Archive for August 5th, 2019

Business Briefs 05 Aug 2019

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 8:22 AM

* Power Engineering Consulting JSC 2 (TV2) booked over VND1.6 trillion in revenue in the second quarter of the year, up a staggering 292% against 2018, its after-tax profit [...]
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Refinitiv removes Reuters story on HK protests from screens in China

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

Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detailing how an official with [...]
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Protesters gather in HK as rival rally supports police

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

Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city’s Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled [...]
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Is it safe to visit HK while the city is being rocked by mass protests?

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

“Don’t shoot me.” That was the message one pro-democracy protester held up, on the sort of sign usually reserved for the names of hotel guests, as [...]
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Civil servants join HK protests as Beijing accuses US

Civil servants join HK protests as Beijing accuses US

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

Hong Kong civil servants and supporters crowded into a public park Friday to join a pro-democracy movement that China’s top diplomat accused Western nations of [...]
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HK civil servants embarrass government with protest against extradition bill and determination to ‘stand together with citizens’

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

Hong Kong civil servants risked the wrath of their embarrassed employer on Friday night as they gathered for an unprecedented rally in the city’s business district and [...]
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ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS IS THE BEST SYSTEM FOR HONG KONG, CHINA AND THE WORLDINCLUDING AMERICA | OPINION

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | News Week | 6:02 AM

Recent events in Hong Kong have drawn significant international speculation. Problematically, some commentators have gone so far as to question the efficacy and even [...]
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HK protesters defy China warnings with weekend rallies

HK protesters defy China warnings with weekend rallies

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

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong kicked off a new mass rally on Saturday as they defy increasingly stern warnings from China over weeks-long unrest that has plunged [...]
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Lawmakers urge US to block sales of crowd-control gear to HK

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

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers on Friday urged the Trump Administration to suspend future sales of munitions and crowd-control equipment to Hong Kong police which has [...]
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HK police warn protests off designated route illegal

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

On one end of a Hong Kong street, protesters dressed in black ducked behind umbrellas and makeshift barricades, occasionally throwing bricks or slinging rocks. On the other [...]
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Number of Taiwanese visiting US rises in first half of 2019

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Taiwan is 17th-largest source of tourists for the US The number of Taiwanese travelling to the United States rose by 5.2 percent during the first half of 2019 compared to the [...]
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Taiwan tells China to ‘back off’ of HK

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:02 AM

Taiwan tells China to ‘back off’ after PLA posts video of PLA troops crushing Hong Kong protests After video surfaced on Wednesday showing People’s [...]
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Taiwan manufacturing activity contracts for 3rd month

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s manufacturing activity contracted for the third consecutive month in July, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) reading released by [...]
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Korean anti-bullying campaigner wins Asia’s ‘Nobel prize’

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

A campaigner who tackles youth suicide in South Korea, two journalists, and a human rights activist were named Friday among the winners of Asia’s equivalent of the [...]
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N Korea want to host World Cup qualifier with South in Pyongyang

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

North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the two countries to play on [...]
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