Archive for July 10th, 2019

Business Briefs 10 Jul 2019

10-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 9:06 AM

* Vietnam Investments Group (VIG) has registered to sell 32.2 million shares in Gemadept Corporation (GMD), equivalent to 10.9% of GMD’s outstanding shares, through its [...]
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Most Asian markets in retreat as eyes turn to Federal Reserve

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

European stock markets retreated on Tuesday, with the biggest declines in share prices seen in Frankfurt following a profit-warning from German chemicals giant BASF. Asian [...]
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Global shares mostly retreat ahead of Fed statement

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

Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as investors looked for signs of how far the US Federal Reserve might cut interest rates after upbeat economic data in recent [...]
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HK’s largest pro-government party cancels its annual dinner over fears extradition bill protesters planned to gatecrash it

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

Hong Kong’s largest pro-government party has cancelled its annual dinner on Tuesday, after users of an online forum called for people to “proactively [...]
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HK protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’

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

Hong Kong protest leaders opposed to the administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday that they will continue their demonstrations, even after Lam declared the [...]
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HK protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists

HK protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists

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

Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill ‘is dead’

HK leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill ‘is dead’

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor gave her strongest pledge yet on Tuesday morning when she declared the highly unpopular extradition bill that sparked several mass [...]
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HK protesters moot Bank of China ‘stress test’ after latest clashes

HK protesters moot Bank of China ‘stress test’ after latest clashes

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

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong began circulating plans on Monday to “stress test” the Bank of China in their bid to keep pressure on the city’s [...]
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HK leader says extradition bill ‘dead’, but critics not satisfied

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city’s biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the [...]
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Protesters unmoved as HK leader says China extradition bill ‘dead’

Protesters unmoved as HK leader says China extradition bill ‘dead’

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

Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday said a China extradition bill that sparked unprecedented political unrest “is dead” — but [...]
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HK singer-activist urges UN rights body to defend territory

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

China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory’s autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the UN Human [...]
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HK doctor convicted of indecent assault for grabbing schoolgirl’s buttocks on bus spared jail after magistrate shows mercy

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

A young Hong Kong doctor found guilty of grabbing a schoolgirl’s buttocks while she was getting off a bus was on Tuesday given 240 hours of community service, after a [...]
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At UN, HK activist calls for more pressure on China

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

Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community Monday to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from [...]
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Canto-pop singer Denise Ho calls on UN Human Rights Council to remove China over ‘abuses’ in HK

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

Canto-pop singer and pro-democracy activist Denise Ho Wan-sze called on the UN Human Rights Council to remove China from the body and convene an urgent session to protect [...]
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HK’s largest pro-government party cancels its annual dinner over fears extradition bill protesters planned to gatecrash it

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

Hong Kong’s largest pro-government party has cancelled its annual dinner on Tuesday, after users of an online forum called for people to “proactively [...]
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