Archive for July 11th, 2019

Business Briefs 11 Jul 2019

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 9:21 AM

* HCMC Infrastructure Investment Company (CII) has announced to issue VND200 billion of two-year unsecured inconvertible bonds before the end of July, offering an interest [...]
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Asian markets rise as Fed boss takes centre stage

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

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday after two days of losses with investors focusing on congressional testimony by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell. Fed officials have [...]
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HK leader declares extradition bill ‘dead,’ but protesters persist

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

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition bill “dead” after pressure from protests roiling the territory over the past month over [...]
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UPDATE 1-Mental health issues in HK surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

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

Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong’s extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped [...]
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Unfulfilled promises have fuelled anger in HK

Unfulfilled promises have fuelled anger in HK

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Conciliatory moves by the government in Hong Kong are unlikely to placate the public and resolve old grievances. As Hong Kong awaits the next convulsion arising from an [...]
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Singapore Residents Support HK Protests, Report Says

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | USNews | 6:02 AM

Polling reveals strong support as opponents of Hong Kong legislation vow to maintain demonstrations. THIS SUMMER HAS BEEN A season of anger on the streets of Hong Kong, as [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill ‘dead’

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam’s climbdown comes as protesters vow more rallies to demand complete withdrawal of the controversial bill. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said her [...]
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From Iron Lady to lame duck: HK leader’s departure seen as mere matter of time

From Iron Lady to lame duck: HK leader’s departure seen as mere matter of time

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in [...]
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HK leader says China extradition bill ‘is dead’ but stops short of formal withdrawal

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest “is dead”but stopped short of a formal withdrawal. [...]
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Young people not a problem and most have protested in peaceful and reasonable manner, says HK education minister

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

Hong Kong’s education minister says the city’s young people are not a problem and that most of them peacefully expressed their concern about society in recent [...]
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Exclusive: China’s PLA signals it will keep HK-based troops in barracks

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

The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city’s affairs an apparent signal [...]
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US says Taiwan arms sale seeks to promote peace

US says Taiwan arms sale seeks to promote peace

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

The United States said Tuesday that its $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan will contribute to stability in Asia after China demanded that Washington cancel the order. The State [...]
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China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan

China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan

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

China demanded Tuesday that the United States “immediately cancel” a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and [...]
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Taiwan’s largest solar energy firm to cut workforce after losses

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

United Renewable Energy Co. (UREC), the largest solar energy company in Taiwan, said Tuesday that it will cut its workforce by 10 percent-20 percent by the end of this year, [...]
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Taiwan 11pct Have studied or worked overseas for Education or Professional Development

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Nearly 11 percent of Taiwanese have studied or worked overseas in pursuit of a better education or professional development, reports Focus Taiwan News Channel, citing survey [...]
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