Archive for July 29th, 2019

Business Briefs 29 July 2019

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 9:37 AM

* Bibica Corporation (BBC) booked VND209 billion in net revenue in the second quarter of 2019 and VND12.8 billion in after-tax profit, up 66% year-on-year. * Standard [...]
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Trouble feared as HK activists return to scene of triad attack

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

Police fired volleys of tear gas during clashes in a rural Hong Kong town on Saturday as several thousand activists gathered to protest an attack by suspected triad gang [...]
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Australia says diplomats should not undermine rights, after HK protest

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

Foreign diplomats in Australia should respect the right to free speech and peaceful protest, Foreign minister Marise Payne said, following tension between pro-Hong Kong and [...]
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HK protest anger targets symbols of Beijing’s rule

HK protest anger targets symbols of Beijing’s rule

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

Seething unrest in Hong Kong is taking on a more stridently anti-Chinese tone, with the target of public anger shifting from the city’s leaders to direct symbols of [...]
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HK Cancer Strategy launched by health officials, the first comprehensive plan to tackle city’s No 1 killer

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

Health officials have unveiled Hong Kong’s first comprehensive policy for fighting cancer with the city’s No 1 killer expected to strike even harder in the coming [...]
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Two HK police officers cleared in 2014 protester beating

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Ajazeera | 6:02 AM

Appeal court also reduced the sentences of five others who were involved in attack that was recorded on video. The appeal court in Hong Kong on Friday overturned the [...]
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Surge in Hongkongers seeking to move abroad over past two months, property consultants say

Surge in Hongkongers seeking to move abroad over past two months, property consultants say

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

Leaving the special administrative region has always been on many Hongkongers’ minds. But frustration and fear over the erosion of freedoms that have led to huge [...]
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HK shares suffer worst weekly loss in two months amid ongoing protests, Fed rate speculation

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

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index finished its worst week in two months, weighed down by worries about ongoing protests, uncertainties about global interest rates and [...]
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Flight attendants, airport staff join HK airport protest

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Ajazeera | 6:02 AM

More rallies are expected in the city state over the weekend following an attack on protesters that left 45 in hospital. Thousands of protesters, dressed mostly in black, [...]
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HK: thousands march in Yuen Long, scene of thug attacks

HK: thousands march in Yuen Long, scene of thug attacks

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

Hong Kong riot police have fired teargas and pepper spray on hundreds of protesters after hours of standoffs at several locations across the town of Yuen Long, where [...]
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HKers defy police ban and gather for ‘anti-triad’ rally

HKers defy police ban and gather for ‘anti-triad’ rally

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

Protesters vowed to defy a police ban Saturday and rally against suspected triad gangs who beat up pro-democracy demonstrators last weekend. Public anger has been raging [...]
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‘Outsider’ hopes for success in Taiwan poll as China looms

‘Outsider’ hopes for success in Taiwan poll as China looms

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Ajazeera | 6:02 AM

Han Kuo-yu pulled a surprise in Kaohsiung in November, but presidential race may be more of a challenge. Han Kuo-yu was largely unknown until becoming the mayor of [...]
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Japanese experts give serious thought to Chinese military action against Taiwan

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

China could also take over Kinmen like Russia occupied Crimea During the 2020s, Taiwan will lose the last of its 17 diplomatic allies while the residents of the island of [...]
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Analysis: Will N Korea’s economy survive the sanctions?

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

Sanctions are having devastating effects on North Korea’s economy The country’s economy is in decline for the second year in a row. Exports out of North Korea [...]
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Trump says N Korea missile tests no threat to US

Trump says N Korea missile tests no threat to US

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

President Donald Trump on Friday brushed off the bellicose language accompanying North Korea’s latest short-range missile test, saying it referred to ally South Korea, [...]
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