [...]
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HK police arrest five after new night of clashes

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

Five people were arrested during overnight clashes in Hong Kong between riot officers and anti-government protesters, police said Monday, as the political violence rocking [...]
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Fresh clashes in HK after huge march to China station

Fresh clashes in HK after huge march to China station

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

Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong on Sunday night as riot police baton-charged anti-government protesters seeking to keep the pressure up on the city’s [...]
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Conflict breaks out in HK after latest extradition bill protests

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

Conflict has broken out between hundreds of protesters and police in riot gear in Hong Kong after tens of thousands of protesters marched peacefully earlier in the day to [...]
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