Archive for August 30th, 2019

Expiry of Barminco escrow period and sale of shares by Gresham

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 8:29 AM

Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited trading as Perenti Global (ASX: ASL) (Perenti) refers to its ASX announcement of 15 August 2019. Perenti has been advised [...]
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Business Briefs 30 Aug 2019

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | | 8:24 AM

* Pomina Stee Corporation (POM) plans to issue 36.33 million shares to pay a dividend at a 15-for-100 ratio in the third quarter of this year. The issuance will help POM [...]
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US and China need to work together for the world to benefit from the digital era, says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

US and China need to work together for the world to benefit from the digital era, says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:54 AM

Amid an escalating trade and technology war between the US and China, both countries need to make a concerted effort to work together on technology for the world to benefit [...]
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Forbes Asia’s 200 Best Over A Billion 2019

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Welcome to the inaugural Best Over A Billion list of the top-performing listed companies in the Asia-Pacific region with revenues of a $1 billion or more. This new list is [...]
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HK investors shun Singapore for homes in Malaysia, Taiwan

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s housing market isn’t turning out to be the beneficiary many may have thought from Hong Kong’s increasingly fraught protests. Instead, investors [...]
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Organiser of banned HK protests attacked by masked men with baseball bats on same day demonstration bids are rejected

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

Police have banned protests planned for Saturday by those behind Hong Kong’s biggest demonstrations in an unprecedented move slammed by the organisers who accused the [...]
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Three firms file for IPO in HK, suggesting a thawing of sentiment as protests run into 12th week

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

Three companies filed for initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong on Wednesday night, suggesting sentiment for fundraising may be starting to thaw, more than 12 weeks into [...]
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Update to Cathay Pacific whistle-blowing policy urges staff to speak up, as HK employees fear possible reprisals for support of anti-government protests

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

Cathay Pacific Airways has reminded its staff about its policy to speak up and act as “whistle-blowers” as a climate of fear grows among the airline’s [...]
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Montreal Pride expels gay HK marchers, blaming ‘threats by pro-Communists’ to sabotage parade

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

Prominent Hong Kong gay rights activist Francis Tang Yiu-kwong flew to Canada expecting to march in Montreal’s annual Pride parade alongside a group of LGBTQ immigrant [...]
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HK has been the least affordable city in the world for 9 years running, and the housing crisis is one of the factors fuelling the 12-week protests

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | BusinessInsider | 6:02 AM

The protests that have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for the past 12 weeks are taking a toll on the city’s housing market. While the protests were sparked by a [...]
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Policeman who pointed shotgun at HK protesters is among 10 officers invited to attend Beijing celebrations for 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China

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

A Hong Kong policeman filmed pointing a shotgun at protesters in Kwai Chung after being surrounded is one of the officers invited to attend a grand celebration for the 70th [...]
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China ‘rotates’ troops in HK ahead of planned rallies

China ‘rotates’ troops in HK ahead of planned rallies

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

China sent fresh troops to Hong Kong Thursday as part of a “routine” garrison rotation, as the financial hub braced for a new round of violent protests after [...]
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China to stage more war games near Taiwan

30-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:02 AM

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will hold war games north of Taiwan in the East China Sea for the rest of the week, thought to be in response to the United States [...]
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Tropical storm to bring rain to Taiwan Thursday: CWB

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

Tropical Storm Podul is expected to bring rain to Taiwan from Thursday to Saturday as it heads in a westerly direction toward Hainan Island, China, the Central Weather Bureau [...]
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Blocking social media would be ‘the end of the open internet of Hong Kong.’ It also wouldn’t work

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

As anti-government unrest in Hong Kong approaches the thirteenth consecutive weekend with no sign of stopping, there are signs beleaguered officials may be mulling radical [...]
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