Archive for August 19th, 2019

Business Briefs 19 Aug 2019

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

* The State Securities Commission has issued the first ever Vietnam Corporate Governance Code of Best Practices, a set of practices recommended for Vietnamese public [...]
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Trump administration to go ahead with $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, angering China

Trump administration to go ahead with $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, angering China

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:00 AM

The Trump administration is pushing ahead with a $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter aircraft to Taiwan, a move expected to add further tension to already strained relations [...]
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What Happens Next in the HK Protests

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the [...]
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Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following HK protests

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. [...]
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Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in HK, Canadians held in China

Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in HK, Canadians held in China

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

US President Donald Trump and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau discussed the Hong Kong protests and the ongoing detention of two Canadians by the Chinese government, a [...]
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HK protest tensions heat up in Australia

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

Hundreds of pro-China demonstrators marched through Sydney Saturday in response to a growing number of rallies in support of the Hong Kong democracy protests as tensions [...]
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China flexes muscle near HK amid more weekend rallies

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

Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what [...]
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The man taking on HK from deep inside China’s propaganda machine

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

The editor of one of China’s most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as [...]
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China flexes muscle near HK amid more weekend rallies

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

Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what [...]
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HK protests: student leaders say they were victims of death threats for supporting demonstrators

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

Student leaders have revealed they received death threats and had their personal information exposed after helping their peers protest against the Hong Kong government. [...]
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HK tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers’ rally in rain

HK tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers’ rally in rain

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

Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fears that police could [...]
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Cathay Pacific’s torrid week ends with shock CEO resignation

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

Cathay Pacific announced the shock resignation on Friday of its CEO Rupert Hogg, compounding a torrid week for the Hong Kong carrier after it was excoriated by Beijing [...]
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HK protests: Businesses dependent on tourism reel from massive income loss

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

Dispensaries are a common sight in Hong Kong. They stock a variety of products including dried seafood, cosmetics and even infant formula all popular with visitors from the [...]
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Red-shirt lady in HK airport protest pictures is a Singaporean who ‘just wants to get home’

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Asianparent | 6:02 AM

By now, most of us are aware of the Hong Kong protests in 2019. The situation took a turn for the worse this past week, when thousands of protesters entered the airport, one [...]
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China lodges solemn representations against US arms sales to Taiwan

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

China on Friday opposed US arms sales to Taiwan and lodged solemn representations to the US side. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks when asked to [...]
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