Archive for August 8th, 2019

Business Briefs 08 Aug 2019

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 8:42 AM

* Dat Xanh Group (DXG) plans to issue more than 87.45 million shares for existing shareholders at a 1-for-4 ratio. With the price set at VND 100,000 per share, the [...]
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Asia markets extend losses despite Wall Street gains

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

Asian markets largely extended their losses on Wednesday despite Wall Street registering strong gains as investors remained on edge over escalating US-China trade tensions. [...]
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Palace says no deployment ban to HK

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

There will be no deployment ban of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) amid the unrest in Hong Kong, according to Malacanang. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the [...]
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HK, mainland Chinese tensions flare again at New Zealand university

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

Tensions between different groups of New Zealand’s Chinese community flared again on Tuesday during a rally organised in support of anti-government protesters in Hong [...]
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Cathay Pacific reports profit but warns of HK protests impact

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

Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific warned Wednesday that increasingly violent protests in the financial hub had hit booking demand. Announcing interim results [...]
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HK facing ‘most serious situation’ since handover amid intensifying protests, says top Beijing official Zhang Xiaoming

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

Hong Kong faces its most serious threat since the city returned to Chinese sovereignty as the extradition bill saga intensifies, according to the head of China’s top [...]
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Cathay Pacific announces profits of HK$1.35 billion for first six months of 2019 but warns HK protests have affected inbound bookings

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

Cathay Pacific Airways has beaten profit expectations with earnings of HK$1.35 billion (US$172 million) for the first six months of the year, the airline announced on [...]
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HK lawyers march in silence to support democracy protesters

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

Hong Kong lawyers held a silent march in support of anti-government protesters on Wednesday, highlighting the movement’s enduring broad appeal despite increasingly [...]
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Former HK leader Leung Chun-ying calls for boycott of Confederation of Trade Unions’ fundraiser, accusing group of ‘inciting’ Monday’s citywide strike

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

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying has appealed for a pro-democracy labour rights body’s fundraiser to be boycotted, accusing the group of “inciting” [...]
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HK protests take a toll as companies flag impact

HK protests take a toll as companies flag impact

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

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and the owner of Hong Kong’s luxury Peninsula hotel became the latest companies to highlight the impact of recent protests on their business, [...]
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China warns HK protesters that punishment is coming

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

China warned Tuesday that it will be “only a matter of time” before it punishes those behind two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have [...]
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HK Lennon Wall torn down at Australia’s University of Queensland

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

An Australian university roiled by weeks of tensions over the protests in Hong Kong has vowed to ramp up security after a Lennon Wall on campus was torn down by a group of [...]
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HK’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

As protests intensify it is hard to see how deadlock can end without death or serious injury Over the last few weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have taken to spraypainting [...]
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Over 90 pct of working fathers in Taiwan under pressure: survey

08-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

About 94 percent of the working fathers in Taiwan are under physical and psychological pressure with almost 30 percent saying the pressures are “unbearable,” [...]
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China warns HK protesters of ‘dangerous abyss’

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

China warned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters Tuesday that “those who play with fire will perish by it”, a day after the most widespread unrest of the [...]
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