Archive for July 30th, 2019

Siri’s listening more often than you realize

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

"There have been countless instances of recordings featuring private discussions between doctors and patients, business deals, seemingly criminal dealings, sexual encounters, [...] » More

Teslas will ‘soon’ be able to stream Netflix and YouTube

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

"You'll soon be able to stream videos from Netflix and Hulu from Tesla dashboards, said CEO Elon [...] » More

This beverage giant has rewarded shareholders for decades

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

World Dominating Dividend Growers are some of the safest investments you can hold in your portfolio for years. And today, we're looking at a perfect [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More