Archive for July 30th, 2019

Business Briefs 30 July 2019

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:50 AM

* Binh Minh Plastics JSC (BMP) in a recent financial report said its net revenue in the second quarter of the year exceeded VND1 trillion, a 6%-year-on-year increase, but the [...]
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Asia markets down as US-China trade talks loom

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

Asia markets were mostly down Monday, with investors cautious ahead of US-China talks in Shanghai this week and amid more civil unrest in Hong Kong. Two-day discussions begin [...]
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Asia stocks set to trade lower as US-China trade talks resume

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

* Asia Pacific stocks were lower in afternoon trade. * US-China trade talks are also set to resume this week, with a trade delegation from Washington scheduled to fly to [...]
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Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at HK protesters near China office

Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at HK protesters near China office

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

After weeks of increasingly violent protests, China’s top policy body on Hong Kong affairs was set to hold an extremely rare press briefing Monday on the crisis [...]
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Time running out for Bruce Lee’s HK mansion, as developer’s deadline for demolition passes

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

Bruce Lee’s former mansion is entering its final countdown as its owner is expected to begin demolishing the kung fu legend’s old home as early as next week to [...]
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Forced labour to high finance: HK investor’s unlikely journey

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

Exiled to the Gobi Desert at the age of 15, Weijian Shan’s days were marked by gnawing hunger and back-breaking forced labour. But his sense of hope was kept alive by [...]
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Same-sex couples in HK now entitled to joint tax assessment, as government changes regulations

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

The Hong Kong government has amended its rule book to allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns, the Post has learned, a month after a historic victory for the LGBT [...]
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HK government faces another challenge, as civil servants schedule rally to demand solutions for protest crisis

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

Hong Kong’s leader was on Sunday plunged deeper into political crisis after a group of civil servants announced a rally to demand answers from the government on how it [...]
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Protesters clash in HK as cycle of violence intensifies

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

Hong Kong police clashed with thousands of protesters on Sunday, as they sought to defend China’s main representative office from crowds seething over what many see as [...]
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Key figure behind Yuen Long march Max Chung arrested for ‘organising unlawful assembly’ after hundreds of thousands join protest banned by HK police

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

Police have arrested a proponent of Saturday’s march in Hong Kong for organising an unlawful assembly, which hundreds of thousands of protesters were estimated to have [...]
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Beijing to respond to social unrest in HK after more violent clashes following protest rally

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

China’s top Hong Kong policy office will on Monday respond for the first time to escalating civil unrest that has beset the city’s government since June. The [...]
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After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address HK unrest

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

China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence following another weekend [...]
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HK protesters use ‘guerilla tactics’, clashing with police and unleashing more chaos  all the way from Sai Wan to Causeway Bay

HK protesters use ‘guerilla tactics’, clashing with police and unleashing more chaos all the way from Sai Wan to Causeway Bay

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

Hong Kong’s young protesters changed tactics on Sunday as they turned a rally in Central into a 6km multipronged march all the way from Sai Wan to Causeway Bay. Tens of [...]
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End of HK Airline San Francisco Service Scheduled For October

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | SimpeFlying | 6:02 AM

Today it has been revealed that Hong Kong Airlines is closing reservations for their Hong Kong to San Francisco route as of October 4th, 2019. The route has only been in [...]
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Extradition bill protests will hit HK economy as it reels from US-China trade war, Financial Secretary Paul Chan says

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

Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests will further compound its economic troubles and tarnish its business environment, Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po wrote in his [...]
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