Archive for August 12th, 2019

Business Briefs 12 Aug 2019

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 9:25 AM

* Vinacafe Bien Hoa Joint Stock Company (VCF) will close its shareholder list on August 19 for a 2018 cash dividend payment of 240%, or VND24,000 per share, according to the [...]
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Former US ambassador to China warns Beijing intervention in HK will provoke Taiwan

Former US ambassador to China warns Beijing intervention in HK will provoke Taiwan

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance | 6:56 AM

As Hong Kong demonstrators enter their 10th consecutive weekend of protests, the former US ambassador to China warned Beijing against interference, saying that could escalate [...]
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‘P is for protest’: HK families join pro-democracy rally

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

Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families took to the streets in Hong Kong on Saturday to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their [...]
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China waiting out HK protests, but backlash may come

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

China’s central government has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the monthslong [...]
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US to China: Stop ‘dangerous’ media reports on diplomat in HK

US to China: Stop ‘dangerous’ media reports on diplomat in HK

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

The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the [...]
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Britain calls for independent investigation into HK protests

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

British foreign minister Dominic Raab called on Friday for an independent investigation into the recent protests in its former colony Hong Kong. In a phone call with Hong [...]
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HK braces for another weekend of protests

HK braces for another weekend of protests

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

Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday, and demonstrators swiftly gathered elsewhere during another tense and restive [...]
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HK airport occupied by protesters as demonstrations enter 10th weekend

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

Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong’s international airportthe 10th straight weekend of [...]
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US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in HK

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

State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activists Official Chinese media reports about a US diplomat who [...]
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Australian unis become battleground over HK protests

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

Tensions in Hong Kong have rippled across Australian universities, as supporters of the pro-democracy protests have been targeted and harassed by “patriotic” [...]
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Taiwan awards first set of virtual bank licenses

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:02 AM

Taiwan has granted its first three virtual banking licenses to consortia backed by investors from Taiwan and Japan, as it looks to speed up innovation in a market resistant [...]
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Lekima downgraded from super typhoon as it approaches China

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

Lekima briefly strengthened into a super typhoon on Thursday as it passed across the southern Ryuku islands of Japan, before weakening on its trajectory toward China. With [...]
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Paid ‘news’: China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on islandsources

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

The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government programme to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland. China [...]
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China, Taiwan on alert as super typhoon approaches

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

China’s weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday (August 9) as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight [...]
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N Korea’s two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: Korea

N Korea’s two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: Korea

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

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un told him North Korea was ready to resume talks on its nuclear and missile programme as soon as US-South Korea [...]
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