Archive for August 1st, 2019

Business Briefs 01 Aug 2019

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 8:16 AM

* Vietnam Construction and Import-Export Joint Stock Corporation (VCG) has released its consolidated financial report for the second quarter of the year, with net revenue [...]
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Asia markets down as US-China trade talks get under way

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asia markets were down Wednesday with talks underway in Shanghai in a bid to bring an end to the bruising yearlong US-China trade war. Washington and Beijing have so far hit [...]
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Former US envoy Kurt Tong says Beijing should ‘dial back’ its HK approach amid unrest

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The United States’ recently departed envoy to Hong Kong on Tuesday called on the Chinese government to temper its approach to handling the city’s affairs amid [...]
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HK charges 44 protesters with rioting, grants bail

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed [...]
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HK protests don’t deter mainland China delegation from striking deals worth $1.45 billion in city

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A business delegation from Wuxi in China’s eastern Jiangsu province shrugged aside protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening to sign 11 deals worth 10 billion yuan [...]
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Mike Pompeo rebukes China’s ‘ludicrous’ claim US is behind HK protests

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it is “ludicrous” for China to claim the United States is behind the escalating protests in Hong Kong. Pompeo rebuked [...]
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Tensions high as HK pro-democracy protesters face court

Tensions high as HK pro-democracy protesters face court

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters appeared in court Wednesday after being charged with rioting, setting the stage for further unrest in a weeks-long crisis that [...]
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HK psychiatrists volunteer to help city heal after stress of anti-government protests

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A group of Hong Kong psychiatrists have volunteered to provide free or low cost mental health services for people affected by the recent social unrest in the city. Describing [...]
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6 hurt by fireworks amid HK protests on riot charges

6 hurt by fireworks amid HK protests on riot charges

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Protesters clashed with police again in Hong Kong on Tuesday night after reports that some of their detained colleagues would be charged with the relatively serious charge of [...]
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Younger people in HK less happy than peers in Singapore even before extradition bill crisis, survey shows

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Young people in Hong Kong were less happy than their peers in Singapore even before the extradition bill crisis cast a pall over the city, university researchers said on [...]
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HK protesters on riot charges to be released on bail, with some subject to midnight curfew following clashes with police

HK protesters on riot charges to be released on bail, with some subject to midnight curfew following clashes with police

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Forty-three protesters facing riot charges in Hong Kong were released on bail on Wednesday, with the vast majority given a midnight curfew. All but two of them were given [...]
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Classes canceled, workers head home as storm hits HK

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

School classes in Hong Kong were canceled and workers advised to head home early as Tropical Storm Wipha swept by south of the city on Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and [...]
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Girl, 16, among 44 people charged with rioting in HK protests

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiralled into chaos and brought parts of the city [...]
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China is looking for a quick economic fix in HK. It’s missing the point

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

There are signs Beijing intends to work with Hong Kong on issues such as housing. But without democratic reform, protests will intensify After another weekend of violent [...]
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Gun-toting officer was in fear for his life, HK Police say after more extradition bill clashes

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A policeman pointed a shotgun at a protesting crowd on Tuesday night in fear for his life, after he was surrounded and had his helmet snatched, the force has said. The [...]
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