Archive for July 26th, 2019

The world’s most innovative countries

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 10:02 AM

"This year's index has found that innovation is blossoming despite the global economic slowdown, particularly in [...] » More

U.S. fertility rate drops to new all-time low

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 10:01 AM

"The report found that the general fertility rate dropped 2% between 2017 and 2018 among girls and women age 15 to 44 [...] » More

Last all-male board in the S&P 500 finally added a woman

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 10:00 AM

"The all-male board is officially a thing of the S&P 500’s [...] » More

Business Briefs 26 July 2019

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 9:01 AM

* Dabaco Group (DBC) has announced in its second quarter financial report that its revenue totaled VND1.6 trillion, dropping slightly against the year-ago period, and its net [...] » More

Asian markets tempered by US-China doubts

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

Asian markets were tempered Thursday after two days of gains as doubts emerged over next week’s US-China trade meeting and beleaguered Japanese carmaker Nissan [...] » More

Commentary: Will HK call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

Commentary: Will HK call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Law and order in Hong Kong have come under attack after a dramatic turn of events this week, as masked men in white attacked protesters, says China commentator Tom McGregor. [...] » More

The Guardian view on violence in HK: an attack on the idea of democracy

The Guardian view on violence in HK: an attack on the idea of democracy

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

Criminals may have launched the bloody assaults on rail passengers, but the incident is more likely to inflame than quell the anger at authorities We are very unlikely to [...] » More

Will China send in troops to stamp out protests in HK?

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

It is a prospect dreaded by many in Hong Kong, but debate is growing in mainland China about whether the central government should end weeks of upheaval in the city by [...] » More

HK police to ban Yuen Long protest march in rare decision over fears of more violence, but organiser slams ‘political move’ and warns show must go on

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

Hong Kong police have decided to ban a protest march planned for Saturday in the tense northern town of Yuen Long in a rare move fuelled by fears of further violence, [...] » More

Cook caught up in shocking violence near HK MTR station recalls horrific ordeal as 20 people attacked him with sticks and canes as he made his way home from work

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

A cook caught up in shocking violence in a northern Hong Kong district on Sunday night has recalled the horrendous experience of his journey home. Calvin So, 23, had finished [...] » More

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait, China ‘concerned’

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait, China ‘concerned’

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

An American warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait, the US Navy and Taiwanese authorities said Thursday, triggering concern in Beijing. The transit came as China, which [...] » More

China’s military warns against growing threat from Taiwan ‘separatists’

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

China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from “separatists” in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the self-governed [...] » More

Former US Pacific fleet commander calls for Taiwan-China dialogue

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Following the release of China’s latest defense white paper, former United States Pacific fleet commander Scott Swift said cross-straits dialogue and exchanges were [...] » More

China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence

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

China warned on Wednesday it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan’s independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and [...] » More

US Navy sails warship through contested waterway as Beijing warns Taiwan

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

The US Navy sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, a move that came on the same day Beijing warned that it would not rule out using force against self-governed [...] » More