Archive for August 15th, 2019

National Day Rally: PM Lee Hsien Loong to touch on global warming, rising sea levels

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 3:41 PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that he will be talking about global warming and rising sea levels, as well as how Singapore should respond to these climate changes, in [...]
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Cathay Pacific caught in crossfire of HK’s crisis

Cathay Pacific caught in crossfire of HK’s crisis

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 9:42 AM

Cathay Pacific has flown into a storm of controversy generated by the Hong Kong protests that has left it trying to appease an angry Beijing while not alienating its home [...]
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Expiry of Barminco Escrow Period and Resigation of Nominee Director

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 9:34 AM

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL) (Ausdrill) is pleased to provide an update in relation to the consideration shares issued to certain Barminco [...]
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Business Briefs 15 Aug 2019

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 9:26 AM

* The Vietnam Securities Depository granted approval of transaction accounts to 464 foreign investors in July, including 58 institutional investors, compared to June’s [...]
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China slams ‘terrorist-like actions’ by protesters at HK airport

China slams ‘terrorist-like actions’ by protesters at HK airport

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:05 AM

China on Wednesday slammed pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport for “terrorist-like” acts, after two men were beaten by demonstrators. Activists [...]
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Asia markets rally as Trump tariff delay boost trade war hopes

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

Asian equities rallied Wednesday as investors breathed a collective sigh of relief at news the US had delayed tariffs on a swathe of Chinese goods, easing tensions in the [...]
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Asia markets rise as Trump tariff delay boosts trade war hopes

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

Asian equities rose Wednesday as investors breathed a collective sigh of relief at news the US had delayed tariffs on a swathe of Chinese goods, easing tensions in their [...]
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In HK, a protest boom for some businesses starts waning

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

John Lam’s safety equipment shop has been spared the global downdraft shaking Hong Kong’s economy. In times of crisis, businesses providing basic necessities tend [...]
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HK: flights resume at airport as China condemns ‘near-terrorist acts’

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

Flights have resumed in and out of Hong Kong airport after two days of protests by pro-democracy activists as Chinese officials condemned the disruption that paralysed the [...]
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HK airport protesters retreat, but city in turmoil

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

China reacted furiously Wednesday to “terrorist-like” attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong [...]
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Airport beatings spark soul-searching over HK’s radicals

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

Shocking scenes of pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport beating two men accused of being infiltrators have sparked soul-searching within the movement over [...]
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HK police investigating after badly decomposed bodies of mother and daughter found in Tuen Mun flat

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

Hong Kong police are investigating after the bodies of two women were found in a Tuen Mun flat on Wednesday. According to police, the mother, surnamed Lo, was 61 years old [...]
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HK’s billionaires are calling for order to be restored

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

Hong Kong’s real estate billionaires are calling for an end to massive protests that have crippled local businesses and paralysed the city’s international [...]
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HK’s freedoms of expression and assembly should be protected: US official

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

Hong Kong’s freedoms of assembly and expression should be protected, a senior US official said on Tuesday, after protesters opposed to China’s growing influence [...]
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‘Frightened, angry and exhausted’: HK protesters apologise for airport violence

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

Hong Kong protesters have apologised to the public for the chaos caused at the city’s airport, one of the world’s busiest transport hubs, after demonstrations [...]
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