Archive for July 26th, 2019

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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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. [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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, [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Taiwan set to increase defense spending as Chinese threat grows

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

The president is seeking NT$360 billion for next year’s defense budget and annual growth of 2 percent Taiwan is expected to increase next year’s defense budget in [...]
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House representative reaffirms US support for Taiwan’s self-defense

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

Michael McCaul also encouraged trade talks between Taiwan and US US House Representative Michael McCaul on Wednesday (July 24) reaffirmed the US’ support for Taiwan to [...]
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N Korea fires short-range missiles in latest provocation

N Korea fires short-range missiles in latest provocation

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

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, complicating efforts to resume stalled nuclear talks with Washington and signalling its anger over [...]
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