Archive for August 20th, 2019

Vietjet launches two direct routes from Vietnam to India and offers thousands of promotional tickets from MYR0

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 11:32 AM

Great news for those from Vietnam longing to have a dream trip to India! Vietjet has launched direct routes from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi. In celebration of [...]
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Business Briefs 20 Aug 2019

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

* Thanh Thanh Cong Bien Hoa Sugar Company (SBT) has approved a plan to sell all of its 61.7 million treasury shares to increase the number of outstanding shares with voting [...]
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HK protests: Generation gap on the streets

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Pro-China crowds are mostly middle-aged or older, the pro-democracy group is mostly made up of the younger generation. In a few hours, crowds are expected to begin gathering [...]
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Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of HK protests

Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of HK protests

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement took to the streets again Sunday for a massive and peaceful march. An estimated 1.7 million people a quarter of the territory’s [...]
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Showing a softer side? HK police release video of officer explaining laws to protesters and the trouble they could land in

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

Hong Kong’s embattled police force has tried to show a softer side amid its recent struggle with anti-government protesters, releasing a video of an officer gently [...]
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Violence poses conundrum to HK protest movement

Violence poses conundrum to HK protest movement

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

With a gas mask in her bag at Sunday’s peaceful rally, Hong Kong protester Kelly said she disagreed with the violence which has enveloped her city, but refused to [...]
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HK campaigner who organises protests against parallel trading and opposes extradition bill beaten by stick-wielding gang in Sha Tin

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

A vocal opponent of parallel trading who is also against the controversial extradition bill has said he was viciously attacked by a gang armed with wooden sticks in Sha Tin, [...]
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HK’s trauma is deep but by standing with the people, medical workers are providing social healing too

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

During the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) epidemic that brought Hong Kong to a virtual standstill in 2003, the surgical face-mask became the global emblem of a [...]
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As HK’s financial risks mount, China looks to Shenzhen as future hub

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

On Sunday (August 19), China’s State Council released a statement declaring China’s plan to develop Shenzhen into an international financial hub comparable to [...]
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HK readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

HK readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

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

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a [...]
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HK protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks

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

A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide [...]
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HK bakery’s mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

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

A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese [...]
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HK protesters throng streets peacefully in pouring rain

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

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of [...]
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‘Tiananmen Square’ crackdown in HK would harm trade deal: Trump

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

US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the [...]
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HK protesters slash personal spending in economic boycott designed to force government into meeting extradition bill demands

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

Protesters have called on Hongkongers to cut their personal spending and boycott businesses seen as pro-Beijing in a bid to inflict temporary damage to the economy and force [...]
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