Archive for July 17th, 2019

Business Briefs 17 Jul 2019

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:51 AM

* Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation (PDR) has approved a plan to issue VND220 billion of secured inconvertible bonds in a private placement in the third quarter of [...]
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Asian markets drift as investors eye start of earnings season

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

Most Asian markets fell Tuesday as investors take a breather after a recent rally and as they await the start of the corporate earnings season. Wall Street provided another [...]
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China is HK’s future, not its problem

China is HK’s future, not its problem

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

With all the Western media hype about “pro-democracy” protests in Hong Kong about its return to mainland China, one could be forgiven for thinking that the [...]
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HK exchange marks a bumper day with six stock trading debuts as city tries to claw back global IPO crown from New York

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

Six companies debuted on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Tuesday, marking the busiest initial trading day for a bourse that is trying to claw back its global fundraising [...]
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RPT-Goldman banker highlights Morgan Stanley’s HK IPO woes

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

A senior Goldman Sachs banker has highlighted to colleagues the role played by rival Morgan Stanley in failed Hong Kong IPOs following the collapse on Friday of Budweiser [...]
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HK’s summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next?

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

Hong Kong’s summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating. For five consecutive weekends, the city of 7.4 million has been rocked by large-scale and occasionally [...]
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HK protesters clash with riot police and batter cops as 10,000 join pro-democracy march

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheSun | 6:02 AM

HONG Kong protesters clashed with riot police as more than 10,000 joined the pro-democracy march today. Demonstrators were demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s [...]
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Four HK men admit sex offences against girl, 12, at public toilet in Sun Chui shopping centre, Sha Tin

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

Four men on Tuesday admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old girl they molested in a Hong Kong public toilet, with one later taunting her with death threats. The High Court [...]
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Consumer lender Home Credit plans more than $1 billion HK float

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

Consumer lender Home Credit B.V. on Monday filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering, which two sources said could raise more than $1 billion, just three days after AB [...]
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China says will freeze out US companies that sell Taiwan arms

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

China’s government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give [...]
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China warns it will cut ties with any US firm connected to Taiwan arms deal

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

* The Pentagon has told Congress it wants to make a $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan. * China has warned it will end ties with any US firm associated with the deal. * Beijing [...]
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US lawmaker supports Taiwan arms sales in response to China threat

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:02 AM

Representative Michael McCaul, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Sunday the committee approved a recent US arms sales to Taiwan in response to increased [...]
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Pro-China mayor to face Tsai in Taiwan poll

Pro-China mayor to face Tsai in Taiwan poll

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

Populist mayor aims to unseat president after beating Foxconn chief Terry Gou to become KMT candidate A populist mayor who favours closer ties with Beijing was named on [...]
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Taiwan’s ‘crab protection’ documentary wins US film award

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:02 AM

A documentary about how people help land crabs migrate from inland areas to the shore to spawn in southern Taiwan has won two awards at the Best Shorts Competition in the [...]
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China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies

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

China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory. [...]
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