Archive for August 3rd, 2019

Asia markets in the red on tariff worries

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

Asian markets fell sharply Friday as US President Donald Trump’s decision to slap new tariffs on China ratcheted up investor fears over the trade war between the [...]
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Trading Paired Asian Currencies in the FX Market

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ZUU online | 6:02 AM

Foreign exchange trading can offer an excellent way to boost your investment returns. One of the most significant advantages of FX trading is that it’s possible to get [...]
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HK extradition bill protesters win rare support from mainland China as supportive social media posts go viral

HK extradition bill protesters win rare support from mainland China as supportive social media posts go viral

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

Hong Kong’s ongoing protests against a now-shelved extradition bill appeared to have won rare support from mainland China as more than 10 pictures of ID cards and [...]
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Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of HK protests

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

The US and other Western nations are “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong that aim to undermine the semi-autonomous region’s prosperity, [...]
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HK No 2 official Matthew Cheung seeking treatment for ‘tiny cyst’ in nose and still fit for work, office says

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

Hong Kong’s No 2 official Matthew Cheung Kin-chung is seeking medical treatment for a “tiny cyst”in his nose, his office has confirmed, after a local [...]
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Most HK residents oppose government’s new air-quality proposals, survey finds

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

More than 70 per cent of Hongkongers interviewed in a survey are not satisfied with the government’s proposed tightening of the city’s five-year air-quality [...]
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Thousands of HK civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned

Thousands of HK civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned

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

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants are planning to rally on Friday night in support of protesters and to urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as [...]
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Police associations slam ‘wicked and dehumanising’ hate message from HK online user claiming to be nurse, who suggested improper treatment for officers

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

Four Hong Kong police staff associations have urged the Hospital Authority to look into whether a public hospital nurse delivered hate messages online threatening to harm [...]
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China is blaming the US for the HK protests. Can that really be true?

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

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months. [...]
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Founder of banned HK independence party arrested: police source

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

The founder of a banned Hong Kong independence party has been arrested in a raid where offensive weapons and explosives were found, a senior police source told AFP Friday, as [...]
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China signals possible military intervention to stop the HK protests

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Chinese political and military leaders this week have made a series of statements and possible moves that could foreshadow a future bloody outcome: Beijing’s forces [...]
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Taiwan president slams Beijing’s solo tourist ban

Taiwan president slams Beijing’s solo tourist ban

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday (August 1) criticised Beijing for making “a big strategic mistake” by halting individual travel to the island [...]
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N Korea launches new missiles, as rift between Korea and Japan widens

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

North Korea launched new short-range ballistic missiles in the early hours of Friday, in its third weapons test in just ten days amid rising frustration over stalled nuclear [...]
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The Latest: China says Japan, S. Korea should show goodwill

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

The Latest on Japan downgrading South Korea’s trade status (all times local): 7:50 p.m. South Korea’s foreign minister says the United States has “many [...]
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N. Korea fires unidentified short-range projectiles: Yonhap

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

North Korea has fired unidentified short-range projectiles, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Friday, citing the country’s military as a source. The [...]
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