Archive for August 22nd, 2019

Business Briefs 22 Aug 2019

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 8:55 AM

* The Government has approved a list of 93 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) which will be equitized from now to the end of 2020. The Government will own at least 65% of the [...]
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Asian markets drop as traders await Powell speech

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

Equities stuttered in Asia on Wednesday as investors took a step back after recent gains, with focus now turning to a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell at the [...]
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Better second half expected of CapitaLand on higher residential sales and ASB M&A

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Edge Singapore | 6:02 AM

CapitaLand, South-east Asia’s largest property group, is expected to have a better 2H19 now that assets under management have expanded to $129.1 billion after the [...]
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HK’s Carrie Lam offers talks but shuns protesters’ demands

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

City’s chief executive still refuses to say extradition bill is withdrawn, stays silent on call for independent inquiry. Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam [...]
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Crew describe climate of fear at Cathay after HK sackings

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

Pilots and cabin crew at Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways described a “white terror” of political denunciations, sackings and phone searches by Chinese [...]
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Man collapses as angry HK residents demand answers from MTR Corp over police use of tear gas in stations

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

A man taking pictures of an angry crowd inside a Hong Kong MTR station collapsed on Tuesday night after being surrounded by local residents, who had gathered to demand [...]
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Missing employee of UK consulate in HK detained: family

Missing employee of UK consulate in HK detained: family

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

The family of a missing employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong said Wednesday that authorities told them he was detained while returning from a business trip but [...]
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HK leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace

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

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in an anti-government rally [...]
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HK protests: trains run smoothly as planned disruption kept to minimum at city’s stations

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

There was little disruption on Hong Kong’s train services on Wednesday morning despite the launch of another non-cooperation campaign at three stations. The action [...]
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HK Express gets first female CEO as Mandy Ng steps into the hot seat at HK budget airline

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

The small club of female CEOs running airlines just got bigger on Monday as Mandy Ng Kit-man was appointed to the top job at the Cathay Pacific budget airline HK Express. Ng [...]
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HK authorities still searching for answers over young woman’s brutal eye injury at protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station

HK authorities still searching for answers over young woman’s brutal eye injury at protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station

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

Police on Monday said they were still investigating an eye injury suffered by a young woman at an anti-government protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui Police Station on August 11. [...]
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‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ HK’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ HK’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest

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

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people [...]
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Hospital warning signs cast doubt on HK police claims over reasons for delay in investigating assault complaint against officers

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

A claim by Hong Kong police to explain delays in investigating two officers caught on camera beating a handcuffed suspect in a city hospital has been called into question, [...]
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Beijing confirms detaining UK’s HK consulate employee Simon Cheng

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters-AFP | 6:02 AM

A Chinese national working at Britain’s Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China’s border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign [...]
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Taiwan president’s aide urged to resign over cigarette smuggling

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

Former leader says Secretary-General to the President Chen Chu should take responsibility for scandal Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-ban called for the resignation of a [...]
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